|Venues:||Sports Centre, Metroland Media Agriplex (Meeting & Event Space), Carousel Room|
|Attractions:||Western Fair District|
|Top of the Fair Restaurant|
Western Fair District Raceway Review
Located in London, Ontario, The Raceway at the Western Fair District is owned and operated by Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited. The half-mile track has hosted Harness Racing in London since 1961 and races run three to four times a week depending on the time of year. The season in London runs from October through May, with simulcast racing available year round. Off-track betting is available at the Oarhouse Sports Bar in London, an approximate 15-minute drive from The Raceway at Western Fair.
Multiple meeting & event spaces are also available at the Western Fair District. The venue is also home to Gateway Casino London, which features 750 slots and electronic games as well a restaurant.
Gaming at Western Fair
The Raceway at Western Fair District features a half-mile harness racing track for standardbreds. The horse racing schedule is set from October through May and races run three to four times a week depending on the time of year. Simulcast racing available year round from such well-known tracks such as Belmont, Woodbine, and Flamboro Downs. Off-track betting is also available at the Oarhouse Sports Bar in London, approximately 15 minutes from The Raceway.
The venue is also home to Gateway Casino London, which features 755 of slots and electronic table games.
Casino games available
- Off-track betting
- Harness racing
- Slot machines
Dining & Restaurants
Top of the Fair Restaurant
- Serving: Regional, à la carte, Buffet, American
Situated three tiers high above the bleachers at Western Fair Raceway, Top of the Fair Restaurant offers visitors fine dining with a view of live harness races on the track below. Guests can enjoy Monday Night Pub Night, which features an a la carte menu and includes pub food favorites such as the Half Miler burger, nachos, fish & chips and more, and Friday Night Buffet with a wide variety of choices to please any palette.
- Price range: Average
- Reservations: + (519) 438-7203 ext. 252
- Ambience: Casual
- Attire: Casual
|Monday||5:30pm / 9:30pm|
|Friday||6:00pm / 11:00pm|
Western Fair Venues & Hotspots
Located at Western Fair District, the Sports Centre is a state-of-the-art 160,000 square foot multi-use facility and houses one Olympic rink and three NHL rinks. The venue can accommodate local leagues to international tournaments and is known as the number one tournament facility in southwestern Ontario. Dining options include Deke’s Bar & Grill and concession foods are also available.
Metroland Media Agriplex (Meeting & Event Space)
Located at the Western Fair District, Metroland Media Agriplex is a 160,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility which offers three distinct venues including a 90,500 square foot pavilion area; a 19,000 square feet dirt show arena with stadium seating for 1,530; and a 4,500 square foot auditorium with seating for 330 that can be used for auctions, seminars and presentations.
Located at the Western Fair District, the 13,000 square foot Carousel Room features a full bar, a wide variety of food service options, and a stage with sound and video capabilities. The Carousel Room is the ideal venue for weddings or large corporate meetings and banquets.
Western Fair Attractions & Entertainment
Western Fair District
Located in central London, within the Old East Village, Western Fair District encompasses 85 acres of facility, parking, and green spaces. it is the largest multifaceted complex and operates as a year-round entertainment destination. The venue offers dining, horse racing, gaming, sporting events and leagues, comedy, music and live entertainment, a historic annual fall fair and more!
Phone: + (519) 438-7203
Toll-free: + (800) 619-4629
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