Apr 28, 2017
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Lakeland Derby is an annual “Derby Style” event, featuring swan boat races, staged on beautiful Lake Mirror in downtown Lakeland.With the entertaining flair of the event and the competitive spirit of the race, each year the Derby promises to be a memorable occasion for locals and visitors alike.
The Lakeland Derby captures the thrill of a race and the purity of sports entertainment in a hometown setting. The true essence of the Derby is the reward of knowing the proceeds will support Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine. The Derby features ten beautifully hand-crafted swan paddle boats in a thrilling race to the finish line. The event is open to the community with live entertainment, kids area activities, 3 swan boat races, food vendors and fireworks to finish the evening.