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Fireworks Spectacular 

Friday, July 3 • First Post 4:00pm

Live Music & Fireworks After Racing

Presented by Kwik Trip 


Independence Day 

Saturday, July 4 • First Post 12:45pm 

Free Hormel Hot Dogs, Wiener Dog Warm-Up Race


Mystic Lake Northlands Futurity

Sunday, July 5 • First Post 12:45pm


Canterbury College Summer School

Thursday, July 9 • Class Time: 6:00-8:00pm 


Mystic Lake Mile Day

Saturday, July 11 • First Post 12:45pm

Craft Beer Glass Giveaway to the First 4,000 Adults

Plus, the Mystic Lake Mile® and Lady Canterbury Stakes



Mascot Day

Sunday, July 12 • First Post 12:45pm 

Meet Your Favorite Local Mascots


 Extreme Day

Saturday, July 18 • First Post 12:45pm

Camel & Zebra Races - 

Plus, Monkey Jockeys Racing Dogs 

Lottery Ticket Giveaway to the First 10,000 Adults

Presented by the Minnesota State Lottery



Zombie Night

Friday, July 24 • First Post 6:30pm

The Night Comes Alive! Best of the Dead Contest,

Drink Specials and More.

Presented by Zombie Pub Crawl



Mustangs and Ponies Car Show

Saturday, July 25  First Post 12:45pm

Check Out Fast Cars and Fast Horses

Presented by Apple Autos



Canterbury Beerfest

Saturday, August 1 • First Post 6:30pm

Craft Beer Event: $35 in Advance; VIP: $55

Saturday Nights Unbridled • First Race 6:30 PM



Midwest Outlaws Car Show & Taco Event

Sunday, August 2 • 3-10pm

Midwest Outlaws Car Show & Taco Event

Car Show, Taco Eating Contest, Music and More

Presented by Taco Loco



Food truck festival

Saturday, August 8 • First Post 6:30pm

Saturday Nights Unbridled


Canterbury College Summer School

Thursday, August 6 • Class Time: 6:00-8:00pm 


Hot import nights

Saturday, August 8

Cars, models, music and lifestyle event

Separate admission fee



Fillies race for hope

Sunday, August 9  • First Post 12:45pm

Benefitting Hope Chest for Breast Cancer

Presented by MHC Software



All motorsports show

Thursday-Saturday, August 14-16

All Your Motorsports Needs in Our Expo Center!
Saturday Nights Unbridled • First Race 6:30 PM
Presented by Wheels of Thunder Magazine



K102 Country night

Saturday, August 22  First Post 6:30pm

Country Music, Special Contests & More
Saturday Nights Unbridled 



Retired racehorse fundraiser

Saturday & Sunday, August 22 & 23 •

Saturday First Horse Race 6:30pm

Sunday First Horse Race12:45pm

Highlighting Thoroughbred After-Track Careers



Indian Horse relay racing

Thursday-Saturday, August 27-29

Thurs & Fri - First Post: 6:30pm

Saturday- First Post: 4:00pm 

High Speed Bareback Relay Racing
Presented by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community



Indian Market

Thursday-Saturday, August 27-29

A Unique Variety of Native American Arts & Crafts
Presented by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community



Mystic Lake Derby Day

Saturday, August 29 • First Post 4:00pm

4th Running of the $200,000 Mystic Lake Derby
Indian Horse Relay, Indian Market with 4:00 PM Racing




Sunday, Sept 6 • First Post 12:45pm

State Championship of Racing


labor day wiener Dog Wars

Monday, September 7  First Post 12:45pm

Our Biggest Dachshund Race Day!


Free admission days

Sept 10-12

Free Admission for our Final Weekend of Racing


Home improvement & design expo

Sept 11-12

All Your Home Improvement Needs. Free Admission.


Food truck festival

Saturday, Sept 12 • First Post: 12:45pm

Final Day of Live Racing in 2015



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Betting Club Is Back!!

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Free Trolley Service On Race Days Between Mystic Lake and Canterbury