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YAM: Derby Days

Mint Museum RANDOLPH

Saturday, May 5

3:00PM - 7:00PM

Admission: $45 - $80


Named the “Best Party for Young Professionals” by the Charlotte Observer and “Best Young Professional Party” by Society Charlotte magazine, Derby Days brings together more than 400 of Charlotte’s young professionals to enjoy a day of live music; lawn games; Mint Juleps; free wine and beer; food trucks; 50/50 raffle; and a large-screen viewing of the Kentucky Derby, dubbed “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports.”

Enjoy an afternoon of entertainment that includes live music, lawn games, and a large-screen viewing of the race live from Louisville, Kentucky. Attendees arrive decked out in sundresses and seersucker to watch and mingle with Charlotte's premier young professionals organization. Hope to see you there!

Early Bird ticket prices (ends April 5):

  • $35 - Early Bird Member
  • $50 - Early Bird Non-Member
  • $55 - VIP Early Bird Member
  • $70 - VIP Early Bird Non-Member

Regular ticket prices (ends May 4):

  • $45 - Regular Member
  • $60 - Regular Non-Member
  • $65 - VIP Regular Member
  • $80 - VIP Regular Non-Member

Your VIP ticket includes an exclusive experience including a preferred seat at the Kentucky Derby viewing, one complimentary cocktail ticket, a swag bag, and other exclusive giveaways. 

Want to take advantage of member pricing? 

The Young Affiliates of the Mint's mission: To introduce members to the resources available at the Mint, and develop appreciation of the arts through a wide variety of programs including gallery openings, receptions, annual fund-raising parties, membership meetings, and after-work educational seminars. Visit to learn more!