Skip to Main Content
New York's Falls to the Finger Lakes
New York's Falls to the Finger Lakes

Kentucky Derby Gala | Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel


Event has ended



Join us for the Kentucky Derby Gala at the Downs inside the Historic Clubhouse & Rail Bar on Saturday May 6, 2023!
MUST BE 21 OR OLDER TO ATTEND. Please be advised: Proper Attire is REQUIRED for entry.
Your $129 Ticket includes:
• $60 Free Play
• $20 Wager on the Kentucky Derby
• Free Kentucky Derby Program
• Free T-Shirt & Commemorative Glass
• Open Bar 4:30p - 7p
• Buffet Access
• Beverage Sampling (Subject to availability)
• Best Dressed Contest for the Gentleman
• Best Hat Contest for the Ladies
Seating is first come first served!
Again, proper attire is required for entry:
For Men: Collared shirts REQUIRED (no flannel). No t-shirts, jeans, shorts, sandals or flip flops
For Ladies: Skirts, dresses, or pantsuits are welcome. Be sure to wear your best hat for the hat contest!
Please Note: Online sales will end on Friday May 5 @ NOON
HOTEL PACKAGE: $399 (Includes 2 entires to the gala & a hotel room for that night). Choose your dates of stay at May 6-7, and select this deal in the packages tab. Click here to book:
PLEASE READ FOR PARTIES OF 6 OR MORE: In order for us to better serve you, it is recommended for parties of 6 or more to call to make seating accommodations after purchasing your tickets. Please contact Meaghan Kogut via email or phone call for your accommodations.
Phone: (585) 343-3750

Request The FREE travel packet

Discover all the adventurous things you can see and do in the Fresh Air Adventures region. Then bring your travel packet with you to use while you're visiting destinations in the area.

Get the packet