Rescheduled Hats & Horses - Niagara Derby Day

Sep 5, 2020

Canada's Largest Derby Party

The Kentucky Derby has annouced they have moved to Saturday September 5th and so has our event! Hold on to original tickets as they will get you access to the new date. 

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$100 plus fees for general admission tickets. Table sales: visit

Hats & Horses – Niagara Derby Day returns to the Meridian Centre as Canada’s largest Kentucky Derby party.

Arrive at the Meridian Centre dressed in your best Derby-style, where the venue floor is transformed to host Canada’s largest Kentucky Derby party! This spectacular event  will feature fashion shows and live music by one of Niagara’s hottest bands, The Associates. Hats & Horses is all that the Kentucky Derby is, just a little further North!


The 146th Kentucky Derby will be broadcast during the event and live on-site wagering will be hosted by Champions Off-Track Betting


As you mix and mingle with your fellow derby fans, enjoy an impressive charcuterie station, and a mouth-watering selection of appetizers, hors d'oeuvres, and sweets. Sip on one of our amazing signature cocktails, including the official drink of the Kentucky Derby, the Mint Julep.


See you September 5th in support of three great local charities: FACS Niagara, Community Care, and Niagara Children's Centre.



General admission tickets include food, entertainment and access to general admission cruiser tables on a first come first serve basis.

If you are intersted in purchasing a table of 6 please visit for  details. There are a imited number of tables available for $700 each. Visit:

During events, parking at the Meridian Centre is limited to accessible spots with a government issued permit. However, there are some easy parking options available in the downtown core. Visit our Parking page for specifics.

Please note that you may be video recorded or photographed while in the venue during events. 

  • September 5, 2020 @ 3:30pm
    Door at 3:30 Add To Cal