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80th Del Mar Races Kickoff Party


July 14 - July 15

| $25 - $40
FB Cover for DMR Fri July 14 as of May 8

Join racing enthusiasts, designers, jockeys and Turf Club members in kicking off the 80th Del Mar Racing Season, the most celebrated summer sensation of San Diego, California!

In 2017, Opening Day will take place on Wednesday July 19!

On the Friday before (July 14), Club M at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar will bring the classy feel of the races indoors to kickoff the most anticipated event of the summer! With the famed gold and turquoise colors of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, they will stylishly kickoff the 2017 track season (July 19 – Sept 4, 2017).


Come experience the “Turf Meets Surf” spirit with the dazzling Derby Downtown Dolls, live band with tributes to Bing Crosby, track themed cocktails and a hat & fashion showcase to help spruce up your Opening Day ensemble!


A limited number of tickets are available to the public and they sell out every year. Secure yours today to Win, Place and Show at the most coveted pre-race revelry!

Purchase now DelMarKickoff.NightOut.com


▬▬▬▬ ✪ EVENT INFO ✪ ▬▬▬▬

Event: 80th Del Mar Racing Kickoff Party

Event Date: Friday, July 14, 2017 (the Friday before Opening Day)

Event Hours: 7:14PM – 1:30AM

Location: Club M at The Fairmont Grand Del Mar

5200 Grand Del Mar Way

San Diego, CA 92130

Parking: Self-Park or Valet for $10


▬▬▬▬ ✪ ADMISSION ✪ ▬▬▬▬

$20 Early Bird

$30 Pre-sale

$50 Event Day (subject to availability at the door)

*Limited tickets allotted and are likely to sell out before the “register by date”. Purchase now DelMarKickoff17.NightOut.com


▬▬▬▬ ✪ PROGRAM ✪ ▬▬▬▬

► 7:14PM – 8:14PM: Track Themed Happy Hour

► 7PM – 10PM: Live Band

► 10PM – 2AM: DJ & Dancing


▬▬▬▬ ✪ HIGHLIGHTS + PROGRAM ✪ ▬▬▬▬

Hosted by Sin, Club VIP, Dt Doll, Downtown Dolls and Gaslamp Event Management, San Diego’s leading event organizer and promotions powerhouse, guests will enjoy:

► A red carpet entry at Club M at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar (lauded as TripAdvisor’s #1 Luxury Hotel in California)

► An ostentatious car display

► The Dazzling Derby Dolls by Downtown Dolls, SoCal’s #1 Modeling Agency



Instagram: @downtowndolls

Twitter: @downtowndolls

► Opening Day Hats & Fashion Showcase with stunning dresses, fascinators and hats for onsite purchase.

Enjoy free styling advice! Designs by Jenifer Buckley and Camille Wood.

► One of a kind race paintings be Pako Pablos Studio

► Unique body art displays by CJ Martinez and Paint and Glow by Davina


▬▬▬▬ ✪ PHOTOGRAPHY ✪ ▬▬▬▬

Chris Brake Photography

► Kevin Daniels | Fox House Media

▬▬▬▬ ✪ WHAT TO WEAR ✪ ▬▬▬▬

Turf Club Attire | Equestrian Fashion


Cocktail attire.

Hats are optional. If you wish to wear a head piece, fascinators and fedoras are preferred over big hats at this intimate affair.


Ties are optional. Suit or sports jacket suggested.


Every guest that is dressed to theme will receive a raffle ticket and stand to win fabulous prizes


▬▬▬▬ ✪ BOTTLE SERVICE ✪ ▬▬▬▬

Enjoy the event in style and guaranteed seating with bottle service, which includes front of the line VIP entrance, reserved area, choice of mixers, appropriate garnishes and your personal host.


For bottle service & inquiries, please contact:

ClubVIP | +(1) 619-944-8900

Leave a message with your name, phone number, the number of people in your party and ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival).


*Minimums are based on group size, table location and table availability on event night. These are subject to change closer to event date. Club M reserves the right to resell VIP tables if the group is late.


