Grand opening on Nov. 22 of The Lounge at Los Alamitos Race Course will feature free admission and appetizers

Los Alamitos Race Course celebrates the grand opening of The Lounge, a 7,000 square foot sports bar and wagering room on Friday, November 22 at 5:00 p.m. with free admission and appetizers. The Lounge will feature 65 large screen TVs, pool tables, TouchTunes Jukebox , complimentary Wi-Fi and up to 11 horse racing wagering machine. A select menu prepared by the Vessels Club chef and specially selected beers and spirits will surely become a favorite of sports fans and a destination for those looking for a fun entertainment experience.

The custom-designed room was designed to enhance the visitor-friendly atmosphere that is a hallmark of Los Alamitos Race Course. Guests will see the eye-catching 40 foot long granite top and mahogany bar that is one of centerpieces of The Lounge. Ample seating is available at the bar.

TVs will broadcast the best of daytime and nighttime horse racing – highlighted by the live Los Alamitos racing program. Sports fans will also enjoy the broadcasts of all of their favorite LA sports teams and on Sundays The Lounge will feature the popular NFL Sunday Ticket. Premium sporting events will also be featured throughout the year.

The menu will include The Lounge Cheese Burger served on a pretzel bun with all the trimmings plus a generous side of french fries, an Ahi Tuna Tartare as well as a Fried Calamari and Jalapeño plate that will surely spice up the evening. Bar staples like chicken Buffalo wings and carne asada nachos are among the other items on the menu.

Providing a top fan experience has always been the utmost of importance at Los Alamitos Race Course and the new The Lounge hopes to continue that tradition. Los Alamitos Race Course also features the Vessels Club, one of the premier turf clubs in all of racing.

The Lounge is located on the ground level of the building with direct access to the main parking lot area of Los Alamitos Race Course. Guests will enter through double entry mahogany doors. The room will feature a relaxed dress code, but note that men’s tank tops are not permitted. For longtime racing fans familiar to the track, the new room replaces the old Post & Paddock room between the grandstand and clubhouse buildings.

The full bar (see photo below) is centered by two large beams that come together to form a large V – honoring the Vessels Family that first established Los Alamitos Race Course. Three flat screen TVs have been installed at the top of the V. On the other side of the bar, fans can pass the time in between races playing pool or enjoying music.
As you move out of The Lounge and into the outdoor racetrack viewing area, visitors will find the enclosed private patio deck facing the finish line. The Lounge Patio can be reserved by calling 714-820-2681.

The Lounge at Los Alamitos Race Course will open on Friday, November 22 at 5 p.m. with free admission and appetizers for the first night. Daily admission to The Lounge will be $5. Los Alamitos Race Course is located at 4961 Katella Avenue in Los Alamitos. Los Alamitos Race Course offers free parking. Reserved parking is also available. For more call 714-820-2800 or visit You can also follow Los Alamitos Race Course on Instagram or Twitter @losalracing.

The Lounge at Los Alamitos Race Course will keep patrons informed on the action. Photo courtesy of Los Alamitos Race Course.

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