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Canterbury Park

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Address: 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee, MN 55379
Phone Number: 952 445 7223
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Relaxing time with friends

Canterbury Downs is an enjoyable place to spend an evening. The food is great. The prices reasonable. And the racing is fun and exciting. They also offer off track betting and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Canterbury Downs is an enjoyable place to spend an evening. The food is great. The prices reasonable. And the racing is fun and exciting. They also offer off track betting and a card room that is open 24/7. Drinks are good too. All and all. A fun place!

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Wisconsin
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56 reviews 56 reviews
7 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Parking was great, facility clean, staff friendly and helpful. Food at resturants was good and priced right. Love all the different levels to sit. Great place

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Elk Point, United States
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

First time there. A must if you like to do a little betting. Cashiers were very helpful. Grounds are very pretty.

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Minneapolis
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45 reviews 45 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Oddly enough, this is a very family friendly racetrack! During the racing season, for the kids, there are wild animal races, wiener dog races and a petting zoo. In October, there's a corn maze. There is ample parking or valet, which fills up fast during main events. Twice a year, there are food trucks to look forward to and the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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36 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We had been to Valleyfair in July, so in August when the our teenage kids wanted to go back we decided to to to Canterbury Park. I wouldn't go every week but it's a fun place to spend an afternoon/evening. Food we had at the restaurant downstairs was quite good.

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Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Fun event. Very organized event. Great facility. If you're into antique flea markets, this is so much fun. Event takes place inside so another plus.

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Minnesota
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20 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Love the race track, love the horses - reserve a table in the restaurant if it's a hot day and you'll have your very own tv to watch up close! Food is ok - service is fantastic! Check out the horses in the winner's circle - go to the paddock before the races. A fun day for all!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Canterbury is such a fun, unique experience in the Twin Cities area. It is only $5 to get in, with Bargain Thursdays being $1...although I'm sure most would pay more. My husband and I enjoying going with a group of friends around dinner time. It is easy to spend 5-6 hours + just hanging out around the track. Watching the... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Canterbury Park is my favorite summer pastime. Why? It's cheap entertainment, I love the horses, and Canterbury is a great clean facility. You can sit on benches, close to the dirt track, or sit inside where it's cooler. Travel out to the paddock to see the horses before the race and get close enough to the Winners Circle after your... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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91 reviews 91 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place has really improved since I was last there...nice work! Fun times and easy to bet/win. Good food, good drinks.

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