Derby Day at Tony's Rooftop

The greatest two minutes in sports will be celebrated at Tony’s Rooftop this year as the 142nd Kentucky Derby is broadcast at the 3rd Annual Derby Party, this time benefiting the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital equine services division. Kicking off at 11 a.m. with a festive party featuring mint juleps, drink specials, a hat contest sponsored by Stella Artois and the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company, Tony’s will open its newly-improved rooftop space to partygoers. The rooftop is now able to be fully enclosed in times of inclement weather, with an auto-retracting awning spanning the entire 2500 square feet of space, and windowed panels that can be pulled down to enclose the rooftop patio. The hat contest this year will offer a $100 cash grand prize to the winner, with second and third prizes of $75 and $25, respectively. The event is free, a grand door prize will be featured with tickets available for purchase and funds raised going directly to the CSU vet hospital, and the event will feature food and drink specials, full menu availability for orders, and the chance to watch the best racehorses in the world compete for the Kentucky Derby’s coveted title and prize purse. Event: 11-6 pm, May 7, free entry. Information: tonysbarfortcollins.com.

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