Time: 3:30 pmPrice: Free
mad46 Rooftop Lounge Madison Avenue at 46th Street New York, NY 10017 Racing fans, get your finest hats, dresses and suits ready for the annual Kentucky Derby Party at mad46 Rooftop Lounge located on the 19th floor of The Roosevelt Hotel in Midtown Manhattan on Saturday, May 2, 2015 to celebrate the famous Churchill Downs event, with festivities starting at 3:30 p.m. – sponsored by Finlandia, Dark Horse, and Woodford Reserve. The chic rooftop bar sets the stage for the ultimate viewing party complete with a complimentary welcome Mint Julep served in souvenir copper glasses, Dark Horse Sauvignon Blanc for wine enthusiasts and an assortment of Woodford Reserve and Finlandia Vodka cocktails for sampling. Featuring a derby-worthy menu, mad46 will offer a Contemporary Hot Brown Slider with braised smoked turkey in a classic mornay sauce with pan seared slab bacon, Bourbon BBQ Pork Belly served on fried green tomatoes, and Mint Julep chimichurri grilled shrimp with country style blue crab potato salad. Visitors are encouraged to dress to impress for the “Best Dressed at the Derby” contest. There will be a raffle drawing for tickets to the Belmont Stakes, with proceeds going to Old Friends at Cabin Creek – the rescue farm that cares for retired thoroughbred race horses in Greenfield, New York.See more free New York City events & things to do on Nifty NYC.
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