Start your gallop!


Downtown Morehead City, Inc. is excited to host our third annual Kentucky Derby inspired pub crawl - the "Downtown Derby Darty!" Sponsored by Coastal Current Boutique & Shortway Brewing Co., the crawl will feature 14 stops including: 

Arendell Room | Beach Bowls | Catch 109 | Floyd’s 1921 | Jack’s Waterfront Bar | King Mackerels | Portside Marina Ship Store | Promise Land Market | Red Fish Grill | Southern Salt |Taps & Tackle | The Club at the Webb | Tightlines Pub | Yellowfin Pub

Enjoy Derby-themed drink specials, appetizers, and lots of photo opportunities while walking around beautiful downtown Morehead City. Get dressed up to enter our "Best Dressed Lady," "Most Dapper Gent," and "Best Hat Overall" competitions - judged by local celebrities! Judging will be from 2:00 - 3:30pm at Portside Marina, so be sure to get there early for entry. 

Participants will receive a complimentary beer, locally brewed by Shortway Brewing Co., complimentary raffle ticket, and some unique Derby swag. Additional drinks and appetizers are available for purchase at participating locations.

Tickets go on sale March 25th at 12:00 noon. Check our website and social media pages (@downtownmhc) for more details leading up to the event!

After purchase, you will receive a confirmation email that contains e-tickets - but those are not valid for attending the event. Official tickets will be mailed to the shipping address you input with your order, and will display a QR Code that links to a list of each participating location, a map of downtown Morehead City, and drink/food specials offered by each location.


**Note - If your shipping address is different from your billing address, please make sure you have both entered correctly in the checkout fields. We will mail to the Shipping Address listed!

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