Claim Your Access to the Elite Parties for the 2017 Kentucky Derby®

Posted by Kristen Doolan on Tue, Nov 29, 2016 @ 16:01 PM

With the name, Kentucky Derby® and Churchill Downs®, prestige is destined to follow. With choosing your seat and adventure, there are some extra parities to think about. When will you be arriving to Louisville, Kentucky? We think in time to hit the Taste of Derby™ party on the eve of the Kentucky Oaks®. With that you might as well keep the party going into the official kick-off party, Fillies & Lilies and then wrap up your weekend with the Winner’s Party, right?

Taste of Derby™

Attain access to one of the most exquisite parties, while benefiting hunger relief organizations. Held on the eve of Kentucky Oaks®, Thursday, May 4, 2017, this party is sure to delight your palate. At the Taste of Derby™ you will find Nationally Renowned Chefs, who prepare their signature dishes for guests, Hollywood Celebrities, Thoroughbred Horse Racing Celebrities and various media outlets. From gourmet cuisine perfectly paired with upscale drinks to the live entertainment, this party is something you aren’t going to want to miss.

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Fillies & Lilies Party

As the official kick-off party of the Kentucky Derby®, the Fillies & Lilies Party will not disappoint. This lively night at IMG_2601.jpgthe Kentucky Derby Museum will feature multi-million selling country mega-star, Clink Black, with hits such as “Killing Time”, “Something That We Do” and “Nothin’ But The Taillights.” While enjoying live entertainment, your exclusive access will be rounded out with heavy hors d’oeuvres, a premium open bar and private bourbon lounge. Don’t miss Derby Experiences’ Fillies & Lilies Party on Friday, 5, 2017 from 7:30 – 11:00pm!

Winner’s Party

What’s better than celebrating another historic Kentucky Derby® weekend with the winning jockey, owners and trainers. Immediately following the race until 9:00pm in the Kentucky Derby Museum, witness the crowning of a new champion, while enjoying gourmet fare. Your VIP access to this event includes open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dancing and much more. Top your VIP weekend off with the Winner’s Party to truly experience all that the Kentucky Derby® has to offer.

Reserve Your Spot for the 2017 Kentucky Derby®

IMG_2368.jpgNow that you’ve picked the party you want to attend, or maybe you are going for the grand slam and attending all three, make sure you have the perfect seat, hospitality and accommodations for the whole weekend. As the Official Ticket Provider for Churchill Downs®, look no further than Derby Experiences. Within access to the Grandstand, Clubhouse, Turf Club, Millionaires Row and more, you really can choose the experience, view and vantage point that is best for you and your guests. So, what are you waiting for? Join us on May 5 – 6th, 2017 to witness history in the making once again at Churchill Downs®.

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Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 


Jazzy Morgan

Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.


Evan Chronis

Evan Chronis was born in Omaha, Nebraska but has made his home in south Charlotte for almost two decades. A Tar Heel born and bred, Evan received his B.A in Media and Journalism from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is an avid Boston sports fan thanks to his family’s New England roots, and a fanboy of Wes Anderson films.