Kentucky Derby

May 1, 2021
6PM to 8PM
The Plaza
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It’s no secret that The Derby is not just about horse racing, so join us in The Plaza on Saturday, May 1 from 6PM to 8PM to celebrate the annual Kentucky Derby! We will transform The Plaza into a glamorous party with a jumbo viewing screen to watch the race, along with live musical performances, Mint Juleps, race betting, contests and more. So put on your fancy hats and bowties, and let the fun begin!


$80 / Per Private Plaza Square - accommodates up to 6 people

Ticket price includes event entry for a maximum of 6 people, private section, 1 complimentary Mint Julep per guest, live music from Emerald Empire Band + more! 

Tickets must be purchased in advance!

All proceeds from the ticket sales + horse betting will be donated back to The Shepherd Center.

*Social distancing + masks will be enforced, unless located within private, reserved square. 

Additional Event Details:

  • Parking validation will be provided. 
  • We are continuing to monitor COVID-19 closely and the wellbeing of our community is always our top priority. For your own safety and the safety of those around you, we require that you wear a mask until you are safely set up in your designated spot. We will have complimentary face coverings available if you do not have one.
  • For a full list of safety measures we are taking at Colony Square, please click here.

Warning: Under Georgia law, there is no liability for an injury or death of an individual entering these premises if such injury or death results from the inherent risks of contracting COVID-19. You are assuming this risk by entering these premises.