View the Kentucky Derby in style at Monarch Lounge

MILWAUKEE -- Pick your bourbon, your bonnet, your horse, and grab a front row seat for the viewing of the most exciting two minutes in sports: the 145th Kentucky Derby! For the fifth year, the Hilton Milwaukee City Center’s Monarch Lounge will host a Derby watch party on Saturday, May 4 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Zulf Shariff, general manager of Monarch Lounge and Millie, the Hilton Milwaukee City Center’s canine concierge stopped by the Fox6 WakeUp studios on Saturday, May 4 to preview the fun event!

Monarch Lounge hosts Milwaukee’s only Derby party that features real horses, a jockey and the beloved canine concierge, Millie at the Hilton in costume for photo opportunities. The Monarch Lounge will also feature:

    While participating in the Derby festivities, guests will enjoy live music from local jazz group the Liv Held Quartet from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m.

    The event is free and open to the public. For more information about Monarch Lounge’s Derby party, visit You can also check for more details via Facebook.