Thursday, April 23, 2015

Kentucky Derby Parties List

The first weekend is May is going to be crazy. Kentucky Derby parties and Cinco de Mayo. Let's start with this list of Derby Parties. If you have a Derby Party email me the details:

Derby Days
The Young Affiliates of the Mint have one of the longest-running Kentucky Derby Parties. Ladies wear your hats and fellas rock the bow ties. Food trucks: Chrome Toaster and Sticks and Cones. Enjoy lawn games and Maker’s Mark Mint Juleps. 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road. $40 and up.

Kentucky Derby Party
The Bluegrass Brothers present its annual Kentucky Derby Party. This is one of the most popular Derby parties on the low-low. Enjoy jazz music by Shableek, Derby watching, a hat contest, food and drinks. This is an adult party. The party is rain or shine and is held under a big tent. 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. Rolling Hill Park Grove, 4340 Rolling Hill Dr. off Sugar Creek Road. $20.

University of Kentucky Alumni Association Derby Party
If you dare to hang out with the Big Blue Nation #BBN then you don’t want to miss this Derby party. It’ll feature Mint Juleps and an infamous bourbon slushy. Partiers will enjoy authentic Kentucky Derby Festivities? 4 p.m. - 7  p.m. South Park area. It’s a public party, but held at a private residence. Email for more details. $20

The Second Annual Talk Derby To Me
If you’re looking for a more traditional Charlotte gathering head uptown for some Derby fun. The usual party games: corn hole, giant Janga, beer pong, flip cup and more.

Derby Competitions include:
Cutest and Biggest Hats for the Ladies, Best Bowtie for the Gentlemen, Best Dressed Couple, “Run for the Roses” a human horse race!!

Tickets Include- 2015 "Talk Derby To Me" T-Shirt and Koozie, and drink specials. Rooftop 210, 210 E. Trade St Suite B320. $15. #TalkDerbyToMe