Annual Gala Uncorked
Feb. 23, 2019
7 to 10 p.m.
The Venue at Madison Avenue Central Park, 512 E. Madison Ave.
Proceeds benefit the Derby Community Foundation's Community Enrichment Grant Program. Guests will enjoy wine and beer tasting, find foods prepared by local caterers, fine chocolate, and a live and silent art auction. Attire is cocktail dress.
Spring Into Art
April 28, 2019
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Madison Avenue Central Park
Spring Into Art will include live music and performances by school groups and local artists, interactive art demonstrations, art
for sale, farmers market, food trucks and more. We are looking for art vendors/exhibitors who would like to participate. We have
space for 25 booths on the Event Lawn. Inclement weather will move activities inside. Event held rain or shine.
Learn more and register at www.derbyks.com/springintoart. If you have questions, call Janae' Springer at
788-1519 ext. 1232 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Police/Fire Youth Open House
1 to 4:30 p.m.
Derby Police Department, 229 N. Baltimore
Enjoy a fun afternoon with police and fire activities and tours of the facilities. Meet the police and fire mascots, take photos, and
check out the public safety equipment.
Citywide Garage Sale
May 16, 17 & 18, 2019
- Registration end May 10 at noon. Sign up at Derby Recreation Center, Derby Informer, Derby Public Library, and the Welcome Center. (Banks will not be taking registrations this year).
- Cost: $10
- Sponsored by the Derby Rotary Club
- Contact: Email email@example.com
The Rotary Club of Derby is now organizing the Derby Citywide Garage Sale after Crime Stoppers of Derby organized the sale for 27 years. All proceeds from the Citywide Garage Sale will go into that fund. When you participate, you have less clutter and help Feed a Hungry Child.
May 18, 2019
1 to 4 p.m.
Kite clubs will showcase their skills and introduce you to the world of kite flying. Bring out your own kite and join in the fun with your family. The event also feature mega kites, kite demos, kite making, face painting, a balloon artist, candy drop, DJ, concessions, booths and vendors.
Smoke on the Plains Derby BBQ & Music FestJune 6, 7 & 8, 2019
High Park, 2801 E. James
This event includes a carnival, live music, KCBS and Backyard BBQ Cook-off, People's Choice Contest, Kid's Activities, Food Trucks, Beer Garden and much more.
Independence Day Parade
July 4 at 10 a.m.
Sponsored by the Derby VFW and American Legion
The parade begins at Panther Stadium, proceeds west on Madison to Georgie, south on Georgie to Market, east on Market to Woodlawn, and ends at Panther Stadium.
Independence Day Celebration
July 4 at 7 p.m.
High Park, 2801 E. James
The City of Derby hosts an Independence Day Celebration at High Park. The event include music, ice cream social, kid's activities, and a fantastic fireworks display. The fun begins at 7 p.m. with fireworks around 9:30 p.m.
National Night Out
August 6, 2019
6 to 9 p.m.
Rock River Rapids, 1900 E. James
Enjoy a free night of swimming and fun at Rock River Rapids Aquatic Park. The police and fire/rescue departments have educational displays and there is free ice cream and a bike rodeo.
14th Annual City Tree Lighting
- Nov. 21, 2019 at 6 p.m.
- Madison Avenue Central Park
- Enjoy an evening of kids activities and crafts, cookies, hot chocolate, special dinosaur visit and of course, Santa!
- Free and open to the public.
Christmas Tree Gala & Bazaar
- Dec. 6 (5-8 p.m.) & Dec. 7 (9 a.m. -4 p.m.)
- More information available soon.
- For more information, call Susan Swaney at 788-7851 or Jane Polk at 788-1797.
- Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Swaney Elementary School, 501 E. English
- Vendor contact: Amy Bringhurst, firstname.lastname@example.org, 641-1561
Winterfest Arts & Crafts Bazaar
- Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Woodlawn United Methodist Church, 431 S. Woodlawn
- Vendor contact: 316-788-1705