Canterbury Park is a great place for families to have fun!

We strive to create a clean, safe and family-friendly environment perfect for fans of all ages! Plus, kids 17 and under get free live racing admission. If you’re bringing the kids, check out these areas at the track:

Pepsi Playground

Check out our mammoth Pepsi Playground area originally designed for the movie Jingle All The Way.

Little Big Thrill Factory

“Little” Big Thrill Factory opens 30-minutes prior to race start times. Games and attractions are available during the live racing season. For more information and times, click here

Pet a Horse

Between races, kids can get up close to the lead ponies on the Continental Diamond Bridal Path.

Jockey Goggles

Many jockeys will give away goggles after the races. Stand near the Winner’s Circle for your chance to get a pair.

Pepsi Family Day Activities

Every Sunday, enjoy the following family-friendly activities:

  • Face Painting
  • Pony Rides
  • Old Dutch Kids Race the Track

 

How I Met Harv

Pick up a copy of How I Met Harv at Lucky’s Gift Shop! Based on a true story, read about the touching relationship between a young girl and a racehorse. A portion of the proceeds of every book sold will be donated to various retired racehorse adoption services.