6 Reasons You Need Sunny's Halo Lounge Access at the 2015 Kentucky Derby

Posted by Jaclyn Harris on Fri, Mar 27, 2015 @ 15:17 PM

Kentucky Derby Churchill Downs Derby ExperiencesIt's inching closer and closer. In the blink of an eye, May will be rolling in and it will be time for the 2015 Kentucky Derby to be run! If you've already secured your spot in the stands at Churchill Downs, bravo! You're one step ahead of the game. 

However, if you've been waiting until the last minute, it's time to get a move on! We're less than 50 days out from Derby day, and tickets and Official Ticket Packages are selling out fast. With that being said, access is still available to Churchill Downs' hidden gem, Sunny's Halo Lounge!

Rather than explaining to you what Sunny's Halo Lounge is, I'm just going to cut to the chase. Here are six reasons why you need access to Sunny's Halo Lounge at the 141st Kentucky Derby! Then, learn how you can secure your spot today!

1. An Escape from the Stands

To put into perspective how crowded Churchill Downs is on Kentucky Derby day, over 100,000 people attend! When you're sitting in the crowded stands and mulling through seas of people all Sunny's Halo Lounge Derby Experiencesday long, it's nice to have an escape. 

Sunny's Halo Lounge is that oasis within the track. Attached to the brand new seating section in the Grandstand, Sunny's Halo Lounge is an exclusive hospitality venue only Official Ticket Package holders can get access to. This keeps the amount of people within the venue small, and gives you and your group a great place to relax and recoup.

2. Unparalled Views of the Track

One detail which makes Sunny's Halo Lounge unique to any other hospitality venue within Churchill is the fact it's an outdoor venue attached to the Grandstand. You can actually see the track and watch the races from your hospitality venue!

Inside Sunnys Halo Lounge Derby Experiences Kentucky Derby Final TurnThe Grandstand seats and Sunny's Halo Lounge are located right at the final turn, so you can move to and from your seats and hospitality at your leisure, without missing a moment of the racing. 

3. A Private Bar

There is nothing worse than having to wait in long lines to get a cold brew when yours is running low. Well, with Sunny's Halo Lounge hospitality access, you can kiss long lines good-bye. You'll have a private bar within hospitality where you can wet your whistle with open beer, wine and soft drink selections, and there will be cocktails available for purchase (Mint Juleps anyone?).

4. Complimentary Gourmet Fare

A complimentary gourmet lunch is also served within Sunny's Halo Lounge, so rather than having to find a vendor and pay for high priced concessions, you can take advantage of hospitality. No having to hunt down concession stands, no needing to wait in line and no having to pay out of pocket. Within Sunny's Halo Lounge, lunch and dessert options will be provided!

5. Plenty of Comfortable Seating

Sunny's Halo Lounge in the Grandstand Pavilion boasts plenty of comfortable seating, allowing you to kick back, relax and enjoy the Derby day. There is bench seating and tables spread Inside Sunnys Halo Lounge Derby Experiences Kentucky Derby Drink Railthroughout, and there are even bar top tables that overlook the track. And the Grandstand seating attached to the venue is tip-back, stadium-style seats, so you can rest assured you'll be watching the 2015 Kentucky Derby in the utmost comfort.

6. Celebrity Jockey Meet-and-Greets

Finally, Sunny's Halo Lounge provides you with the opportunity meet-and-greet famous jockeys, Pat Day and Steve Cauthen!

Pat Day Derby Experiences Kentucky DerbyThroughout Oaks and Derby days, the two celebrity jockeys will be stopping by to meet YOU, sign autographs and take pictures. What would you ask a Kentucky Derby winner if you were given the chance?

Get Access to Sunny's Halo Lounge!

Ready to secure access to Sunny's Halo Lounge for the 2015 Kentucky Derby weekend? There's still time, but you have got to act fast!

Visit Derby Experiences' website to get additional information on Sunny's Halo Lounge by clicking the button below, or call 1-888-348-7088 to speak to a representative.

And be sure to join the conversation on social media using the hashtags #DerbyVIP and #KyDerby.

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