Derby Experiences is proud to be The Official Experience Package Provider to Churchill Downs® for the Kentucky Oaks® and the Kentucky Derby®. By offering a variety of Ticket+ options, Derby Experiences is able to provide an enhanced experience throughout Kentucky Derby weekend to everyone from true horseracing fanatics to bucket-listers.
Ticket+ Model for
Official Ticket Packages
Combine Kentucky Oaks & Kentucky Derby tickets with access to Churchill Downs' or Derby Experiences' hospitality lounges, parties, concessions and more for an all-inclusive experience.
- Premium Hospitality Packages
- Party Ticket Packages
- All-Inclusive Concessions Ticket Packages
Build out custom-branded spaces throughout Churchill Downs that exclusively cater to tiered levels of Derby Experiences guests with premium food, open bar, live entertainment and exclusive amenities.
- Affirmed Lounge
- Citation Lounge
- Sunny's Halo Lounge
Produce new event weekend parties to be sold à la carte or paired with tickets to create packages that enhance the Derby weekend experience.
- Fillies & Lilies
- Taste of Derby
Through our partnership, Derby Experiences is able to utilize Churchill Downs grounds access to offer exclusive, à la carte tours that cannot otherwise be experienced.
- Backstretch Tour
- Paddock Tours
Develop unique, experiential elements from access to Churchill Downs grounds and industry experts to pair with event tickets.
- Thursday Track Experience
- Thurby Brunch & Racing
- Jockey Meet & Greet
Hotels + Transportation
Secure and manage local hotel block inventory and transportation accommodations to create a convenient booking and on-site experience for guests.
- Large Hotel Blocks at 15+ Louisville Hotels
- Round-Trip Motorcoach Transportation from hotels
- Upgraded Transportation Options
Churchill Downs’ relationship with QuintEvents has been invaluable in offering experiences that our fans will remember for the rest of their lives. Since our partnership began in 2008, QuintEvents has guided us to expand the types of experiences and access possible for our fans at one of the world's top bucket list events. The Derby Experiences program has seen tremendous growth over the years and we’re excited to continue building alongside QuintEvents