Kentucky Derby day events, parties and specials in NYC

You don’t have to be in Louisville, Kentucky, to get in the Kentucky Derby spirit — you can don your seersucker suit or outrageous hat on May 4 at a number of city bars and restaurants.

Live race coverage starts at 2:30 p.m., so whether you’re all about the mint juleps, Southern eats, the horses, or just the hats, here’s where to watch the “greatest two minutes in sports.” As always, your finest Derby day attire is a must.