Kentucky Derby Events

Get ready to don your fanciest hat, sip some mint juleps and watch the “fastest two minutes in sports” with the help of these Kentucky Derby events in Nevada. 

Kentucky Derby Party at The Depot


The Depot Craft Brewery & Distillery has your Kentucky Derby watch party needs covered with a plethora of fun for all ages. The event will take place on Saturday, May 6, from noon to 4 p.m. with drink specials (including the staple mint julep), buffet-style fare for all your stress-eating needs, photo booths, craft stations, raffle prizes, games and much more. Tickets are $80 in advance and $100 at the door. For more information, visit

Hops & Horses Beer Festival & Derby Watch Party

Las Vegas

Venture to AREA15 in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 6, to join the beer and horse community for one of the only immersive Kentucky Derby events in Nevada and a coinciding beer festival. The experience will feature over 60 beers to sample from local and independent breweries, fare from surrounding vendors and a 360-projection mapped room on 23-ft. screens showcasing the Derby. Additionally, guests can expect to enjoy mint juleps and other traditional Derby Day cocktails. Derby attire is optional and welcome. Tickets start at $60 per person, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Barn Buddies Rescue, a nonprofit dedicated to rescuing abused, neglected or abandoned farm animals. For more information, visit

Derby Day Party

Derby Day Party at Beer Park

Las Vegas

It’s finally time to bring out the ol’ festive hats and join Beer Park Las Vegas for its annual Derby Day Party. The event will take place on Saturday, May 6, at 11 a.m., with professional bugler Jason Levi kicking-off the fun. Derby Day Party will feature all the mint juleps you can drink, Beer Park’s full menu, Champagne toasts, a Derby attire costume contest, photo opportunities, live music and a viewing of the fastest sporting event in history. Reservations are required, and tickets start at $100 per person. For more information, visit

Invitational Kentucky Derby Party


Join THE ROW for its Invitational Kentucky Derby Party and celebrate like a Triple Crown winner. The event will take place on May 6, with the viewing party kicking off at 2 p.m. at Eldorado Convention Center. Guests can don their fanciest hats, sip mint juleps, enjoy light bites, giveaways and more while you cheer on your favorite horse. The party will be hosted by professional jockey Arturo Mena and Kentucky Derby Hall of Fame member Tony Noguez. The event is 21-plus, and registration is required. For more information, visit

Third Annual Kappa Derby Day

Third Annual Kappa Derby Day


It’s off to the races on Saturday, May 6, with the Third Annual Kappa Derby Day underway, hosted by the Las Vegas Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi and the Diamond Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the fraternity. The annual fundraiser benefits the Diamond Foundation Scholarship Fund and will run from noon to 4:30 p.m. at Chinitas Tapas & Sushi. Guests will enjoy clothing contests for the best Derby attire, a fashion show, mint julep drink specials, a full spread of Southern food, games, dancing and much more. Tickets start at $80 per person and are only available online. For more information, visit

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