Derby Day Celebration


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A Fundraiser for Pequot Library | Experience the excitement of the Kentucky Derby on Pequot Library’s Great Lawn with festive tailgates, yard games, contests, and more. Watch the “Run for the Roses” on the big screen in the auditorium, and celebrate with Kentucky fare and an open bar, in the Main Tent, sponsored by the Loya Family. Keep the party going with DJ Rob at the after-party, sponsored by Katie O’Grady & Team at Compass. Check back for more details soon!

Would your business be interested in acting as a sponsor? Contact Development Manager Grace Calderon at: calderon@pequotlibrary.org.

Schedule of Events
3:00 – Pre-Party: Tailgate Ticket Holders Only
4:00 – Derby Day Party on the Great Lawn
6:50 – Watch the Run for the Roses
7:00 – After Party with DJ Rob

Derby Dollars (DD)
For ease and convenience, we are offering Derby Dollars for use in the raffle, Bourbon Wall purchases, and Horse Voting. Derby Dollars (DD) are $5 each and can be purchased below or on the day of the event. *DD are for ticketholders’ use only and CANNOT be applied towards tickets. No tickets will be sold at the door!*

Silent Auction
Bid on an amazing array of items and experiences.

Contests
Best Tailgate (Win, Place, and Show)
Best Hat
Best Dressed Lady
Best Dressed Gentleman

Tickets
Wristbands will be mailed to ticket holders in the weeks following purchase. $1 of every ticket sold will be donated to the Retired Racehorse Project.

PLEASE NOTE – *DD are for ticketholders’ use only and CANNOT be applied towards tickets. No tickets will be sold at the door!*

Preliminary Tailgate Map – Subject to Change:

Thank you to our terrific sponsors!

 

 

Details

Date:
May 6
Time:
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

720 Pequot Avenue
Southport, CT 06890 United States
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Phone:
(203) 259-0346