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Canterbury Park

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Open Now: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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End of Season

A group of us from 75 to 7 went for the “Bark in the Park” event. We reserved 3 tables in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Borders24U
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Maple Grove MN
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Always a good time!

There is always a good time to be had at Canterbury Park. It is especially a good time when the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1100 Canterbury Rd S, Shakopee, MN 55379-1873
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+1 952-445-7223
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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KrisJ447, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is always a good time to be had at Canterbury Park. It is especially a good time when the weather is nice. I like to go on Friday night racing and they have happy hour.

Thank Rebecca R
KrisJ447, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Absolutely Rebecca! Thanks so much for the review!

Reviewed 17 September 2018

We would live at the track if we could. I love to go rain or shine. It is a great family venue with lots of things to do for kids of all ages. The food isn't too bad considering its a horse track. Last but...More

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KrisJ447, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

So glad you enjoy your time at the track Jon! Thanks so much for the review!

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We love the track! Betting on the horses, people watching, live music and food! Entertaining for the kids with the park and activities, teens with the band! There are several choices of locations to hang out. The deck in front of the band on Friday...More

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Kris J, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks so much for the info and review Kpastrana!

Reviewed 22 August 2018

Canterbury Park is a great spot to meet up with friends, watch the races, and have something to eat/drink.

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Kris J, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Excellent! Thanks so much for the review!

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

I paid nearly $24 for Saturday brunch buffet at 1pm. The ribs were falloff the bone tender but lacked suace, only had a dry rub. That was the best entree. The flank steak looked good but was terribly chewy. I've had just as good chicken...More

Thank Connie K
Kris J, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

We're sorry the brunch wasn't enjoyable Connie. We'll pass this along to our Food and Beverage department.

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

First visit to Canterbury park. I wasn’t sure what to expect. The horses were so fun to watch as well as all the people. Mixed in was live music perfect weather famous Dave’s. Barbecue ribs and we had a wonderful time!

Thank Laurie W
Kris J, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Excellent! Glad you enjoyed yourself Laurie! We appreciate the review!

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We just happened to go on a Thursday night. Bonus. Who knew it was $1.00 night. They have great specials like a hot dog for $1.00, small popcorn for a $1.00 nachos for a $1.00 and I believe admission is $1.00. A lot of people...More

Thank Sherie L
Kris J, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks so much for the review Sherie! Buck Night is always a blast!

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

It's not Churchill Downs, but for the money it's a great value. Park is kept clean, staff is friendly and attentive. Food is reasonably priced and when the weather is good it's a great way to spend an evening. They've recently started a remodel of...More

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Kris J, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

So glad you enjoyed yourself James! Thanks for posting the review!

Reviewed 31 July 2018

We took my four-year-old Grandson and had a terrific time watching the horse racing! It was on a Thursday when it is $1.00 to get in and $1.00 food item deals. The atmosphere was exciting and kid-friendly. We enjoyed getting close to the track for...More

Thank Laurie G
Kris J, Marketing at Canterbury Park, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

So glad you and your grandson enjoyed yourselves Laurie! And thanks for the review!

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Lindy G
21 June 2018|
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Response from KrisJ447 | Property representative |
It really depends on what you're looking for Lindy. Search for "admissions" on our website, or you can call 952-445-7223 for more information.
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hilltopKy
4 June 2016|
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Response from Debra W | Reviewed this property |
I usually stay at Country Inn & Suites - very close to Canterbury Park and Mystic Lake Casino is close too
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AnirudhRavula
2 December 2015|
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Response from beech3242 | Reviewed this property |
The casino portion is open during the winter months. The horse racing is done until May 2016
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