Derby Fiesta @ Studio Square
35-33 36th Street
Long Island City, NY 11106
On Saturday, May 5th, party like “General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin” is the name of your favorite horse, at Studio Square’s Kentucky Derby x Cinco de Mayo bash. For just $20, you’ll get 2 pitchers of cheer to celebrate the rare overlap of Mexico\'s & America’s heaviest-drinking May traditions. The Long Island City beer palace is blowing out their garden to celebrate, and invites you to do the same with a pair of pitchers full of your choice of domestic drafts, mint juleps, margaritas, or Red Stag iced tea, a summery drink that’ll nevertheless have you cherry-bombed.
The party will rage all day with live DJs, door prizes & giveaways (position yourself to win them by rocking the most absurd sombrero or bonnet you can find), plus all-day specials on juleps & margs. And of course, they’re broadcasting the Running of the Roses on a massive screen on their outdoor patio -- where you\'ll be pulling for Ignacio whether he\'s racing or not.
Kentucky Derby + Cinco de Mayo = Huge Party
Thrillist Rewards Price: $20
2 pitchers of mint juleps, margaritas, Red Stag iced tea, or beer
Kentucky Derby broadcast on a huge 10\'x16\' HD screen in the outdoor courtyard
Best bonnet & sombrero contests + live DJ all day