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Derby Brunch and Publix Gift Card Drawings

Come join the festivities as we kick off the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby with a
delicious brunch and fun activities!  Buy your Derby Brunch tickets here
Event sponsorships available

United Way of the Florida Keys is hosting our Derby Brunch with a buffet by Mangrove Mike's Catering, games, music, and bottomless Mint Juleps as well as Bloody Mary and Mimosa bars.  Children are welcome! 

  • Sunday, April 28, 2019, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Lobster Crawl Bar and Grill, Fiesta Key, MM 70
  • Boat slips are available for docking

Women, wear your best hat or fascinator to participate in the Derby Hat contest!  Bowties and jockey silks are encouraged for those brave enough to dress for the occasion. Costume contests will be held for:

  • Best Gents Hat and Ensemble
  • Best Ladies Hat and Ensemble
  • Best Handmade/Upcycled Hat
  • Best Horse Themed
  • Best Stylin’ Couple
  • Best Child’s Ensemble


Endless Mimosa and Blood Mary bars
Signature Mint Juleps
Fresh, Local Shrimp Oscar with Lobster Sauce
Smoked Salmon Platter with Bagels & Cream Cheese
Seasonal Fresh Fruit Display and Greek Yogurt
Assorted French Toast Bar:
  • Apple & Walnut
  • Cinnamon Roll
  • Pumpkin & Cream Cheese
  • Banana Bread
Baked Brie with Raspberry Sauce
Hot Brownies

At the brunch, we will hold drawings for 2 Publix $500 gift cards. 

Only 500 tickets will be sold, so chances of winning are 2 in 500.  Buy your Publix Drawing tickets here.

Funds raised at the Derby Brunch support Keys residents through the programs of
United Way of the Florida Keys and our nonprofit partner agencies.