4th Annual Kentucky Derby Twin Cities Party
The 4th Annual Kentucky Derby Twin Cities Party celebrates elegant hats, dresses, seersucker and Mint Juleps... honoring the traditions established at the venerable Churchill Downs and the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby . For the second year, our Party With a Purpose benefits The Newborn Foundation. A local charity with a global mission to help those most vulnerable amongst us, they are excited to join our group for a day of style and revelry. For more information about this amazing foundation, check out their website at newbornfoundation.org. Doors to the party open at 2:00pm, where you will walk the Red Carpet. We will have a photographer to memorialize your best derby attire. Once inside, grab a classy mint julep from the bar to start the wild afternoon of party excellence.
Live music from Go (featuring Dave Dvorak). Mint Julep? We have a special menu so you can taste different bourbon, whiskey and more. We also will be featuring the official cider of the Kentucky Derby the Angry Orchard Rose. There will be no shortage of incredible automobiles at the event thanks to the AutoMotorPlex in Medina. See and be seen in some very amazing vehicles at our Ponies and Power Car Show. Over $500 in prizes to be given out for Our "Best Dressed" competition is judged by two of Minneapolis fashion experts, Sara Rogers and Richard Moody, along with salon owner and First Thursday enthusiast Suzanne Erickson. Hundreds of dollars of prizes will be awarded to the winners of the Best Dressed Lady, Best Dressed Gentleman, Best Dressed Couple, Best Hat and Best Tie competitions. The excitement will build as all eyes will turn to the screens for what is commonly referred to as The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports, and also as "The Run for the Roses®. " Following the race, the best-dressed contest winners will be announced, and a special concert package will be auctioned off. We can't wait to welcome you to a fun-filled day.