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Grand River Raceway

Township of Woolwich

Attractions & Entertainment, Meetings, Things to Do, Unique Venues

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There’s something to do every day at Grand River Raceway! Open year round, they offer unique, interactive events, dining and 24/7 slots.

From May to September each year, sports enthusiasts can take in live Standardbred harness racing action at Grand River Raceway. Newcomers to horse racing can head to the Guest Care Counter where they are happy to answer questions. Families will enjoy the fun, and on Friday nights during race season, kids are invited to take in the NEIGHbourhood – a free, interactive horse education program.

Grand River Raceway offers three dining options, each with its own unique characteristics. The Captain’s Quarters Restaurant has a great view of the track and offers a race night buffet. The Lighthouse Restaurant is located in the race paddock and is open on race nights for lighter fare. And The Getaway Restaurant is open year-round, offering a wide range of delicious a la carte dishes.

They are also home to OLG Slots. With more than 200 games to choose from, they’re open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Their Lottery & Gift Shop is conveniently located inside the front doors of the grandstand building. Pop in for lottery tickets or a snack, and stay to browse the wide array of gift items.

Organizing a meeting or event? Grand River Raceway can help with its award-winning meetings and events service. Offering versatile rental spaces, onsite catering and one-of-a-kind amenities, there are lots of options to choose from when booking off-site meetings, conferences or corporate events.

Grand River Raceway is located across from the Elora Gorge, a quick jaunt from the village’s historic downtown, and just a short drive outside of Waterloo Region.

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ride a horse chariot at Grand River Raceway

watch the race in the grandstand high above the track