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In honor of big hats, mint juleps and running horses we bring you PRANCIN’ – A Derby Day Party. We’re giving away a pair of tickets (a $160 value) so you can get all o’ dat goodness and party with us (and ponies) FOR FREE.

TO WIN:  Just tell us what you would have named your childhood pony if you had been lucky/one-percent enough to have one. Sound good? Good. Be sure to include your email address in your response. Winner will be notified by next Friday, April 26th. On your marks, get set….


On May 4th at 3:00pm
BYT Presents
Prancin’ – A Derby Day Party
Tickets on sale now – http://prancin.eventbrite.com

Saddle up, kids!

BYT Presents Prancin'

BrightestYoungThings.com Presents:
A Derby Day party at the super classy

Hill Center

Featuring an open bar with many takes on the mint julep from our local hero bartenders:

Rachel Sergi – Buffalo and Bergen
Brendan McMahon – Beuchert’s Saloon
JP Fetherston – Rappahannock River Oysters
Alex Bookless – The Passenger
Julia Hurst – Hogo
Sam Babcock – Range

plus whiskey tastings, good beer, and more!


Real live miniature horsies and ponies for pettin’ and brushin’
(and maybe riding if you weigh like 98 pounds)


Watch the Derby on our big projection screens and act like you know what’s going on


Get your dumb hats ready for the OnomonoMedia photobooth!


Performances by:

The Sweater Set
Sweater Set

Rattlesnake Hill Bluegrass Band
Rattlesnake Hill

Split String Soup
split string soup
(this is the actual press photo they sent)

Outlaws DJ Set
(this I just found on google images)


Food samplins’ from


Chef Spike
& more
all food guaranteed to be 100% horse meat free*


Art exhibits, games, and more stuff TBA soon!

lil sebastian



Croosh Deets

The event is rain or shine and includes both indoor and outdoor spaces
Tickets on sale now for $65 / Price goes up each week / We expect to sell out
This is a 21+ event

As always, there is no dress code, but we recommend:
dumb hats / looking at this for inspiration / jockey outfits / those weird horse masks
May the 4th be with you!


Look how much fun we had last time:
Hamilton Super Sampler


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