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Buy tickets for 2019 Kentucky Derby - 2 Day Pass (May 3-4) at Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY on May 3, 2019 8:59AM local time. There are currently 2 Kentucky Derby events available for sale.

Kentucky Derby Tickets

The 2018 Kentucky Derby average ticket price increased significantly compared to tickets over recent years for the event. The largest average price over the last five years came in 2015, moving from a $349 average ticket price in 2014 to $481. The Kentucky Derby saw much lower pricing in 2017 at $306 on average, while the 2018 Run for the Roses had an average price of just under $576 per ticket and over $1,500 per order.

2019 Kentucky Derby Schedule

The 2018 Kentucky Derby was the 144th running, held on May 5. The favored Justify claimed the Run for the Roses in very sloppy conditions to begin a run at the Triple Crown. The next Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs will take place on May 4, 2019. No matter which horse wins, this one-of-a-kind event will bring fans from all over the world, ready to sip their Mint Juleps and feature their lavish hats. Get your Kentucky Derby tickets and don’t miss this event!

Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs is located in south Louisville west of Churchill park at interstate 65. Churchill Downs usually seats 50,000 however, crowds during the derby sometimes exceed 150,000 as additional seating areas are opened to accommodate the event. New to the event in 2014 is a new high-definition screen which will sit on the backstretch the outside of the track and face the grandstand and infield. Officials claim it will be the largest high-definition video screen ever constructed.

Infield General Admission

The area provides a fun large-party atmosphere and is an inexpensive way to attend the event but not the best views of the race. The Infield Club provide access to a VIP lounge area that features cocktail service, half-price menu items, large screen TV’s and monitors at each table along with private betting window and executive bathrooms.

The Grandstands

Comprised of sections 120-128 (1st Floor Grandstand), 212, 218-228 (Grandstand Mezzanine/Plaza Balcony), and 322-328 (3rd Floor Grandstand) and are divided into three levels. The Grandstand Terrance level is closest to the track. The better seats in these sections are closer to the finish line and are the lower number sections (120, 218, 322).

The Clubhouse Levels

Comprised of sections 110-117 (1st Floor Clubhouse), 2nd Floor Clubhouse and 312-321 (3rd Floor Clubhouse). The Kentucky Derby Clubhouse level tickets are a great place to sit close to the finish line. 1st Floor Clubhouse tickets get you seats that are so close enough to the track to feel the ground as the horses run by. Tickets to section 120 grant you access to the 3rd Floor Clubhouse. 3rd Floor Clubhouse Level tickets provide great views of the entire track and are among the best seats at Churchill Downs. Some 3rd floor clubhouse seats are fully covered, including rows D and higher. Rows A-B are not covered, while row C is partially covered. The sections closest to the finish line are 116,117, 218, 316, 317 and 318. Our pick for the best seats at the Kentucky Derby here are in section 316.

Kentucky Derby Suites

There is a large selection of suites at Churchill downs, TicketCity offers tickets and can help ensure you have ultimate Kentucky Derby experience. We offer tickets for the Jockey Club Suites, 5th Floor Finish Line Suites, Interior Premium Boxes and the Matt Winn Room (reserved tables). Suites can fit about 24 people and come with full catering, private wagering and balconies that provide a perfect view of the action.

Millionaires Row & Skye Terrace

Millionaires Row (4th Floor & 6th Floor) provide a luxurious and celebrity-filled Kentucky Derby experience. A table here provides a great vantage point to watch the races via personal monitors or from the 4 tiered balcony. The Skye Terrance is adjacent to Millionaires row and offers the same amenities but a more traditional experience.

Last updated: Sep 24 2018