Celebrate the 143rd Kentucky Derby, “the most exciting two minutes in sports.” Even those of us who know nothing about horse racing love the adrenaline rush, Mint Juleps, and we like to wear big hats on this special day, May 6, 2017.

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NOCO Unify brings Churchill Downs to Northern Colorado at the Bank of Colorado’s 8th annual Down & Derby Party, May 6, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Big Red Barn in Highland Meadows. You must be 21 or older to attend...so no kiddos. Tickets range from $95 to $200. The Down and Derby Party has sold out each of the past 5 years, so there will not be tickets the day of.


This is SUCH a fun day, please gather your friends and get your hat ready.  We'll be supporting charities that serve our young people in Northern Colorado including the Boys & Girls Club of both Larimer and Weld County, United Way of Larimer County and Greeley Area Habitat For Humanity.

Raffle tickets purchased at the event make you eligible for a variety of tremendous prize packages, including a 2018 trip to Louisville for the Kentucky Derby!