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Celebrate 150 years of Derby traditions at this black-tie affair

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Photos of people dressed in black-tie attire at the Kentucky Derby Museum Ball.

An excuse to dress up for the Kentucky Derby early? Yes please.

Photos courtesy of Kentucky Derby Museum; gif by LOUtoday

The countdown to the 37th annual Kentucky Derby Museum Ballaka the most anticipated gala of the year — has officially begun. Happening Friday, April 26 on the historic grounds of Churchill Downs®, this year’s black-tie event celebrates 150 years of Derby traditions.

Every guest will receive VIP treatment, starting with a glamorous red carpet entrance, followed by a glitzy cocktail hour, delicious dinner + dancing.

Not up for the entire event? Purchase tickets to the Backstretch Party, which starts at 9 p.m. and includes the late-night fun. Raise a glass + grab tickets.