Down and Derby

The first of its kind in Fort Myers, this Kentucky Derby-themed party & social event will be just the right mix of fun and flair for those who want to get “Down & Derby”! The Down & Derby Party, hosted by HelloSWFL, will be held on the beautiful back lawn of the historic Heitman House with amazing views along the Caloosahatchee River, just a few blocks east of downtown Fort Myers.

Saturday May 5, 2018 3-7pm

Expect the finest in fashion, food, and entertainment while taking in “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports”. Be sure to dress to impress with the Hat & Dapper Contest, where we will award the top male and female partygoers who don out-of-this-world, derby attire and headwear.


We will have the best dressed and most stylist crowd for the Down & Derby Party. Join us for the Hat & Dapper contest where we will crown the best-dressed male and over the top female hat of the day.


Interested in sponsoring?

Looking to create a unique sponsorship experience? Contact Tara at 239-940-7815 or via email at tara.hempel@helloswfl.com to discuss your ideas on how to create an event sponsorship or partnership with us.

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