Where to Drink on Derby Day

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Written by Emily Morrow

Published on May 6, 2016

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Here’s where to drink while watching the Kentucky Derby Saturday, May 7th!

Adolfs OFW Tavern

Live music and drink specials
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$6 Mint Juleps
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Marcy Casino

This partay is sold out but if you can find a ticket, you should go.
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“Whiskey Tastings, Pre-Race Snacks and Small Plates, Swag, and The Main Event, The Fastest Two Minutes in Television, will be televised LIVE on our Big 100″ High Def Projection Screen! Bar Tab and Derby Bottle Prizes will be Awarded for Best Hat/ Best Dressed at Race Time!”
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Mes Que

“Please join us for – Specialty Juleps- you keep the cup! Southern Fare, Kentucky Bourbon & over 100 other whiskies, Més Que’s signature cocktails, Hat competition and prizes! Ladies will be graced with a rose upon entry in honor of the 142nd Run for the Roses. Additionally, all patrons will be assigned with a horse to root for with exciting prizes for winners! Prizes will also be offered for the biggest hat, most decorated hat, and any gentleman dressed as a jockey. The festivities begin at 4 PM. Don your biggest hats and snazziest soiree attire! We look forward to seeing you at the gate!”
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Written by <a href="" target="_self">Emily Morrow</a>

Written by Emily Morrow

Emily is co-founder and Director of Storytelling at Step Out Buffalo. Her favorite things to do are eat, travel, and think up business ideas. Emily is originally from Hamburg, NY and her out of town friends will tell you that she loves to talk about Buffalo any chance she gets.
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