2025 Barnstable Brown Party Tickets

Bucket List Events is a proud Diamond Sponsor for the world famous Barnstable Brown Gala on Kentucky Derby Eve, which is internationally recognized as the “premier” Kentucky Derby party. The black-tie, star-studded bash is held at the home of Patricia Barnstable Brown, who co-hosts the event with her twin sister Priscilla Barnstable. The celebrity packed gala benefits the Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Center at the University of Kentucky.  Always held on Derby eve, you’ll spend Friday night at one of the best parties in the world.

The Barnstable Brown Gala offers three categories of ticket:

  • General Admission – Located throughout the property –  $1595 per person
  • VIP Table – Closer to the stage and dance floor – $3995 per person
  • Celebrity Table – In the celebrity table section – $5495 per person


One of the “Best Parties in the World”
The Barnstable Brown Party is counted among the “Ten Best Parties in the World” by Condé Nast.  This black-tie event is continually ranked as the go-to event during Derby week and the red carpet entrance always draws a crowd.  With limited tickets available, attending this event is dream to many.

Celebrity Packed Gala
Past guests include Boys II Men, Kid Rock, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Jennifer Nettles, Aaron Rodgers, Usher, Paris Hilton, Back Street Boys, NSYNC, Master P, Gene Simmons, and Miranda Lambert.  A huge list of athletes, actors, musicians and a various celebrities pack the guest list every year.

Barnstable Brown Gala Tickets
Surprise Performances and Guests
One thing is certain, you never know what may happen at Barnstable Brown Party.  With a room full of celebrities and entertainers, you can’t predict who will be on the stage next entertaining the intimate crowd.  With guaranteed surprises, it’s truly a night you’ll never forget or experience anywhere else.

Giving Back — An epic event and cause
The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala, is internationally recognized as the “premier” Kentucky Derby gala.  Enjoy an epic night while you benefit the Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Center at the University of Kentucky.  Over the years, millions of dollars have been raised.

Barnstable Brown Gala Tickets

Booking Options & Terms

Book with Confidence Policy included with every package:  If the Kentucky Derby is cancelled or postponed, the value of your package is protected and will be automatically applied to the new dates or to the following year, based on your preference.  You will also have the opportunity to use these funds as a credit towards any other event that Bucket List Events offers between now and the end of 2025.  Don’t wait, our space fills up quickly.  Book today with confidence.

Cancellations:  Bucket List Events understands that flexibility is the key to planning your travel experiences.  Whether life gets in the way and your plans need to change, or if you simply need a flexible payment plan to help you budget your expenses, we keep things flexible with the following cancellation and booking terms.

Cancellation By Customer
Refund Information
Within 48 hours of Booking Full refund, No questions asked for bookings made prior to 90 days out. (For bookings made within 90 days, this doesn’t apply). 
91+ days prior to event date(s) 75% Refund of Monies Paid
0-90 days prior to event date(s) No Refunds will be given for any reason.  No Cancellations Allowed. All sales are final.

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Barnstable Brown Gala Tickets

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Reviews (2)

Carolyn V.

A big shout out to Bucket List Events. Thank you for guiding us through the ticketing process and securing us fantastic seats for the Derby. You definitely went above and beyond. We had an amazing weekend!

Carolyn V., travelled in 2021
Melissa Budd-Wilkowski

I highly recommend Bucket List Events! Thank you for showing our group a fantastic time! Every activity was well organized and so much fun!

Melissa Budd-Wilkowski, travelled in 2018

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