Guide to Derby Day in the D


Guide to Derby Day in the D

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 5th. Pick your party and get ready for a fun night. To celebrate the southern tradition, we’re giving away a $50 giftcard to Detroit’s only equestrian themed bar – Green Dot Stables! Enter to win and see if you come out a winner on Derby Day!


Enter to win a $50 giftcard to Green Dot Stables in Corktown!

Derby Day @ Green Dot Stables
Join the party at Green Dot Stables! They’ll be live music, hat contests and delicious food!

Kentucky Derby Party @ Sports & Social
Watch the game and join a horse race on Henry Street to win a prize at Little Caesar Arena’s Sports & Social.

Derby Party @ Stache International
Bring a prize or empty your pockets for the ‘crate-o-crap’! Pick the right pony to win the race, and win goodies you won’t forget. Enjoy drink and food specials too! 

Woodford Reserve Derby Party @ The Skip
Throw on your finest wide brimmed hat & gingham pants, and get ready to sip frozen mint juleps, prizes and a party in The Belt.

Detroit Styled Derby Party @ Atwater Brewery
Show up in a Derby-worthy hat or attire to get $3 select pints and to be entered to win an Atwater prize package after the race!

KBS Keg Party @ TAP at MGM Grand
Enjoy Kentucky Breakfast Stout on Kentucky Derby Day! TAP is pulling out the keg and turning the tvs to the race.

Derby Party @ joebar
Live races on the TV all day, Mint Juleps, spiked sweet tea, friendly in-house wagering, and a Southern inspired menu all day.

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. (cost: $40-$85)

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. (cost: $85-125)


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