Put on your best hat and enjoy the many Kentucky Derby parties, including events and dinners, happening in Nashville on Saturday, May 7, 2022. Whether you’re an avid Derby fan or are just looking for an excuse to dress up, there’s a party for you. Here’s Nashville Guru’s guide for the best Derby parties in Nashville.
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Derby Parties in Nashville
The Hampton Social Run for the Rosés: Kentucky Derby Event
The Hampton Social Run for the Rosés: Kentucky Derby Event is Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Guests can expect prizes for best-dressed and best hat, $10 rosé mint juleps, live music, photo booths, and a live viewing of The Kentucky Derby. Admission is free and VIP experiences are available for purchase.
L.A. Jackson’s Derby Watch Party
L.A. Jackson’s Derby Watch Party is Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. This event, sponsored by Maker’s Mark, will include a best-dressed contest, prizes from Maker’s Mark, “Pony Races”, a photo booth, specialty cocktails, and more. Admission is free.
Down ‘N Derby Party at City Tap House
Down ‘N Derby Party at City Tap House is Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 2:00pm to 10:00pm. This event will feature derby drink specials, a live DJ, indoor and outdoor TVs, dress-to-impress prizes, giveaways, and bottle service packages will be available for purchase. Tickets are $20.
Talk Derby to Me at EG&MC
Talk Derby to Me at EG&MC is Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 11:00am to 2:00am. Celebrate the Derby with delicious food, live DJs, mint juleps, and a live showing of the Derby. Derby-inspired attire is suggested including hats, dresses, seersucker, and spring colors. Admission is free.
Kentucky Derby Party at Zeppelin
The Kentucky Derby Party at Zeppelin is Saturday, May 7, 2022, starting at 4:00pm. This rooftop party will feature a live feed of the race, specialty cocktails, and food & drink specials. There will be a best hat and best-dressed contest—prizes include a $250 dining credit to Zeppelin. This event is free admission and open to all ages.
Gertie’s Whiskey Bar & The 404 Kitchen
Gertie’s Whiskey Bar & The 404 Kitchen are hosting two Kentucky Derby parties on Saturday, May 7, 2022. One party will take place at Gertie’s Whiskey Bar from 4:00pm to 6:15pm and will include unlimited appetizers and two drinks. Tickets are $60. The other party will take place on The 404 Kitchen’s rooftop at 6:30pm and will include a 3-course dinner. Tickets are $130 per person.