Events & Groups at Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel

Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel is the perfect place to host an event or a group outing! Whether it’s a wedding reception, corporate event, or a group of friends coming to watch live harness horse racing, we have space to handle it all. Located in Batavia, NY between Rochester and Buffalo, just off the New York State Thruway at Exit 48, our resort, gaming floor, live racing, and event facility offers something for everyone. We invite you to explore the pages listed below for more information about events and group outings here at Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel.

Our meeting & event spaces

Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel features many private meeting and event spaces, with accommodations for groups of all sizes and events of all types. Browse the pages below to learn more about each of our private meeting and event rooms.

All meeting spaces

Paddock Room

With space for up to 500 guests, the Paddock Room is perfect for large events, fundraisers, trade shows, conventions, weddings, and more.

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Located right on our gaming floor, Fortunes is a restaurant and event space that’s great for hosting groups for a meal, party, or other gathering.

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Our Clubhouse is located on the second level of our facility, overlooking America’s oldest lighted harness racing track, with space for 350 guests.

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Executive Boardroom

Our Executive Boardroom features plush seating for up to 30 guests with a large projection screen, perfect for meetings and presentations.

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Grandstands Banquet Room

The Grandstands Banquet Room features space for up to 250 guests, ideal for all types of events, from weddings to corporate events, parties, and more.

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Weddings at Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel

Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel is an outstanding venue for weddings, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, and more! We have intimate event spaces for smaller weddings and beautiful spaces for larger weddings up to 500 guests. Click below to learn more about hosting your wedding here at Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel.


Live Harness Racing Groups

At Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel, we’re proud to accommodate private groups of all sizes—up to 300 guests—for our live harness racing. Click below to learn more about bringing you group to one of our upcoming harness racing events!

Live Racing Groups

Our Event Calendar

Click below to view Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel’s calendar of upcoming events, and find out what we have scheduled in the coming weeks and months.

Event Calendar

Book your event or group today!

Ready to book your private group or event at Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel? Great! All you have to do is click below to get started.

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Must be 18 years of age or older to play video gaming machines or wager on horses. Please play responsibly.

Wagering on horse racing and playing Video Gaming Machines is entertaining and fun when done in a responsible manner. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, please call for 24-hour assistance at 1-877-8 HOPE NY or click HERE to visit the NY Council on Problem Gambling Support Directory. Click HERE for more information on our Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program.