The biggest day in horse racing is finally here, and the world is gearing up for the fun, fashion, and celebration of the Kentucky Derby. From all over the world people gather to join in on the camaraderie of sport, the sipping of mint juleps, and flaunting of preppy, ostentatious clothing. As you gear up to fly into Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, the travel and tech experts at InMotion wants to show you the best of the best of CVG and show you all the great tech that will make your voyage to the Kentucky Derby even more enjoyable. From sophisticated airport bars to shopping for your Derby fashion needs, CVG has everything you could need to gear up for the biggest event in horse racing.
There are few things more iconic to the Kentucky Derby than the refreshing and light mint julep. Enjoyed by thousands of attendees each Kentucky Derby, the mint julep is one of the most anticipated beverages of the derby and region. Hop & Cask - a sophisticated yet laid-back bar located at Gate 17 - looks to celebrates the heritage of the region by serving up iconic bourbon and whiskey drinks to travelers at CVG. On top of bourbon and whiskey cocktails, Hop & Cask serves local, regional, and national beers, giving everyone the perfect little something to sip on during layovers or upon touchdown. Tasty drinks are nothing without some brewpub favorites on the menu, including Bavarian pretzels with beer cheese and Hophaus boards to snack on. Complete with both table and bar seating, Hop & Cask is a great place to unwind, grab a drink, or dine during breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
As travelers from all over the world head to CVG for the Kentucky Derby, there are hundreds of people who have forgotten their headphones, phone charger, or other tech accessories that make their adventures at the derby both enjoyable and possible. InMotion - the largest airport-based tech retailer in the United States - has locations all across the country ready to help forgetful travelers or anyone excited to treat themselves with some new tech for their adventure. Carrying top brands like Bose, Beats by Dr. Dre, Sony, GoPro, Popsockets, Apple, and more, InMotion has everything you need to make your Kentucky Derby travels spectacular from start to finish.
InMotion’s collection of top-rated tech is extensive, which means finding the right tech for you can be nothing short of daunting. Some of the great products InMotion carries include:
These powerful headphones from Audio Technica feature QuietPoint® active noise-canceling technology powered by a proprietary four-microphone multi-feedback system for astounding reduction of outside noise. This sound purity is heightened by 40 mm drivers that deliver true-to-production sound wirelessly to your ears during long flights, busy workdays, or for simply kicking back and relaxing to your favorite tunes. This incredible sound can be enjoyed for up to 25 hours on a single charge, making the Audio Technica ATH-ANC900BT QuietPoint® Wireless Active Noise-Cancelling Headphones a great choice for Kentucky Derby travelers.
JBL celebrates the Kentucky Derby with the Charge 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker. Coming in a variety of fun colors, the JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker helps get the party started by enveloping a room or outdoor area in rich, crisp sound in a surprisingly small speaker. The JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker is made to handle life’s biggest celebrations with IPX7 waterproofing, strong fabric, and durable rubber. Keep the party going with up to 20 hours of playback on a single charge and the ability to pair two devices for source audio. Best of all, you can spread the Kentucky Derby fun with the ability to connect more than 100 speakers at once.
Whether you’re spending a day at the derby or parading through the airport, there’s a chance you’ll be craving your favorite music as some point throughout the day. The Aftershokz Trekz Air Bone Conduction Headphones are designed with a flexible, comfortable fit and an OpenFit™ design for subtle all-day wear. Surprising ‘ear-free’ listening plays music using conduction through your cheekbones, which is great for users who can’t stay away from their music while exploring the excitement of the day. Even with this open ear design, listeners don’t sacrifice stellar sound quality thanks to PremiumPitch+™ technology that ensures the dynamic range and deep bass we know and love from Aftershokz.
A huge event for both fashion and horse racing, the Kentucky Derby has a style all of its own. If you’re still choosing between several perfect derby day outfits, stop in at Brooks Brothers at Gate 14 for classic styles perfect for the Kentucky Derby. As America’s oldest clothing retailer, Brooks Brothers carries classic and preppy styles to help you dress to impress. Shop collections of suits, button-ups, and classic sundresses for a put-together and tasteful derby day look. Conveniently located right after you land, shopping at Brooks Brothers for your Derby day outfit ensures you’ll be dressed to the nines for one of the biggest days in fashion.
The Kentucky Derby is a highly-anticipated day of sport, fashion, friends, and plenty of regional charm. Kick off your derby weekend with the help of InMotion, where our expert associates can help you find all the tech you need for the perfect trip to the races.
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