▬▬▬▬ ✪ GETTING TO CLUB M ✪ ▬▬▬▬


Enjoy $15 off your first ride with exclusive code “ClubVIPSD”




For private car/limo reservations, contact Anthony

+(1) 619-634-4405

www.PLTrans.com | www.Facebook.com/PLTrans


▬▬▬▬ ✪ THE ESTEEMED VENUE ✪ ▬▬▬▬

The Fairmont Grand Del Mar is Southern California’s premier 15-star resort, offering triple five-star luxury. The resort has received numerous recognitions and awards:

✪ #1 Luxury Hotel in California, TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice

✪ Forbes Travel Guide Triple Five-Star Resort – Hotel, Spa and Addison

✪ AAA Five Diamond Award – Hotel and Addison

✪ Travel + Leisure World’s Best Resorts

✪ #1 Best San Diego Resort and Spa by Examiner.com


▬▬▬▬ ✪ CLUB M ✪ ▬▬▬▬

An eclectic mix of restaurant, sports bar, and nightclub, Club M offers a unique blend of energy and hospitality for a great time. Located within the Fairmont Grand Del Mar, it is the prime destination to enjoy live entertainment, watch sporting events, and dine on both casual and exotic fare.


▬▬▬▬ ✪ THE ORGANIZERS ✪ ▬▬▬▬

The Annual Del Mar Races Kickoff Party is organized by GEM – Gaslamp Event Management, Club VIP and Downtown Dolls, San Diego’s award winning and full service event planning, hospitality consulting leader and promotion powerhouse.


Located in the heart of San Diego’s historic Gaslamp, GEM is San Diego’s #1 GO-TO for EVENT PLANNING, HOSPITALITY CONSULTING, MARKETING & PROMOTIONS, and TALENTS.


Together these four divisions operate in a synergistic equilibrium to deliver powerful results to the interrelated worlds of modern lifestyle, hospitality, nightlife, and special events for their clients.


Signature events include:

► Gaslamp Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday www.GaslampMardiGras.com

► Irish 4 A Day, Sat prior to St. Patrick’s Day www.Irish4ADay.com

► Del Mar Races Kickoff Party at Club M, Fri. prior to Opening Day

► San Diego Zombie Crawl, Sat. prior to Halloween | Oct. 29, 2016




► Join, Share & Invite Your Friends to the Official FB Event

Del Mar Kickoff 2017

► 2017 San Diego Zombie Crawl ~ San Diego’s #1 Halloween Crawl
Fri. Oct 27, 2017 | 6pm – 2am
Sat. Oct. 28, 2017 | 6pm – 2am
Website: www.SanDiegoZombieCrawl.com
Tickets: http://sandiegozombiecrawl.nightout.com/
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1300446736714923/

► 2018 Pre-Mardi Gras Party Hop!
One ticket. 20+ Parties. 10 Welcome Shots included.
Sat. Feb 10, 2018 | 5pm – 2am
Website: www.GaslampMardiGras.com
Tickets: http://partygras.nightout.com/
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1254009684713957/

► 24th Gaslamp Mardi Gras Parade & Block Party
Tues. Feb 13, 2018 | 5pm – 2am
Website: www.SDMardiGras.com
Tickets: http://sandiegofattuesday.nightout.com/
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1231074680279337/

To learn more about the Organizer’s upcoming events, culture and career opportunities, fan us on Facebook:



President & CEO of Club VIP | Downtown Dolls | GEM



Instagram: @originaSIN


► The Fairmont Grand Del Mar





Instagram: @FairmontHotels


► Club M



Instagram: @ClubMGrandDelMar






Instagram: @ClubVIP

Twitter: @ClubVIPSD


► Downtown Dolls




Instagram: @downtowndolls

Twitter: @downtowndolls


► Gaslamp Event Management Inc.




Instagram: @GaslampEvent


▬▬▬▬ ✪ CONTACT ✪ ▬▬▬▬

Sponsorship Inquiries and General Contact:

► Party@ClubVIPSD.com

► Phone: + (1) 619-944-8900


▬▬▬▬ ✪ DEL MAR RACING ✪ ▬▬▬▬

The Del Mar Racetrack opened in 1937 and has been San Diego’s favorite tradition for the last 78 years.


The 80th Del Mar Racing Season will take place from Wednesday, July 19 – Mon, Sept 4, 2017.



#ClubM #DelMarRacing #DMTC


#ClubVIPSD #DowntownDolls #GEM #GaslampEvent #Fairmont #Delmar


We look forward to kicking off the 80th track season with you on Friday, July 14 2017!


July 14
July 15
$25 - $40


Club M at the Grand Del Mar
5200 Grand Del Mar Way,
San Diego, CA 92130 United States
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(858) 314-2700


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