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Arlington Park

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Address: 2200 W Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1004
Phone Number:
+1 847-385-7500
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Thu 13:15 - 19:15
Fri 14:45 - 20:45
Sat 13:15 - 19:15

Described as "the most beautiful track in America", Arlington...

Described as "the most beautiful track in America", Arlington began Thoroughbred racing on October 13, 1927, when more than 20,000 fans braved the cold weather to celebrate the event in high style.

Since then, Arlington International has become a social destination and perfect summer hangout to watch and wager on the amazing sport of Thoroughbred horse racing! Arlington offers beautiful venues for everything from corporate outings to reunions to weddings, and it's the ideal spot for groups of friends to catch-up, watch the ponies and meet new people. From Miller Lite Party in the Park on Friday, to Miller Lite Horses & Hops on Saturdays, to Sunday Family Days presented by Daily Herald and Lipton Iced Tea, it's always a great time!

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fun outing

What a fun outing for the whole family. Easy to park. Reasonable entry fees. Its fun for all ages. Food was a little pricey but lots of options.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a fun outing for the whole family. Easy to park. Reasonable entry fees. Its fun for all ages. Food was a little pricey but lots of options.

Thank travelmom2238
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place, nice people, great atmosphere, very well kept and great horse racing, They had a reserve section for us.

Thank Paul S
Cary IL
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cant have much more fun in one place but yet be super relaxed. Not a bad seat in the house and you are free to roam to experience all the different areas of the park. Food is great and easy to find as well and the drinks.

Thank doylej
60060, United States
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

for the last several years we've had our customer appreciation day at the track...staff is outstanding. Every customer looks forward to this event. It's a great day at the horse races and a ton of fun for everyone that joins us.

Thank Mark G
Roselle, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Park has several pluses going for it, for me. I am handicapped, so the paarking availability is important to me. The inside of the building is handicapped friemdly also. There are elevators available if necessary. The grounds are beautifully kept. For the forth of July, they always put on an excellent fireworks show. They have tables and chairs available,... More 

Thank merosiern
Livonia, Michigan
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Action-packed and clean venue for watching upper-level horse racing. The best part is that you can see top-shelf horses and races without going to Florida, New York, or California. Treat yourself and go on Arlington Million Day - you won't regret it!

Thank MichiganTed
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great place for a date, family, and kids too. Everyone can enjoy this beautiful and fun race track. Each time I come I enjoy it more than the last. Don't miss out ! Prices decent food and drinks are great.

Thank mamahavinfun
Lansing, Michigan
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Every time I go to the horse track, I have a good time. That's mostly due to the fact that I don't go expecting to win money. You need to go-in with a budget of only spending an XXX amount thinking of that $$ as a entertainment cost. Arlington Park provides a great experience. It's convenient to reach from Chicago... More 

Thank Tim H
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Arlington Park is the best track in America-great, clean facilities....convenient parking, centrally located....always have a fun day at Arlington Park

Thank tcreevy69
Des Plaines, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Fun food drinks and outside entertainment horses food samples beer garden live entertainment with bands and food samples

Thank dierge2017

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