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Get down on Derby Day

Funcoast • May 13, 2015 at 8:42 AM

Celebrate Derby Day with some good eats, good drinks and some local traditions. Oh, and don't forget the huge hats! Cheer on your favorite horse at one of these great area locations.

Derby Day Celebration

• WHEN: 11 a.m.-12 a.m. May 7

• WHERE: Thirsty Pony, 1935 Cleveland Road, Sandusky

• INFO: 419-626-6761 ext. 6

The betting window will be open bright and early at Cedar Downs for your gambling pleasure, but you’ll want to stick around all day for some great food, cold beer and plenty of fun to be had.

Derby Day Celebration

• WHEN: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. May 7

• WHERE: Village Pump, 103 Lakeshore Dr., Kelleys Island

• INFO: 419-746-2281

The Village Pump will be celebrating Derby Day with free hot dogs, homemade cheesy bread and more. They’ll be serving Brandy Alexanders all day, and giving away prizes for Derby hats and bonnets — the bigger and more ridiculous, the better!

Kentucky Derby Party

• WHEN: 5-9 p.m. May 7

• WHERE: J.F. Walleye’s, 1810 Fox Road, Middle Bass Island

• INFO: 419-285-2739

J.F. Walleye’s is having a Kentucky Derby and potluck dinner with fun games before and after the race to give folks a chance to win some really cool prizes.

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