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Canterbury Park

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Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Exciting visit

It's always exciting to see horse races and bid a little money. My kids get a kick out of it. It's... read more

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Vanden5
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Neenah, Wisconsin
Group for the Derby

We had a large group of about 30 here for the derby and reserved three tables in a bar area in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Twinsguy
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Victoria, 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 yesterday

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 3 days 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
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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!

Reviewed November 7, 2018

I went to see a horse race with my two boys and they had a great time. we cant sit outside due to people smoking but the indoor is just as much fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rohris13
KrisJ447, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your time at the track!

Reviewed November 6, 2018

We were there the night of the Great North American Indian Relay Races.On top of the usual horse race fun they had bareback horse relay races featuring teams from tribes from all across the country. We enjoyed the food and drinks and made a night...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

A group of us from 75 to 7 went for the “Bark in the Park” event. We reserved 3 tables in the restaurant terrace. We had a blast, watching all the races, enjoying each others company, and very good food. We go here offen during...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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KrisJ447, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Our dog races are always so fun! Glad you enjoyed yourself!

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Response from KrisJ447 | Property representative |
Hello! We do not have electric carts available. We do have wheelchairs, however.
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