Grandstand Orange | Affirmed Lounge


Experience elevated views of the starting gate and final stretch with 3rd-floor Grandstand, open-air tiered seating combined with access to premium hospitality inside the Affirmed Lounge, which includes celebrity jockey meet-and-greets, live entertainment, gourmet food and more!

Package Inclusions

Kentucky Oaks & Derby Seating

2-Day Ticket | Friday & Saturday

  • Physical Tickets Only
  • All physical tickets are scheduled for delivery during the week of April 25

  • Section 323, 324 & 325
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  • 3rd Floor Grandstand: Tiered Box Seating with Folding Chair
  • Elevated Starting Line & Homestretch View
  • Not Covered
  • Covered seating available as an upgrade in the package selection below

*All pricing is per person

Affirmed Lounge Hospitality

Located behind the Churchill Downs Grandstand seats, the Affirmed Lounge action takes place in the Kentucky Derby Museum. With a lively outdoor patio, two-floors of museum to explore and all-inclusive food and drink, the Affirmed Lounge will be your Derby Weekend highlight.

Gourmet Chef’s Table Food Buffets
Indulge in an array of appetizers, mains, and desserts throughout the day.

Premium Open Bar
Enjoy Beer, Wine, Top-Shelf Liquor, Mint Juleps, Oaks Lilys, Soda & Coffee

Live Entertainment
Stay entertained between races with interactive experiences & live music.

Celebrity Jockey Meet-and-Greet
Receive an autograph & take a photo with a legendary jockey.

In-Track Concessions

Indulge in all the flavors of the Kentucky Derby with In-Track Concessions, including access to unlimited traditional Churchill Downs concession options, unique small vendors and premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Exclusive Insider Extras

  • On-site Trip Directors
  • VIP Fast Access Pass
    Allows for faster and more secure access into Churchill Downs
  • Derby Experiences Lanyard & Ticket Sleeve

Programming and Experiences are subject to change based on local health and safety guidelines at the time of the event. Derby Experiences’ Celebrity Jockey Meet-and-Greets, Live Entertainment or other Package Inclusions may be hosted virtually or in-person.

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Package Pricing

Ready to Book? Call +1.888.384.7088 or complete the form for pricing and package options.