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Emerald Downs

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A great first time experience!!!!

What a fun surprise! My girlfriend and I had never been to see hose racing and what a fun evening... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
MikeLynne2018
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Vancouver, Washington
Great fun!

Having lunch and watching the races is a great way to spend an afternoon! Or come for the 4th of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tnelsonpwr
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Auburn, Washington
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2300 Emerald Downs Dr, Auburn, WA 98001-1633
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a fun surprise! My girlfriend and I had never been to see hose racing and what a fun evening we had!!! We didnt have a clue what to do but the booth "ABC's" of horse racing was so helpful. The gentleman we spoke with...More

Thank MikeLynne2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having lunch and watching the races is a great way to spend an afternoon! Or come for the 4th of July fireworks!! Or the food truck competition...Fun for the whole family!!

Thank tnelsonpwr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the Sunday horse races & Weiner dog races!!! Park for free, Get your Living Social for $10.00 for entrance, a free program and lunch included, Grab an umbrella covered table by the track for free get a cold beverage & enjoy a fun filled...More

Thank TKinSeattle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can have a great day of fun without ever placing a bet. Some days have special races (ostrich, dinosaur, zebra, bare-back, etc). Gorgeous views on clear days. Plenty of parking. Easy access off freeway. Kids can pet horses, etc. very family oriented. No negatives

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really wish they would put me thought into their food. Really nothing anyone with diet needs can eat. Thank goodness you can bring your own food in!

Thank Tricia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They always have a n awesome fireworks display every year on the 3rd of July at night. Works out better because the next day is the holiday and everyone can sleep in after.

Thank Kandee R
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Great place to come for horse racing! Good food, good drinks. Love to come on opening day for the give-aways!

Thank mikeyrod27
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Great race track, fun full day activity. Able to walk around and see the horses up close. Well worth the visit. Only bad experience I had was with admission. I purchased seating tickets in advance online through the emerald downs website and was told at...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

It does not have to be just betting on a horse race. There are a number different ways to spend your trip to "The Track". If handicapping, wagering and watching a horse race is your deal then obviously this the place to go. The atmosphere...More

Thank DriverBruce
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Fun day at the races, their Kentucky Derby party was so much fun, and a huge turn out, complete with Mint Juleps! Had such a great time already planning next years trip!

Thank luvsroadtrips
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laura9872018
7 July 2018|
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Response from Rhonda B | Reviewed this property |
Thus season they are doing night races on Saturdays which I believe run around 5 pm to 11 pm. Sundays the first race is at 2 pm and go to about 8 pm Their website has post times as well as which days have special events... More
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Gloria F
2 July 2018|
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Response from mikeyrod27 | Reviewed this property |
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Edwanna J
11 May 2018|
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Response from EmeraldDowns | Property representative |
Yes, here is our policy... Alcohol: No alcoholic beverages or glass containers may be brought to any area of the racetrack including parking areas. Other Food and Beverages: You are welcome to bring personal food and... More
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