Experience the heart-pounding excitement of live horse racing every May – September. Canterbury Park is one of the nation’s premier live racing venues, drawing more than 450,000 people annually during the summer meet. Of course, you can bet on horses from around the country every day of the year. Check out a full schedule of live racing dates and promotions at




The Canterbury Card Casino is dealing up action 24/7. Play all of your Las Vegas favorites, or pull up a chair for the Midwest’s premier poker experience. Games include Blackjack, 3-Card Poker, EZ-Baccarat, Texas Hold’em and more. The Canterbury Card Casino is smoke free, and Chips bar is open until 2AM daily. Check out everything going on in the Card Casino at


Catering & Events

Since the opening of this grand facility, Minnesota’s largest companies, associations and non-profit organizations have been hosting important events at Canterbury Park. With more than 85,000 square feet of flexible space and a catering and event team ready to take care of your every need, Canterbury Park is the perfect venue for your next event. We invite you to experience The Canterbury Way.

Catering & Events at Canterbury Park

Unique Spaces

Canterbury Park has a variety of customizable spaces to adapt to your needs. From large galas to intimate affairs, our multitude of settings combine form and function to make your event a perfect fit.

  • Over a dozen unique meeting, event and breakout spaces
  • New 24,000 sq. ft. clear span Expo Center
  • Over 85,000 total sq. ft.


Superior Service

Service is what sets us apart. Whether your group has 20 or 2,000, we promise to provide the attention to detail and personalized communication your event deserves. Come experience the Canterbury Way.

  • Professional account staff with a personal touch.
  • Online room set-up and approval tools
  • Step by step event planning

Value Driven

We understand what value means. Over-inflated rental charges? Not here. Downtown parking fees? Nope. Unexpected invoices? We don’t do that either. We deliver the event you want at the price you expect.

  • A cost-effective alternative to Downtown
  • Affordable and flexible packages for any budget
  • Acres of free parking


Convenient Location

We’re located just miles south of 494 on Hwy 169, providing easy access from throughout the Twin Cities. Replace the congestion and confusion of downtown with the ease and convenience of Canterbury Park.

  • Easy access from 394, 494, 35W & Hwy 13
  • Just minutes from anywhere in the Southwest business corridor

Whenever and however you’re ready to get started, we’re here to help you put together the perfect plan for your next event.

Contact us today