Derby Day Party

May 5, 2018

WHEN: MAY 5, 2018  |  WHERE: TRACKSIDE TENT  |  TIME: 1PM

Woodbine's 2nd Annual Derby Day Party

Join us on the first Saturday in May as we celebrate the 'Run for the Roses' – the 2018 Kentucky Derby

This year’s event will be held in the Trackside Tent, providing party-goers with a spectacular view of the track to take in live Woodbine race-day action. Dress to impress at the first must-attend social event of the Thoroughbred season and enjoy whiskey tasting, cigar rolling, beauty bars, “Best Dressed” contests, live music by Electric Blonde and more! Cap off the day with “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” – the 144th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby.

TICKETS

DERBY DAY PARTY
GENERAL ADMISSION

Ticket includes gourmet food offerings, a complimentary Old Fashioned cocktail, valet parking, a racing program & access to exclusive party activations including photo ops, beauty bars, whisky tasting and more! Plus, guests will have the opportunity to participate in on-track experiences including tours of the announcer’s booth, paddock & starting gate.

DERBY DAY PARTY + QUEEN’S PLATE FESTIVAL
EXCLUSIVE OFFER

Save $20 when you buy a Derby Day Party ticket & a QP18 Paddock Party Festival Pass together! Simply add your Derby Day Party general admission tickets to your Ticketmaster cart and you’ll be give the option to add a QP18 Paddock Party Festival Pass before checkout.

For information on VIP ticket packages contact Woodbine Entertainment at sales@woodbine.com

LIVE PERFORMANCE BY ELECTRIC BLONDE

Electric Blonde is a dynamic group of young, Toronto based musicians with a wealth of experience when it comes to moving a crowd. With a huge variety of songs on deck from Top 40 to Classic Rock to Funk and Motown, Electric Blonde will keep you dancing and singing along into the night.

THE CULINARY EXPERIENCE

Get a sneak peek at some Derby Day Party gourmet dishes, prepared by Woodbine’s culinary team – Michael Mortensen, Chef de Cuisine, and George Correia, Executive Chef. Stay tuned as new dishes are revealed in the coming weeks!

CHEF’S BLOG FEATURE
NOM DE COURSE: A Northern Twist to Southern-Style Dishes for Woodbine’s Derby Day Party.

TOPLESS OYSTER

SOUTHERN BELLE GAZPACHO SHOOTER
PICKLED OKRA

MISS MANDY’S TORTILLA ROLL

SMOKE PIT BEEF BRISKET
GOODERHAM & WORTS BBQ GLAZE
SPICY CORN & BEAN SALSA

PECAN CHICKEN SQUARES

RADISH
SWEET POTATO AIOLI
PUMPERNICKEL

“MINT JULEP” PANNA COTTA

GOODERHAM & WORTS
CHOCOLATE GRISSINI

EGG MIMOSA PYRAMIDS

ASPARAGUS
WATERCRESS
TOMATO BREAD

KENTUCKY CHOCOLATE “MARCEL”

LOT NO. 40 RASPBERRY JELLY
CHIPOTLE

*menu items subject to change.

PARTY ACTIVATIONS

PETAL TO THE METAL

The mobile flower shop will be on-site with beautifully handcrafted wearable florals for men & women. Add a fresh & unique piece to your Derby Day attire with plenty of options available to purchase.

WHISKY & COCKTAILS

In addition to your complimentary Old Fashioned Cocktail, Lot No. 40, Gooderham & Worts and Pike Creek whisky will be available to sample throughout the event.

Live mixology performances by Blackout Flair at 3PM and 5PM.

CONTESTS

Dress in your Derby Day finest for your chance to WIN our Best Dressed contest!

PLUS – can you tie a bow tie? Put your skills to the test in our Fastest to Tie a Bow Tie contest.

RSVP

DERBY DAY PARTY 2017

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