Prairie Meadows Celebrates Newly Remodeled Hotel with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Altoona, IA – (February 16, 2023) – Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino will mark the opening of their newly remodeled hotel with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held in conjunction with the Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce on February 21, 2023, from 4:30 pm – 6:30 p.m. Businesses and local leaders will join Chamber officials for the Visit Altoona Showcase celebration at Prairie Meadows Hotel’s Photo Finish Lounge located at 1 Prairie Meadows Drive in Altoona. This event, in partnership with Meta, Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, and Polk County, will give attendees the chance to learn about exciting opportunities for local businesses.

“A key component to enhance and promote tourism is the partnership Prairie Meadows has developed with Visit Altoona and the Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce. Altoona is central Iowa’s premier entertainment destination and sharing a strong commitment to our community not only strengthens us but is vital for economic development” said Julie Stewart, Vice President of Business Development, Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino. 

Organizers welcome the public to enjoy the showcase and ribbon-cutting open house. Drinks, appetizers, and live entertainment will be provided. Tours of renovated hotel rooms will also be available for guests.


About Prairie Meadows

Prairie Meadows began operations as a nonprofit organization in 1989 with the goal of promoting economic development, jobs, agriculture, and tourism in the state of Iowa. Through taxes, grants, and charitable donations, Prairie Meadows has given more than $2.1 billion to the state of Iowa. Prairie Meadows offers slot machines, table games, live and simulcast racing, sports wagering, hotel accommodations, entertainment, and more.

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