Pace Yourself for a Busy Weekend at the Meadowlands Racetrack

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Comedy Night, produced by Heavyset Comedy, is back on track this Friday, July 12. The first show starts at 7 pm, featuring headliner Ariel Elias, named one of the Best Comedians of 2022. The lineup includes Derek Drescher, Jason Choi, Sharon Simon, and Will Gallagher. Tickets are just $20 and can be purchased at


Saturday, July 13th is the Meadowlands’ signature night-time event – The Meadowlands Pace! On the track, $2.5 million in stakes is up for grabs, including the top 3-year-old pacers competing for the $650,000 Meadowlands Pace title. The race card also features:

  • WR Haughton Open Pace
  • Hambletonian Maturity
  • Stanley Dancer – 2 divisions
  • Del Miller Memorial – 2 divisions
  • Jerry Silverman Memorial – 2 divisions
  • Dorothy Haughton Open Mare Pace
  • Miss Versatility Mare Trot Leg 4


In addition to the exciting on-track action, fans can ride the mechanical shark, do some axe throwing, dance with DJ ALX, and get a commemorative “Pace Be With You” t-shirt (while supplies last). Fans can also enter to win a $500 win bet by entering here – (winners must be 18+ and onsite on 7/13 to participate)


Pace Night also hosts the annual Meadowlands Racetrack Burger Battle. From 5 to 11 p.m., nearly 30 food trucks will serve everything from burgers to empanadas, BBQ, lobster rolls, and lemonade.


Participating food trucks include:

  • Delicious Lola Josefa’s
  • Rods Fish N Chips
  • Cat Like Reflexes
  • Clydes Homemade Italian Ice & Ice Cream
  • Bitch’n Bacon
  • Eat My Balls
  • The Mozzarella God
  • Antojitos de mi Tierra
  • Latin Bites
  • Totally Nutz
  • Uncle Bob’s Kettle Corn
  • Carnival Concessions
  • Freakin empanadas
  • DAW Concessions
  • Fire and Coal BBQ Grill
  • Rolling Pita
  • Holy Grail Burgers
  • Michael’s Backyard BBQ
  • Love JoJo’s Cookies
  • TOP Tea Plug
  • Batter Me Up
  • Wild Bill’s Craft Beverage Co
  • Groomington Eats
  • Uncle Eddies Touch of Sauce
  • Planteles
  • Lots of Meat Barbecue
  • Big John’s Gourmet Burgers
  • Scrumps & Yum Yum

Those looking for dining have three other options:

All Pace night details can be found at


Must be 18+ to wager on racing; 21+ to wager on sports. Gambling Problem? Dial 1-800-Gambler.