Kentucky Derby Party
  • Kentucky Derby Party

  • at 

    the Racetrack

  • Saturday, May 4th 2024
  •   2:00pm

Kentucky Derby Party

2:00pm – 10:00pm

Must be 21+ to access the outdoor event.
Under 21 can access Pacer’s Lobby/Clubhouse and Simulcast and must be 18+ to place wagers.
*Please note, there will be no live harness racing for Pocono Downs.

We're Off To The Races!

Watch The Kentucky Derby At Our Party By The Racetrack!

Place Your Bets (18+)
Betting will open at 10:00am. Lower-level Simulcast will be self-service. Tellers will be available at the upper-level Pacer’s Clubhouse betting windows.

Advanced wagers are also being accepted on Friday, May 3rd starting at 10:00am in Simulcast. Tellers will be available to assist.

Derby Post Time
Churchill Downs will be shown on the big infield screen all day & throughout The Clubhouse & Simulcast areas.

Best Cigar Pub
Stop by and see a live cigar roller in action. A selection of cigars will be available for purchase.

Spa Sapphire
Visit the Spa Sapphire team who can assist with Derby Day essentials. Also, be sure to explore their exquisite services and plan a day of luxurious self-care.

Schedule of Events

2:00pm – 6:00pm | Ken Norton Acoustic

4:00pm – 6:00pm | Hat Revue registration – Racing Lobby

6:00pm – 6:30pm | Hat judging

6:30pm | Hat Revue - prizes awarded

After the main event, stay for more fun as The River’s DJ Tommy takes the stage for our special Derby Day edition of Party on the Patio!

7:30pm – 10:00pm | Party on the Patio with Philadelphia Freedom, tribute to Elton John

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Food Trucks

Burger Bus & Eat Up Now


Mint Juleps, Coors Light, Blue Moon and a variety of seltzer, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

150th Anniversary Kentucky Derby Glasses
A limited number of glasses will be available for purchase with Mint Juleps.

Hat Revue Contest

Must register to participate

Most Classic Derby Hat  | $250 Mohegan Pennsylvania Gift Card
Most Creative Hat | $250 Mohegan Pennsylvania Gift Card
Best Couple or Group Themed Hats | $500 Mohegan Pennsylvania Gift Card

Derby Promotion

Guests who wager $100 or more with a teller will receive one entry for every $100 wagered

Place your entries in one of 20 boxes to choose which horse you think will win.

At the conclusion of the race, four winners will be selected out of the corresponding boxes based on the official top four finishers.

Winners will receive free wagers valid for Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 18th

1st Place box | $1,000 in free wagers
2nd Place box | $500 in free wagers
3rd Place box | $250 in free wagers
4th Place box | $100 in free wagers

Please Note

Must be 21. Additionally, most areas of Mohegan Pennsylvania are restricted to guests 21 years of age and older, including the hotel, gaming areas, and several restaurants. Valid, unexpired photo identification is required (driver’s license, passport, military ID). Expired identification will not be accepted. Wristbands issued for the event are not valid for the gaming floor. All persons, bags and personal items are subject to inspection. No portable chairs are permitted.