About Alpha Derby Weekend

Four Events. Four Vibes. Friday kicks off early with the “Alphas of Atlanta Open” Golf Tournament followed by the Kick-Off Social & Concert.  Then, Saturday brings The Kentucky Derby Watch Party. Finally, the weekend wraps with the popular Sunday Jazz Brunch.  Simply stated, #AlphaDerby is the perfect Atlanta alternative to enjoy the Kentucky Derby — all for a good cause.

Alphas from across the metro-Atlanta area all collaborate to host a first-class experience while benefiting local non-profit education foundations, a true party with a purpose.

Explore the site. Check out the schedule of events below.  Consider becoming a sponsor or supporting through a tax-deductible donation.  See you in the Winner’s Circle.

2023 Video Recap

AOA OPEN – GOLF TOURNAMENT
ALPHA DERBY KICKOFF CONCERT
ALPHA DERBY DAY PARTY
ALPHA DERBY SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH

Schedule of Events

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FRIDAY, MAY 3 ALPHAS OF ATLANTA OPEN – GOLF TOURNAMENT

8AM–2:00 PM Course TBD 

The upscale party with a purpose meets the grand game of golf. Complete with amenities that are second to none, foursomes will enjoy breakfast, an 18- hole full round, as well as putting, closest to the pin, longest drive, and hole-in-one contests.  Enjoy free pours on the course from our presenting sponsor and be sure to stick around for the “19th Hole” lunch and awards presentation.  (2023 Attendance: 163)

KICK-OFF SOCIAL/CONCERT

8 PM–12 AM; Omni Hotel at CNN Center Welcome to Atlanta.  

Now, let’s get the weekend really kicked off!  Get ready to socialize, be entertained by artists that wrote the soundtrack to your youth, and party the night away. Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Chubb Rock, Doug E. Fresh, and more have all graced the Friday night stage. THIS year’s performance will be one for the record books.  (2023 Attendance: 1210)

SATURDAY, MAY 4 ALPHA DERBY™ KENTUCKY DERBY WATCH PARTY

3:30 PM–8:30 PM Delta Air Lines Flight Museum

The Big Day! Our signature fundraiser. Have you ever partied under a 90-ton Boeing 767? Well, here’s your chance. Our party with a purpose has moved to one of the most unique venues in the world — The Delta Air Lines Flight Museum. This indoor/outdoor venue not only allows patrons to support the youth of Atlanta but do so while learning all about the history of one of the organizations that help make Atlanta home to the busiest airport in the world. Explore the sprawling museum, take in one of the DJs on site, chill in the outdoor cigar lounge, and be on the lookout for a pop-up musical performance. Hand-selected vendors, silent auction, premium food, drink tickets, best hat competition, live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby and more. Trust us — nothing is left to chance. (2023 Attendance: 1875) 

SUNDAY, MAY 5 SUNDAY BRUNCH AND DAY PARTY

11 AM–3 PM Omni Hotel at CNN Center 

In Atlanta, Sundays are for Brunch! So, what better way to cap off a weekend of style, panache, and class other than brunch and bottomless mimosas! The traditional Jazz brunch gets a unique twist this year where YOU will be the center of entertainment (can’t wait to reveal what we’re cooking up). Guests will enjoy a plated meal style breakfast buffet complete with carving stations, desserts, attentive service, on site vendors, and more. Then, the DJ makes sure we all leave the weekend with zero energy! The final party with a purpose.  (2023 Attendance: 605)

Sponsors

Secretariat Level

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Churchill Downs Level

Alphas of Atlanta Foundation, Inc.

Kentucky Derby Level

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Alphas of Atlanta Foundation, Inc.
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Twins Spires Level

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Winner’s Circle Level

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Mint Julep Level