Plaza Balcony


Located on the 2nd-floor of the Paddock area, the Plaza Balcony is a prime location with access to see the horses and jockeys warm up in the Paddock. Gourmet food buffets and premium cocktail service at a covered outdoor table are also included!

Package Inclusions

Kentucky Oaks & Derby Seating

2-Day Ticket | Friday & Saturday

  • Plaza Balcony
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  • 2nd Floor Paddock: Outdoor Tables
  • Access to Paddock View
  • Covered
  • Access to racetrack viewing via Third-Floor Clubhouse Walk-Arounds

*All pricing is per person

Plaza Balcony Hospitality

The Plaza Balcony is a covered, open-air venue with assigned table seating for relaxing while enjoying a 2nd-floor view of the Paddock. This full-service hospitality venue is the perfect place to retreat between races and watch as jockeys walk through this space on their way to the Paddock.

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

Nearby Restrooms & Mutuel Bars
Avoid long lines with access to nearby fine, restrooms and mutuel bars

Third-Floor Clubhouse Walk-Arounds

Witness two days of race action from the aisles of the third-floor clubhouse in the legendary Churchill Downs racetrack.
*This ticket offers unreserved, standing room-only access that is not within the Plaza Balcony.

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. 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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