Bow Ties, Big Hats & Bourbon: A Kentucky Derby Party

Bow Ties, Big Hats & Bourbon: A Kentucky Derby Party

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 4:30 to 7pm

It’s time to get down and derby!

Join us on Saturday, May 5th to see who will win the blanket of roses for our 6th Annual Kentucky Derby Party. Enjoy Derby-inspired cuisine and cocktails, live entertainment, raffles, a live viewing of the race, and more! And make sure you come dressed to the nines for our fashion contest, with several chances to win one-of-a-kind prizes.

Proceeds from the event benefit Gateway HorseWorks in collaboration with Penn Wissahickon Hospice.


General Admission - $50

Ticket includes all you can eat and drink, photo booth fun, cigar bar and horse-drawn carriage rides.

VIP - $100

Ticket includes all GA perks plus early entry at 3:30, private VIP area with screening area for the race, champagne upon entry, private bar, additional food items, fashion illustrations by Denise Fike, and first choice at our betting board.


Derby attire requested - no jeans. Event will take place at the Conservatory at West Laurel Hill - find directions here. View photos from last year’s event here!

For questions, email Joanie at events@westlaurelhill.com or call (610) 668-9900.

REFUND POLICY: Unless an event is canceled by West Laurel Hill, there are no refunds once tickets are purchased. No exceptions.

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