Meetings & Banquets

Churchill Downs is the ideal place to host your next corporate meeting or special event. With numerous private event spaces, our venue offers a year-round facility perfectly designed for private parties, banquets, and celebrations - outfitted with every amenity to lend class and an historical flair to any occasion.

To learn more about our private rooms or how to reserve a private space, please contact a group sales representative at 502.636.4450, or via email at groupsales@kyderby.com.

Venues

Stakes Room

This newly remodeled, luxurious open space pays homage to the rich traditions of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. The Stakes Room is located right next to the iconic Twin Spires and offers a phenomenal view of the entire track and paddock areas. The exclusive grand setting can accommodate groups of up to 600 people, but can also be segmented into three smaller, private rooms—the Tavern, Veranda and Parlor. Room rental rates are as follows:

Full Stakes Roomrentals start from $7,600 accommodates up to 600 guests
Tavernrentals start from $4,000 accommodates up to 255 guests
Verandarentals start from $3,500 accommodates up to 190 guests
Parlorrentals start from $2,500 accommodates up to 155 guests

*Rooms may be combined to customize your event.

For more information please contact our Group Sales Department at 502-636-4450.

Oaks & Derby Rooms

Interior private rooms for dining or business meetings, the Oaks Room and the Derby Room can each accommodate up to 80 guests. Located on the fourth level of the Jockey Club Suite clubhouse each room provides a spacious view of the downtown Louisville skyline. In addition, each room offers easy access to nearby balconies to view the racetrack. Rentals start at $1,200.

Triple Crown Room

The Triple Crown Room is a private banquet room ideal for large dining groups and/or business meetings. The Triple Crown Room accommodates up to 360 guests. Located on the fifth floor of the Jockey Club Suite Clubhouse the Triple Crown Room looks over the downtown Louisville skyline, and also features a large balcony to overlook Churchill’s historic racetrack. Rental starts at $4,500.

Millionaires Row 4

Elegant area of the Clubhouse with beautiful dining space and four-tier balcony overlooking the legendary Finish Line. Accommodates up to 832 guests. Rentals start at $6,000.

Trophy Room

The Trophy Room is an interior private dining room with access to a balcony that overlooks the racetrack, Finish Line and Paddock areas. The Trophy Room accommodates up to 288 guests. Rental starts at $2,500.

Millionaires Row 6

Elegant area of the Clubhouse with beautiful dining space and four-tier balcony overlooking the legendary Finish Line. Identical amenities to Millionaires Row 4; however, located on the 6th level and accommodates up to 576 guests. Rental starts at $4,500.

Wedding Packages

Churchill Downs provides the perfect setting to host your special day. A variety of wedding reception packages are available ranging from $90 to $155 per guest. All packages are inclusive of plated food service, dance floor, microphone, cake table, DJ table, and ivory or white table linens. Additional event options include bar service, stage for band, and many other event amenities.

To learn more about our private rooms or how to reserve a private space, please contact a group sales representative at 502.636.4450, or via email at groupsales@kyderby.com.

Group Enhancements

Trophy Presentations

Step into the Winner's Circle at Churchill Downs! A race will be named in your group's honor and up to eight of your guests will be escorted into the Paddock area for the saddling prior to your race. After viewing the race from a reserved trackside location, step into the Winner's Circle and present a trophy engraved with your group's name to the winning owner, trainer and jockey. Pricing starts at $400 and includes the following:

  • Group's personalized race name listed in the program
  • Up to 8 guests escorted to the Paddock to watch the saddling for group's race Special trackside location to view the race
  • Announcement of the race name by the track announcer over the public address system
  • Announcement of the name of the group's chosen presenter over the public address system
  • Engraved trophy to be presented to the winning jockey, owner or trainer
  • 8" x 10" color photograph taken in the Winner's Circle of the group to keep as a memento

Mutuel Vouchers

Treat your guests to a wager! Pre-purchased wagering vouchers can be printed in $5, $10 or $50 increments.

Downs Dollars

Vouchers printed in increments of $5 for guests to use at the Gift Shop and all concession areas.

To learn more about group enhancements, please contact a group sales representative at 502.636.4450, or via email at groupsales@kyderby.com.

Event Extras

Enhance your event with numerous event extras including audio-visual on-site, mock racing entertainment and programs, video presentation on the world's largest 4K outdoor video board, and many other racing options.

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