Join the Young Affiliates of the Mint in celebrating the annual running of the Kentucky Derby with a party on the gorgeous lawn of the Mint Museum Randolph! Derby Days brings together more than 300 of Charlotte’s young professionals for anafternoon fete showcasing the philanthropic spirit of the city—all in support of the Mint Museum.
Derby Days features a 50/50 raffle, best dressed and best hat contests, lawn games including cornhole, bocce, and croquet, a photo booth, and culminates in a live viewing of the 60 most exciting seconds in sports. Make time to try our signature Derby cocktail, the Mint's Julep, featuring Maker's Mark® Bourbon Whisky and Maker's 46® Bourbon Whisky, using the recipe of Heist Brewery's award winnig mixologist Stefan Huebner. Pick a horse and bring your friends - this is an annual event not to be missed!
Ticket price includes beer and wine open bar, food, live entertainment, event coozie, and admission to the official afterparty at The Peculiar Rabbit. The first 100 ticket purchases will recieve a coupon for a discount to our Triple Crown Event Sponsor, The Sporting Gent! Check back often for updates!
Proceeds from this event support Bearing Witness: The New York Photo League and Sonia Handelman Meyer, a YAM-sponsored exhibit that will be featured at the Mint Museum Randolph until June 29.
The Young Affiliates would love to thank their gracious sponsors of this event: YAM Presenting Sponsor Janus Real Estate, Triple Crown Event Sponsor The Sporting Gent, After Party Sponsor The Peculiar Rabbit, Coozie Sponsor Red Ventures, Cornhole Sponsor The Ashton Southend and official photographer, Tatyana M Photography.
*This is a 21 and over event. IDs will be required at the door.*