Green Curtain Events Returns With the Front-Running Chicago Kentucky Derby Parties for 2021

The first Saturday in May—perhaps the most iconic sporting day of the year is the home of the Kentucky Derby, horse racing’s version of the Super Bowl. After COVID-19 pushed the 2020 Derby from its annual May post to September, the race is on for this Saturday and Kentucky Derby Parties Chicago is your one-stop-shop for the classiest mixing and watch party socializing the city has to offer. We’ve got your ticket, table reservations, and more for one of the best party days of the year!

If you’re unable to get down to Kentucky this year for the race, Chicago is the next best destination. In total, 8 of your favorite bars around the city will host exclusive events in coordination with Green Curtain Events. Broken Barrel Bar, Rebel & Rye, HVAC Pub, The Reveler, Fatpour Wicker Park, Hopsmith, Moe’s Cantina River North, and Woodie’s have come together for this incredible one-off Kentucky Derby party is your one-stop-shop for the perfect Derby atmosphere outside of Churchill Downs. You can expect good drinks, good vibes, better company, and an electric race with your closest friends at Chicago’s best spots.

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So gents, get those pastel suits and pocket squares in line and ladies throw on your best floppy race-day hat because you still have the option to get a bit toasty and place your bet on the best Kentucky Derby Parties around your neighborhood and join the Chicago Derby-watch craze with full details and package options below.

Note: Each bar comes with a different, custom event package and price point.

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For more information call 312.579.3636 or email Concierge@greencurtainevents.com.

It’s important to remember: LET’S KEEP IT SAFE…

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Your health & safety is our priority here at Green Curtain Events. We are monitoring the impacts of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic very closely based on the rules and recommendations set forth by the CDCWHO, and local municipalities in which we operate.

Green Curtain Events will remain in compliance and follow the City of Chicago guidelines and checklists for Meetings and Social Events (At all times).    

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All Venues we are partnered with will follow the City of Chicago guidelines and checklists for Restaurants and Bars (At all times).   

 We ask our Patrons to do their part and follow CDC and local government guidelines for Social Gatherings.  

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Broken Barrel Bar

2548 N. Southport Ave., Chicago, IL 60614

Enjoy the Kentucky Derby with southern charm at Broken Barrel Bar; Lakeview’s favorite sports watching hot-spot with generous packages to offer.

Date: Saturday, May 1st

Hours: *3pm to 6pm – Guests Must Arrive by 3:30pm for Guaranteed Service.

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Ticketed Reservations Include:

INDOOR SERVICE

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Indoor Seating with Watch Package for 2: $130 

Indoor Seating with Watch Package for 4: $250 

Indoor Seating with Watch Package for 6: $360 

PATIO SERVICE

Patio Seating with Watch Package for 4: $325 

Patio Seating with Watch Package for 6: $475

**All Watch Package Include:

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person

-Inclusive House Wells, Mint Juleps, and Domestic Drafts 3 to 6pm

-One Southern Inspired Appetizer Sampler for the Guest-Count Associated

Kentucky Derby Parties ChicagoRebel & Rye

726 W. Grand, Chicago, IL 60654

Enjoy the Kentucky Derby in perfect form at Rebel & Rye; West town’s favorite party zone with indoor and outdoor patio table packages available for reserve.

Date: Saturday, May 1st

Hours: *3pm to 6pm – Guests Must Arrive by 3:30pm for Guaranteed Service.

Ticketed Reservations Include:

 Table Reservation for 4: $40 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person

Table Reservation for 6: $60

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person

Indoor Table with Party Package for 6: $350 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One “Kitchen Sink” of Assorted White Claw Hard Seltzers (10 cans)

-One Bottle of Old Forester Bourbon with D.I.Y. Mint Julep Kit

-One Bottle of Champagne

 Patio Table with Party Package for 6: $375 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One “Kitchen Sink” of Assorted White Claw Hard Seltzers (10 cans)

-One Bottle of Old Forester Bourbon with D.I.Y. Mint Julep Kit

-One Bottle of Champagne

Prizes & Give-Aways: Dress to Impress!!

(Courtesy of) Last Call Tavern Group and Rebel & Rye will be giving away BEST DRESSED PRIZES for two lucky and high-fashioned attendees… 

FIRST PLACE:  $100 Off Their Day-Of Tab + a $50 Gift Card for Future Use 

SECOND PLACE:  $50 Gift Card for Future Use

HVAC Pub

3530 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60657

Enjoy the Kentucky Derby with supreme-party-viewing and LIVE Music at HVAC; Wrigleyville’s timeless attraction with group packages now on tap.

Date: *Saturday, May 1st

Hours: *3pm to 6pm – Guests Must Arrive by 3:30pm for Guaranteed Service.

Ticketed Reservations Include: 

Seating with Watch Package for 2: $125 

Seating with Watch Package for 4: $250 

Seating with Watch Package for 6: $350 

**All Watch Package Include:

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-LIVE Music

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person

-Inclusive House Wells, Mint Juleps, and Domestic Drafts 3 to 6pm

-Inclusive House Pizza for the Guest Count Associated

**Please Note that table locations may be placed Indoor, Outdoor, or on Second Floor at full venue discretion + factoring in weather determination.

**Packages are designed for guest-count associated and only ONE purchase is needed for the group.

Kentucky Derby Parties ChicagoThe Reveler

3403 N. Damen, Chicago, IL 60618

Enjoy the Kentucky Derby in a bar-watcher’s paradise at The Reveler; Lakeview’s neighborhood favorite and amazing viewing-party location.

