These venues are inviting guests to pull out their derby hats and seersucker to come celebrate the most exciting two minutes on television.Read More
Where to Watch the Kentucky Derby in Denver
What better excuse does one need to get dressed up and drink during the day?
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Boulder Derby Party
Bring your festive derby attire- hats, bright colors, cocktail outfits- for this 21 and over party at CU's Folsom Stadium. Tickets, which include a lot of food and drinks, cost $100 per person and can be purchased online.
The doors open at 3 p.m. and the big race will be shown on the overhead TVs. A Coohills $50 gift card will be given to the guest with the best Kentucky Derby outfit. Specials will include Kentucky hot browns, Derby cocktails, country ham and biscuits, and more.
Denver Derby Party
The biggest derby party in the Mile High City will take place at the Denver Performing Arts Complex from 1 to 6:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy champagne and oysters from the Jax Fish & Oyster House and bites from restaurants like Table 6 and Highland Tap & Burger while watching the 141st Run for the Roses. 100% proceeds of the party benefit the Sean ‘Ranch’ Lough Memorial Scholarship.
Dorchester Social Eatery
Dorchester Social Eatery is teaming up with As You Wish to host the Running of the Roses Rooftop Party. The Rooftop Party will take place on Saturday, May 2 starting at 1 p.m. with happy hour priced beverages all afternoon, a DJ, and a Derby hat and dress contest with prizes.
Lil Devils Lounge
Get ready for the second annual Kentucky Derby Crazy Hat Party at this South Broadway spot. The party starts at 2 p.m. A $30 bar tab will be awarded to the guest with the best decorated hat! Everyone else can enjoy $4 Jim Beam Devil's Cut Mint Juleps.
Park Burger RiNo
The RiNo location of this homegrown burger chain is hosting a viewing party that starts at 11 a.m. Specials include $6 mint juleps and $5 sweet tea cocktails. Highlights will include a derby hat contest with prizes and live music.
The Jefferson Park restaurant will host a Kentucky Derby party for only 40 guests so make your reservation right now. The price for the event is $30 and includes a welcome cocktail and cicchetti bites and tastings throughout the event.
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School House Kitchen & Libations
Join this popular Arvada spot for a celebration of the Kentucky Derby from 12 to 7p.m. There will be live bands, food and drink specials, prizes for great hats, and more.
The Corner Office Restaurant
The Curtis Hotel will be offering a special derby-themed menu all day. This menu will definitely put a little giddy-up in your step. Several special Kentucky Derby drink specials will be available for $6.
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The Squeaky Bean
Bring your smallest hat - yes, small- and enjoy the Kentucky Derby on the big screens at this LoDo restaurant without having to deal with the big hats getting in the way. The bartenders will pour you a $5 Old Granddad mint julep for $5.
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