Kentucky Derby at Colony Square

May 6, 2023
5:30PM - 7:30PM
The Plaza

It’s no secret that The Derby is not just about the horse racing, so join us on Saturday, May 6th from 5:30-7:30pm 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:

  • 5:30pm: We’re 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 Empire Band. Check out pre-race fun including roaming entertainment, bites from The Starling hotel, photo station + more.
  • 5:30-6:30pm: Place your bets by purchasing raffle tickets at the betting station! Prize package includes gifts from select Colony Square restaurants + retailers.
  • 6:50pm: All eyes on our big screen! Watch the most anticipated 2 minutes in sports on our jumbo screen in The Plaza.
  • 7:30pm: 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 9th.

Betting Station Prize Package:

All raffle proceeds benefiting Big Brothers, Big Sisters Metro Atlanta

Additional Details:

  • The event is free to attend. No ticketing required.
  • Seating is first come, first served.
  • No outside food or beverage is permitted, but takeout from our onsite restaurants is encouraged. Click here for options + hours!

If you are interested in becoming involved in our events or learning more about sponsorship opportunities, please complete the application here.

Please be aware that by attending this event, you consent to your likeness being used, without compensation, in photo or video footage captured onsite. Colony Square reserves the right to use any and all media for future publicity.