FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – Shoeless Joe’s Sports Café is hosting its annual Kentucky Derby Party on Saturday, May 7, featuring Derby-themed food, drinks and fanfare in celebration of America’s longest-running annual sporting event.

Shoeless Joe’s is offering an authentic taste of Derby with $5 servings of Kentucky burgoo, a hearty southern-style stew, as well as free sampling until supplies last. Kicking off the watch party at 4 p.m., draft beer specials and $6 mint juleps will also be available, in addition to Shoeless Joe’s regular menu and monthly specials.

Donning a traditional hat or fascinator, guests can enter Shoeless Joe’s annual spectator hat contest for a chance of winning first, second or third place. At the end of the night, the finest hats of Derby will be awarded prizes of $100 cash, and $50 and $25 gift certificates to Shoeless Joe’s.

Sports fans can enjoy watching the Kentucky Derby on more than 40 big-screen HDTVs indoors and on the outdoor deck. Festivities will continue throughout the night and include live entertainment on Shoeless Joe’s outdoor deck from 6 to 9 p.m.

Shoeless Joe’s is located within the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower, 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers. For more information, call 239-437-0650 or visit Shoeless-Joes.com.

About Shoeless Joe’s Sports Café

Named after the famous White Sox slugger, Shoeless Joe’s Sports Café is the perfect escape to enjoy great food, drinks and company while watching the latest game. With a long history of entertaining sports and food fans of all ages, Shoeless Joe’s offers a fun, festive atmosphere with more than 40 big-screen HDTVs, a pool table and arcade games, as well as live music on Fridays and karaoke on Saturdays. Shoeless Joe’s is located within the Crowne Plaza Fort Myers at Bell Tower and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week with dining and happy hour specials daily. For more information, visit Shoeless-Joes.com, call 239-437-0650 or follow Shoeless Joe’s on Facebook at Facebook.com/ShoelessJoesFortMyers.