El Camino Real Derby Party and Hat Giveaway

El Camino Real Derby Party and Hat Giveaway

Sat, 2014-02-15

The Road to the Kentucky Derby Comes to the Bay Area!

It's time to talk Derby!

Grab your friends and come enjoy a day at the races like no other during the 33rd running of the El Camino Real Derby - the Bay Area's Kentucky Derby Prep Race.

Join the party and cheer on some of the top horses in the country while they compete for a shot at the Kentucky Derby!

So come play the ponies, sip cocktails, and bring a hat for our annual Derby Hat Contest. Best of all, receive a free Derby Hat and get on TV during the big race when Comcast SportsNet Bay Area televises the event live from the track! 

Party Time:

The fun runs from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Post time for the El Camino Real Derby is 3:30 p.m

What to wear:  

Bowties, seersucker suits, fedoras, big hats, and sundresses are not required, but are greatly appreciated.

Compete for cash prizes in three hat categories: 

1) Funniest & Most Outrageous
2) Best Racing Theme
3) Most Glamorous

Best of all, we're giving away cash to the top three hats in each category: 1st Place - $300   2nd Place - $200  3rd Place - $100

How to Enter the Hat Contest:

Signup for free the day of the event at the races.
Deadline to enter: 1:30 p.m. on February 15, 2014.

Free Shuttle to the Races: 

Take BART to the North Berkeley station and our free shuttle will take you to and from the races.

What's It Cost:
General admission is just $6 and kids admission is free.
(Club House admission is $8 and Turf Club admission is $15).