Grandstand Orange | Affirmed Lounge


Watch the horses break out of the starting gate and thunder down the final stretch from your 3rd-floor Grandstand reserved seat while also enjoying access to the Affirmed Lounge. .

Package Inclusions

Kentucky Oaks & Derby Seating

2-Day Ticket | Friday & Saturday

  • Section 323 - 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 the museum to explore, and all-inclusive food and drink, this 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.

In-Track Concesssions

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. To view a sample menu click here.

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

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Secure Your Travel Plans

Book your 3-night stay with our Derby Experiences partnered hotels. Look at multiple options in practical locations, with daily round-trip transportation to Churchill Downs available at select hotels.