The daylong celebration of the Kentucky Derby spreads well beyond the southern state's borders. This year, Denver embraces the splendor around the tradition, and plenty of restaurants are switching their screens to the big race on Saturday, May 5.
In a nod to the race’s shared date with Cinco de Mayo, a few Denver-area spots chose to weave the two events into one afternoon. In addition to mint juleps, Derby day party-goers can expect Mexican-inspired dishes at some establishments, like Julep and Zeppelin Station. Two small races will play out at the Stanley Marketplace’s Denver Mini Derby, complete with a corgi race. Wherever they choose to go, Derby Day participants should bring along their largest hats and most fabulous outfits.Read More