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Canterbury Park

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Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Exciting day of fun

Heck, I've only been here twice, but the second time was just as much fun and the races as exciting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lochivan
Great night at the race track. First Buck night of the season.

We decided to take our 95 year old mother to Canterbury Park, have dinner and a few drinks, do some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wayne S
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Canterbury Park is the Twin Cities' premier home to live horse racing, simulcast racing, and a 24/7 card club featuring Blackjack, Texas Hold'em and more.
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1100 Canterbury Rd S, Shakopee, MN 55379-1873
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Heck, I've only been here twice, but the second time was just as much fun and the races as exciting as the first. Something different to do for sure, and never boring!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank lochivan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to take our 95 year old mother to Canterbury Park, have dinner and a few drinks, do some betting and hopefully break even on the betting. We reserved a table in the restaurant area so that Mom could enjoy the races from the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New location with our friend on an annual trip. Decided to check out the horse racing. Canterbury Park was easy to find the venue is very clean, staff was friendly and helpful. Nice area to view the horses before the next upcoming race. Lots of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 561lauries
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's always exciting to see horse races and bid a little money. My kids get a kick out of it. It's an activity that's reasonable to take the family to.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vanden5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large group of about 30 here for the derby and reserved three tables in a bar area in advance. We were ground level for the races. The bar was good but for derby day slightly understaffed. Still they did great! The food...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Twinsguy
Reviewed May 7, 2019

We had a table on the 3rd level and it was worth the extra $. Service was a bit slow but understandable with over 20,000 people to feed!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 256robi
Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

We went for the Kentucky Derby. They need to staff up for big events like this. Service was ridiculous! At least 30 minutes in line to get a drink each time, just dumb. Teller lines were just as bad. A couple races I couldn't even...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 140beverlyw
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

The 2019 live racing starts on Friday May 3. Get your guys and gals together and come out for live racing action.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Marie M
KrisJ447, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

We can't wait, Marie! It should be a wonderful 2019 live racing season!

Reviewed March 5, 2019

Easy access, plenty of parking. It’s very easy to move around and see the horses and get to the track. It’s a great time to spend with friends.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jeffn410
KrisJ447, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Absolutely! Thanks so much for the review! We can't wait for the 2019 live racing season to begin!

Reviewed January 15, 2019

There is a variety of seating both indoor and out. Tellers and self service machines for betting. Severl fast food type options and a full bar.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ellen P
KrisJ447, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Absolutely Ellen! Thanks so much for the review!

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FellowTraveler547398
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Hello! We do not have electric carts available. We do have wheelchairs, however.
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