Frequently Asked Questions

    Jump for the Children Horse Shows

What are this year’s show dates?

November 7-11 and 14-18, 2018

 

What are the featured events at the 2018 show?

Click HERE to find this info on the lower left side of the home page. Schedule is subject to change.

 

Is there anything other than the featured events to watch?

Yes. There are horses and/or ponies showing in up to 4 rings each day. The show starts by 8am. The schedule will be listed in the 2018 prize list, as well as on the show schedule page.

 

What is the cost of general admission for the Grand Prix nights?

Both Saturday nights there will be a $10 (cash only) admission fee per person, Children 6 and under are free. Ticket sales will begin at 5pm on Grand Prix day, booths are located at the East and West Entrance. ATMs are located by the West side ticket booth as well as next to the Show Office.


Can I reserve a seat?

The horse show does not offer reserved seating. But click here to learn how you can donate to Duke Children's Hospital and sit in a prime area.


How can I get a ticket to the Grand Prix Sponsor Party?

Jump for the Children offers sponsor packages directly benefitting Duke Children's Hospital. Click here to learn more about sponsoring the Hospital through the Horse Show.

 

What food is available on site?

There will be food trucks onsite during the show.

 

Is outside food and beverage allowed on the grounds?  

Yes, you may bring in food and beverages.

 

Are there restrooms?

Yes, restrooms are located on the east and west sides of the arena. There are also porta-potties on the show grounds.

 

Will NCSU home football game impact traffic during the 2018 show?

Yes on Thursday, November 8th NCSU football(7pm kick off) will be playing across the street. Traffic and parking will be affected that afternoon and evening.


Is there an event at the PNC Arena during the 2018 show?

Traffic and parking may be affected around the following events. Fri. 11/9 7:30pm - Travis Scott Concert, Sat. 11/10 12pm - NCSU Basketball game and 7pm - Carolina Hurricanes game;  Sat. 11/17 2pm - NCSU Basketball game and 7pm - Carolina Hurricanes game; Sun. 11/18 5pm - Carolina Hurricanes game.

 

Where do I park?

From Trinity Rd turn into Gate H3 if open (the paved parking lot) or H4 and turn left then drive until you are in the paved parking lot by the Gov. James B. Hunt, Jr Horse Complex. The West entrance gate is to the left of the main building. You can easily start your visit in the indoor ring that way and work your way through the show grounds as well as have a chance to see all the wonderful vendors. see GRAND PRIX night parking also. See MAP of show grounds.

 

GRAND PRIX NIGHT overflow parking

The main lot through H3 and/or H4 fills very early. Please park at the gravel lot on Youth Center Road by gate H1, the east side of the arena. From Trinity Rd turn onto Youth Center Road and the lot will be on the left. Walk directly across the street and enter through the East gate, H1.


Is there a MAP of the Horse Complex and parking areas?
Yes, there is. CLICK HERE.