Derby Day at The Cavalier Hotel




Derby Day at The Cavalier, Kentucky Derby party
Photo by Kate MacCallum

On May 4, The Cavalier Hotel celebrated the 145th Kentucky Derby with Derby Day at The Cavalier. Guests dressed in dapper Derby attire and enjoyed the Kentucky Derby viewing party on the Great Lawn of the iconic Virginia Beach hotel. The event also featured live entertainment by Liana Dagmar, classic Derby-style cuisine and Tarnished Truth Mint Juleps, AVA Oaks Lily cocktails and a cigar bar by Emerson's Cigars.

Derby Day at The Cavalier on the Great Lawn
Photo by Kate MacCallum

Derby Day at The Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach
Photo by Marcus Holman

Cigar Lounge, Derby Day party at The Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach
Photo by Kate MacCallum

Derby Day at The Cavalier Hotel on May 4

Derby Day party at The Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach
Photos by Marcus Holman

large hat at the Derby Day at The Cavalier
Photo by Kate MacCallum

Cavalier Hotel's Derby Day party
Photo by Marcus Holman

Tarnished Truth cocktails at The Derby Day party
Photo by Kate MacCallum

Local celebrities Robert Boyd, reporter with 13News Now; Anita Blanton, anchor for WAVY-TV 10; and Ashley Horner, fitness influencer, judged the variety of Derby Day fashions sported by guests. Paul McLean and Sarah Shelton were named as the best dressed of the day, while Linda Fussell was recognized for wearing the best Derby Day hat.

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