3-4 NIGHT KENTUCKY DERBY PACKAGES
May 3-6, 2018
Pick your perfect package! Friday, May 4th choose between our Horses, Hooch & History Tour or an extra day at the track watching the Oaks Race at Churchill Downs.
All packages include a 3 or 4 nights’ stay at the contemporary Embassy Suites Hotel of Lexington. Enjoy breakfast each morning and Managers Reception every evening.
May 3rd: Your Derby weekend starts with a 3-hour tour through the beautiful Bluegrass countryside of Central Kentucky. Return to your hotel to relax and freshen up for evening events. Evening events include Dinner at Carson’s Food & Drink. Experience Old Kentucky Elegance with local products and signature Prohibition cocktails.
May 4th Tour:
Indulge your senses on our Horses, Hooch & History Tour. Step onto a leading Thoroughbred Horse farm. This tour includes a local Kentucky Proud lunch. Then, it’s on to a Bourbon Distillery tour. Where you’ll get an Insider’s view of the bourbon making process and end with a sample of “America’s Official Native Spirit”. Return to your hotel to freshen up for Friday night at the Summit. We’ll be dining at Honeywood Restaurant, One of several restaurants established by revered Chef Ouita Michel, who was recently named a semifinalist for a 2016 James Beard Foundation Award. Extra time will be allotted for last minute Derby shopping!
May 4th Oaks:
Friday morning its off to the Kentucky Oaks, immersing yourself in horse racing. Pink is the color of the day as the fillies compete in the Running for the Lilies. Includes Grandstand seating at the Kentucky Oaks.
May 5th: 144th Running of the Kentucky Derby! Enjoy comfortable, round-trip transportation on a Blue Grass Tours deluxe motor coach to Churchill Downs.
Includes refreshments on the coach, a lovely box lunch in approved Churchill Downs packaging and souvenir program. 1st Floor Grandstand seating included. *Upgraded seating available by request. Click Here to see your section.
All-Inclusive Packages start at $1,795.00 per person.
Email Tour2@bluegrasstours.com for complete package pricing, custom Derby packages and to book your Experience!
Stress less with a ride from us. We provide round trip transportation Oaks & Derby day direct from Lexington to Churchill Downs. Book your seat before it’s too late!
Derby Week Tours
Best of Bourbon Tour – May 3rd
A Toast to Derby Week!
Join us on an exploration of the Best in Bourbon. Meet us bright and early at the Embassy Suites in Lexington. We’ll enjoy tours & tastings at Jim Beam American Stillhouse and Makers Mark Distillery. Savor a local lunch at Star Hill Provisions and a Whiskey Connoisseur Experience at Heaven Hill Bourbon Heritage Center.
Full day of touring is $185 per person and Includes all Distillery Admissions and lunch. BOOK HERE!
Derby Horse Farm Tour – May 3rd
This 3-hour tour through Horse Country takes you to historic Keeneland Racecourse for a behind-the-scenes tour and behind-the-gates of a signature Thoroughbred Horse Farm. We’ll interact with Champions and learn what it takes to breed them!
Spend your morning with the horses for $95. BOOK NOW!
Horses, Hooch & History – May 4th
Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Central Kentucky on this 5-hour tour. Tour one of Kentucky’s famous Bourbon Distilleries and encounter Thoroughbreds behind the gates of a prominent horse farm. Explore the lush Bluegrass countryside with our professional guide as they share tales and traditions of this unique region. Savor a delicious lunch of local fare along the way.
This popular Oaks Day tour is $175 per person and Includes all Attraction Admissions and Lunch. RESERVE NOW!