Canterbury Park

Canterbury Park

Canterbury Park History

Canterbury Park is a horse racing track that first opened back in 1985. Since then many exciting races have been held at this venue, as well as great music concerts and festivals. Originally known as Canterbury Downs, the venue changed its name to Canterbury Park in 1995. Fans have packed into the stands at Canterbury Park to see some incredible races and dazzling spectacles. It continues to host some fantastic events each and every year, and you can be there for the next great spectacle.

Canterbury Park Events

Located in Shakopee, Minnesota,Canterbury Parkis a horse race track that runs a meet consisting of 69 racing days from early May to Labor Day, mostly holding scheduled races Thursday through Sunday, with racing added on several holidays throughout each meet. Also including a poker room with 34 tables, there is no shortage of things to entertain you at this Park. There are some great non-racing events coming down the pipe at Canterbury Park in the near future. On July 20th the Vans Warped Tour will be coming to Canterbury Park. Fans will have the chance to see a variety of artists at this event, as some of the top artists in the music business will be on hand to entertain all in attendance. In September the Festival Palomino will hit this venue with artists like Trampled by Turtles, Low, The Head and the Heart and more. Make sure you check out the rest of the schedule at Canterbury Park so you can see the other great events that are on their way to this incredible venue. It's always a great time at Canterbury Park, and it's time to see that for yourself.

Minneapolis, MN

Canterbury Park is located in Shakopee, MN, which is close to Minneapolis, MN. Minneapolis is the largest city in the state, and one of the 50 largest in the United States of America. The population of Minneapolis is nearly 400,000 people, and approximately 3.4 million residents call the metropolitan area home, the 16th-largest number in the country. Minneapolis was incorporated in 1867 and has flourished into a great city. Minneapolis has several pro sports teams, including the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball, the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League and the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. This city also has a busy arts scene, trailing only New York City in live theater per capita. There's something entertaining for everyone in Minneapolis.

Canterbury Park Seating Layout

Canterbury Park is a great place to catch a race featuring some truly amazing horses, but it's not all about horse racing at this versatile venue. Concerts are also a regular occurrence at Canterbury Park, and there is not a bad seat in the house when you're looking for a great view of the action or performer. Open 24 hours a day during races, this poker room's card club is the only thing open when the racing season is over, so there is always something going on at this venue.

Canterbury Park Trivia

Who founded this venue?

The answer is Walter Brooks Field Jr.

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20 Sep
Festival Palomino with Trampled by Turtles, Low, The Head and the Heart, Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires and more Tickets Sep 20, 2014 1:00 PM
Canterbury Park
Shakopee, MN
1:00 p.m. CDT
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