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Derby Day!

May 6, 2017

“Blues, Brews, BBQ & Bourbon”

Oakwood Resort announces their 4th Annual Derby Day Party at The Pier Restaurant & Bar.  Saturday, May 6, 2017.  From 11:30am until 6:00pm, enjoy counting down to the greatest 2 minutes in sports!  The talented and professional culinary team at The Pier Restaurant & Bar will create a special menu for the event that features Burgoo Stew, Kentucky Hot Browns, Southern Gentleman Sliders with smoked pulled pork and unique drink specials that include such race day favorites as Mint Juleps and Oaks Lily’s.  For dessert, individual Derby Pies will be created to add to the festivities.

The Pier staff will also be awarding prizes for the Best Dressed Guest and Best Derby Hat.  Guests attending this special event can also participate in a corn hole competition and enjoy the one-of-a-kind Bloody Mary cart where the drinks are created tableside.  Chicago-based “Stoned Bluez Band” will provide live entertainment featuring soulful blues and a bit of jazz music from 8:30pm until 11:00pm.

“Our Derby Day Party is always a fun and festive event,” said Director of Food and Beverage, Aaron Smith.  “We always enjoy creating special memories with and for our guests.”


At Oakwood Resort, we want to bring the community together and provide opportunities to enjoy casual elegance, while celebrating and relaxing with friends. Use these links to see our upcoming events and calendar. We hope to see you soon!
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Waterfront Hotel featuring 79 spacious Unique Rooms and luxury Suites, Beach, Tour Boat, The Pier Restaurant & Bar, Banquet Facility, and Conference Center. TripAdvisor Award Winner & Fort Wayne Readers’ Choice award winner for Best Hotel!

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Oakwood Resort
702 E. Lake View Rd,
Syracuse, IN 46567
(574) 457-7100
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