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The Peninsula Chicago is thrilled to be partnering with The Trotter Project to celebrate the most exciting two minutes in sports on Saturday, May 6th. From Afternoon Tea complete with mint juleps, to a Kentucky bourbon reception at The Bar, to a horse race-themed Chocolate Experience, there will be something for everyone to enjoy on Derby day.
Derby attire is encouraged! Prizes will be awarded to our best dressed guests.
DERBY AFTERNOON TEA | THE LOBBY
Join us in The Lobby for tea beginning at 2:30 pm. This elevated tea experience will include our Spring Afternoon Tea menu, along with some Kentucky favorites, including a special mint julep cocktail for each guest. Browse and shop the beautiful millinery designs of Loreta Corsetti and Carla Faso while enjoying derby coverage in The Lobby. Be sure to don your derby best, prizes from The Peninsula and Woodford Reserve will be awarded to the best dressed and most creative attire.
Price: US$ 70 per person, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Trotter Project.
KENTUCKY BOURBON RECEPTION | THE BAR
Beginning at 2:00 pm, The Bar will be open for guests to enjoy derby coverage while sampling Woodford Reserve flights. Ming juleps will also be served throughout the afternoon, and stay until the evening to enjoy live DJ music.
Price: No cover charge or reservation required. A portion of the sales from the Woodford Rserve flights and mint julep cocktails will be donated to The Trotter Project.
CHOCOLATE BAR | THE LOBBY
For those who are looking for a little chocolate indulgence, join us back in The Lobby beginning at 7:00 pm for a Derby-themed Chocolate Experience.
Price: US$ 40 per person. Mint julep cocktails will be served in The Lobby throughout the night with a portion of the proceeds being donated to The Trotter Project.