Irish Oaks Festival

July 22nd & 23rd 2023

The 2023 Irish Oaks Festival will be a fabulous event with world class equine entries and large crowds expected. Held at The Curragh this is your chance to witness some top class contests over two fabulous days on Ireland's premier racecourse.

Saturday July 22nd

Irish Oaks Day

Saturday is Irish Oaks Day, The fourth Classic Race of the season, with world class racing, fabulous fashion, first class hospitality and great entertainment throughout the afternoon and into the evening. Always a spectacular Ladies Day to enjoy with fashion, Champagne and Cocktails to die for. A day to dress up and enjoy the hopefully warm weather around the Curragh Parade Ring.

Sunday July 23rd

Oaks Sunday

Features high quality Group and Listed racing on the track with lots of entertainment for families and race goers alike.

Race & Stay Packages

All You Need in One Easy Transaction

Race and Stay are the Largest and the Premier Horse Racing Tour Specialists in Ireland. Over 40,000 happy guests have booked with us and we are the only Official Guest Partner for Horse Racing Ireland.
From the options below you can book online, over the phone or by email with confidence for any number of guests, with just one fully refundable €100 deposit backed up by our 100% refund guarantee.

Race and Stay Packages Include

  • Your choice of Hotel and Stay Duration
  • Full Irish Breakfast each morning
  • Return Transport to and from the races
  • Racecourse Admission or Hospitality
  • Our Guest Managers looking after you
  • All local taxes and VAT

Our ready-made packages are ideal for most guests but, as always, we are very happy to build a package to perfectly suit you. your group size and budget. Just call us on +353 59 8623 998 or email us tell us exactly what you want and we will build your perfect Irish Oaks Weekend package for you.

Race & Stay Packages

All You Need in One Easy Transaction

Race and Stay are Horse Racing Ireland's Official Travel Partner


20 mins from The Curragh

From Only €159 pp

The 4* Westgrove Hotel is ideally located in the Village of Clane, close to Naas Town. Only 35 minutes from Dublin Airport and City Centre.

One of our most popular Hotels for the festival weekend and ideal for couples, groups and guests that want a great value experience for The Irish Oaks Festival.


20 mins from The Curragh

From Only €169 pp

Ideally located right in the heart of the social hub of the area in Naas Town within easy walking distance of Bars and Entertainment the 4* Osprey Hotel is one of the most popular Hotels for Kildare racegoers.

Ideal for groups, couples and singles. The Osprey Hotel has an award winning spa and leisure club and a popular restaurant and bar with an excellent local reputation for food and service. Rooms are large, comfortable and are well appointed.

Over 40,000 Happy Guests have Booked with us

Let them tell you all about their experience