June Events at the Meadowlands Racetrack

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

The fun keeps rolling at the Meadowlands Racetrack in June with an action packed promotions schedule. Live racing takes place every Friday and Saturday night with a 6:20pm post time.

Every live race night fans can enter Horseplay. Pick up a free horse at the promotions table and throw the horse into the car for a chance to win $100 and an entry into the Friday, August 4th drawing for a brand new 2023 Toyota Camry.


Saturday, June 3rd is the return of the popular Wiener Dog Derby.  Fans watch dachshunds dash down the track’s stretch in between live harness racing.  Dachshunds can register at https://www.cognitoforms.com/MeadowlandsRacetrack1/_2023MeadowlandsRacetrackWeinerDogDerbyRegistration

On Saturday, June 10th the track hosts a free handicapping contest with a $10,000 total prize pool, with prize payouts to the top ten finishers.  Fans may register up until 6:30 p.m. on the night of the contest in the Clubhouse Lobby. There is no entry fee. Details can be found here https://playmeadowlands.com/event/free-10000-handicapping-contest/

Thirty thousand dollars is up for grabs at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Saturday, June 17 in the second annual Jackpot Sweepstakes! Beginning at 6:45 pm the Meadowlands will call a contestant’s name every 15 minutes to win a cash prize. The cash prizes get progressively larger as the evening progresses. The final drawing is at 11:30pm and will be for a minimum prize of $5,000. If the cash prize goes unclaimed (winners are given 15 minutes to claim prize), it is rolled into the next drawing. Fans can pre-register at https://www.cognitoforms.com/MeadowlandsRacetrack1/_30000ProgressiveSweepstakesEntryForm

Also on June 17, the popular Past Masters will rock rooftop Terrace beginning at 5pm.

On Saturday June 24th, the vino will flow at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment for the Meadowlands Wine Festival.  Doors open for VIP Admission ($65) at 4:00 pm with General Admission ($45 in advance or $50 at the door) at 5:00 pm and wine is poured until 9:00pm. Fest-goers will experience an evening of great wines from around the world, live-harness racing, music and food. Tickets are available at https://meadowlandsracetrack.ticketleap.com/2023-meadowlands-racetrack-wine-fest/ .


Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1st is Fan Appreciation Weekend. Fans can enjoy $1 hot dogs, popcorn, soda and $2 Bud/Bud Lights on both nights.  Plus following the races fans on Friday night are encouraged to stay for the free fireworks show.

For a complete list of nightly events, promotions and updated racing calendar please visit PlayMeadowlands.com.  Dining reservations for the Pink buffet can be made by calling 201-The-BigM (201-843-2446) or by visiting https://playmeadowlands.com/dine/.