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Worry-Free Holiday Party Planning

With the holidays approaching, you may be looking for the perfect venue for your upcoming company party, event, wedding or major corporate gathering.

Consider Canterbury Park. We offer a variety of event spaces that can be tailored to suit your needs.

Let’s hear from Kelley Mahowald, catering and events sales manager at Canterbury Park, about what we have to offer.

Why should people consider Canterbury Park for a holiday party?

If the idea of planning another company holiday party seems like a daunting task, then you haven’t hosted an event at Canterbury Park.

We have impressive composed holiday menus that are festive and take the guess work out of menu planning but are customizable as well. Aside from great food, Canterbury Park offers built in entertainment–so that piece of the puzzle is also figured out.

Our guests have raved about our Casino Nights because our professional card room dealers make sure everyone from experienced card players to people who have never picked up a card is having fun.

Also, guests won’t have to struggle with driving into downtown and dealing with parking and walking in the cold. We offer both free parking and valet service, and for guests who travel far distances we have several hotels just blocks from us that offer free shuttle Company corporate party parties canterbury 2service to and from.

What more can you ask for?

What kind of packages do you offer?

We have fantastic seasonal buffet options that can be paired with our Casino Nights, which is always a great option. We do, however, offer a lot of flexibility, so we can work with our guest to find perfect combination for their unique event.

We want an event with a special theme, can you help us with that?

Yes! Canterbury Park’s event spaces are extremely customizable, lending themselves to fit any themed event.


Aside from our Casino Nights (which we offer in-house), we have partnerships with countless vendors that help us with unique and out-of-the box requests we receive from our clients. Canterbury Park’s seasoned catering team is a key element to this as well, as Canterbury Park plays host to everything from intimate meetings to large-scale galas and consumer events. We are highly capable in all facets of event planning.

What about food options?

This year, our chefs took an approach to embrace the season, offering four unique and festive menus that highlight the flavors and comfort that everyone looks forward to. These menus are meant to inspire and complement the holidays and have our guests feeling happy and satisfied.

What’s the most unique or fun event/party you’ve ever hosted at Canterbury Park?

I always get excited when a client asks for an element of what we do best, racing, casino nights, etc., and use our facility for an out-of-the-box idea.

Because our building and grounds are so large and versatile, we have hosted everything from Knockerball and Wii bowling tournaments to carnival-themed parties and outdoor movie nights.

Anything else you’d like to add?

Canterbury is a venue where everyone feels at home and expects to have fun. Our staff is dedicated to helping you with all the fine details of your event so your experience is fun and memorable from start to finish.

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