Yeehaw! Downs After Dark returns with western theme on May 22

Downs After Dark will be back at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 22.

At 6 p.m., the track will go western; the theme is “Country Saloon.”

Churchill Downs on Opening Night during Kentucky Derby 2021

Guests are encouraged to put on their cowboy boots and hats for a western-inspired look.

Live music will be playing on the Plaza Stage all night, and BBQ will be the featured menu item.

Gates open at 5 p.m. and the first of 11 races start at 6 p.m.

General admission starts at $12 per person and dining tickets start at $69.

Guests under 18 can only enter the track with a legal guardian.

Click here to buy tickets or to read more information on the event.

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