GET DOWN AND DERBY AT THE HUB ON CANAL
Great Fun on Canal Street With The Hub on Canal’s
Signature Derby Day Event
The Hub on Canal Inc. will celebrate its second annual Get Down and Derby event on Saturday, May 6, 2017 with a full day of activities promising fun for the whole family. The Canal Street event in New Smyrna Beach is part of a collaboration between the Canal Street Historic District, downtown businesses, and The Hub on Canal, Inc. The slate of events includes live music, Derby hat-making, kids activities, and a Derby style horse race along Canal Street using wooden horses. All members of the public are invited to attend this free event.
The Kentucky Derby themed event will begin at 10am with a street concert performed by The Hub on Canal’s own eclectic jug band, The HubCats. They will be followed by Ray Guiser performing Dixieland music from 1-3pm. Derby Day activities at The Hub on Canal begin at 1pm, including Derby hat-making, Derby hat judging contest, Derby Horse Races on Canal Street, kids’ activities, and face painting. The event will culminate with live-streaming of the Kentucky Derby horse race in the lobby of The Hub on Canal. The Mackay Gallery May art exhibition also opens on Saturday, May 6th, featuring works by Martha Jo Mahoney. For more information and times of specific activities and the gallery exhibition, visit our website at www.theHUBoncanal.org
Other activities along Canal Street include an Art Stroll from 10-4pm, the Craft Beer Walk from 1pm-7pm, and the Gallery Walk from 4pm-7pm.