Event: Derby Day Soiree at Neons

Start crafting your over-the-top Derby hat and get ready to celebrate the pony races at The Famous Neons Unplugged for their first annual Derby Day Soirée.

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Neons Unplugged

Start crafting your over-the-top Derby hat and get ready to celebrate the pony races at The Famous Neons Unplugged for their first annual Derby Day Soirée. Enjoy pre-race cocktails, including Molly Wellmann’s own mint juleps, in an official, 140th annual Kentucky Derby commemorative glass. Taste 513 will be preparing authentic country food while Americana/Folk band Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hills Hustle play —all before the official Kentucky Derby race at 6:30 p.m. The event will also include a Fancy Derby Hat Contest and Dapper Dude Contest. Participants must be present between 5 and 6 p.m. for judging. 


2-7 p.m. Saturday. Free. The Famous Neons Unplugged, 208 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine, facebook.com/neonsunplugged.

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