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9th Annual Derby Extravaganza
May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Something special happens at Bending Branch Winery the first Saturday of every May. Join us as we celebrate Dr. Bob and Brenda Young’s Kentucky roots at the 9th Annual Derby Extravaganza. Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon at the beautiful Bending Branch Estate with live jazz, food, wine, hats, horses, and our famous Single Barrel Picpoul Blanc mint juleps.
Hat parade competition in three categories:
Derby Theme, Wine Theme, and Most Fanciful
New this year!
Competition for best outfield tent set up and decorations
Live music from the Mike Kasberg Jazz Band
Meal catered by Chef James Canter and the Guerrilla Gourmet team
Bourbon balls made locally by Sweet Comfort
In partnership with Frost Bank
$50 single/$80 couple
$30 for wine club members (check your email for promo code)
Your ticket includes a meal, a mint julep, and a bourbon ball.
~$2 of each ticket sold will be donated to the Comfort Area Foundation~
$1,000 table for 8 — includes admission for 8 people, meal, mint julep, and 4 drink tickets (redeemable for 4 glasses or 1 bottle per person), VIP bar, early entry to venue and a special check-in area. VIP attendees will also receive 20% off wine purchases.
Reserved seating options (admission sold separately):
$200 table for 8
$150 table for 6
$100 seating for 4 (8ft table shared with another party of 4)
You will select a table when you arrive. Reserving a table DOES NOT guarantee shade, as the sun moves throughout the day.
A limited number of tables will be available in the outfield area, first come, first serve. If you do not reserve a table, please bring chairs.