Derby Day 2018

Join the Democrats in Braddock District as we celebrate the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby! Festivities include:

  • Great food provided by members of the Braddock Democrats
  • Silent & live auctions
  • A hat contest
  • Cash bar
  • Our signature cocktail, the Blue Wave!

Click here to purchase tickets.

Click here to add this to your calendar. 05-05-2018 16:30:00 05-05-2018 19:00:00 15 Braddock Dems Derby Day #DerbyDay18%0D%0AHelp #keepVAblue as we celebrate the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby. Details at 5250A Port Royal Rd, Springfield, VA 22151 Braddock Democrats false DD/MM/YYYY

Confirmed special guests include:

  • Senator Chap Petersen (SD34)
  • Senator Dave Marsden (SD37)
  • Delegate Vivian Watts (HD39)
  • Delegate Eileen Filler-Corn (HD41)
  • School Board Member Megan McLaughlin (Braddock)
  • School Board Member Ilryong Moon (At-Large)
  • others have been invited

Come out to support our efforts to #keepVAblue!

$40 for individuals;
$20 for young/ senior/ unemployed/ underemployed Democrat;
$100 for a family

Sponsorhip levels:

Triple Crown Host (eight tickets)
Winner's Circle Patron (six tickets)
Home Stretch Benefactor (four tickets)
Tournament of Roses Sponsor (two tickets)
Mint Julep Supporter (one ticket)

Click here to purchase tickets.

–OR– Click here to download paper registration form to pay by check.

Other Ways to Support Us


Auction Items

If you would like to make a donation to the live or silent auction, please click here to download the auction donation form (one form per item being donated). Delivery instructions are on the form, or contact Sharyn Crawford at or 703-344-6312 to make arrangements.

Businesses wishing to sponsor the event or donate an action item should click here to download more information.


The food for Derby Day is provided by the Members of the Braddock District Democratic Committee. Click here to donate a main dish, side dish, sandwich rolls, or dessert.

Volunteer at Derby Day

We need folks the day of the event to help with check in, set up, clean up, and help during the event. Click here if you would like to volunteer at Derby Day on May 5.

Volunteer for Auction Preparation

The auction items need to be priced and bid sheets prepared prior to the event. We will be meeting Monday, April 30; Tuesday, May 1; & Thursday, May 3 to do this prep work. We also need volunteers the day of the event to set up, monintor, and process the winners. Click here to sign up to help with the auction and get more information.


Kilroy's Restaurant & Sports Bar
Kilroy's Restaurant & Sports Bar
5250 Port Royal Rd, Springfield
Ravenswoth Shopping Center



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