Derby Days are here again and Old Town Square in downtown Fairfax will be celebrating the race with a day full of horses, booze, food and music. The Derby-Q kicks off at 2 p.m. Saturday with a lineup of barbecue vendors, nine area craft brewers, live blues music, a whisky tasting and the Kentucky Derby on the big screen. Stage performers include two acclaimed D.C. blues acts: Moonshine Society (2 – 4 p.m.) and Clarence “Bluesman” Turner (4:30 – 7 p.m.).
General admission to the festival is $10 with beer and whiskey tasting packages including admission, a souvenir tasting glass and beer tasting tickets available for $25 and $65, respectively.
When: Saturday, May 2, 2 – 7 p.m.
Where: Old Town Square, Fairfax, VA
See fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/special-events/derby-q for tickets and more information