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Arlington Park

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Address: 2200 West Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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+1 847-385-7500
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13:15 - 19:15
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Thu 13:15 - 19:15
Fri 14:45 - 20:45
Sat 13:15 - 19:15
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

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

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Thank dierge2017
Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

One of the prettiest racetracks I have been to. Love spending an afternoon there and on fridays always soom great entertainment. Great place to go when in the area.

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Wheeling, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great place to go in the summertime. Fun to picnic with friends a family. Also many things to do for children

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

I personally love horse racing so I may be a little biased. I have never had a bad outing at Arlington park. I see all types of people from couples with young children to elderly family members and daily regulars handicapping teh races. There are so many options for seating, free or paid. There is picnic areas, tables under the... More 

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Inverness, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fathers' Day is our favorite time to visit Arlington. We go with our children, their spouses, and our grandchildren. We like to get a couple private boxes out in the grandstand and watch the races. We enjoy doing some light betting, but that is not a must. All in all, Arlington is a great place to visit.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Above average track, good bar food, drinks and great place for family outing. Sit outside or inside, l prefer to be out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We have gone many times. Last time we really enjoyed sitting outside under the umbrellas close to the horses. They said there was a reservation fee but it seemed like a consumption minimum which was easily met

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