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Silks Derby Eve Bash Moves to September 4, 2020 

Operation Open Arms charity event shifts to new Kentucky Derby Eve date

LOUISVILLE -- Silks Derby Eve Bash, the annual fundraising event for Operation Open Arms, announced today that its event will move to September 4th this year to coincide with the rescheduling of the 2020 Kentucky Derby.

The 12th annual Silks Derby Eve Bash will be on Friday, September 4th at historic Locust Grove in Louisville, KY. The charity made its decision as Churchill Downs announced it would delay the Kentucky Derby from May 2 to September 5 because of concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Tickets and more information are available on the Operation Open Arms websiteoparms.org.

SILKS BASH 2020 Best Derby Eve party in town! Come celebrate the perfect Kentucky experience on the night before the “fastest two minutes in sports” The Kentucky Derby!

High Energy Dance party! (Cocktails & Dancing.)

DATE: Friday, May 1, 2020

TIME: 7:30 pm to Midnight

LOCATION: Historic Locust Grove - 561 Blankenbaker Lane, Louisville, KY 40207

LIVE MUSIC: Your Generation in Concert

  • Open Bar: Cocktails and Beer
  • Light Food
  • Cigar Bar & Billiard Lounge


2020 Event Chairs: Meredith Hernandez, Lee & John Receveur

Proceeds benefit Operation Open Arms,Inc.. "Helping Children in Need". 501(c )(3) non-profit

Venue Information

Historic Locust Grove
561 Blankenbaker Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
(502) 897-9845
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Organizer Information

The Silks Bash

P.O. Box 187
Harrods Creek, KY 40027
(502) 777-6300

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