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Kentucky Derby Party at Woodford Mansion in Fairmount Park

Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in style at the historic Woodford Mansion at 33rd St. & Dauphin Drive in East Fairmount Park on Saturday, May 6th from 4pm to 8pm.

Enjoy craft cocktails made by Manatawny Stillworks, Sly Fox beer and Hale & True cider and lovely non-alcoholic iced teas. Live music and the beautiful mansion will set the mood for race day.

There will be viewing for the pre-race TV coverage all afternoon to see who takes the crown. Race starts around 6:45 pm. Guests are encouraged to wear festive Derby attire! 

General Admission tickets get their first drink and then it is pay-as-you-go after that.

Opt for a VIP ticket and get all of your drinks included for the event.


  • Kentucky Derby live watch party on the lawn
  • Manatawny mint juleps, craft cider & beer, and other Derby themed drinks
  • Live music
  • Hat judging contest
  • Games of chance & activities for all ages
  • Appearance from local horse riding clubs
  • Special house tours highlighting horse-related antiques 
  • Self-guided tours of the award-winning gardens

Get out your fancy hats and trot over to the Kentucky Derby party supporting the programs and preservation of Woodford Mansion!

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