It's time for mint juleps and a lot of horsepower! The Kentucky Derby is happening Saturday, May 4, and you'll want to get your tickets right now! You don't have to leave Arizona though!
There's a party within the party at Turf Paradise. Check out the all-new Bulleit Bourbon Derby DayClub, where you can be close to the racing rails under an air-cooled, big, polo-styled tent, and enjoy a DJ, dancing, big screen TVs and more!
General admission is normally $30, but we scored you a Smart Shopper Deal of the Day!
You have until 11 p.m. Friday to buy tickets online. There will be a section that reads, "Apply Coupon", and there you can enter the promo code, "SMARTSHOPPER". It must be one word and in all caps. You'll get half-off tickets! Pay $15 instead of $30! You'll have about 15 minutes to complete the checkout process through the website. Click here to buy tickets. Our Deal of the Day is only valid for general admission.
In case you were wondering, parking is free. Valet is $10, according to an official onsite. Inside The Derby DayClub, there is also champagne, beer, wine and cocktails, private betting, and access to your own food truck, Fried and Fizzy - Champagne and Fried Chicken! That grub will be adjacent to the VIP tent. Food and drinks are additional costs, as well as private reserved tables and seating.
To be clear, the $15 general admission does not include seating. That simply gets you into The Derby DayClub to enjoy the air conditioning, DJ, dancing, big screen TVs, etc. If you want seating inside, that is a separate cost, starting at $60. If you don't care about being under an air-cooled tent, and would rather sit outside, Turf Paradise grandstand admission is $5, and seats are first come first serve.
Turf Paradise gates open at 7 a.m. on May 4, and The Derby DayClub opens at 10:30 a.m. Then, live racing begins at 11:30 a.m. Place your bets because The Kentucky Derby will be broadcast live at the track at 3:24 p.m. That time is subject to change.
Wear a fancy hat, and have a great time!
IF YOU GO:
1501 W. Bell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85023