Fifth Annual Derby Party

Tavern in the Village and Tavern at Mission Farms will bring classic Southern charm to Kansas City for its Kentucky Derby Day Parties, Saturday May 2, 2015 from 3 to 6 p.m.

Derby Day PartiesDerby Photo_Anthony & Kelly

Where:             Tavern in the Village, 3901 Prairie Lane in The Village Shops in Prairie Village, Kan.,

                        Tavern at Mission Farms, 10681 Mission Road at Mission Farms in Leawood, Kan.

What:               Dual Derby Day Parties Celebrating the Kentucky Derby Races – The public is invited to

the parties hosted at both locations for Derby drink specials from Darkhorse Distillery and Woodford Reserve, Derby dishes, happy hour menu items, prizes and fun.

Attire:               Hats. Bowties. Bold colors. Frilly frocks. Dashing suits, suspenders or preppy. Embrace

the Southern tradition.

When:              Saturday, May 2 from 3– 6 p.m.

Prizes:             Each guest in attendance will randomly draw a contending Kentucky Derby horse name every 30 minutes leading up to the race for the chance to win prizes. Throughout the event, guests will receive prizes for their attire and other Kentucky Derby-inspired categories. Winners of the Kentucky Derby horse contest will be announced immediatley following the conclusion of the Derby. Guests must be present to win.

Derby Dishes

Kentucky Hot Brown Turkey Sandwich

Shrimp and Grits

Kentucky Burgoo Stew

Featured Drinks

Woodford Reserve Mint Julep as served at Churchill Downs

Thai Tavern Julep made with Dark Horse Reserve Bourbon

Tavern Sazerac featuring Dark Horse Rye Whisky 

Rye Old Fashion featuring Dark Horse Rye Whisky

Tavern Mojito

Cucumber Ginger Refresher