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Watch the Kentucky Derby on May 4th

Posted by Hillary Waldron on Wed, May 01, 2013

kentucky derbyA few of the bars in the Boston area will be celebrating the Kentucky Derby with games and prizes! Grab your big hat and some friends and watch it at one of the following locations on May 4th! Please check websites for event hours and pricing. 



Darryl's Corner Bar
Bourbon wings, cucumber sandwiches and mint juleps will be available at Darryl's Corner Bar in the South End. Make sure you wear your biggest & best hat to be entered into the Derby Day Hat Contest! 

Lincoln Tavern
Venture to this Southie hot spot for more than a watch party: a silent auction, door prizes, and a best dressed competition will also be a part of Lincon Tavern's Kentucky Derby party. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Boston Cares

Enjoy this second annual watch party at Scholars with complimentary appetizers at this spacious nightlife spot. Proceeds will benefit Good Sports, a nonprofit to help youth sports programs.

Dress in your best derby attire for Towne's establishment's "Thoroughbreds and Redheads Kentucky Derby Party." The best dressed have a chance to win prizes! There will be whiskey cocktails and hors d'oeurves served.  Maker's Mark cocktails will be available, as well as complimentary hors d'oeuvres. 

West End Johnnie's 
Located near the TD Garden, West End Johnnie's has ample televisions located throughout the bar area for your viewing pleasure. Traditional mint juleps will also be available for this event.

The Place
"BarCrawls.com is throwing a Kentucky Derby Party at The Place! A ticket to the Kentucky Derby Party gets you access to the party on Saturday, May 4th from 2pm-9pm with drink and food specials. Place your bets with us as we celebrate outlandish feathered hats, mint juleps, and racing horses for the 139th Kentucky Derby! Had enough mint juleps and want to spice things up with our Derby de Mayo All Access Pass?  With this pass, you can also attend our Cinco de Mayo Party nearby!

Suffolk Downs 
If you’re a New Englander who can’t make it to Kentucky for the biggest horse race of the year, don’t worry. Just outside of Boston at Suffolk Downs, Boston's Biggest and Best Kentucky Derby Party 2013 features a giant screen to watch the Derby and a plethora of food and drink options and live music! Boston's Biggest and Best Kentucky Derby Party 2013 guests are able to gamble on the race, and various racing experts are on hand to give advice.This Kentucky Derby Party 2013 is free to attend and also offers free parking. "

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