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Arlington Park

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Address: 2200 West Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60006
Phone Number: +1 847-385-7500
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Thu - Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Description: Described as "the most beautiful track in America", Arlington began...
Described as "the most beautiful track in America", Arlington began Thoroughbred racing on October 13, 1927, when more than 20,000 fans braved the cold weather to celebrate the event in high style. Since then, Arlington International has become a social destination and perfect summer hangout to watch and wager on the amazing sport of Thoroughbred horse racing! Arlington offers beautiful venues for everything from corporate outings to reunions to weddings, and it's the ideal spot for groups of friends to catch-up, watch the ponies and meet new people. From Miller Lite Party in the Park on Friday, to Miller Lite Horses & Hops on Saturdays, to Sunday Family Days presented by Daily Herald, it's always a great time!
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Gorgeous Facility, Good Cards, Too Bad It's All-Weather

First, you can't beat the walk from the commuter rail (it stops by the parking lot.) I had another event in Chicago that evening and decided to kill time by running up to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Jennifer Q
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Dowagiac, Michigan
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Dowagiac, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

First, you can't beat the walk from the commuter rail (it stops by the parking lot.) I had another event in Chicago that evening and decided to kill time by running up to Arlington and the trip was a breeze. I had never been to the track before and was very impressed-it's beautifully maintained, spacious, airy, with a lovely old-fashioned... More 

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Arlington Height, IL
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

fun afternoon outdoors enjoying time with family and friends, listening to music and watching horse racing.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you have never been to a horse racing park then please go to Arlington... and if you have ever been then also please go to Arlington. This is a beautiful facility ran with class. I highly recommend buying a table or seats - the cost isn't much and it adds a lot to the experience.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I great up going to Arlington Park, so it has a soft spot in my heart. It's a great place to go on a summer day. While the food and beverage prices are a little high, it's still cheaper than going to a Cubs or Sox game. The option to take the Metra is great too! I also recommend having... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We enjoyed the afternoon watching horses, being in the sun and people watching. Had a beverage or two then went out to eat in downtown Arlington Heights. very nice afternoon

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Arlington Park Racetrack is one of the nicest in the US. Beautiful and well managed. Good luck selecting some winners.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a wonderful place to take the family. Get up close to the horses, see the beautiful landscape, there is live music, bring a picnic lunch, the children can ride a pony and a petting zoo area. Or just relax in the sun and place a few bets.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I meet up with friend on a summer Friday every year at this track. Even if you don't gamble it is very fun place to visit. Beverages and food are reasonable and the atmosphere is beautiful.

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24 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Arlington Park continues to be a great way to spend a day in the sun with friends having a couple drinks and watching the horses. I admit that I'm only here 2 or 3 times a year and I have lived near the park my whole life. The grounds are beautiful and I typically spend my whole time here outdoors.... More 

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Arlington Heights
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I actually gamble very little but I love the ambiance. Their "attraction" days are fantastic. I love Kentucky Derby Day, million dollar day and of course the 4th of July. They really go all out to make these fantastic experiences. I have had a few get togethers there also and it is always a good time for everyone.. You can... More 

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