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Kentucky Derby Party

Kentucky Derby Day at Canterbury Park

The annual BIGGEST Kentucky Derby Party in Minnesota is back at Canterbury! Come watch and wager and enjoy the Kentucky Derby experience at a real racetrack for a day packed with everything Derby. From Mint Juleps and a large variety of vendors, to Roses and live music, and of course screenings of the most exciting two minutes in sports!

For the Gambler:

Doors Open at 8AM
First Churchill Race: 9:30AM
Kentucky Derby: Approximately 5:55PM
Reserved Tables in Advance
First Come, First Serve Seating Available
Walk-Up Wagering Available

Ticket not required for existing MVP Card holders. Simply show MVP card at the gate.

Schedule For the Fan:
Biggest Derby Day Party in Minnesota!
12PM: Doors Open
2:00PM: Track Level Music by DJ
3:30PM: Best Dressed contests, hosted by Jenny Luttenberger from KDWB
5:00PM Derby Coverage will begin
5:57PM: Running of the Kentucky Derby!
Post Derby: After party featuring the band "Hitchville"

Other activities:
Makers Mark Mint Julep Specials
$1 From Every Mint Julep Sale To Benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Red Carpet Selfie Station
Best Dressed / Best Hat Contest
And a variety of vendors

Derby attire is encouraged, but not required!

Derby Party Admission:
Current MVP Card Holders: Free
General Public: $10

Check out our After Party Band "Hitchville" 
Vendors Include:
Bones Minneapolis, Double B Wild Rags, Excelsior Candle Company, Frostystytch, Goldfine Jewelry, Hammermade, International Cigars, Karen Morris Millinery, Kobi Co. Candles, Mya Lambrecht, Serge and Jane, Strey Designs


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