Arizona race track celebrates Kentucky Derby

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The most thrilling two-minute sporting event is tomorrow, and the Valley's own race trace is celebrating big.

Turf Paradise is hosting a giant Kentucky Derby Party along with live local horse racing, a fashion contest, live music and more. Complete with mint juleps and fabulous big hats, this Derby party has something to offer for any race fan.

The event will feature a kids' fun park, and the first 4,000 visitors will receive a commemorative Derby glass. There will also be an ensemble and hat contest.

Admission to the Grandstand is $5 per person. Gates open at 7:15 a.m., and seats are offered on a first-com first-serve basis.

The Kentucky Derby is tomorrow, Saturday, May 2. The race officially starts at 3:24 p.m. Arizona time. The first Turf Paradise Live Post will be at 11:30 a.m.

For more information, visit

Turf Paradise Kentucky Derby Party
Saturday, May 2
1501 W. Bell Road

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