Many thanks to our guests and sponsor Outer Banks Blue Realty for making the first Derby Party a success. Hats off to the event planning committee for making the day such an enjoyable occasion! Mark your calendars for next years Party! The classic event of the genteel south comes to Roanoke Island on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 4pm-8pm at The Elizabethan Gardens, 1411 National Park Drive, Manteo, NC. Dress in style and enjoy the revels and embellishments of the race at this fundraising extravaganza that benefits three Outer Banks non-profits: the Beach Food Pantry, Dare Education Foundation & The Elizabethan Gardens. Sponsored by Outer Banks Blue Realty. Expect a traditional southern affair with mint juleps, live and silent auctions, sumptuous derby pie, a hat contest and an assortment of live music, games and entertainment as you enjoy the beautiful gardens and anticipate the big race to be broadcast live. $80.00 per ticket. $1,000 for tables of eight guests. For tickets, click here. For more information, call 252-473-3234.