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Extreme Horse Skijoring Competitor: ‘We’re Just Going to Go for It’

Skijoring at Canterbury Park

Rachel Sather has participated in several equine events over the years. And when she saw Extreme Horse Skijoring at Canterbury Park last year, she thought: “Why not?” Sather will be one of the participants at the Feb. 23 event, which involves a skier being towed by rope behind a horse. Competitors can reach speeds of […]

Roller Derby Hits Canterbury Park

Roller Derby Canterbury Park

Looking for a unique and exciting outing this weekend? North Star Roller Derby comes crashing into Canterbury Park on Saturday, Dec. 1. The 1970s and ’80s television phenomenon has been reborn and will roll into the Canterbury Park Expo Center with the speed, collisions and athleticism you remember. More Info/Buy Tickets Canterbury Park asked Kaitlyn […]

All Aboard for the Great Train Show!


Get on track this Nov. 3-4 and visit Canterbury Park for the Great Train Show! The two-day event brings the magic and lore of the railroad to the Canterbury Park Expo Center and features: • More than 50 exhibitors • Hundreds of displays • Giveaways • Demonstrations • Scale models • Collectibles • And more Show Hours • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

Big Day Flashbacks

By Noah Joseph This Saturday, Canterbury Park is hosting one of its biggest days in track history. Saturday will consist of the Jockeys and Jeans benefit, a national fundraiser aiding the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. Jockeys and Jeans is a traveling event which is being held at Canterbury this year. The day will also include […]

Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in Style at Canterbury Park

Kentucky Derby Canterbury Park

When it comes to the Kentucky Derby, Canterbury Park is the place to experience the pageantry, excitement and style that accompany the biggest horse race of the year. The 2018 Kentucky Derby is set for Saturday, May 5, and you can take in live horse racing at Canterbury Park, along with fun Derby Day events […]

Have Your Wedding Moments at Canterbury Park

Wedding moments at Canterbury Park

Planning your wedding is no easy feat. And it’s more than just the big day you’re worried about. There are rehearsal dinners and bridal showers and bachelor and bachelorette parties and groom’s dinners and… it can be a lot to process. But at Canterbury Park, we make planning those wedding moments easy–we have the spaces, […]

2017 Breeders’ Cup: Kind of a Big Deal 

If you’ve never been to the Racebook at Canterbury Park for simulcast horse racing, consider heading out for the upcoming Breeders’ Cup. There are two main reasons, says Jeff Maday, media relations manager at Canterbury Park. The biggest purses. The best horses. “That’s part of the allure,” Maday said. “It brings the best horses from […]

Worry-Free Holiday Party Planning

Canterbury Park Parties and events

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 […]

Night Nation Run: A Party Disguised as a 5K

Night Nation Run

What do you get when you cross a 5K with a concert and a light show? The Night Nation Run, of course. Billed as the world’s first running music festival, the Night Nation Run is coming to Canterbury Park on Saturday, Oct. 7. The event/run/spectacle encourages a joyful atmosphere, replete with glowing accessories, a lighted […]