Group Events

Meetings, Parties & Banquets

(651) 925-4571
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Host your next event at Running Aces!

Running Aces Casino & Racetrack is a great place to hold your next group outing. Bring your friends, family or co-workers for a one-of-a-kind event, whether it is during our live horse racing season or any other day of the year. If you are looking for a state-of-the-art facility to host your banquet, wedding reception, meeting, corporate party, holiday event, and more...Running Aces is the perfect location!


Group Sales

Trout Air Tavern

Our restaurant can accommodate groups from 2 – 60 people. The Trout Air Tavern provides the perfect vantage point to watch Live Racing from inside our facility with full windows looking out to the track. Restaurant tables feature TVs where you can watch one of our many simulcasted events and the live race up close. Groups in the restaurant must order food and beverages off our dinner menu.

Reservations in the restaurant can be made by calling 651-925-4577.

Private Functions

Running Aces is a state-of-the-art-facility with a contemporary look and feel. The beautiful Pacers Atrium located inside Running Aces is the perfect setting for your next corporate meeting, anniversary, birthday party, gala, fundraiser, wedding and more!

Pacers Atrium can hold up to 450 people for a standing reception or up to 250 for a banquet dinner/reception. Food and beverages can be provided for group functions by our in-house catering department.

Running Aces also offers 24-hour concessions in the card room where you can enjoy all your favorites like burgers, appetizers and made-to-order stir-fry as well as our amazing breakfasts and sandwiches.

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2017 Live Racing Season

2017 Season runs May 20 - September 16 (view calendar)
For more info contact Stacey Jensen at 651-925-4571 or

Finish Line Package: $18/Person (Groups of 15+)
This package is for the casual group that wants a unique meeting spot for your next group outing. Perfect for class reunions, club outings, bachelor parties, and more! Each guest receives: Live racing program, $4 race wager, $5 food voucher, $10 match bet, 1 Free Trout Pond fishing pole rental and a race named after the group. To reserve your package call 651-925-4571 or email
Reserved Track Seating:
Picnic Table (Seats 8) $10/Night - $200/Season
2 Person Table $5/Night - $150/Season
Reserve an outdoor table for a race night or for the entire season! Tables available for purchase one week in advance through the Patio Host or the Aces Rewards Front Desk Call 651.925.4600. Tables do not include food/drink service. Space is limited.

Sky Box: $450 (Groups up to 24)
VIP Suite with the best view in the house. Your group will enjoy an appetizer buffet (choice of a hot and cold item), and a race named after your group. Each guest receives: live racing program, $2 race wager, $10 match bet and Michelob Golden Light. Call 651.925.4571 or Email to reserve the Sky Box today.
Trout Air Tavern (Indoor and/or Outdoor)
Reservations can be made for groups up to 75 guests during the Live Racing season. Group required to order off the dinner menu. Customized menus and packages can be created to fit every need. Tavern Outdoor Dining space can be requested for your group based on availability and weather. Call 651-925-4577 for restaurant reservations.


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Special Events

Plan your next Birthday Party, Bachelor/Bachelorette Party or Special Event at Running Aces with these great group packages! Call Stacey at 651-925-4571 for more info.

Special Events and Sponsorship

For more information please contact:
Stacey Jensen at 651-925-4571 or
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Community Donations

Donation Guidelines

Running Aces Casino & Racetrack is committed to supporting causes that contribute to the well-being of our community and environment. Please know that we receive several requests every month and that each submission is given consideration.

Any charitable donation request must be submitted in writing and should be planned at least 6 weeks prior to the event.

Please fill out this request electronically here

Then mail or email request to:
Running Aces Casino & Racetrack
Attn: Donation Committee
15201 Running Aces BLVD
 Columbus, MN 55025

Call 651-925-4591 or email request to:

Unfortunately, because of the amount of requests we receive, we are unable to contribute to every cause. You will receive either a phone call or an email on the status on your donation request.

Thank you!