Add-On: Turf Club Pass

Turf Club Experience – Enjoy an amazing 3rd floor view of the track overlooking the finish line and experience gourmet food and a premium open bar inside of the Turf Club’s dining room.  This is one of the most sought after experiences and the most requested location at Churchill Downs.  The Turf Club is known to host celebrities every year.  If you want the ultimate Derby experience giving you an exclusive area to hang out between races, you’ll definitely want to add the Turf Club pass to your Derby Day Ticket.  Please note, this pass will give you access to the Club with no reserved seating.  This is only sold as an add on and you must have an upgraded 3rd floor club house Derby day ticket.  + $2500 per club pass

Kentucky Derby Turf Club Tickets

Kentucky Derby Turf Club Tickets
Exclusive Derby Day Experience
Exclusive 3rd floor club offering a premium open bar, gourmet food, private wagering station and amazing views of the track.  This is a great place to grab drink, bite to eat, or hang out between races.  No telling who you will see.

A Celebrity Favorite
A celebrity favorite, the Turf Club is the place to see and be seen.  If a celebrity is in attendance, you have a good chance seeing them in the Turf Club.  One of the most sought after areas of the track, the Turf Club offers that VIP experience.

Kentucky Derby Turf Club Tickets
Indoor and Outdoor Viewing areas
The Turf Club Pass doesn’t offer a guaranteed seat, however you have plenty of room to mingle, grab a drink, people watch.  From the outdoor terrace you can see the Paddock and the track and from inside, you can take in the views of Churchill Downs through the wall of windows.

Kentucky Derby Turf Club Tickets
Please Note: 
Before you purchase your Turf Club Pass, please note that you must have an upgraded 3rd floor clubhouse derby ticket in order to add-on a turf club pass.  There is no exception.  You will not be allowed to enter the Turf Club without being able to access the 3rd floor clubhouse.

Booking Options & Terms

Booking your Kentucky Derby experience has never been easier.  You have two options when you’re ready to book.

Book Online:  Check out fast and easy online — You can check out using the form on this page.  First, select how many tickets you want.   Then decide if you want to pay for your tickets in full or be enrolled in our interest free payment plan (See below to learn more about our payment plans).  Select book now once everything looks good and complete the check out process.  You’ll receive a confirmation email once your package has been confirmed and your payment has been processed.

Payment Plan:  If you would like to pay for your Kentucky Derby experience over time, we offer an interest free monthly payment plan option.  A $250 per person deposit is due at the time of booking and your remaining balance is split into equal monthly payments with the final balance due 90 days prior to the event date.  Please select “Enroll me in the payment plan” when booking your trip.  A member of our team will contact you to set up your monthly payment plan once your deposit has been processed and your package has been confirmed.

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 2024.  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
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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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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