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5 Ways To Celebrate Derby Day This Saturday In Denver

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5 Ways To Celebrate Derby Day This Saturday In Denver

Drink specials and weekend festivals start on Saturday.

This Saturday there’s quite a lot of fun to be had, and that’s all thanks to the Kentucky Derby happening this Saturday. From Beer Gardens that host a weekend party to high class bars to an old favorite event at Union Station, here are 5 fun parties to enjoy this Saturday. Dress up in your favorite gear and watch the races.

1. Poka Lola Derby Party

This Saturday, check out Poka Lola Social Club for a Derby Viewing party starting as 12pm and lasting all the way until 11pm. Enjoy drink specials in their craft cocktail bar, enjoy live music, wear your Saturday best and enjoy an elegant Derby Day. Admission is free.

Where: 1850 Wazee St., Ground Floor, Denver, CO 80202

2. Derby Day At Union Station

Union Station is, once again, hosting their Derby Day party. Dress up in your favorite Derby Day gear, while you watch the live broadcast on big-screen TVs in the patio. The event starts at 1pm to 9pm and from 1:30pm to 4:30pm, there will be live music to enjoy out on the lawn. At approximately 4:50 the races will start. If you want priority seating is available at a first-come, first-serve basis at the Terminal Barden’s patio and the Great Hall starting at noon. Ticket prices range so check out their website for more information.

Where: 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202

3. The Big Wonderful

Get excited for Derby Weekend, the outdoor festival with craft beer and cider, live music, and food. To celebrate Derby Day, The Big Wonderful will be in Denver all weekend and the celebrations last all day. Vendors will also be set up so you can buy local goods and items from local markets. General admission costs $35 with a $2.92 fee. Check out their website to get tickets.

Where: Newport St &, E Chenango Ave, Denver, CO 80237

4. Roller Kentucky Derby Party

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Roller City in collaboration with 303 is holding a Derby Party too, but not just a Derby Party. Grab your roller skates for this Roller Derby Party. Grab your Derby gear and hat and get ready to skate. The party lasts from 1opm to 1:30 am and features music from Walt White of Breaking Bad Music and guests must be 21+ to join. Tickets start at $20 and you can buy them here.

Where: 6803 W Alameda Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226

5. Viewhouse BallPark

Check out this Derby Party at Viewhouse Ballpark, a bar with one of the best views in Denver. This bar offers brunch, enjoy live music, and watch the live viewing of the Kentucky Derbies. If you dress up in a Derby hat you have the chance of winning some cool prices, plus you get to sip on your Mint Julep drink specials (only $5) in style. Make your reservation here.

Where: 2015 Market St, Denver, CO 80205

 

[Photo by Bence Szemerey from Pexels]