Charleston's 2016 Kentucky Derby Parties

usa-today-8549041.0Looking for some Kentucky Derby plans? Look below for a few options (All events take place on Saturday; Check back for updates):

  • The Alley
    • 5 pm - 9 pm
    • Live bluegrass music from The Bluestone Ramblers
    • Bulleit Bourbon Mint Juleps
    • $5 Freehouse Folly's Pride
    • Kentucky Derby food menu
      • Hot Brown Sandwich
      • Triple Crown Burger
      • Fried Catfish Deviled Eggs
      • Country Ham Biscuit Sliders
      • Country Fried Chicken
    • Free Sports Book /horse contest (pick the horse for a chance to win a custom Affordabike beach cruiser)
  • Bay Street Biergarten
    • Hat contest
    • Slow Ride competition with New Belgium Brewery
    • $1 from every Fat Tire sold will be donated to Charleston Moves
    • Woodford Mint Juleps
    • New Belgium bier specials
  • Daniel Island Club
    • 4 pm: The Junior League of Charleston's "Night at the Races"
    • Two 8-foot screens
    • Derby-inspired cuisine
    • Auctions
    • Open bar
    • Raffle
    • Live music
  • James B. Edwards Elementary School
    • 4 pm - 8 pm: "Derby Under the Oaks" Party
    • Raises money for the schoo's computer teacher and technology department
    • Ticket price includes open bar, heavy hors d'oeuvres, live music, raffles, and games
    • Click here for more details
  • On Forty One
    • $5 Specialty Cocktails
      • Kentucky Mule
      • Mint Julep
      • 41 Bellini
      • Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale
    • Live Music
    • Derby inspired menu
    • Best hat contest
  • Prohibition
    • 4:30 pm - 10 pm
    • Live music from New South Jazz Band
    • $ 7 Julep menu all day long
      • The original Mint Julep
      • Pineapple Julep
      • Rhubarb Julep
      • Jalapeño Julep
      • Peach Julep
  • The Rooftop at Vendue
    • 3 pm - 7 pm
    • Derby Cocktail Specials
    • $9 Mint Juleps
    • Live Music from The Lowhills
    • Best Dressed & Best Hat Contest
  • Tavern & Table
    • Live music from The Moonshiners
    • Mint juleps
    • Hot brown sandwiches
    • Horse picking contest
    • Big hat contest
  • Tin Roof
    • Mint juleps
    • Fancy hats

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