Join us for one of our many exciting events

We host a variety of events year-round. Explore our lineup for entertainment both during race season and off-season.

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BBBSCW Spooky Stables

This family event is for everyone! Big Brothers Big Sisters of Centre Wellington is presenting this spook-tacular event that is hosted here in our Grand River Raceway stables.

BBBSCW Spooky Stables

Breakfast from the Farm

Saturday, August 27  |  9 am to 12 pm

Gather the whole family and learn about Ontario agriculture!


Wiener Dog Race Night!

It’s our most adorable race of the year! Register your wiener dog to race or purchase VIP tickets for the Captain’s Quarters. General admission is FREE.


Ignite Concert for The Grove

The Grove is hosting a community event at Grand River Raceway/The GrandWay Events Centre in support of youth mental health, featuring Canadian music artists!


Mother's Day Brunch

Join us on Sunday, May 8th to spoil the mom in your life by enjoying a delicious brunch with family. A portion of ticket sales will be going to Elora House.


Drive a Racehorse

Every Friday evening throughout our live racing events, fans of all ages will have the chance to drive one of Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society‘s (OSAS) horse ambassadors around the racetrack


The NEIGHbourhood

The NEIGHbourhood is a free, interactive horse education program for kids. Every Friday Race Night, we host fun activities for kids to enjoy from 6:30 – 8:30pm.


Yuk Yuk's Comedy Night

Join us at The GrandWay Events Centre in Elora for a Yuk Yuk’s comedy night. You can purchase a bite to eat and drink while enjoying a whole lot of laughter.

Doors open at 7 pm, show starts at 8 pm.


Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Join us at The GrandWay Events Centre in Elora for Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre with a Diamonds, Death, and Second Chances Theme. Brought to you by Murder for Hire.




Community Night

Celebrate the wonderful community of Centre Wellington. Two Friday nights in the summer are dedicated to the community with exclusive horse races, fun activities, and prizes.


Industry Day

The hallmark event of the race season held annually on Civic Holiday Monday (the first Monday in August) with a special afternoon race card featuring The Battle of Waterloo and the Battle of the Belles.


Wiener Dog Race

One of the biggest events of the season features 30 Dachshunds in a bid for glory and fabulous prizes. Showcased on the racetrack, between the horse races, you don’t want to miss it!


Super Bingo

Good time gaming for a great cause! The Rotary Club of Fergus-Elora hosts monthly bingos, located in The GrandWay Hall, Doors open at 11am, and the caller starts at 1pm.


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