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Canterbury Park

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1100 Canterbury Rd S, Shakopee, MN 55379-1873
+1 952-233-4885
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Excellent Mustang show!

There is an annual car show called Mustangs & Ponies at Canterbury and it's a great time to see... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Dan N
Lively, Fun, and a Great Way to Spend a Day

Sundays are Family Day at Cantebury Park and it is such an incredible experience. We used to take... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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1100 Canterbury Rd S, Shakopee, MN 55379-1873
+1 952-233-4885
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

There is an annual car show called Mustangs & Ponies at Canterbury and it's a great time to see cool cars and fast horses. The Park is very nice, with great good and very clean areas including restrooms.

Thank Dan N
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Sundays are Family Day at Cantebury Park and it is such an incredible experience. We used to take our daughter there when we lived in the Cities and she was 3ish. She loved horses, we loved being outdoors and the energy. Fans are fun and...More

Thank Jill0404
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Canterbury Park on a Thursday which happened to be dollar night. Admission was only a dollar and there were many food options for a few dollars. If you're going to bring the family - Thursdays are an affordable night to go. The atmosphere is...More

Thank NDStones
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I have lived in Minnesota all of my life and began coming to Canterbury Downs from the very beginning. I actually worked there in 1987 as an 18 year old in concessions. My opinion is this...Canterbury is a gem in the midwest as far as...More

Thank davidpreslicka
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely go on $1 night (I think each Thursday). Free entrance for kids, $1 per adult. $1 for program. $1 16oz drinks. Bets as low as 10 cents, so the kids could choose their favorite horse and really get into the game. Kids got to...More

Thank Ilan H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great place to have some fun and watch horse racing. Betting is easy. Make sure you watch the horses promenades before the race so you can pick your winner. Come on thursday which is buck night. Good beer selection. Sit outside or inside.

Thank PaulNelson74
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Take the family to see the races, its even fun for younger kids. Go on Thursdays, admission is $1. Grab a guide and check out the horses before each race. A blast to watch.

Thank Chelle0422
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife and 2yr old. We all had a blast, many of the employees are real enthusiasts and can answer lots of questions about the races etc. we went on a Thursday, which is "buck" night, there are all sorts of specials on...More

Thank jrjwk
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I paid 75 bucks for advance tickets to brew, burger, bacon fest. This was very unorganized. We arrived prior to racing, but were told we had to pay regular admission until 230. When the event started. Admission and racing program is included in price, but...More

2  Thank Steve J
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We went to watch the Corgi races, had a really fun time. We will be back next year. The drinks were reasonable. It was very well attended

Thank cherylmike2
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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
1 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
Horse races
30 July 2015|
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Response from tonfron | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a lot of different things for kids to do.