BREC’s Farr Park Equestrian Center, 6402 River Road, hosts its second annual Derby Day from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on May 7.

Guests are invited to a Kentucky Derby viewing party, featuring a viewing of the race on the big screen. Food and classic drinks will accompany a variety of Derby-themed games and activities, including hat and bowtie contests; a silent auction; horseshoe games; stick horse races; and bugle-blowing contests.

Visitors will get to experience Kentucky Derby traditions complete with mint Juleps and floppy hats.

Eight-top round tables can be purchased as a whole, or by individual seats at $200 per table or $25 per person. Each ticket includes one free mint julep and a free wine tasting.

The event is recommended for adults, although children are allowed to attend.

Tickets and more information are available at or (225) 769-7805.

BREC’s Farr Park Equestrian Center is one of the area’s largest and most versatile centers for horse enthusiasts. It features a lighted indoor and outdoor arena, 162 stalls, a cross-country eventing course, horse trails and an RV campground.