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Assiniboia Downs can host events of all sizes!

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One of Winnipeg's best kept event-hosting secrets!

Assiniboia Downs is one of Winnipeg’s best kept secrets when it comes to hosting events of all styles and sizes.

Located at 3975 Portage Avenue at the Perimeter Highway and open year-round, our unique multi-level facility offers more than 60,000 square feet of space to accommodate everything from intimate gatherings of 50 to grand parties of 800.

And not only do we offer the best rates in Winnipeg, we offer personalized service to help you set up and co-ordinate your event. We'll walk you through everything! In addition we have all the no-hassle parking space you'll ever need!

Ideal for banquets, receptions, trade shows, weddings, socials, Christmas parties, conventions, stags and stagettes, we also host breakfast, lunch and dinner meetings, sales seminars, client appreciation dinners and fundraising events.

Stephanie's stagette in Winnipeg was held at Assiniboia Downs.

Fun in the Winner's Circle!

Looking for a fun night out? Treat your group to a very special day or evening at the races! Assiniboia Downs offers exciting live thoroughbred racing from May through September that includes fine and casual dining, the fun of betting on the horses and the thrill of playing 140 VLTs in the Club West Gaming Lounge.

Special group package prices are available.


Commemorate any occasion with this special one-of-a-kind keepsake! Have a race in the program named for your guest or group, watch the race from the Winner's Circle, make a presentation to the winning horse owner & receive a framed photograph of this unique experience.  Only $150. Call 885-3330 ext. 277 for more information or email:

Need more information? Please call Abbi Church, Assistant Food and Beverage Manager at (204) 885-3330 Ext. 277 or email We'll answer all your questions and help you choose the plan that's right for your group.

Combining business with pleasure? We'll be happy to make arrangements for your meeting or seminar before the races.

From start to finish, Assiniboia Downs is your group's winning ticket!


Everything was awesome!! The food was good, staff were amazing and the setup worked great!! Brianne, Southern Manitoba Western Style Dressage Christmas Party Nov, 2016

Everything was great! The room was setup wonderfully, very festive. The food was amazing! Marianna, Discovery Children's Centre Christmas Party Nov, 2016

Our work party was a huge success at your venue! You and your staff did an amazing job! The food and drinks were great!  Nora, Cadham Provinicial Laboratory Christmas Party Nov, 2016

Room Descriptions

Terrace Dining Room

Features an ambience-rich tiered atmosphere overlooking the racetrack and finish line and is located on the second level of the complex. This area provides your guests with premier seating and dining.

Finish Line Banquet Room

Features private banquet facilities for 50 to 250 guests and is located on the lower level. Whether it be a business meeting, sales seminar, trade show, special party or luncheon this room can accommodate your needs.

Club West Restaurant & Gaming Lounge

Located on the second level of the complex this area features a 500-seat restaurant and bar, a 140 VLT gaming lounge and Las Vegas style televised racing area open 365 days a year.

Main Floor

The main floor is perfect for trade shows, conferences, socials, and weddings. At 25,000 square feet, the main floor can accommodate up to 1,500 guests depending on the event.

Third Floor

At 16,000 square feet, our grandstand level can be used for a multitude of functions. This area also provides outdoor access with a fantastic view of the track.

Parking Lot, Tarmac & Infield Area

Planning an outdoor event? We have acres of space that can host any large scale event, including but not limited to concerts and festivals.

Room Rentals (per day)
  • Main Level: $1,500 meeting room
  • Main Level: $2500 trade shows
  • Third Level: $1,000 meeting room
  • Third Level: $1500 trade show
  • Finish Line Banquet Room: $300 meeting room
  • Finish Line Banquet Room: $750 trade show
  • Full parking lot: $500
  • Half parking lot: $300

Event parking rental: contact sales office

For more information on menu choices, room sizes and descriptions, rates, rentals, amenities and more please download our ASD Catering Package (PDF) here.

Tell Us About Your Event

Please complete the following short form and our event planning staff will contact you to discuss your plans. If you require immediate assistance, please feel free to contact Abbi Church, Assistant Food and Beverage Manager at (204) 885-3330 Ext. 277 or by email

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