Join the fun during the in person Viera’s Pet Fest Derby Day Hat Contest on Saturday, September 5th! The live event that day will correspond with the new date of the 146th Kentucky Derby that was also rescheduled this year.

Updates will be posted as we get closer to the date. Get inspired by all the hats we have posted here and on the VCI Facebook page!

Details for the Pet Fest | Derby Day event below.

Awards will be given for the best hat in three fun categories:

  1. Classic
  2. Most Outrageous
  3. Colorful

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

Winners Announced: September 5th (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

The live, in person Pet Fest Derby Day Hat contest will be happening later this year on September 5!

Event Details

Date:  Saturday September 5, 2020

Time: 10am – Noon

Location: Viera Town Center Park

2853 Rodina Drive

Viera, FL 32940