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Derby Day 2023

Derby Day 2023

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27th Annual Derby Day

Saturday, May 6th | 4pm-8pm

Tickets: $40 in advance / $50 at the door (Includes Cocktails & Dinner)

Door Prizes | Raffles | Silent Auction | Most Spectacular Hat Contest

For tickets or more information please call us at 304-645-3165. Or check out the Derby Day FAQ.

To help support our efforts and expand our facility and services we have held a “Derby Day Run for the Roses” fundraiser for over 20 years on the first Saturday in May at the WV State Fair Grounds.

Every year an average of 500 participants and many local businesses support our efforts to help Gateway fulfill its mission to provide employment, training, and services as well as maintain a thriving business in the community.

Contact us for more information about our Derby Day Fundraiser.

Download the Event Booklet Advertising application and the Silent Auction Donation form.

Each year Derby Day continues to grow in popularity and support; the event is filled with excitement, great food and live music. Attendees enjoy a silent auction where all have a chance to bid on some fabulous items, while watching the Kentucky Derby on large screen TVs throughout.

In true tradition of the Kentucky Derby, there is a Most Spectacular Hat Contest with prizes for the winners. There are door prizes galore and other activities to round out the day having fun while knowing that you are helping support a very worthwhile cause.

Tickets include all the delicious food and beverages you can eat and drink. Derby Day tickets can be purchased in advance by calling 304.645.3165 or at the door.

Anyone interested in helping to make Derby Day a success can make a donation.  Donate Now!

All proceeds from this event go towards construction of our Miniature Golf Course located at Jardin by the River.

For more Derby Day information, contact Gateway.  Or, check out the Derby Day FAQ.

Derby Day 2019

Gateway Industries’ 25th Annual Derby Day a Success

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Derby Day 2019, Enjoyed by Hundreds

To help support our efforts and expand our facilities and services, we have held a “Derby Day Run for the Roses” fundraiser for 25 years on the first Saturday in May at the WV State Fair Grounds.

Hundreds of participants and many local businesses supported the effort, and enjoyed fantastic food, live music & entertainment, a fruitful silent auction, the Kentucky Derby on large-screen TVs throughout the venue, a Spectacular Hat Contest, raffles, door prizes, and more!

Country House (who was awarded the win after Maximum Security was disqualified) took the crown at the Derby in the most exciting two minutes in sports.

Thank you to all for your support!  We can’t wait to see you next year!


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