Derby Experiences Welcome Party


Thursday, May 2, 2024

Time: 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Location: Kentucky Derby Museum

Immerse yourself in the rich history and traditions of the Kentucky Derby with the rustic garden themed Derby Experiences Welcome Party. This party blends the best of Southern hospitality and Derby culture, providing the perfect kickoff to your Derby weekend. Flaunt your most magnificent Derby cocktail attire in a dazzling blend of white & gold - it's your time to shine with unparalleled style! All proceeds benefit the LEE initiative, a local charity founded by Chef Edward Lee.

Important Note: Dinner will feature a 3-course prix fixe menu. You will receive a form in advance to select your preference between the carnivore or the vegan/vegetarian menu, which accommodates various dietary restrictions, including options for gluten-free guests.

Party Access

3-Course Meal
Savor all the flavors of Derby with an elegant 3-course dinner that blends the best flavors Louisville has to offer. Plus, enjoy the exclusive first course designed by Chef Edward Lee.

Wine Pairing
Enhance your dining experience with a thoughtfully selected wine pairing chosen to complement each dish and elevate every bite.

Bourbon Flights
Sip on the best bourbon Kentucky has to offer! Enjoy flights from 3 women-owned and operated distilleries: Joyce Nethery (Co-Founder of Jeptha Creed ), Alice Peterson (CEO of Pinhook Bourbon), and Elizabeth McCall (Master Distiller of Woodford Reserve).

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

Live Entertainment
Dance the night away with live music from Mama Said String band.