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Saturday, May 6 - Derby Day

Don’t miss the world’s biggest Derby Party! With over 1,000 televisions, easy access to wagering, great food, activities for the kids and more, Derby Day at Keeneland is the perfect place to view the Run for the Roses.
  • General admission $5 and parking is free.
  • Gates open at 9:00 a.m.
  • Derby post time is approximately 6:46 p.m.
  • Patrons are permitted to picnic inside the grandstand area for this event.
    • Tents, canopies, grills and glass are not permitted in the Paddock, Walking Ring or North Terrace.
    • Patrons are not permitted to bring alcohol.
    • Coolers are allowed, but are subject to inspection.
    • Pets are not allowed.

Derby Day activities include:

  • Live music in the paddock from 1 - 6 p.m. brought to you by Bud Light
  • Children's activities, including pony rides, from 1 - 5 p.m.
  • Derby Hat Contest in the Paddock at 3 p.m.
 

Ticketing Options

Preferred seating is available in many of Keeneland’s fine dining rooms opening at 11:00 a.m. on Derby Day. Casual attire. Buffets are available from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

*Cancellation Policy: Guests may cancel their reservations up to 72 hours before the reservation date for a 50 percent refund. Note, cancellations must be done by table and not by seat.

 

Derby Day General Admission

General Admission

General Admission for 2017 Derby Day at Keeneland is $5 per person; all parking is free.
 

 

Derby Day tailgating on The Hill

The Hill

Experience the excitement of Derby Day with the tradition of tailgating on The Hill.
 

 

Derby Day Lexington Kentucky Room

Lexington/Kentucky Room

$220 per table of four
($55 per person)
 
 
Derby Day Phoenix Room

Phoenix Room

$220 per table of four
$330 per table of six
($55 per person)
 

 

Derby Day Equestrian Room

Equestrian Room

$30 per person
(sold by tables of 2, 4, 6 or 8)
 
2017 Derby Bash

Derby Bash

Don’t miss Keeneland’s Derby Bash in the Keene Barn & Entertainment Center.
 
 
 

Private Events

Corporate boxes and meeting space are still available for Derby Day. For more information regarding special event options, please contact Morgan Whitney, Business Development Manager at (859) 288-4322 or 
 
 
View 2017 Oaks Day Celebration Details

Saturday, May 6 - Derby Day

Don’t miss the world’s biggest Derby Party! With over 1,000 televisions, easy access to wagering, great food, activities for the kids and more, Derby Day at Keeneland is the perfect place to view the Run for the Roses.

  • General admission is $5 and parking is free.
  • Gates open at 9:00 a.m.
  • Derby post time is approximately 6:46 p.m.
  • Patrons are permitted to picnic inside the grandstand area for this event.
    • Tents, canopies, grills and glass are not permitted in the Paddock, Walking Ring or North Terrace.
    • Patrons are not permitted to bring alcohol.
    • Coolers are allowed, but are subject to inspection.
    • Pets are not allowed.

Derby Day activities include:

  • Live music in the paddock from 1 - 6 p.m.
  • Children's activities, including pony rides, from 1 - 5 p.m.
  • Derby Hat Contest in the Paddock at 3 p.m.
 

Preferred Seating & Other Ticket Options

Preferred seating is available in many of Keeneland’s fine dining rooms opening at 11:00 a.m. on Derby Day. Casual attire. Buffets are available from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

*Cancellation Policy: Guests may cancel their reservations up to 72 hours before the reservation date for a 50 percent refund. Note, cancellations must be done by table and not by seat.

 

Lexington/Kentucky Room

Derby Day Lexington & Kentucky Room
$220 per table of four
($55 per person)
 

Phoenix Room

Derby Day Phoenix Room
$220 per table of four
$330 per table of six
($55 per person)
 

Equestrian Room

Derby Day Equestrian Room
$30 per person
(sold by tables of 2, 4, 6 or 8)
 

Derby Bash

2017 Derby Bash
Don’t miss Keeneland’s Derby Bash in the Keene Barn & Entertainment Center.
 

General Admission

Derby Day General Admission
General Admission for 2017 Derby Day at Keeneland is $5.00 per person; all parking is free.
 

The Hill

Derby Day General Admission
Experience the excitement of Derby Day with the tradition of tailgating on The Hill.
 

Private Events

Corporate boxes and meeting space are still available for Derby Day. For more information regarding special event options, please contact Morgan Whitney, Business Development Manager at (859) 288-4322 or 
 
View 2017 Oaks Day Celebration Details
 

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