Winterthur Point-to-Point Steeplechase

The Springtime Tradition Continues! The 45th Annual Point-to-Point is a festive day that has it…
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Sunday, May 7

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Sunday, May 7

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52),
Wilmington, DE 19807

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The Springtime Tradition Continues! The 45th Annual Point-to-Point is a festive day that has it all—steeplechase racing, pageantry, and fun for the entire family—even the pups! The sights and sounds will thrill spectators while the Winterthur Hunt area will entertain with games and activities for all ages.
Tailgate parking spaces, tailgate guest wristbands, and individual Winterthur Member wristbands go on sale March 1.
Plan a Great Day at the Races
Tailgate Parking Spaces and Tailgate Tents
Tailgate parking spaces start at $300 and include four adult guest wristbands. Additional tailgate wristbands are available for purchase: $60 Guest; $30 Under 21; Children under 10 free, wristband required. Purchase tailgate parking admission online starting March 1.
Member Wristbands
Winterthur Members can pack a picnic and join us on the hillside for the races. Individual Member wristbands are $60 and can be purchased online starting March 1.
Parking Options
Guest parking is free for wristband holders. Shorten your walk by purchasing closer parking. Premium Parking North $25/car; Premium Parking South $50/car (limited quantities).
Let Them Entertain You!
Hunt Brunch Tent
Reserve a table of ten for $2,500 or purchase an individual wristband for $300 per person to watch the races by the finish line. Includes food, beverages, VIP parking, and other amenities. For reservations, please call 302.888.4994.
Bluecoast Rail Tent, by SoDel Concepts
Enjoy the races from a private tent on the rail. Tickets limited to those 21 years or older. $175 per person. Includes VIP parking plus food and beverage from SoDel Concepts’ flagship restaurant, Bluecoast Seafood Grill.
New This Year
Join Our Stable
Play, sponsored by Rob Grant of Draper & Kramer Mortgage Inc. Use your virtual wallet to build a stable of horses from the day’s races. The better your stable performs, the more fantasy points you earn for a chance to win real cash prizes!
Making Memories: Family and Children’s Photos
Remember race day with a complimentary digital file sized for sharing on social media taken by nationally accredited photographer Kirstie Donohue. High-quality digital files and prints available for purchase at
Best Dressed from Head to Toe!
On race day wear your finest chapeau to match your ensemble, and our “fashion experts” will comb the crowd to find who is best dressed from head to toe. Winner receives a 2023 Point-to-Point hat or fascinator from Christine A. Moore Millinery and a $500 gift certificate from the Wilmington Country Store.
Shop for hats, clothing, jewelry, accessories and more!
Winterthur Hunt
Enjoy special activities, crafts and contests provided by community organizations.
Keystone Region Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club Antique Auto Display
Be Our Guest
Bring your wristband back during the month of May to enjoy a day of complimentary admission to Winterthur!
Advance sales only. All parking and admission must be purchased by Saturday, May 6, 2023. No will call. No wristbands or tailgate credentials will be mailed after April 28. Event is rain or shine. No refunds.
Proceeds from Point-to-Point support environmental and land stewardship initiatives to care for, preserve, and protect the Winterthur garden and the woodlands, meadows, and wetland habitats that surround it—nearly 1,000 acres of conserved land. We are grateful to our visitors and event supporters and encourage you to come back and explore this beautiful Brandywine Valley preserve.
Thank you to sponsors: Draper & Kramer Mortgage Corp., Bluecoast Seafood Grill & Raw Bar, Woodford Reserve, & Constellation.



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