Date: *Saturday, May 1st

Hours: *3pm to 6pm – Guests Must Arrive by 3:30pm for Guaranteed Service.

Ticketed Reservations Include:

Table Reservation for 4:  $40 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person

Table Reservation for 6:  $60 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person

Table with Party Package for 4:  $250 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-Two Buckets of White Claw Hard Seltzer

-One Round of Welcome Mint Juleps

-One Bottle of Champagne

-One Assorted Appetizer Tray for the Group

Table with Party Package for 6:  $325 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-Two Buckets of White Claw Hard Seltzer

-One Round of Welcome Mint Juleps

-One Bottle of Champagne

-One Assorted Appetizer Tray for the Group

Prizes & Give-Aways: Dress to Impress!! 

(Courtesy of) Last Call Tavern Group and The Reveler will be giving away BEST DRESSED PRIZES for two lucky and high-fashioned attendees… 

FIRST PLACE:  $100 Off Their Day-Of Tab + a $50 Gift Card for Future Use 

SECOND PLACE:  $50 Gift Card for Future Use 

**Please Note that table locations will be placed at full venue discretion + factoring in weather determination.

**Packages are designed for guest-count associated and only ONE purchase is needed for the group.

**Please inquire for Large Group and/or Private Room Service

Fatpour Wicker Park (SOLD OUT)

2005 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622

Enjoy the Kentucky Derby watch craze at Fatpour; a Wicker Park classic and perfect set-up for all your party needs.

Date: *Saturday, May 1st

Hours: *3pm to 6pm – Guests Must Arrive by 3:15pm for Guaranteed Service.

Ticketed Reservations Include:

Table Reservation for 2:  $20

Table Reservation for 4:  $40 

Table Reservation for 6:  $60

Booth Reservation for 5: $50 

Booth Reservation for 6: $60 

**All Reservations Include:

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person

**Please Note that table locations will be placed at full venue discretion.

**Packages are designed for guest-count associated and only ONE purchase is needed for the group.

**Please inquire for Large Group and/or Private Room Service

Kentucky Derby Parties ChicagoHopsmith (SOLD OUT)

15 W. Division St, Chicago, IL 60610

Enjoy the Kentucky Derby with high-stakes at Hopsmith’s outdoor dining experience. The Gold Coast’s perfect watch-party-location with class, tier-one service, and so much more.

Date: *Saturday, May 1st

Hours: *3pm to 6pm – Guests Must Arrive by 3:15pm for Guaranteed Service.

Ticketed Reservations Include:

Outdoor Table Reservation for 4: $40 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person

Outdoor Table Reservation for 6: $60 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person 

**Please Note that table locations will be placed at full venue discretion + factoring in weather determination.

**Rain or Shine… packages will be protected, as our outdoor service has covering when needed.

**Packages are designed for guest-count associated and only ONE purchase is needed for the group.

**Please inquire for Large Group and/or Private Room Service

Moe’s Cantina Rooftop

3518 N. Clark, Chicago, IL 60657

Enjoy the Kentucky Derby as a high-roller at Moe’s Cantina; Wrigleyville’s pop attraction with an indoor/outdoor party scene second to none.

Date: *Saturday, May 1st

Hours: *3pm to 6pm – Guests Must Arrive by 3:30pm for Guaranteed Service.

Ticketed Reservations Include:

Table Reservation for 4: $40  

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person 

Table Reservation for 6: $60 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person

Table with Party Package for 4: $220

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome Mint Julep Per Person

-One “Party Bucket” of Assorted White Claw Hard Seltzers (8 cans)

-One Bottle of Champagne

-One Appetizer for the Table  

Table with Party Package for 6:  $360 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One “Kitchen Sink” of Assorted White Claw Hard Seltzers (12 cans)

-One Bottle Premium Bourbon OR Vodka with Mixtures (Choice of One)

-One Appetizer for the Table

Indoor Table Reservation for 4: $40

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service on the Main Floor for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person  

Indoor Table Reservation for 6: $60

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service on the Main Floor for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person

Indoor Table with Party Package for 4: $220 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service on the Main Floor for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome Mint Julep Per Person

-One “Party Bucket” of Assorted White Claw Hard Seltzers (8 cans)

-One Bottle of Champagne

-One Appetizer for the Table 

Indoor Table with Party Package for 6: $360

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service on the Main Floor for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One “Kitchen Sink” of Assorted White Claw Hard Seltzers (12 cans)

-One Bottle Premium Bourbon OR Vodka with Mixtures (Choice of One)

-One Appetizer for the Table

**Please Note that table locations may be placed Indoor OR Outdoor at full venue discretion and factoring in weather, plus up-to-date city/covid regulations at the time of the event.

**Packages are designed for guest-count associated and only ONE purchase is needed for the group.

Woodie’s (SOLD OUT)

1535 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60610

Enjoy the Kentucky Derby in style at Woodie’s in Old Town; with service and viewing fun, guaranteed to surpass all expectations.

Date: *Saturday, May 1st

Hours: *3pm to 6pm – Guests Must Arrive by 3:15pm for Guaranteed Service.

Ticketed Reservations Include:

Table Reservation for 4:  $40 

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person

Table Reservation for 6:  $60

-Entry, Seating, and Reserved Service for 3 hours, Concluding at 6pm

-Featured Kentucky Derby Watch Action

-One Welcome White Claw Hard Seltzer Per Person 

**Please Note that table locations will be placed at full venue discretion.

**Packages are designed for guest-count associated and only ONE purchase is needed for the group.

**Please inquire for Large Group and/or Private Room Service

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