GUIDE: Kentucky Derby Parties in Detroit


GUIDE: Kentucky Derby Parties in Detroit

Pick out a fancy hat from the Peacock Room or a slick suit from George Gregory and get ready for Derby Day in the D!

It’s horse racing time! Whether you’re a fan of the track or the juleps, there’s somewhere to celebrate on May 4th. Pick your party and get ready for a fun night.

Derby DéTROIT @ Lexus Veladrome
Derby Détroit is a high-fashion themed event that celebrates the Kentucky Derby and it’s classic traditions, packed with flavors, fashion and fun. Infused by live entertainment, horses, jockeys, premium cocktails, food, mint juleps, and of course the live viewing of the race, this is sure to be a great summer kick-off event.

Derby Derby Party Party @ Second Best
Woodford Reserve and Dames Collective Detroit partnered with Second Best for a Derby Viewing Party. They’ll be plenty of Mint Juleps on special, giveaways, and a derby hat competition.

Kentucky Derby Party @ Stache International
grab your hats and head to eastern market – we’re serving up mint juleps allll day and we’ll be showing the race with sound once its post time PLUS come prepared with a white elephant prize of sorts, and contribute to the crate. you could be the lucky winner of some very interesting found objects!

Kentucky Derby Watch Party @ Brass Rail Bar
Stop by the bar and watch the races on one of 30 tvs, relax on the patio, part-take in a hat contest and get a complimentary shot if your horse wins.

Detroit Cocktail Camp – Derby Edition @ The Detroit Club
Grab your biggest hat & come spend Derby Day at The Detroit Club with Detroit Cocktail Camp learning to make mint juleps & other classic Kentucky Derby Drinks.

Detroit Kentucky Derby Day Party @ Charles H Wright Museum
Enjoy food, drinks and the Derby in the breathtaking atrium of the Charles H. Wright Museum. 

Detroit Derby Brunch @ Roostertail
Get dressed up for a good cause and partake in the high-style fun of the Kentucky derby with a formal brunch. 


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Due to COVID-19, most events and venues have been cancelled and closed.

We will continue to keep you updated on events as they resume their normal scheduling.

In the meantime, we highly suggest you confirm the dates and details
for each event with the venue itself prior to attending.