Florida Derby Hat Day

Florida Derby Hat Day at Gulfstream Park

Saturday, March 31 | After Race 7 (approximately 2:40PM)

Register Today

Registering is easy and prizes will be awarded to the winner & runner up in each category. All participants receive gifts! Online registration automatically enters you to win a $100 gift card to a restaurant, home store or boutique of the winner's choice at Gulfstream Park!

  • Click Here to Register
  • On the day of the Florida Derby, come to the registration table in the Breezeway between 11AM – 2PM and pick up your contestant number
  • Meet back at the Breezeway after Race 7 (approximately 2:30pm)
  • When the horses leave the walking ring for the 8th race, contestants will file in and parade around the fountain while the judges 'do their thing'.


One runner up and one winner will be chosen from each category:

  • Best Overall "Florida Derby Style Diva" (Women ages 18+)
  • Best Overall "Florida Derby Style Dude" (Men ages 18+)

Hours of Operation

December - April 1

Wednesday - Sunday

11:30AM - 6:30PM

April 2 - September

Thursday - Sunday

12:00PM - 6:30PM

October - November