Plan Your Bachelor or Bachelorette Party at the Kentucky Derby

Posted by Jaclyn Harris on Thu, Nov 7, 2013 @ 17:28 PM

Everyone knows that a Bachelor or Bachelorette Party is meant to be a lively, amusing and memorable event that you celebrate with your close friends and family. With that being said, wouldn’t you want to have the ultimate send-off into married life? An incomparable experience that no one in your group could ever forget?

You can have that experience at the Kentucky Derby through Derby Experiences’ Party Package, including access to Sunny’s Halo Lounge Rooftop Party Deck!

Kentucky Derby Bachelor

Derby Experiences’ Party Package is like no other, and gives you the perfect setting for an unforgettable party for you and your group. Not only do you have elevated seating in the Grandstand with premium views of the track, but you have access to the brand new Sunny’s Halo Lounge hospitality venue.

So why should you have your Bachelor or Bachelorette Party at the Kentucky Derby? Check out these five reasons!

1. Exclusive Inclusions in the Sunny’s Halo Lounge

The Sunny’s Halo Lounge is a dream come true for any party! Located right behind the Grandstand seating you’ll have access to, it’s in a prime location as you’ll enjoy great views of the starting gate.

Once inside the Lounge, you’ll find complimentary beer, wine and soft drinks all day long, with cocktails available for purchase at the bar. There will also be a complimentary lunch buffet for your group to enjoy and snacks available for purchase throughout the day.

Sunny’s Halo Lounge also offers simulcast TV coverage of all the race events so you don’t have to worry about missing anything while you’re away from your seat.

2. VIP Access at the Kentucky Derby

VIP access at the Kentucky Derby is something most people dream of – and you have it at your Bachelor or Bachelorette Party! With Derby Experiences’ Party Package you’ll receive a VIP Fast Access Pass. This allows you to enter Churchill Downs through a faster and more secured entrance (like the VIP’s).

You’ll also have the opportunity to meet a celebrity jockey inside Sunny’s Halo Lounge!

3. It’s a Bachelor or Bachelorette Party Weekend!

Most people celebrate their Bachelor or Bachelorette Party in one night and that’s it – it’s over. But not you! You get to celebrate all weekend long!  The Party Package grants you access to Sunny’s Halo Lounge during both the Kentucky Oaks and the Kentucky Derby.

Not to mention, you’re there to celebrate and the Derby is known for its parties. Check out the parties that will be taking place each night you’re in Louisville:

The Fillies & Lilies Party, featuring Martina McBride.

Taste of Derby

Winner’s Party

The Kentucky Derby boasts about the amount of horse racing and Hollywood celebrities they draw in, so you will literally be celebrating with VIP’s. This is an opportunity your group will definitely want to take advantage of!

4. Everything’s Included

That’s right, everything! You can opt to include hotel accommodations at some of Louisville’s most luxurious hotels into your ticket package so you don’t have to seek out lodging on your own.

Derby Experiences also offers motor coach charter bus transportation to and from the Churchill Downs on race days so no one in your group has to worry about driving or stress about paying for parking. Transportation is also available to and from several of the Kentucky Derby parties!

5. Bragging Rights and Great Memories

You want your Bachelor or Bachelorette Party to be one-of-a-kind and unforgettable and that’s what Derby Experiences’ Party Package is here for! You’ll have an entire weekend to celebrate sending you off into married life – can you imagine the kinds of memories you’ll make with your friends and family?

Plus, attending the Kentucky Derby is on many peoples bucket lists. You could have your group check it off theirs in a big way; that earns you bragging rights for life!

Do you want to attend the Kentucky Derby in Sunny’s Halo Lounge Rooftop Party Deck for your Bachelor or Bachelorette Party? Get more information today and start planning the party of a lifetime!

2020 Kentucky Derby Official Ticket Packages

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