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  • PUBLIC (Hotel) 215 Chrystie St, New York, NY, 10002 United States (map)


** No Cover or tickets, but RSVP Required for entry **
FACEBOOK event  // RSVP (required) // WEBSITE
doors at 2pm / 21+ ID required

We're thrilled to help present the annual Derby soiree at the swanky PUBLIC (an Ian Schrager Hotel) - one the hottest spots in town - and last year’s Derby at Public was awesome!! Join us for a day of dancing and lounging with classic Southern Hospitality, Mint Juleps, live music, DJs, and classic burlesque... so wear your best derby hat n'bow tie!

hot jazz & swing music in the cocktail bar DIEGO plus entire 2nd floor (2-8pm):
THE HOT TODDIES w/vocalist Cait Jones (4:00-8:00pm) *
* DJ ODYSSEUS BAILER from 2-4pm, and during band breaks *
* classic burlesque by PEARLS DAILY *
* MILKMAN & SONS (2:00-5:15pm) *
outdoor lounge at Public Kitchen

* Mint Juleps, Bubbly, & other Derby drink specials *
* special small-bites menu by famed chef Jean-Georges *
* The Kentucky Derby (race) will be projected live at 6:50pm *
* contemporary DJs & performances on other floors (tickets may be required) *
* Big Hats, Bowties, and other Derby Attire Requested *

DERBY DAY promo video by Royale Marketing - featuring music by THE HOT TODDIES!

Saturday May 4th
Public Hotel - 215 Chrystie St, NYC
(up escalator to 2nd floor and Diego Cocktail Bar)
21+ / ID required

There is no cover for the 2nd floor where we will be, but RSVP is required for entry! To RSVP go to and scroll down to "Diego" select "RSVP" which goes to Eventbrite, then click thru to Tickets Page and select "Diego - Complimentary Entry"). You may also upgrade to get a reserved table or purchase tickets for the other floors.
>> direct RSVP link to Eventbrite <<

The Hot Toddies will once again be in the swanky cocktail Lounge DIEGO... our own room dedicated to hot jazz n' swing music, as well as the entire floor! Plus Milkman & Sons will play in the beautiful outdoor lounge downstairs at PUBLIC KITCHEN. Additional, contemporary DJs will spin in the club, PUBLIC ARTS, on the lower level, and up on the posh rooftop lounge until late in the evening.

Sip the "Special Batch" of Mint Juleps and place your Raceday "Squares" - put on your Derby Day outfit, grab your hat and get ready for the race of the year!
presented by Prohibition Productions, Royale Marketing Events, and Derby Day 2019