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Ticket Office


There is no admission fee for Simulcast Racing during the non-live race season.  


Simulcast Table Reservations:

Tables may be reserved for simulcasting every Saturday during the non-live race season.  All other days are first come, first serve.


Reserve tables by calling our ticket office.  Please note the limited hours.  We appreciate your patience and will return all messages.


Ticket Office Hours 


Now-April 9, 2016

Simulcast Ticket Office Hours: CLOSED 

Hours effective April 13th : Wednesday - Sunday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


**Although the Ticket Office is closed for the winter, we are able to make complimentary table reservations for simulcast Saturdays up to one week in advance and we accomodate purchase requests for gift certificates, season admission and season valet passes. Please call 952-445-7224 and leave a detailed voicemail with your seating preference, gift certificate or season pass interest. We will return voicemails by noon on Friday of each week to confirm table reservations and assist with purchases. Thank you!



Ticket Office seasonal Hours of Operations

Effective April 13th: Wednesday - Sunday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Live Racing Hours
Mondays and Tuesday 9:00 AM-1:00 PM (Phone Lines ONLY – Office Closed)

Wednesdays - Sunday: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

(9:00 AM-8:00 PM Thursday and Friday race nights)



Reservations Podium Hours of Operation

ONLY on Race Days

Clubhouse Podium
Thursdays & Fridays: 3:00 PM-last race
Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays: 10:00 AM-last race
Mezzanine Podium
Thursdays & Fridays (and Saturdays in August): 5:00 PM-last race
Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays: 11:30 AM-last race





2016 Pricing:



Regular Live Race Day Admission: $7.00


PREMIUM Live Race Day Admission: $9.00


Customers may receive the following MVP discounts:
Classic: $2 Off*
Bronze: $3 Off*
Silver/Gold: Free


Kids 17 and Under: Free


*Not Valid on Buck Night


Paid Admission includes Program



$1 OFF With Bronze MVP Card*


Without MVP Card: $3


Forms: $7

AM and PM Recaps: $1.50 


*Not valid on Buck Night


General: Free 



Regular Non-Live Racing Days: $6.00 or $3.00 w/ BRONZE MVP card


Live Race Days: $8.00 or $4.00 w/ BRONZE MVP card


PREMIUM Days: $15.00 regular price or $5.00 w/ BRONZE MVP card


Premium Live Racing Days 

May 30 – Memorial Day/Bulldog Races
June 11 – Belmont Stakes
June 19 – Father’s Day/Mystic Lake Mile
July 3 – Fireworks
July 4 – 4th of July Celebration
July 16 – Extreme Day

August 21 MN Festival of Champions
August 27 – Mystic Lake Derby
September 5 – Labor Day/Wiener Dog Wars

Season Passes:


Passes are available by visiting or calling the Ticket Office (952.445.7224)


Season Admission Passes

$50 or 2,000 MVP Points (does not include daily program)


Season Valet Passes

Season Parking Pass: $110.00 or 11,000 MVP Points (valid calendar year)



General Admission Seating:

Indoor and Outdoor seating options are available, including stadium seating on Mezzanine Level (red and yellow seats), and outside stadium seats, picnic tables, bench seating and deck space on a first come, first serve basis. 




Reserved Seating Options:

Advanced reservations highly recommended for prime seating options.  Walk-ups welcome at the Mezzanine and Clubhouse Podiums.  To reserve any pay seating options, please call our guest services department at 952.445.7224.


$2 Per Seat   |   A railed off section with individual chairs. No table included.

$5 Per Seat   |   Individual seats for purchase at a long community handicapping table.

$2 Per Stool   |   Backless stools against a sloped ledge used for papers, programs and handicapping info.



$20 for up to 6 People*   |   Features a private TV, full menu service, walkabout tellers, a great view of the track & more.


*$40 for up to 6 People Premium Race Days 



$20 for up to 6 People*   |   Features a private TV and a great view of the track.


*$40 for up to 6 People Premium Race Days


Learn more about Reserved Clubhouse Level Tables




Bus Service Schedule:

From Local Hotels

Local Shakopee Partner hotels may request shuttle bus service in advance for pick up.  Talk to the hotel front desk to arrange for a pick-up.  Participating hotels include: AmericInn, America’s Best Value (Canterbury Inn), Best Western, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn, Sandalwood.




Free Trolley Service On Race Days Between Mystic Lake and Canterbury