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​​Celebrate the tradition of Canadian horse racing like never before...  
Experien​ce the N​EW two-da​y Queen’s Plate Festival!​​​


Our Lady Peace
Main Act - Time: ​8:00PM​​


​Consisting of Raine Maida, Duncan Coutts and Steve Mazur, Our Lady Peace is one of the most successful bands in Canada today. The band has sold over 5 million albums worldwide, won four JUNO Awards and ten Much Music Video Awards – one of the most MMVA’s ever awarded to any artist or group.

Opening Act - 6:30PM


Born and raised in Toronto, a city where cultures of the world come together, Kardinal Offishall’s moniker of “Mr. International” is as fitting as it is catchy. With his notable twist of hip-hop music, spirited stage performances and captivating persona he stands out on a world stage.​

Woodbine is the place to come together in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday.

Enjoy day one of Hats & Horseshoes area with food trucks, giveaways, entertainment and more!

Festival Itinerary

Live racing starts at 1:00PM

Canadian flag + t-shirt giveaways

Family activities: stilt walkers, colouring station, caricature artist & face painters

Don't miss Toronto’s hottest food trucks​​

LIVE ON STAGE - H&H Stage - ALL DAY Live DJ -12:30pm Ojibway Storytellers - Music & Drumming

MAIN STAGE - Concert gates open at 5:30pm. General admission ticket required.

6:30pm* - Kardinal Offishall

8:30pm* - Our Lady Peace

* Concert start times may change

Food & Beverage
  • Indulge in some of Toronto's best food trucks like​ Heirloom, Meltdown Cheesery, Tdot Naansense, Busters Sea Cove, Apple Fritter Factory and Chiminey Stax.
  • Don't miss your chance for a FREE Canadian Flag or Canadian Themed T-Shirt!​​
  • Live performance of music and drumming by the Ojibway Story ​​Tellers on the Hats & Horseshoes Stage.
  • Dance to your favourite top hits with our live DJ throughout the day.
  • There's fun for everyone! Enjoy family-fun activities including stilt walkers, a Canada Day colour station, caricature artist and face ​painters.
  • Celebrate Canada Day with a post-race concert by Our Lady Peace in our concert area.
  • Concert doors open at 5:30 PM.
  • General Admission ticket required
American Express Lounge:
  • ​Amercian Express card holders will have full access to the American Express lounge on Festival Day 1.
Goo Goo Dolls
Main Act - Time: ​8:00PM​​


The Goo Goo Dolls are one of the most globally respected and influential forces in popular music, selling more than 10 million albums since 1986. They have scored 14 Top 10 radio hits (more than any other artist in the history of the Hot AC format), including "Name," "Slide," and "Iris," the latter spending nearly 12 straight months on the Billboard charts and holding the No. 1 position for 17 consecutive weeks.

Opening Act - 6:30PM


Enigmatic singer-songwriter and Canada’s own rock’n’roll son, Matt Mays returns with a brand new studio album, his sixth, Once Upon a Hell of a Time scheduled for release this fall. Matt co-produced the record with collaborator Loel Campbell (Wintersleep). This new album follows up the award-winning Coyote, which landed Matt a 2014 JUNO Award for Rock Album of the Year.​

Hats & Horseshoes Stage - 12:00PM


Matt Morgan has always had a love and affection for music and song, and it is something that runs in his blood. Matt’s grandfather bought him his first guitar at ten, but it wasn’t until the summer before high school that Matt decided to start learning the craft. Spending countless nights with his cousin playing popular covers, Matt absorbed anything he could listen to.​

VIP Paddock Party Stage - 1:00PM

​VIP Paddock party ticket required for access​


Devin Cuddy’s music has a style its own, one that shouldn’t work, but somehow does. His unique blend of New Orleans Blues and Country effortlessly marries the two musical ideals with a distinctive element of Canadiana so eloquent, that it leaves one pondering why no one has done this before.​​​

On July 2nd, witness the jewel of Canadian horse racing - the 158th running of the Queen’s Plate.

The day-long event will overflow with live music across three stages, fashion, food and fantastic horse racing.

Festival Itinerary

12PM – First Post Time Live On Stage Performance: Hats & Horseshoes Stage​

1PM – Live On Stage Performance: VIP Paddock Party. VIP Paddock Party ticket required for access.

2:30PM – Millinery Design Competition: Hats & Hor​seshoes Stage

3PM – Queen's Plate Fashion at the Races contest:​ Hats & Horseshoes Stage

3:43PM – National Anthem Performance: Winner's Circle

4PM – Live On Stage Performance: Hats & Horseshoes Stage

​​Live On Stage Performance: VIP Paddock Party. VIP Paddock Party ticket ​required for access.

5:30PM – Access to Concert Area Opens Maple Leaf Forever Performance: Winner's Circle

5:36PM – Queen's Plate Post Time - See Contenders.​

6:30PM – Post-Race Concert Begins: Opening Act by Matt Mays.

8:00PM - Goo Goo Dolls performance

  • Get your first bet on us! Download the Woodbine App for a FREE bet!​
  • Sign up foryour FIRST BET and YOU COULD WIN A $1,000 FREE BET
  • Free Wifi.​
  • Strut your stuff on the Red Carpet and tag yourself on our Facebook page using #QP17.
  • Top your style with a piece from David Dunkley Fine Millinery, Official Milliner of Queen's Plate.
  • Show off your finest fashion in our Fashion at the Races best-dressed concert!​
  • Win a Vaughan Mills $1000 gift card!​
  • Try the Blue Diamond Cocktail, Official Cocktail of the Queen's Plate.
  • Get access to American Express Lounge with you Premium Ticket purchase​.
  • Dazzle your taste buds with top Toronto Food Trucks.​​
  • Play Dress Up with Vaughan Mills!​​
  • Pick up collectible Goo Goo dolls merchandise at the artist merchandise tent.
  • Keep all your electronics alive with chargers from the charger guys!​
  • Show off your champion skills with a game of Giant Jenga, Bocce, Croquet, Giant Chess & Ring Toss!
Be sure to check out the Experiential Zone:
  • Shop for the hottest fashion accessories by Links of London​​
  • Get your shoes polished at Walter's Shoe Care
  • Check out the free giveaways at the Dove tent Learn about the latest technology in Horse Racing
Map ​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
VIP AMEX Tent Map ​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Buy T​ickets

Your July 2 Queen’s Plate ticket will give you a​​ccess to both days,  including entry into both concerts.

Come share this unique experience with us. It’s a one-of-a-kind Canadian tradition not to be missed!

Note: Rain or Shine event. No Smoking.  ​


Grandstand Ticket - Starting at $45
(Plus Service Charge) 

Your Grandstand ticket gives you access to both days of the festival, 
including entry into both post-race concerts.

VIP  Paddock Party - $75 
(Plus Service Charge) 
Note: This ticket is valid for patrons 19 and over only. 
Your Premium Queen’s Plate ticket includes:
Light snacks and two (2) alcoholic beverages  ​
Exclusive access to: 
      - Paddock Party
      - Private trackside viewing area
      - Premium concert viewing area on July 1 & July 2

American Express Lounge VIP Package - $350
(Plus Service Charge) ​
Note: This ticket is valid for patrons 19 and over only. 
Your American Express Lounge VIP Package includes:
Gourmet food and alcoholic beverages​ ​
Valet parking
Exclusive access to:
      - VIP tent in the Hats & Horseshoes Party
      - Paddock Party
      - Private trackside viewing area
      - Premium concert viewing area on July 1 & July 2

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