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Sat, May 06


Portside Marina Ship Store

2023 Downtown Derby Darty


2023 Downtown Derby Darty
2023 Downtown Derby Darty

Time & Location

May 06, 2023, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Portside Marina Ship Store, 209 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557, USA

About the event

The Kentucky Derby comes to downtown Morehead City again in 2023!


Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 6th from 3:00-7:00pm to participate in the Downtown Derby Darty. Check in will be held from 2:00-4:00pm at the Portside Marina Ship Store.

Join Downtown Morehead City, Inc. for a fun-filled day of eating, drinking, and anticipating the Run for the Roses! Presented by our sponsors, Portside Marina Ship Store, Cirila Cothran Real Estate, and Shortway Brewing Co., the pub crawl will feature 10+ stops at local downtown bars and restaurants, offering Derby-themed food and drink specials to enjoy with your crew. 

Be sure to wear your Churchill Downs finest, and enter your race day ensemble in our best dressed lady, most dapper gentleman, and best hat contests during check-in! Tickets include an authentic, vintage mint julep glass, one complimentary drink, Derby souvenirs, and a raffle ticket for your chance to win some awesome Derby prizes!

Check back for more information closer to the event date, and follow Downtown Morehead City, Inc.'s social media pages for the latest updates and reminders.

Please email with any questions.

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