It’s time to don those seersucker suits and fascinators. Detroit may be more than 350 miles away from the horse racing, giant hat wearing, mint julep swigging action of the Kentucky Derby, but thanks to parties happening around town the city doesn’t feel far from Saturday's fanfare. Plenty of places throughout metro Detroit offer whiskey and bourbon, but which spots are serving a proper mint julep? Bonus if there’s hot browns, Derby pie, and prizes. With the Churchill Downs event falling on May 5 this year, many bars are combining Derby parties with Cinco de Mayo specials. Here now are some top spots to celebrate the 2018 race.
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