Derby Day Events

Grab a Mint Julep, don your best hat or seersucker suit and head out for Derby Day!

Day at the Derby – 4 Year Anniversary Party

Minneapolis Cider Company is turning four and to celebrate, they’re bringing the Kentucky Derby to Minneapolis. Grab your biggest hat and most flowery dress and cheer on your favorite horse. As you watch, grab a meal from Breizh Kitchen and sip on a classic mint Julep. Not enough horses for you? Enjoy the company of mini ponies at the Cider Co. and capture it all at the derby photo booth. SAT 5/6, 1:00 PM, Free, All Ages

Kentucky Derby Day at Canterbury Park

Of course Canterbury goes big for Derby Day. Expect Mint Julep specials, live music, and a variety of vendors to explore. It’s an early start at the track “for the gambler” with an 8 AM admittance, with the first Churchill race at 9:30. SAT 5/6, 8:00 AM, Free, All Ages

Annual Kentucky Day Party

Brit’s Pub rooftop is a must for Derby Day. They encourage attendees to dress accordingly as they offer a cigar roller, mint julep specials, and live bluegrass from The Johnson Brothers. SAT 5/5, 1:30 PM, Free, All Ages