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The PHILADERBY - Philadelphia's Kentucky Derby Experience

Saturday, May 5, 2018   3:00 PM - 7:00 PM      
Event Organizer:     Philaderby

Commerce Square - Paganos (2001 Market Street in Philadelphia, PA) Map
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The PHILADERBY - Philadelphia's Kentucky Derby Experience
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Ticket Type Price Quantity
GENERAL ADMISSION (Early Bird) details $15.00 Sold Out
General Admission entry to event at 3:30 PM. Official Philaderby Koozie and 1 Raffle ticket to win amazing prizes!
Ticket sales ended at: 5/5/2018 at 3:30 PM
$20.00 Ended
GENERAL ADMISSION- GROUP details $15.00 Ended
VIP OPEN BAR (Early Bird) details $70.00 Sold Out
Expedited Entry VIP OPEN Bar Access with 1 Free Mint Julep in an Official Stainless Steel Mint Julep Cup. 3 Raffle Tickets with Official Philaderby Koozie.
Ticket sales ended at: 5/5/2018 at 3:30 PM
$80.00 Ended
VIP OPEN BAR - GROUP details $70.00 Ended

Event Details

BREAK OUT THE FANCY HATS AND SUN DRESSES BECAUSE THE PHILADERBY IS BACK!! Philadelphia's Premier Kentucky Derby Experience - Enjoy all aspects of Louisville's high society racing spectacle without leaving the heart of Philadelphia. The Philaderby Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Thousands will gather, dressed to impress, at Center City's best outdoor venue to party and support a great cause. Dance the day away with live music from one of Philadelphia’s best cover bands! Attendees can participate in outdoor games and strut their stuff for "Best Dressed” prizes - all culminating in the 143rd renewal of The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports being broadcast live on the plaza's 24 FOOT jumbotron TV screen. 

Featuring a special 'Derby Drink List' which includes Mint Juleps and other derby favorites. This is going to be the premier day party of the spring- you won't want to miss out!



General Admission:

-Entrance to the 2018 Philaderby at 3:30PM
-1 Raffle ticket to win amazing prizes!
-Official PhilaDerby Koozie
-Live Music
-Fancy Hat, Best Dressed, and Best Couple Contests
-Free Entrance to the Official Philaderby After Party at CONCOURSE Dance Bar

VIP Package:

-Early Entrance to the Philaderby at 3:00PM
-OPEN BAR (BEER, WINE, Tito's Vodka and Jack Daniel's Drinks - excluding mint juleps)
-Special VIP bar access with expedited service 
-Official Philaderby Stainless Mint Julep Cup
-1 Free Hand Crafted MINT JULEP (Official drink of the Kentucky Derby)
-3 Raffle Tickets
-Official Philaderby Koozie
-Live Music 
-Fancy Hat, Best Dressed, and Best Couple Contests
-Free Entrance to the Official Philaderby After Party at COUNCOURSE Dance Bar

Live Music:

One of Philadelphia’s hottest cover bands will be filling the air with feel good music all afternoon! In addition we will have the SIPS DJ playing in between sets to keep the crowd dancing


The event will feature three main contests: (some great prizes this year!)
"Fancy Hat" for the ladies - The bar was set VERY high last year!
"Best Dressed" for the men - Let's go guys, don't disappoint the ladies.
"Snazziest couple/group" - Coordination is key!


The horses won't be the only ones competing on May 5th. The Philadelphia Cornhole League will be providing a wide variety of outdoor games to be played including Cornhole, BeerPong, Ladder Golf, KANJAM and more. Bring your A-game because bragging rights are at stake! 


The Philaderby will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region, a donor-supported organization that enriches, encourages and empowers children to reach their highest potential through safe, one-to-one mentoring relationships. Volunteering as a Big Brother or Big Sister is about making a measurable difference in a child’s life by sharing new perspectives and experiences. Serving Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties in PA and Burlington, Camden and Gloucester Counties in NJ, nearly 3,700 children annually are more successful socially and academically because of the work of Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region.

After Party:

The Official Philaderby After Party will be hosted at Concourse Dance Bar. Dance the night away at Philadelphia's hottest new club. We'll put you on our guest list so you won't have to wait in line or pay a cover! See you there! 

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Commerce Square - Paganos
2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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