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Kentucky Derby Fest

May 1, 2021

Kentucky Derby Fest

Gates open and wagering available from 9:30am. Churchill Downs first post time at 10:30am. Kentucky Derby post time is 6:57pm (subject to change).

Kentucky Derby In-Field & Trackside Party, Free Admission
• From Noon – 7pm
• Trackside BBQ & Mint Julep stations
• Two jumbo screens showing Churchill Downs all day
• Carnival games & cornhole
• Live National Anthem by Minna Levy at Noon
• Noon – 3pm live music by Beautiful Disaster
• 12:30 – 2:30pm True Oldie’s 95.9 free handicapping contest! Winner receives $200 betting voucher & more!
• 1 – 3pm Pony rides available for only $5 for children under 80 pounds
• 1 – 3pm Balloon Artist, Karl Koppertop and PBKC’s Ace the Poker Bear
• 3 – 5pm Virginia from WRMF’s KVJ Show will be on-site with giveaways
• 3 – 5pm Face Painting by J-Lee the Clown
• 3:30 – 6:30pm live music by Uproot Hootenanny
• 3:45pm Kentucky Derby Hat and Face Mask Contest contestants report to the first-floor info booth
• 4pm Kentucky Derby Hat and Face Mask Contest results announced on track for cash and dining gift certificates with Virginia
• 6 – 7pm Bugler Player

Kentucky Derby VIP Fest in the Parking Lot, $5 Admission
• From 1 – 9pm
• 21-foot jumbo screen showing Churchill Downs all day
• Beer tents and Mint Julep Stations
• Tented seating area
• Betting terminals available in VIP Fest
• Kentucky Derby Merchandise booth
• Food Trucks including Scarlett’s BBQ, Eats & Sweets, Nancy’s Cajun Cookin’ and Tacos Veracruz
• Carnival games & cornhole
• 1 – 4pm live music by Spred the Dub
• 5 – 8:30pm live music by Hot Pink

*Paddock Restaurant Kentucky Derby tickets are $35 and includes lunch. Space is limited, call 561-683-2222, x199 now to reserve your spot!

*Advanced wagering available Friday, April 30 from 9:30am

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May 1, 2021
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