It’s no secret that The Derby is not just about horse racing, so join us on Saturday, May 7 from 4pm-7pm for an exhilarating celebration. The Plaza will transform into a glamorous party spot complete with a jumbo viewing screen to watch the race.
Guests will also be able to enjoy live music, drinks, race betting, photo opportunities and more. So put on your fancy hats + bowties and let the fun begin!
Schedule of Events:
- 4:00pm – It's officially off to the races! Enjoy signature Mint Juleps + an additional selection of drinks from the event bars while dancing to live music from Emerald City Empire. Check out pre-race fun including roaming entertainment, photo station and more.
- 4:00pm-6:30pm – Place your bets by purchasing raffle tickets at the betting station! Prize package includes gifts from select Colony Square restaurants + retailers (details below). All proceeds from horse betting will be donated to The Shepherd Center. Raffle ticket purchases are cashless (credit card only).
- 6:50pm – All eyes on our big screen! Watch the most anticipated 2 minutes in sports on our jumbo screen in The Plaza.
- 7:00pm – The horses are back in their stables + our Derby party comes to a close. Visit our onsite restaurants to keep the party going! Concierge will contact the raffle winner on Monday, May 9.
Betting Station Prize Package:
One night stay + complimentary breakfast and valet from Hotel Midtown, $150 AYA Medical Spa gift certificate, $150 Lush Nail Bar gift card, $100 5Church Midtown gift card, $50 Saints + Council gift card, complimentary VIP haircut + gel product from Reesha, 20% discount card from Sunnies, lavender gift set from Ethnobotany, $20 Sukoshi gift card, complimentary burrito bowl and queso from Moe's.
- The event is free to attend. No ticketing required.
- Seating is first come, first serve.
- No outside food or beverage is permitted, but takeout from our onsite restaurants is encouraged. Click here for options & hours!