Featuring a pig roast, hat contests, sweepstakes, and food and drink specials, check out this A-Z list of Kentucky Derby Parties in Chicago!
Kentucky Derby Specials at Commonwealth
Saturday, May 3
$5 Mint Juleps
Guests who visit Commonwealth Tavern in Roscoe Village on Derby Day will enjoy $5 Angel’s Envy mint juleps while watching the race on eight TVs including a 70-inch plasma.
2000 West Roscoe Street
Chicago, Illinois 60618
Kentucky Derby Party at Frontier
Saturday, May 3 at 12 p.m.
$20 per person
Frontier and Lincoln Park Young Professionals invite Chicagoans to celebrate the Kentucky Derby dressed in their best derby attire from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. Patrons can view the race outside in the beer garden or in the main dining area. Specials include $7 Maker’s Mark mint juleps, $8 Knob Creek Frontier Edition cocktails and $5 Daisy Cutter. To purchase tickets, click here.
1072 North Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60642
Derby Day Specials & Hat Contest at Lottie’s
Saturday, May 3
$5 – $15 specials
Guests who visit Lottie’s for the Kentucky Derby will enjoy $5 mint juleps
and $15 bourbon flights (includes 3-samples) in addition to a brand sampling featuring Kentucky’s best bourbons. Lottie’s will host a “Best Derby Hat” contest and the winner will receive a collectors item Woodford Reserve Derby bottle. Lottie’s features 19 flat screen TVs upstairs and four flat screens and two projectors downstairs, making it a perfect spot to catch the Derby.
1925 W Cortland
Chicago, IL 60622
Annual Kentucky Derby Pig Roast at The Pony
- Saturday, May 3
- $5 – $12 specials
The Pony in Lakeview will host its annual Derby Party on Saturday, May 3 which includes a $12 pig roast at 2 p.m., best dressed and best hat contest, country band, drink specials, and more. The Kentucky Derby will be broadcast live on overhead plasma TVs and at tables that feature an individual flat-screen TV for viewing. Other specials include $6 Woodford Reserve mint juleps and $5 Lexington Bourbon.
1638 West Belmont
Chicago, IL 60657
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