The 143rd Kentucky Derby will be one for the books as Thoroughbreds from around the country compete in a “Run for the Roses.”

Guests at Louisville Marriott Downtown will receive VIP treatment including:

  • Welcome reception with butler passed appetizers and Mint Juleps
  • Daily delivered newspapers as well as Oaks and Derby programs
  • Complimentary refreshments in the lobby departing for the track on Friday and Saturday morning
  • Turndown service with amenities each night of the three day package
  • Complimentary photo taken for each guest in the lobby on Saturday morning
  • Access to upgraded in-house amenities: Hat shop, Men’s and Women’s Apparel, Shoe shine, Salon, etc.
  • Additional details in our Derby Weekend Guide

Amp up  Derby Weekend with even more amenities and VIP treatment with our Elite Package and $100,000 Ultimate Derby Package. Details below:

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For pricing or details on all available Derby Packages, please contact Shane Weaver at or Jennifer Cummings at

Groups are encouraged to submit an RFP with stay requests.
Submit RFP Here