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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Des Plaines, Illinois
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Des Plaines, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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Thank faganchrista
Wheeling, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Thank Judy N
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 18 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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Thank Kurt M
Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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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Wheeling, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

You can pick knick on the grass or my favorite is the million room, dress required. Great burgers, salads, breads, Deserts and more. White linen cloth tables. Bring your $2 a race for a total of 9 races. Pick your number or color On your horse. Win or lose a great date, or day with the family.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Scuzzy race track - low lives inhabit the place. Beer swilled by smelly trailer trash - the stench of stale tobacco everywhere. Phooey. I'd never go back on a bet.

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great price for Seniors Day. Specials in the restaurant as well. Not too crowded. Beautiful facility. A great inexpensive day out depending on what you bet.

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Thank Catherine C

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