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Official Ticket Package Breakdown for the Kentucky Derby®: Grandstand Rose

Posted by Jazzy Morgan on Fri, Jul 14, 2017 @ 10:32 AM

The Kentucky Derby® is without a doubt America’s most iconic horse racing event, appropriately known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sport”. It is the first leg of the prestigious Triple Crown™ which is consisted of three races, Kentucky Derby®, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes. Immerse yourself amongst 170,000 racing fans for unmatched excitement at the 2018 Kentucky Derby®.

We are here to break down every Official Ticket Package available to you in a 22-part series to ensure you select the one that will give you an unforgettable experience.

This week we are focusing on our newest Official Ticket Package, Grandstand Rose – Fillies & Lilies:

Grandstand Rose Official Ticket Package

Grandstand Rose ticket holders are seated in sections 226, 227, or 228, which have the perfect vantage point for overlooking the start of the race. Grandstand Rose guests will get to witness as the horses take their first leaps out of the starting post and see their final turn as they enter the final stretch of the race.  Guests will have unobstructed views of the track from their elevated stadium style tip-up seats. Grandstand Rose guests will be provided with an onsite trip director and VIP fast access passes which allow for a faster more secure access into Churchill Downs® at gates 1, 10 and 17. In addition to premium seats, Grandstand Rose guests are also given a ticket to Derby Experiences’ Fillies & Lilies Party on the eve of the Kentucky Derby®.

Grandstand Rose - Fillies & Lilies Party

As the kick-off party of the Kentucky Derby®, the Fillies & Lilies Party will not disappoint. This exciting and exclusive night in the Kentucky Derby Museum allows guests to enjoy an evening filled with live performances, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a premium open bar, a private bourbon lounge and more! Guests will also be given the opportunity to upgrade to VIP access where you can reserve a table for four in front of the stage complete with a cocktail server! In past years Fillies & Lilies guests have had the incredible privilege of seeing performances by the legendary country mega-star, Clint Black, award-winning country artist, Wynonna Judd and Double Platinum country artist, Sara Evans. You won’t want to miss this eventful night on Friday, May 4, 2018 from 7:30-11:30pm.

Fillies and Lilies Kentucky Derby Kick-Off PartyClint Black Kentucky DerbyFillies & Lilies Kentucky Derby Kick Off PartyWynona Judd Fillies & Lilies

Add Travel and Accommodations to Your Package

Get the most out of your trip to Louisville, Kentucky by adding hotel accommodations to your package. Derby Experiences offers a handful of hotel option, which included transportation to and from Churchill Downs® on race day. Choose from multiple transportation options one time from each of hotel location and back from Churchill Downs®, including Motorcoach Transportation or upgrade to Semi-Private Transportation or a Private Vehicle. For those driving to Churchill Downs® we offer a secure lot Parking Pass at our Silk Lot for convenient parking. Hotel options are located throughout East, Northeast, South and Downtown Louisville. Derby Experiences ensures that any hotel and/or transportation options you choose, will meet and exceed the needs of you and your group.

Want More Information?

Derby Experiences is the ONLY Official Partner of Churchill Downs® and guarantees that your Kentucky Derby® tickets are packaged with exclusives and extras that you cannot obtain from anywhere else. We are a full-service travel company that provides unmatched benefits and unparalleled access to the Kentucky Derby®. Direct from Churchill Downs®, we provide an unforgettable VIP experience to the 2018 Kentucky Derby®.

Interested in this specific package and want to hear more? We’ve got you covered. Fill out the form or give us a call at 888.384.7088 and we will assign you to an expert sales rep that can answer any and all of your questions. This package is among our most popular and is going quickly, call us while supplies last, you don’t want to miss out on this experience of a lifetime!

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Topics: Kentucky Derby

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