PET FEST | DERBY DAY HAT CONTEST – Saturday, May 1, 2021

The Viera Town Center Park was the host of the 3rd annual Viera’s Pet Fest | Derby Day Hat Contest scheduled to coincide with the 147th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 1st, 2021! The weather was fabulous and all the participants came out in their finest Derby Day Hats!

Be sure to check back for photos from this year’s event, as well as on the Viera Community Institute Facebook page.

We hope you’ll come out and participate with your pet next year on Saturday, May 7th, 2022!

Details for the Pet Fest | Derby Day event below.

Awards were given for the best hat in three fun categories:

  1. Classic
  2. Most Outrageous
  3. Colorful

A Best of Show winner was chosen from the three main category winners.

Winners Announced: May 1st (must be present to win)

Contest Rules:

  • One winner for each Judging Category.
  • One Best of Show will be chosen from the three main category winners.
  • Each participant may only wear one hat and submit one entry.
  • Each participant’s owner is responsible for his/her own hat.
  • Registration begins at 10 AM the day of the event.
  • Judging begins at 10:45 AM.

Winners will be posted on our Facebook Page.

By participating in this event of the Viera Community Institute, Inc. (VCI) you grant VCI permission to use photos sent in post event marketing coverage of the event. All information with submission must be complete to be a valid participant in the Virtual Pet Fest | Derby Day Hat Contest.

Mark Your Calendars for 2022

The live, in person Pet Fest Derby Day Hat contest will be happening on May 7th, 2022!

Event Details

Date:  Saturday May 7th, 2022

Time: 10am – Noon

Location: Viera Town Center Park

2853 Rodina Drive

Viera, FL 32940