There are many ways to experience and celebrate Derby Day in Austin, May 6, 2017. Come dawning you big hat to the Victory Cup at ATX Polo Club: 13628 Gregg Manor Rd, Manor, TX 78653. The festivities on Saturday start with the launch of the Hot Air Balloon Festival at 7 am. You can then watch the Kentucky Derby live on the big screens, take a tour in a helicopter with D-Tour Aviation Helicopter Rides. This is all followed by a Polo Match, Alcohol Tastings, Give Back Austin's Silent Auction, Food Tastings, After Party and so much more. Bring the kiddos, chairs and even your dog! Tickets start at $40 and go as hi as $400 depending on the experience you want. You can even purchase tickets for a round trip shuttle from downtown Austin!
Victory Cup Derby Day Austin
ROUNDTRIP SHUTTLE PROVIDED BY URBANLOOP: $35 PER PERSON
Leave the driving to us! UrbanLoop will be providing round trip transportation to and from the Victory Cup Polo Match.
Shuttles will meet downtown Austin and head north to ATX Polo Club at: 10:30AM, Noon & 1:30PM and will return from ATX Polo at 3:45PM, 5:15PM & 7PM.
This is a transportation pass and does not include tickets for the event.
If you want to Derby in town you can look at the Derby in the City Music:
Derby in the City Music Festival
Find your way downtown to the Austin-American Statesman, all the festivities start at 1:30. Tickets start at General Admission for $31.50 or you can be a VIP for the day for $100.00. Again the Derby will be on Huge Screens that will even be bigger than your Derby Hat!
The Festival benefits the Open My World Therapeutic Riding Center
Open My World
Gates Open — 1:30pm
The Watters — 2:00pm - 2:35pm
Los Coast — 2:55pm - 3:35pm
Sweet Spirit — 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Kentucky Derby Coverage — 5:15pm - 5:45pm
Black Pistol Fire — 5:45pm - 6:50pm
Citizen Cope — 7:15pm - 8:45pm