Kentucky Derby - May 5-8, 2022

Available Seats

KENTUCKY DERBY

SHELBYVILLE, KY 

THURSDAY, MAY 5 – SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2022


We’re off to the BIGGEST race of them all! Join us to Louisville, Kentucky for southern specialties, including a trip to the Louisville Slugger Museum, and reserved seats for the 148th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.


INCLUDES:

•The Kentucky Derby – Reserved Seating and VIP passes. Tickets include Unlimited food and drink (including beer, wine, and cocktails)

•Derby Day Riverboat Race

•Louisville Slugger Museum

•Lunch at Claudia Sanders Dinner House

•Horse Training Center Visit

•Derby Hat Boutique

•“Off to the Races” Dinner Party with Kentucky Derby Museum

•Three Nights Hotel

•3 Dinners, 2 Lunches & 3 Breakfasts

•Professional Tour Host


PRICE PER PERSON:

$3,099 Double

$3,849 Single

$2,969 Triple

$2,849 Quad

 

•$100 non-refundable initial deposit due upon reservation

•$500 non-refundable second deposit due on Thursday, December 30, 2021

•Final Payment Due Tuesday, March 1, 2022

•Trip Protection (Travel Insurance) is available at the time of deposit, please call for pricing. Trip Protection is not required, but recommended. 


TENTATIVE ITINERARY:

Thursday, May 5: Depart for a weekend filled with Mint Juleps, Fashionable Hats, and Horses in Louisville, KY.  Our journey will be timed to include rest stops and lunch on your own enroute. Dinner will be included, prior to arrival at the hotel.

Friday, May 6: Breakfast is included each morning at the hotel. Your day includes visits to several of Louisville’s gems, including the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, a horse training facility, and a Derby Hat Boutique. Lunch will be at the Claudia Sanders Dinner House, a replica of the elegant old home originally opened by Colonel Sanders of KFC fame. In the evening, enjoy the “Off to the Races” Dinner Party where you will enjoy a special “Taste of Kentucky” menu with Derby Pie for dessert. After dinner, you’ll have the chance to practice your betting skills during our “Derby Racing Fun”. You’ll be provided with a stack of play money to make a few practice bets on recorded races. It’s a chance to cheer for a favorite horse and share a few laughs before returning to the hotel in the evening.

Saturday, May 7: Following breakfast, you will start the day by boarding either the The Mary M. Miller or the Belle of Louisville for the Derby Day Riverboat Race. Experts will be on board to provide a few insider tips on the Derby Race, including a seminar on how to place a real bet at Churchill Downs. At the end of the voyage the two boats will turn downstream and race each other back to Louisville. Next is the highlight of the trip - The 148th Kentucky Derby. Enjoy VIP Fast Access Passes to historic Churchill Downs and 1st floor Grandstand Seats near the starting line. You will have access to unlimited food and drinks (including beer, wine & cocktails) as you experience one of the world’s greatest and most celebrated sporting events.  Following the race, you will return to the hotel for an evening of leisure.

Sunday, May 8: After breakfast, you will check-out and depart for home with fond memories of “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” and all the intriguing aspects within this Louisville Tradition. Rest stops and meal stops on your own will be made enroute.


Please be advised: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, including up to one mile to get to your seat at Churchill Downs.

  • Group: Scenic Excursions


PROTECT YOUR TRAVEL INVESTMENT:
We highly recommend Travel Protection on all trips.

• ONE DAY EXCURSIONS without show ticket $19 per person
• ONE DAY EXCURSIONS with a non-refundable show ticket $25 per person.
***This is cancellation protection ONLY and a doctor note is required for full refund.***

• OVERNIGHT EXCURSIONS Travel Protection varies with tour price.

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{AV} Avon – Scenic Excursions Office
DEPART: 6:00 am
RETURN: 7:45 pm


Pickup 2

{HE} Henrietta - Winton Place
DEPART: 6:30 am
RETURN: 7:15 pm


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