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Where to Watch the Kentucky Derby in Denver

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These venues are inviting guests to pull out their derby hats and seersucker to come celebrate the most exciting two minutes on television.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Boulder Derby Party

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2200 Colorado Avenue
Boulder, CO 80309
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.

2. Coohills

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1400 Wewatta St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 623-5700
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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.

3. Denver Derby Party

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1101 13th Street
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 893-4100
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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.

4. Dorchester Social Eatery

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1448 Market St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 872-5986
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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.

5. Lil Devils Lounge

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255 S Broadway
Denver, CO 80209
(303) 733-1156
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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.

6. Park Burger RiNo

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2615 Walnut St
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 381-0126
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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.

7. Sarto's

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2900 W 25th Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 455-1400
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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.

8. School House Kitchen & Libations

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5660 Olde Wadsworth Blvd
Arvada, CO 80002
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.

9. The Corner Office Restaurant

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1401 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 825-6500
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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.

10. The Squeaky Bean

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1500 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 623-2665
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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.

1. Boulder Derby Party

2200 Colorado Avenue, Boulder, CO 80309
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.
2200 Colorado Avenue
Boulder, CO 80309

2. Coohills

1400 Wewatta St, Denver, CO 80202
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.
1400 Wewatta St
Denver, CO 80202

3. Denver Derby Party

1101 13th Street, Denver, CO 80204
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.
1101 13th Street
Denver, CO 80204

4. Dorchester Social Eatery

1448 Market St, Denver, CO 80202
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.
1448 Market St
Denver, CO 80202

5. Lil Devils Lounge

255 S Broadway, Denver, CO 80209
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.
255 S Broadway
Denver, CO 80209

6. Park Burger RiNo

2615 Walnut St, Denver, CO 80205
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.
2615 Walnut St
Denver, CO 80205

7. Sarto's

2900 W 25th Ave, Denver, CO 80211
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.
2900 W 25th Ave
Denver, CO 80211

8. School House Kitchen & Libations

5660 Olde Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO 80002
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.
5660 Olde Wadsworth Blvd
Arvada, CO 80002

9. The Corner Office Restaurant

1401 Curtis St, Denver, CO 80202
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.
1401 Curtis St
Denver, CO 80202

10. The Squeaky Bean

1500 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202
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.
1500 Wynkoop St
Denver, CO 80202

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