Toast to a New Season at Santa Anita

Whiskey in Winter at the Chandelier Room

Whiskey in Winter at the Chandelier Room

It’s the season for warmth, cheer and horse racing.

The Chandelier Room is your host for an amazing Opening Day party on Dec. 26th. This legendary space returns the day after Christmas with whiskey tasting, gourmet buffet, live music and more. It’s a bash worthy of the heritage of Opening Day, and we want you to be a part of it.

Bar, buffet and whiskey service begins at 12PM and ends at 3PM

Your $100 Whiskey in Winter ticket (21 and up only) includes:

  • Entrance into The Chandelier Room at Santa Anita Park
  • Delicious Buffet (served 12 pm-3 pm)
  • Complimentary Whiskey Tasting (served 12 pm-3 pm)
  • Live Music
  • Racing Program + Wagering Tip Sheet

Buffet Menu

Classic Caesar Salad | Focaccia Croutons | Parmesan Cheese | Light Garlic Dressing

Mediterranean Hummus | Baba Ghanoush | Feta | Kalamata Olives

Orange Farro | Pita

Roasted Pumpkin | Goat Cheese | Candied Pecans | Arugula | Burnt Bourbon Honey

Oregano Marinated Chicken Kebab

Barbecue Beef Brisket | Mesquite Barbecue Sauce

Honey Bourbon Braised Meatballs

Maple Whiskey Glazed Salmon | Lemon Quinoa | Asparagus | Chive Beurre Blanc

Spiced Pumpkin Bar | Scotch Vanilla Anglaise

Rice Pudding | Orange | Dried Cranberries

Cherry Chocolate Cake

Pecan Caramel Bar & Sea Salt

Warm Bread Pudding | Bourbon Chocolate Sauce

NOTE: The Chandelier Room at Santa Anita Park is a lounge type atmosphere and ANY AVAILABLE SEATING IS OFFERED AT A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS ONLY AND IS NOT GUARANTEED. To reserve a table for a beverage minimum please email Katie at 

NOTE REGARDING DRESS CODE: To maintain a standard of elegance & sophistication, we kindly request no shorts, t-shirts, sandals or baseball caps. Jeans may be worn but must not be torn, faded or oversized and should be worn with a collared shirt or blazer.

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