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Experience the anticipation and excitement of “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” with Inspirato at the 147th Kentucky Derby. From the Finish Line Suites Terrace, located directly above the finish line, you’ll have unobstructed views of the paddock area and a perfect vantage point to watch the action unfold. Bring your camera, because you can’t beat these photo ops. With the sophisticated Hotel Distil on historic Whiskey Row as your homebase, you’ll be in walking distance to Louisville’s charming restaurants and bars. Weekend activities include a welcome cocktail party, a bourbon-tasting experience, and the Longines Fashion Show. Get ready for a festive weekend full of fancy hats, seersucker suits, and mint juleps.
In honor of the Oaks’ official flower—the Stargazer Lily—Southern belles and gentlemen will don their finest pink attire to witness the Race for the Lilies. All attendees are encouraged to wear pink and join Churchill Downs’ partner Bright Pink in the fight against breast cancer.
Pick out the perfect statement headwear for the Derby during your private hat shopping experience with The Hat Girls. To enhance your shopping trip, there will be a bourbon distiller on-site to provide tastings and education on the bourbon-making process.
Hotel Distil has become a social anchor in the midst of Louisville’s revitalization. It’s historic façade gives way to the modern decor and amenities inside, including a rooftop bar and whiskey library. This brand-new hotel will be the best place to relax and recharge after a long day at the races.