Derby Days 2019
The Kentucky Derby is America’s original, extravagant springtime sports party. To continue building upon an MPI Potomac tradition, we invite you to experience an evening of southern charm and celebration as MPI Potomac teams with Louisville Tourism and The Omni Shoreham Hotel to bring the thrills of the Derby to DC! Register here so you don't miss out!
Thursday, April 25
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
The Omni Shoreham
2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
Metro: Woodley Park/National Zoo
Derby or Business Attire
Register TODAY for a chance to spend a weekend at Churchill Downs.
Louisville Tourism is so excited to see you at the 9th Annual Derby Days & Silent Auction and will have a drawing for a weekend at Churchill Downs including airfare, a two-night stay at the Louisville Marriott Downtown, tickets to Churchill Downs and more!
A Special Guest Straight from Churchill Downs! Meet a real Kentucky Derby jockey while at the event and learn about the races from firsthand experience.
Silent Auction Donations Needed! The 9th Annual Derby Days Silent Auction is now open for donations. The auction will run from April 15 to April 25 with proceeds going to the MPI Potomac Chapter in order to support our members.
Click here to donate!
Hats and Outfits On! As we continue our Derby Days tradition, our hat contest will be in full swing this year. And to add to the fun, judges will be looking at the entire ensemble. Be sure to wear your Derby best to win! So go big or small, contemporary or old-fashioned or just plain fascinating. Women and men are welcome to top off their Derby duds with a variety of ostentatious head wear. No hat? No worries – come make one at the event and take it home for a fun keepsake of the evening.