2018 Kentucky Derby Parties in Orlando featuring Winter Park and Downtown Orlando

If you are looking for a couple of great places to celebrate and watch the Kentucky Derby in Orlando for a good cause on May 5th, 2018, there are a couple of great options in Downtown Orlando and Winter Park to spend your time. This is our guide to celebrating the Kentucky Derby in Orlando in 2018.

Downtown Orlando Derby Day

The biggest event in Orlando is Derby Day in Downtown Orlando at Ember that is presented by Loyal Source and benefits The Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. Derby Day will be held on May 5th, 2018 from 3:30 pm until 7:30 pm. Ember is one of the best outside bars in all of Orlando to spend some great times with friends and colleagues.

Winter Park Annual Derby on Park

Another great Kentucky Derby event to attend in 2018 is the Derby de Mayo – Orlando’s Only Kentucky Derby/ Cinco de Mayo Party – at the University Club  in Winter Park. Enjoy four hours of unlimited food, drink, live music with the event starting at 3:30 pm.

A live showing of the Kentucky Derby will be shown on three large screens at the venue.

Derby on Park Hours and Tickets

Derby on Park will be held from 3:30 pm until 7:30 pm. Tickets for the event are $59.


Best Sports Bars in Orlando to watch the Kentucky Derby

Outside of the events listed above, there will be plenty of sports bars around Orlando showing the Kentucky Derby. Click here to view our guide to the best sports bars around Orlando to watch major sporting events like the Super Bowl and the Kentucky Derby.

Derby on the Park Video

Kentucky Derby in Orlando Map

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