Grand River Raceway in Ellora Ontario- Enjoy Slots, Horse Racing, Bingo and More

Grand RIver Raceway Ontario

Grand River Raceway in Ellora Ontario- Enjoy Slots, Horse Racing, Bingo and More

Grand River Raceway

Grand River Raceway in Ellora Ontario offers lots of slots and other games to play and have fun. Besides popular slot games you can enjoy the table games, eGames, bet on horse racing and grab wonderful bonus offers with cash prizes to win.

The slots at Grand River Raceway is brought to you by Ontario lottery gaming corporation and at the time of writing there were over 252 different slot machines to play.

Slot Machines and Horse Racing at Grand River Raceway

Grand River Raceway- Slots to play

There are wonderful slot machines at Grand River Raceway Ellora where you can bet from as low as 1¢ to C$5. Some of the popular games are Quick Hit Triple Blazing Sevens Wild Jackpot, Dragon Celebration, Enchanted Unicorn, Lion Festival, Gold Fish Deluxe, Player’s World and more.

At the casino get the great benefits by participating in Winner’s Circle Rewards. The new Tier Year begins October 1st. Tier Points earned between October 1 and September 30 2019 determine your membership level, which is reset every October 1st, following year. Visit the Guest Services desk at any participating location for details.

You can earn Cashback Points on carded slot play and redeem for cash at any participating Winner’s Circle Rewards location.

Earn 1 cashback point and 1 tier point for every:

  • Full $10 played on a slot machine,2 per session
  • Full $20 played on video poker games, per session
  • Full $40 played on select e-table games,3 per session

Horse Racing

Horse racing

There are live horse races to bet on. If you’re new to horse racing, begin your adventure at the Guest Care Counter, where they would help you to get you started on the right foot.

Admission is always free and supervised children are always welcome. Most race nights begin at 6:30 p.m. and offer 10 – 12 races. The night usually concludes by 10:00 p.m.

Race nights often feature special events. The Tarmac Show is offered each night, inviting guests and broadcast viewers to win, learn and laugh between the races.

To take part in horse race get the Race programs (the booklets used for wagering/betting) that can be purchased from the guest care counter located just inside the sliding doors in the main building. You can also purchase a program from the Gift Shop (directly across from the guest care counter).

There are many locations where you can place your wager. Visit the tellers on the mutuel line downstairs in the simulcast lounge, upstairs outside of the Captain’s Quarters, inside the Captain’s Quarters and on Friday nights the Tarmac has tellers available. New bettors or bettors who would like to have an intro session with guest care staff can place bets at the guest care counter. There are also self-serve betting machines placed throughout the facility.

Other games and activities


Since 2005, Grand River Raceway has partnered with the Rotary Club of Fergus-Elora to present monthly bingos, which have raised more than $400,000 for important community initiatives Play bingo as doors open at 11:00 a.m. and the caller starts at 1:00 p.m.

From November 17 & 18, 2018  between 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.will host Grand Craft & Gift Market show where you can get free cloth shopping bags for first 50 shoppers at 11:00; Win a Gift Basket valued at $200; Win 10 spot prizes of $15 in Show Bucks awarded every 30 minutes have Brunch 11:30 – 3:00 in Getaway Restaurant with Mimosa Bar, select cocktails, craft beers & Quick Eats for shoppers & vendors available on 2nd Floor and have Breakfast With Santa in the Lighthouse Restaurant 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sunday only.

Dinning and Shopping

Dining at Grand River Raceway

There are several dining options at the comfort of the Captain’s Quarters tiered dining room, ranging from their trackside BBQ to buffet dining overlooking the racetrack.  Choose from three restaurants or a Tarmac BBQ burger-and-beer after the races, nightcap with Lady Luck at the OLG Slots.

The Lighthouse Restaurant is located in the race paddock and open to the public on race nights, the Lighthouse Restaurant is a bright, spacious eatery which offers casual dining and a licensed trackside patio only feet away from where the horses enter the racetrack.

Nightly specials are homemade with love by chef, Emma Brook. The Lighthouse Restaurant also offers a large selection of fresh concession-style fingerfoods. Doors open at 5:00 pm and dinner service begins at 5:15 pm.

The Getaway Restaurant is open year-round and offers a wide range of delicious a la carte dishes and Sunday Brunch. The full-service restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The Gift Shop

Gift shop to buy Canadian lotteries

Conveniently located inside the front doors of the main building, the Lottery & Gift Shop at Grand River Raceway is packed to the rafters with treasures. You can pop in for lottery tickets or a snack, and stay to browse their wide array of gift items that includes jewelry, scarves, purses, home décor and more.

Visit Grand River Raceway

Grand RIver Raceway Ontario

Now that you have known that Grand River Raceway is an entertainment, racing, and gaming destination in Elora, Ontario. This raceway was launched in 2002 and the casino operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can visit the Grand River Raceway which is a short drive from the village’s historic downtown, and minutes away from Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo located at  7445 Wellington County Rd 21, Elora, ON N0B 1S0, Canada Phone: 519-846-2022.