Kentucky Derby, BBQ & Bourbon with the Smoke Shop BBQ & Woodford Reserve (5/6)

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Presenting Sponsor: Woodford Reserve
Saturday, May 6th
The Smoke Shop BBQ – Kendall Square, bar & patio (patio weather permitting)
Event Start: 5:30pm
Dressed to the Nines Walk-Off Competition: 6:00pm
Race Time: 6:50pm
Event Concludes: 7:30pm
Price: $10 (includes choice of 1 Julep or 2 sliders + 1 side)

Get ready for the most exciting 2 minutes in sports history with the Smoke Shop’s 4th Annual Deby Party with Woodford Reserve. Cheer on your horse as we stream the Kentucky Derby on our big screen TVs. We’ll be pouring plenty of Juleps and Aperol Spritzs, serving up a special BBQ and cocktail menu and voting for best dressed during our Dressed to the Nines Walk-off competition for the chance to win awesome prizes (plus bragging rights.)

What’s included in your $10 ticket:

  • Admission to event (with Derby streaming on TVs)
  • Choice of 1 Julep or 2 sliders + 1 side
  • Creole Popcorn snacks
  • Invitation to compete in the Walk-off (includes prizes)
  • Woodford Reserve Julep cup & t-shirt (first come, first served)
  • Photo backdrop station for the best selfies

Additional Event Elements:
What to Drink:

  • Classic and non-classic Juleps
  • Aperol Spritz
  • Andy Husbands’ Day-Drinking Sweet Tea
  • Special cocktail menu available for purchase

What to Eat:

  • Slider Bar: Pulled Pork, Pulled BBQ Chicken, Burnt Ends
  • Sides: Sweet & Spicy Coleslaw, Pimento Mac & Cheese, The Cornbread
  • Special food menu available for purchase

Dressed to the Nines Walk-Off Competition (6:00pm): what to wear & prizes:

It wouldn’t be a Derby Party without your Derby finest! Get dressed to the nines for our walk-off because we’ll be giving away trophies & prizes.

  • Best Bonnet (Hat or Facilitator) – Prizes: Trophy, 2 Woodford Reserve Yeti Cups, $100 Smoke Shop gift card to be used at any date past May 6th.
    Don your finest wide-brimmed hat, hair clip, or headband adorned with colorful flowers, feathers, bows, and ribbons.
  • Best Fancy Man – Prizes: Trophy, Woodford Reserve Titleist Golf Bag, $50 Smoke Shop gift card to be used at any date past May 6th.
    Bust out your colorful blazer or sports coat, dress pants, and a stylish tie.
  • Best Gussied Up Couple – Prizes: Trophy, Woodford Reserve Barrel Head, $50 Smoke Shop gift card to be used at any date past May 6th.
    Get all spiffed up with your partner or a friend to take home this title.

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