What to do, what to do… with the Kentucky Derby falling on Cinco de Mayo, which will you celebrate? Why not both? On Saturday, May 5, 2018, the community is invited to Fairfax Corner for “Cinco de Derby” a free, fun celebration in honor of both events!
The Cinco de Derby Party takes place on the Plaza (by the splash fountain in front of the movie theatre) from 5 pm to 8 pm. The event includes:
- Live Kentucky Derby Race viewing on a jumbo screen
- An interactive GIF photo booth with fun Cinco de Mayo and Kentucky Derby themed props
- Fun drinks for sale, including margaritas and mint juleps
- Live DJ entertainment
- A quesadilla bar, churros, and other foods
- Games, raffles, and giveaways
Proceeds from the raffle benefit Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center, which provides equine-assisted therapy and therapeutic riding for children and adults with physical, intellectual, developmental, and behavioral challenges.
Admission to Cinco de Derby is completely free. Free parking is available on street lots and in the parking garage behind REI. Fairfax Corner is a retail complex with more than 50 shops and businesses, including a movie theatre, fine dining and casual restaurants, and boutiques and specialty shops. See details on the event website.