Celebrate the festive season with a difference. Go to the races at Leopardstown on St. Stephens Day ,you never know you may be in for a big win. (nice way to start the new year). Racing carries on up to 29th Dec. The St. Stephens day races is one of the busiest days in the Irish racing calendar and is traditionally known for meeting friends , Enjoying the races, great food and fashion.The Swing Cats will bring the day to a close in the Christmas festival Marquee. They are a 6 piece band described as “Jumpin Swing Band” due to their high energy non stop dancing. Start the New Year celebrations on the last day of racing on 29th Dec where there will be a live concert with Vladimir Jablokov band which is made up of Slovak and Irish muscian who play ,Violin,Viola, piano,drums and bass.