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It’s Derby Day at The Cavalier

(Southside Daily file)
(Southside Daily file)

VIRGINIA BEACH — In celebration of the 145th Kentucky Derby, The Cavalier Hotel will be hosting Derby Day at The Cavalier.

It will be on May 4, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The viewing party will be on the hotel’s Great Lawn where the race will be displayed on giant screens, officials said in a news release.

The ticketed event will feature live entertainment, classic derby-style cuisine, beer and wine.

Guests will also be able to pose for photos with horses on the lawn and will be eligible for a chance to win prizes for hats and overall “best dressed.”

Tarnished Truth Mint Juleps, AVA Oaks Lily cocktails and a cigar bar by Emerson’s Cigars will be available for purchase.

Horses at the Cavalier are a celebrated tradition dating back to the 1930s with horse shows regularly taking place on the iconic Cavalier front lawn, officials said.

The trails around the hotel that were also frequented by hotel guests and their horses when visiting The Cavalier.

For more information on Derby Day at The Cavalier, click here.

For tickets, click here.

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