Grab those fancy hats. It's almost time for the Preakness.
The 143rd Preakness Stakes, the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown happens next Saturday in Baltimore.
Besides knowing a little bit about horse racing (Kentucky Derby winner Justify is a favorite to win this race), here are other things to know about the event if you're planning on going:
Pimlico Race Course (5201 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore, Maryland 21215)
The first race begins at 10:30 a.m. with a dozen races throughout the day before the Preakness Stakes.
Tickets range from $65 to $275 depending on where you park and what kind of vehicle you have.
The events and exclusive areas:
Depending where you sit, tickets range from $40 to $720.
Budweiser Infieldfest Concert
This year’s festival entertainers include Post Malone, 21 Savage, Odesza, Frank Walker and Vice. Tickets for the Infieldfest starts at $100. Partygoers can enjoy food, drinks, wagering and the view of the race from the Infield.
Grandstand Apron Box
This outdoor seating comes with access to wagering windows, a view of the finish line, food and drinks concessions, and admission to the Infieldfest. Parking is not included. Tickets are $220.
Preakness Village - Turf Club Tent
Tickets for this exclusive area includes parking, access to the Infieldfest, all-inclusive luncheon and open bar, and various entertainment. Tickets are $720.
For more information, check out their website.
What not to bring:
There are a lot of things you can’t bring into the event, like outside food and drink, coolers, chairs and tables, backpacks, fireworks, weapons and more. For a full list, see their website.
If you want to stay home instead, you can watch the races live on NBC Sports from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. and NBC from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
CORRECTION: (Friday, May 18, 2018, 10:30 a.m. ET): An earlier version of this article listed an incorrect number of races leading up to the Preakness Stakes.