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Region of Waterloo
There’s something to do every day at Grand River Raceway! Open year round, they offer unique, interactive events, dining and 24/7 slots.
Horse racing is featured most Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights from June through September each year.
Grand River Raceway offers three dining options, each with its own unique characteristics. The Captain’s Quarters Restaurant features 5 levels of tiered buffet dining overlooking the racetrack with a TV at each table.
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. There is also the Tarmac BBQ on race nights.
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 is also home to Elements Casino Grand River, with more than 240 games to choose from, they’re open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Organizing a meeting or event? Grand River Raceway can help with its award-winning meetings and events services. 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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