Derby Day in Orlando will be here before you know it, so the question you now need to ask yourself is where you plan to watch "the most exciting two minutes in sports." Some bars in Orlando are offering up classic Derby Day Orlando drink specials including mint juleps, bourbon tastings, and more. To help with your decisions, we've rounded up some of the best Derby Day events and parties in Orlando. Now your only worry is finding a posh, derby-day outfit with a hat to match!

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Derby on Park | Kentucky Derby Party

Derby on Park | Kentucky Derby Party

on Saturday, 4 May, 3:30 PM
at University Club of Winter Park
841 N Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789

As a guest at Derby on Park, you enjoy 4-hours of fun at the ultimate Kentucky Derby viewing experience with unlimited food, premium open bars, TV's & music inside & outside, plus the Best Hat/dressed contest with amazing prizes, and valet parking!

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4th Annual Juleps & Jockeys at Celery City Craft

4th Annual Juleps & Jockeys at Celery City Craft

on Saturday, 4 May, 3:00 PM
at Celery City Craft
114 S Palmetto Ave, Sanford, FL 32771

Join us for the 4th Annual Juleps & Jockeys at Celery City Craft! Free to attend rain or shine!

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Kentucky Derby Day Party

Kentucky Derby Day Party

on Saturday, 4 May, 4:00 PM
at M Bar
2000 N. Orange Ave., Ste 100, Orlando, FL 32804

Make plans to join us on Saturday, May 4th from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm for our Kentucky Derby Day party. Enjoy drink specials, live music and prizes & giveaways throughout the night. Guests are encouraged to dress to impress in your best Derby attire.

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Kentucky Derby After-Party

Kentucky Derby After-Party

on Saturday, 4 May, 8:00 PM
at The Alfond Inn
300 E. New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789

The Official Kentucky Derby After Party is on Saturday, May 4th at 8:00 PM at The Alfond Inn Lounge. DJ Joe Magic will be spinning for the after party so let's dance the night away Winter Park style!

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Watch The Derby at Rix

Watch The Derby at Rix

on Saturday, 4 May, 6:30 PM
at Rix Sports Bar & Grill
1000 W Buena Vista Dr., Orlando, FL 32836

Time to rally up the troops & join us for The Derby at Rix. Watch the race and enjoy $4 Mint Juleps at Rix Sports Bar & Grill!

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Derby De Mayo Tasting

Derby De Mayo Tasting

on Saturday, 4 May, 2:00 PM
at Tavern at the creek
13769 S. John Young Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32837

Kentucky Derby and Cinco De Mayo Tasting!!! The fun starts at 2pm. Come and enjoy the history of the Kentucky Derby along with tasting Woodford bourbon. The official bourbon of the Kentucky Derby!

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Derby Hats & Afternoon Tea

Derby Hats & Afternoon Tea

on Saturday, 4 May, 2:00 PM
at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
4012 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, FL 32837

Join us at The Ritz-Carlton Lobby Lounge for a fun afternoon of Derby Hats and Tea on the day of the big race! Tickets are $65 and include a glass of champagne!

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The Black Horse Congregation

The Black Horse Congregation

on Saturday, 4 May, 2:00 PM
at Ten 10 Brewing Company
1010 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803

A uber cool Derby Party for the neighborhood. Beer, Bourbon, Bands and mega-delish traditional Kentucky Cuisine.

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Derby Day 4 Autism 2019

Derby Day 4 Autism 2019

on Saturday, 4 May, 3:30 PM
at Ember
42 West Central Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32801

Orlando’s Premier Kentucky Derby Day 4 Autism! Join us for this fun, sophisticated event and help raise funds for autism programs in Central Florida. The party provides the ultimate Kentucky Derby viewing experience with TVs, food, an open bar, and more!

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Kentucky Derby Day at SOKC

Kentucky Derby Day at SOKC

on Saturday, 4 May, 9:30 AM
at Sanford Orlando Kennel Club
301 Dog Track Rd, Longwood, FL 32750

Join us on Derby Day, May 4th for a day full of fun activities. Doors open at 9:30 AM. 20 race live matinee begins at 11:45 AM. We also have evening races which will start as soon as the Kentucky Derby goes official.

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