Dubbed “Pine Avenue Downs”, the Kentucky Derby Tent will be a Derby Experience, Island Style with derby related drinks like the Mint Julep and festivities
including full coverage of the day's races broadcast on two 60” television screens.
There will be fabulous Gift Baskets containing weekend stays at area resorts, dinner, spa, sailing and fun excursion certificates raffled and horse chance betting on your favorite to Win, Place and Show.
The raffles and horse betting
benefits the American Cancer Society and the derby tent is managed by Nancy Ambrose. The derby tent is open and does not require a special ticket.
Drinks will be sold for tickets.
HATS, HATS and more HATS!!
Hey Ya’ll! Some would say the Kentucky Derby is about which horse wins but we know it’s really all about the HATS! Food and Wine on Pine will hold its annual
Derby Hat Contest with 1st and 2nd place winners! 1st place is a $100 gift certificate to Beach Bistro. 2nd place is a $50 gift certificate to The Waterfront
Restaurant in Anna Maria.
Stop by the Derby Tent dubbed,
“Pine Avenue Downs” early in the day to get your picture taken so people will have all day to vote for your hat. The hat with the most votes wins!
Then come back to Pine Avenue Downs at 5:30 when we will announce the winner. Keep your hat on all day as you have fun at the event and encourage people to go
vote for you. No cost to enter. Good luck!
Voting will take place throughout the day with the winner announced at 6:00 right before the big race at 6:34.