ABOUT #ALPHADERBY™

The #AlphaDerby weekend is a fundraising event series centered around the style and pageantry of one of the most well-known horse races in the world, The Kentucky Derby.

Three Events. Three Vibes. Beginning with a “Kick-Off Social & Concert” on Friday, “The Kentucky Derby Watch Party” on Saturday and the popular “Sunday Jazz Brunch”, #Alpha Derby is the perfect Atlanta alternative to enjoy the Kentucky Derby – all for a good cause.

Eight chapters of Alpha Phi Alph Fraternity, Inc. from across the metro-Atlanta area all collaborate to host a first-class experience while benefitting local non-profit education foundations, a true party with a purpose.

#ALPHADERBY WEEKEND BENEFICIARIES INCLUDE:

  • The Pi Gamma Lambda Education Foundation
  • Randall D. Ponder Memorial Scholarship
  • The Henry Arthur Callis Education Foundation
  • The RKL Education Foundation
  • Alpha Atlanta Education Foundation Inc.
  • The LEAD Foundation
  • The Charles H. Wesley Education Foundation
  • The Omicron Phi Lambda Education Foundation

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, MAY 3
MIQUEL WILSON FASHION EXPERIENCE

7 PM – 8:30 PM
@ THE GRAND HYATT BUCKHEAD
A NEW unforgettable fashion experience hosted by Miquel Wilson!
*Tickets sold separately*

FRIDAY, MAY 3
KICK-OFF SOCIAL/CONCERT

8 PM – 1 AM
@ THE GRAND HYATT BUCKHEAD
Welcome to Atlanta! We’ll kick off the weekend with V103’s DJ Frank Ski at the helm. Then, performances by Big Daddy Kane and Chubb Rock to round out the night! Music, performances, on site vendors, ample cash bars, professional photography, ambiance, and more! (2018 Attendance: 1100)

VIP HOSPITALITY SUITE

10 PM – 1 AM
@ THE GRAND HYATT BUCKHEAD
Invitation only

SATURDAY, MAY 4
ALPHA DERBY™

3:30 PM – 8:30 PM
@ GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER

Our signature fundraiser. Enjoy the luxury of Atlanta’s largest venue! Kick off the afternoon with live music by Atlanta’s own Gritz & Jelly Butter. Then let DJ E-Clazz and V103’s own DJ PNut keep the party going – indoors and on the patio. Lock arm-and-arm with 2000 new friends and help us make history when the originators of the “Swag Surf” F.L.Y. grace the stage and perform their mega hit! Hand-selected vendors, silent auction, premium food, drink tickets, outdoor pavilion for cigars, best hat competition, live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby and more. (2018 Attendance: 1900)

ALPHA DERBY™ AFTER PARTY

9 PM – 1 AM
@ CIGAR CITY (SPORTS BAR)

The race may be over but we’re not done. Come join us as we celebrate in the Winner’s Circle at Cigar City Sports Bar (5006 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA 30342). Valet parking, free entry, drink specials, live DJ and more. Non-cigar enthusiasts are welcome.

SUNDAY, MAY 5
JAZZ BRUNCH

11 AM – 3 PM
@ THE GRAND HYATT BUCKHEAD

Cap off the weekend of style, panache, and class with live jazz! Join us as we celebrate and toast to a great weekend with none other than jazz saxophonist Trey Daniels. Enjoy a full sit-down breakfast buffet complete with carving stations, desserts, attentive service, on site vendors, and more. Then, just as those free bottomless mimosas kick in, Pretty Tammi the DJ will take us from Jazz Brunch to “Trap Brunch”. The final party with a purpose. (2018 Attendance: 500)

2018 RECAP VIDEO

CONTACT

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Michael Jones Jr.
Co-Chair of #AlphaDerbyWeekend Gwinnett County Alphas
info@alphaderbyparty.com
314.803.7632

Robert Cunningham
Co-Chair of #AlphaDerbyWeekend South Fulton County Alphas
info@alphaderbyparty.com
678.520.5142

James Ford
Georgia District – Area 1 Director Cobb County Alphas
info@alphaderbyparty.com
404.964.8627

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