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Hastings Park Racecourse

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Address: Pacific National Exhibition, Vancouver, British Columbia V5K 3N8, Canada
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+1 604-254-1631
10:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 10:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 04:00

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A fun way to spend a few hours...go on a nice day.

Here is a little secret if you want to see a great view of Vancouver...go and sit up in the stands of Hastings Racecourse and feast your eyes on an amazing view of the North... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
Brad S
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west coast
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61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Silks buffet on Saturday and it was not good. The crab was terrible and so were the salads that had no fixings. Every time I went up trays were empty, for the price around $35 not worth it. And don't get me started on our waiter, took over 25 minutes to get a beer after I reminded him... More 

Thank mpalace
Vancouver, Canada
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Join many others at the racetrack and bet on your horse. Its exciting and you can book on the patio 4-6 seats and have some snacks while you're waiting for your horse to come in.

Thank ahha2014
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471 reviews
283 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Here is a little secret if you want to see a great view of Vancouver...go and sit up in the stands of Hastings Racecourse and feast your eyes on an amazing view of the North Shore. Go on a nice day. For a fun few hours, go and chance it on a one arm bandit in the main hall and... More 

Thank Brad S
Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Always a great way to spend a few hours with family and friends. A broad range of fans all in good spirits and looking for a bit of excitement. Good food and music and a wide open space. A variety of spots to watch the races and opportunities to get close to the beautiful horses. Fun for young and old... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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503 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

attended a special event so we got outside area private seating - it's all a bit run down and 'gambly' - parking is a challenge. If you like betting on horses it's all a little confusing! Friendly staff.

Thank canadian175
Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Public Transportaion . Found it a long walk for seniors and parking way to expensive. Stopped in at the casino .. Couldn't spend to much as parking was $12.

Thank Acer903
Rochester, Minnesota
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417 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We had a group of 7 to celebrate a birthday. All attendees were adults. We watched the races and bets are as low as $2.00 If someone got bored, they played the slots. It was like musical chairs with the box (seats six), but it worked wonderfully. Service in the box was fantastic - drinks and appetizers. Under cover .... More 

Thank Gwen G
Telkwa, Canada
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107 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

A day at the races complete with buffet brunch is so much fun! Whether you bet big or small,Mir not at all, it's a unique excursion for a family or friends outing. Watching the horses never gets old.

2 Thank Kate D
Lower Mainland BC
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

There is a free shuttlebus direct to the Racecourse every 30 minutes from Renfrew Skytrain station, a quick way to get there from downtown Vancouver. There are also several regular bus routes that serve the location. During the very busy time the PNE is on (20 Aug to 5 Sep in 2016) there will be no free shuttle and the... More 

1 Thank Yahk
Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great track located within minutes of downtown Vancouver, easily accesible from the Hwy 31. Beautfiul view of the north shore mountains.

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