Iron Fish Distillery Hats & Horses Kentucky Derby and a Fundraiser for Lakeshore Children’s Advocacy Center

It’s time for the two most exciting minutes in sports and BEST PARTY of the year at the Iron Fish Distillery 5th Annual Hats & Horses Kentucky Derby Party!

Line up your friends, get your best hat and bow tie ready and come prepared for BIG fun and the chance to support a great cause—Hat’s and Horse’s is a fundraiser for the Lakeshore Children’s Advocacy Center.

Saturday, May 7 from 3-8 p.m. (21+ Only)

Arrive on time, to size up the Parade of Horses and get an up-close look at this year’s contenders racing the Iron Fish Dirt Road Derby. Review pedigrees of this year’s racing field and make your pick among Benzie and Manistee County racing legends. The track rounds the bend of Dzuibanek Road with the finish line directly in front of the distillery. Following the race, celebrate the crowning of the winning horse and jockey with the Garland of Roses. That’s just the beginning!

Iron Fish LogoIncluded with your ticket:

  • Event Admission
  • Two Delicious Derby Drinks (N/A options available)
  • Pre-Dinner Hors d’oeuvres
  • Southern Pig Roast w/all the Fixins’
  • Chicken & Waffles with Iron Fish Syrup
  • Yard Games/Bonfire
  • Silent auction and 50/50 Raffles
  • Hat & Bowtie Contest
  • Live Music with Barefoot and much, much more…

Need Lodging? Get 15% Off your room at Crystal Mountain Resort. Reference code: 46I3TO.

For our 2022, 5th annual Dirt Road Derby, we could not be more proud to have the Lakeshore Children’s Advocacy Center (LCAC) as our non-profit partner. LCAC’s work focuses in one of the most painful areas of human existence, physical and sexual abuse of children. Using strict protocols and community and child based strategies, they work with children and families to seek justice and work towards healing. Their mission could not be more important for our community, and the great society. For more information, click here.


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