If you aren’t watching the 144th Preakness Stakes from the Grandstand at Pimlico Race Course, or partying at InfieldFest with Kygo, Diplo and Logic, you can still have just as much fun celebrating at Baltimore’s bars and restaurants. Read on to find out where the best viewing parties, drink specials and discounts are. And click here to learn more about Preakness.
6th Annual America’s Best Racing Preakness Party
Mt. Washington Tavern
Get pumped up for Preakness during the biggest racing week of the year. Guests will enjoy a complimentary drink ticket and snack platter, a preview panel featuring well-known horse racing personalities and entry into a raffle for the chance to win tickets to the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 18.
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Triple Crown Viewing Party
Ryleigh’s Oyster Federal Hill
May 4; May 18; June 8
On each day of the Triple Crown races, including the Kentucky Derby and the Belmont Stakes, Ryleigh’s Oyster in Federal Hill will be hosting a viewing party with drink and food specials. In honor of the Preakness Stakes on May 18, the restaurant will be offering Maryland-proud specials, including blue crab and oysters, as well as Black-Eyed Susan Crushes. The event is free and open to the public.
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Sugarvale Specialty Cocktail
The bartenders of Sugarvale cocktail bar are mixing things up with a Preakness-inspired, off-menu cocktail called the Northern Dancer. The drink consists of El Dorado 3-year light rum, Plantation dark rum, orange curacao, lemon and pineapple, and will be offered from Thursday, May 16 through Sunday, May 19.
Preakness Racing Package
Hilton Garden Inn BWI Airport
May 15 - 20
Enjoy a day out to the races for the whole family with this special package, in celebration of the Preakness Stakes. This package includes your choice of Crackerjacks or Peanuts to take with you to the races, so the snacks en route are taken care of and you can focus on choosing your pick for the winner!
Preakness 2019 Package
Lord Baltimore Hotel
May 17 - 19
Overnight accommodations at the historic and award-winning Lord Baltimore Hotel. Complimentary self-parking. Transportation to and from Pimlico Race Track on Saturday, 5/18/19 for the 144th Preakness Stakes. “Hangover Kit” on Sunday, 5/19/19, with choice of one Bloody Mary or Mimosa.
SpringHill Suites by Marriott BWI Airport
Now - May 16
Stay Two Nights Receive 15% Off! Enjoy plenty of comforts and conveniences at the SpringHill Suites Baltimore BWI Airport. Start with immaculately appointed guest rooms, offering 25% more room than traditional hotel rooms, and equipped with separate eating, working and sleeping areas, a microwave, a mini-fridge, high-speed Internet, and pull-out sofa bed. Book your stay online today to start planning your Preakness experience.