Who’s Ready to Run for the Bar … We Mean Roses!

    Get Ready To Get Down And Derby

    Break out your fancy hats, it’s Derby time.

    Unless you’re one of the few horse-racing fans left in America, odds are that Derby Day is less about the most exciting two minutes in sports and more about playing lawn games, getting dressed up and sipping on mint juleps—and sometimes even raising money for a good cause. Lucky for you, there are plenty of events in the Boston area that offer exactly that.
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    Race to the Finish with Boston’s Party People!

    The Great American Foundation is back to celebrate the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6th, 2017. Please join us for a full day of contests, music, and celebration as we gear up for the “fastest 2 minutes in sports”.

    Beginning at 3:00pm, Society on High will be filled with the best looking southern belles and dapper gentlemen this city has to offer! We’ll be running for the roses all day long with specialty Derby Day drinks while raising money for some great causes through charitable betting a silent auction. As always, dress to impress since prizes will be awarded to the most stylish guy and gal in the crowd.

    General Admission tickets are $10 but free to the first 100 ladies who register for their ticket on-line. We also have 8 tables for purchase at $200 which includes admission for 6 and a sponsor gift for your table to enjoy! Special to this year is the Patio that will be in full swing!  Click here to tickets to one of the hottest Derby Day Parties in town!

    Dirty Water Media was in the house for The Great American Derby Party last year and we will be again tomorrow!


    Looking for the full experience?

    Down & Derby: If you’re looking for a place to hang your hat and rest your feet, this is the place for you. Former Miss Massachusetts Whitney Sharpe will be making an appearance, live music will be heard by Louie Bello, auctions, contests and raffles will be in full swing, and drink specials all night!  Click here for your tickets!


    Want to take it outside?

    Pier 6 boston Waterfront: Join them on their outdoor patio as awards will be given for the “Most Dapper” and “Best Hat” at the party. General Admission Tickets: $20 per person and include one drink ticket valid for Maker’s Mark Mint Julep, and a chance to win a night out with the “Beam Team,” sponsored by Jim Beam, along with other great prizes! Click here for details!


    Looking to party it up with Barstool Sports?

    Tia’s: Starting at 1pm come get your day drink on and blackout then don’t remember a once in a lifetime day of competition. Also, dress to the nines. There will be prizes handed out for best dressed guy and girl.  Click here to be a stool on Derby Day.


    Wanna head to one of the biggest derby parties in Boston?

    Lansdowne:  The Good Sports Boston Young Professionals Board is excited to be hosting the 6th annual Kentucky Derby Party on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Lansdowne Pub in Fenway. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and your first two drinks on Good Sports, and take part in our raffle and photo booth, while listening to live music all day long. As always, all proceeds go directly to Good Sports and giving kids the opportunity to get in the game. Click here to be a Good Sport this Derby Day!


    Have FOMO? Tavern in the Square has gotcha covered.

    Tavern in the Square: You’ll get a Hollywood entrance with your own personal Paparazzi, a patio, Julep Instagram station with 3 Foodie Instagram Influencers to teach you how to take a lit AF photo of your cocktail, trivia Contest for Prizes, best Dressed Competition (extra points for creating your own hat), and Southern Style Appetizers. At this party you can expect to enjoy a day at the race and connecting with new friends, while also enjoying time with your squad. The vibe at this party is like a house party. Click here to party at the Tavern.

    Wherever you decide to party, make sure to pack your lucky shoes & make a pit stop at the bank. You’re gonna need it.




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