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What Went Down at the Denver DerbyParty



Jill P. Mott Photography

On Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, Denverites flocked to the second-largest derby-themed event in the country (in first place is the actual Kentucky Derby). Check out this photographic breakdown of the huge event that sells out within days every year.

The event was held at the Denver Center of the Performing Arts complex.

The fashion enthusiasm was on-point.

[Photo: Christy Sanchez]

[Photo: Christy Sanchez]

[Photo: Christy Sanchez]

Party-goers posed for Step and Repeat photo opps.

[Photo: Christy Sanchez]

[Photo: Christy Sanchez]

[Photo: Christy Sanchez]

[Photo: Christy Sanchez]

The derby was displayed on a giant jumbotron for the massive audience to watch and clamor over. 

The best hat contest was a hit.

Crowds jammed out to talented performers, including a Dixie jazz band, an 80s rock band and a Los Angeles DJ.

Zach Valadez, this year's recipient of the Sean ‘Ranch’ Lough Memorial Scholarship, was presented with his check.

Learn more about the story behind the DerbyParty and the Sean 'Ranch' Lough Foundation here: The Denver DerbyParty: A Whole Lot of Fun (and Fundraising)
To donate to the Foundation, click here.

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles are proud sponsors of this event. Make sure to be at the DenverDerby next year!

See also:

The Denver DerbyParty: A Whole Lot of Fun (and Fundraising)
Best Hats of the Denver DerbyParty

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