Chicago Kentucky Derby Watch Parties 2018

Derby Crawl on Hubbard Street

Hubbard St. Derby Crawl you’ll gain entry to Chicago’s top bars situated in the heart of River North! No transportation or long walks! All venues are within a 1/4 mile so you can spend more time enjoying the races and partying with friends. The races start at 12pm and the main race is at 5:30pm.

Date: 1-6pm, Saturday May 5
Price: $15

Tickets available at Eventbrite

Apogee Lounge

One of Chicago’s Finest Derby Watch Parties. 2 Specialty Drinks from a Premium Selection plus 6 Betting Tickets for Prizes and Fun.

Date: 1-7pm, Saturday May 5
Price: $15-$30

Tickets available at Eventbrite

I|O Godfrey Rooftop Lounge

I|O Godfrey’s 5th Annual Kentucky Derby Viewing Event! Carving Station & Derby Day Menu. Remember to wear your best derby attire! We will have prizes for: Best Dressed, Best Hat and Best Couple.

Small Booths include 2 bottles and Large Booths include 4 bottles and 4 hour time block. Service fee included.

Date: 12-8pm, Saturday May 5
Price: $25-$3,630

Tickets available at Eventbrite

Upstairs at Gwen

Join us Upstairs at the Gwen on Saturday, May 5 starting at 2pm for curated menus, Bulleit julep specials, live music and games & contests with prizes for best hat, best bowtie & best dressed couple!

Date: 2-7pm, Saturday May 5
Price: Free | Requires Registration

Registration available at Eventbrite

Derby on the Beach

Enjoy all the glamour and fanfare of the Kentucky Derby while sipping on a Mint Julep at Shore Club Chicago located at North Avenue Beach! Derby on the Beach is brought to you by G.H MUMM the official champagne of the Kentucky Derby. Sabering begins at 1pm and the Champagne fountains will be flowing!

Date: 1-6pm, Saturday May 5
Price: $15-$30

Tickets available at Eventbrite

Tavern on Rush

Join Tavern on Rush for their 7th annual Kentucky Derby viewing party. Dress in your finest derby attire for the bast hat contest. First prize is a $750 Tavern on Rush gift card. $6 mint juleps all day.

Date: All Day, Saturday May 5
Price: Free


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