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Plan Your Visit

Things to know before you go

Races are scheduled every Thursday with first race post time of 4:40 p.m. and Friday, Saturday & Sunday with first race post time of 1:15 p.m.

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Watching races at Woodbine Racetrack is free! There’s no admission (King’s Plate day being the only exception), and no parking fees! See the horses and jockeys close-up by visiting the saddling paddock pre-race, and stand trackside during a race.


From a sandwich in the grandstand, to seafood on the Stella Artois Terrace, Woodbine’s dining options range from grab-and-go to sit-down service.


Woodbine Racetrack hosts several events every racing season, most of which have free admission. The only ticketed event is the biggest and most prestigious race on the Canadian racing calendar: The King’s Plate!

Directions & Parking

Woodbine Racetrack

P.O. Box 156
555 Rexdale Boulevard
Toronto, Ontario, M9W 5L2

Telephone: (416) 675-7223 (RACE)
Toll-Free: 1-888-675-7223

Woodbine has thousands of free parking spaces that you can access from any entry to the complex.

Valet Parking:
Woodbine offers an easy and convenient valet parking experience. You’ll even be able to request your car straight from your phone. For details, click here

Charge your electric vehicle:
Electric vehicle charging is available on site at Woodbine Racetrack. Scroll down for more information.

Driving Directions

From Toronto Downtown

Travel Gardener Expressway West to 427 North. Follow 427 North past Hwys 27 / 401.
Located 2km North of the Airport exiting east at Derry Rd / Rexdale Blvd.

From Toronto East

Travel 401 Westbound to 409 / 427 North. Transfer to 427 North, and exit directly to Eastbound Derry Rd / Rexdale Blvd.

From Toronto West

Travel the 401 Eastbound, transfer to the collectors at Dixon Rd, allowing access to Hwy 427 North.
Located 2km North of the Airport exiting east at Derry Rd / Rexdale Blvd.

If you require any assistance with directions please give us a call at 1-(888)-675-RACE or click here to contact us.​​

Public Transit

Customers now have increased convenience with the new TTC pick up and drop off area near the main entrance doors at Woodbine. The bus travels to and from the Islington Subway station
(on the Bloor-Danforth line).

191 Hwy 27 Rocket

Pick up and drop off is at Hwy 27 and Queens Plate Drive (a 5 – 10 minute walk to Woodbine). The bus travels to and from the Kipling Subway Station
(on the Bloor-Danforth line).

Call 416-393-4636 or check out for detailed route information and times.

Free admission, free parking –
and sit where you please

No entry fees. No parking charges. And no reserved seating required to enjoy the races at Woodbine. So come one, come all!

The only exception is King’s Plate weekend in August when entry and parking charges apply – and advance tickets are highly recommended.

Outside of King’s Plate, we offer free admission year-round , with large lots for free and convenient parking. Grandstand seating – outdoors or in – is also free. And it’s right near our popular food court with great views of the track.

What to wear

Although Woodbine does not enforce a strict dress code, we recommend ‘track casual’ as a base guideline. Comfort is key – but we are also a venue where visitors like to look smart.

Not sure which styles work at Woodbine? Here is a handy guide:

Business Casual

Jackets preferred, blazers, vests, shirts with collars, sweaters, dresses, pantsuits and slacks and capri pants are appropriate. Jeans/denim, shorts, t-shirts, halter tops, athletic wear and tennis shoes are not permitted in these areas. Ladies: Be sure to bring out your fascinators and special outfits for King’s Plate!

Smart Casual

Jackets and blazers optional, vests, shirts with collars, sweaters, dresses, pantsuits, dress jeans and slacks are appropriate. Shorts, t-shirts, halter tops, athletic wear, frayed or torn denim and tennis shoes are not permitted in these areas.

Track Casual

Jackets and blazers optional, vests, shirts with collars, sweaters, dresses, pantsuits, dress jeans and slacks are appropriate, as are golf shorts, dress shorts and capris. Worn or torn garments, halter tops, athletic wear, frayed or torn denim and midriff tops are considered inappropriate attire.

Enjoy free Wi-Fi

Enjoy a totally-connected experience wherever you go at Woodbine. We are pleased to offer visitors free Wi-Fi throughout the facility.

Charge your electric vehicle

on the Flo network in Parking Lot G at Woodbine Racetrack. These EV stations can charge 2 vehicles simultaneously (2 parking spaces for EV charging).
Cost: $1 per hour
These stations are connected to the FLO network, the largest newtork of charging stations in the country.
To access these charging stations simply register and join the FLO network.

To download the app and for more information visit, click here>>

Feed your appetite & quench your thirst

At Woodbine, variety is the spice of life. Especially when it comes to dining. From casual bars, laid back lounges and tempting snack stands– to elegant restaurants and rich, wood-paneled club rooms, you’ll find something for every breed of visitor.

Discover a fabulous array of restaurants and bars of all levels in prime locations throughout the racing facility – and on the casino floor too.

View the complete list of dining & drinking options at Woodbine.

Find lodging near Woodbine & Pearson Airport

Come to Woodbine for the day – and stay over for a night or two!

While we offer no lodging at our facility, Woodbine is pleased to recommend the following fine accommodations in great proximity to the racetrack – and Toronto’s Pearson airport:

Great Canadian Casino Resort Toronto

555 Rexdale Blvd
Toronto, ON

Embassy Suites by Hilton 

262 Carlingview Drive
Toronto, ON

Courtyard Marriott Hotel

231 Carlingview Drive
Rexdale, ON

Delta Hotel by Marriott

655 Dixon Road
Mississauga, ON

The Sheraton Conference Centre

801 Dixon Road
Rexdale, ON

Yes, we’re accessible

We are proud to be a fully-accessible facility welcoming gamers with disabilities.

Need assistance upon arrival? Handicapped parking and wheelchair escorts are available upon request from Gate 10. Simply call ahead to customer service – 416-675-RACE X 12259 – and we will be happy to meet you at Gate 10 upon arrival.

Unfortunately , no wheelchairs are available at Woodbine for rental.

Limousine Services

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