It’s almost time for big hats and mint juleps and the Run for the Roses! And you don’t have to travel to Churchill Downs to get in on all the excitement.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society is hosting it’s 17th annual Kentucky Derby Party presented by the Community West Foundation to raise funds to support the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s multiple hunger centers, which nourish 13,000 men, women, children and seniors each month.
The Kentucky Derby Party will take place on Saturday, May 6 from 4-8pm at Great Lakes Brewing Co. The party will feature a live showing of the Kentucky Derby on the big screen, horse betting, a hat contest, silent auction items up for bid, raffles (you could win up to $1,000), prizes, authentic Derby fare, and mint juleps and Great Lakes Brewing beers.
Tickets for the Kentucky Derby Party are $75 and raffle tickets are $5 per ticket or 5 for $20. Both admission and raffle tickets are currently on sale online.
Or you can enter to win two tickets to the Kentucky Derby Party right here! Here’s how to enter (you can do one, two, three, four, or all five entries, just leave a separate comment for each):
1.Leave a comment and tell me what you would name a race horse.
5. Tweet the following phrase and leave a comment here letting me know you tweeted:
I want to attend @svdpcle #DerbyDayCLE thanks to @WhyCLE: https://whycle.com/2017/04/18/why-st-vincent-de-paul-society-kentucky-derby-party-giveaway #giveaway
You can tweet once per day for additional entries, just leave a separate comment here each time you tweet.
The giveaway will close on Sunday, April 23 at 11:59pm and the winner will be notified the following day. Good luck!
***Disclosure: I was asked by St. Vincent de Paul Society to help promote the Kentucky Derby Party. In exchange, I will receive two tickets to give away. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.***