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2021 Derby Day Festivities

May 1, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Celebrate Derby day in Frankfort! Here is what our local businesses are offering to help make Derby Day 2021 the best!

B’s Bakery – 7 am – 3pm. Annual Derby Breakfast

Brick Alley – Starting at noon – loaded Bloody Mary’s and Mint Juleps

Broadway Clay – “Paint Your Own” Derby ornaments, Kentucky magnets and horse pins from 11:00am – 5:00pm.

Buddy’s Pizza – opens at 4pm – great pizza!

Capital Cellars is offering our annual bourbon french toast casserole, and $5 mimosas, bloody marys, and mint juleps!

Completely Kentucky – pick up a Derby party box to celebrate at home!

Gibby’s – 9:00am – 2:30pm – will be offering breakfast sandwiches and KY hot browns.  There will be cafe seating in parking lot.  Visit

Glitterati Treasures – 10:00am – 6:00pm –  Derby accessores and other gift items.  Also, fashion jewelry by Mriana, Firefly, Sorelli, Julie Vox, French Kando and Charles Albert.

Goodwood – All weekend:  Woodford Mint Julep, Oaks Lily, Woodford Spires, Goodwood Hot Brown – Regular brunch will be served on Saturday and Sunday, 11am – 3:00pm.  Live Music on Sunday, May 2nd from 3:00 – 6:00pm with Andrew Palmer.

Kentucky Coffeetree Café – Annual Derby Breakfast. Mint Juleps and Bloody Mary’s. Live music outside at 3pm. with Kentucky Wildhorse.

La Fiesta Grande – Cinco De Mayo & Derby Party – live music and specials

Mortimer Bibb’s Public House  – Drink specials, Derby Hat contest, Live Music with Jacob Cox from 7:00 – 9:00pm

Rebecca Ruth Candy Factory – 10 am – 6pm – Derby Chocolates

Rick’s White Light – Special this week is Bourbon Bacon Burgers, Fried Oysters on a Bourbon Bacon Jam Bed, or toast. Regular menu is also available.   Offering Sliced Country Ham and Memphis Style Pulled Pork by the pound and Country Ham Salad to go.   Pasty Chef is house preparing Kentucky Bourbon Pies- Please allow 48-hour notice for dessert pies.  Call us during business hours and ask for Liz!

Sig Luscher – 11:00am – open with mint julep slushies and Lily slushies.  Tapping our bourbon barrel “66” wheated amber lager.  12:00 – 9:00pm: M7B’s eats food truck, kid’s derby races with pool noodles horses.  The Quantum Mechanics live on deck from 7:00 – 9:00pm.

The Cooperage Derby Day Alley Party! – 2:00 pm – 9:00pm

The Office Pub and Deli – Annual Derby Breakfast – 7:30am – 10:30am – Come join us for a fun day with games, horse races, great food and great drinks!




May 1, 2021
7:00 am - 9:00 pm


Downtown Frankfort
High St.
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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Frankfort Public Art

Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist & Convention Commission
300 Saint Clair St., Suite 102
Frankfort, KY 40601