derby day


Enjoy a Mint Julep in an official souvenir
Derby Glass and a Traditional Kentucky Derby buffet of Bourbon Glazed Tenderloin, Burgoo, Baby Hot Browns, Southern Fried Chicken, Cheese Grits Casserole, Boone Tavern Spoonbread, Finchville Farms Country Ham & Beaten Biscuits, Hall’s on the River Beer Cheese Spread, Ruth Hunt Bourbon Balls & Crème Pull Candy, plus Famous Kerns Derby Pie with Homemade Horse-Churned Ice Cream.

  • · Ladies Hat Contest
  • · Run for the Roses Flower Show
  • · Antique Carriage Display
  • · Horseshoe Pitching
  • · Maker's Mark Bourbon Tasting
  • · Burgoo Cooking Demonstration
  • · Miniature, Percheron, & Thoroughbred Horses
  • · Official Kentucky Derby Gift Shop
  • · Special Exhibit featuring items from the
    Kentucky Derby Museum

  • 2:00pm Horse Show
  • 3:00pm River Cruise aboard
    the Star of Knoxville Riverboat

Barn Door Prize Giveaways   ·   Silent Auction

Each Derby Day ticket purchase will also include a 1-year unlimited “Annual Pass”
to tour Crescent Bend House & Gardens. Annual Passes will be distributed on Derby Day. Derby Day is the Annual Fundraiser of Historic Crescent Bend.

To make a reservation by phone, call 865-637-3163.

Proceeds for this event go to The Toms Foundation for the continuing maintenance and preservation of Historic Crescent Bend House & Gardens.