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Pre-Preakness Party, Wine, & Best Hat & Fascinators Contest

May 20, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us for a Pre-Preakness Celebration!


Every year some horse or other will win the derby but the Preakness determines whether there even CAN be a Triple Crown Winner. It is definitely time to celebrate.

Enjoy early Swing and Jazz from the talented Kris Belgica in his duo the Misbehavin’ Vipers from 2-4.

Enjoy our special Preakness Tasting that includes our Wine version of a Black Eyed Susan and special race day promotions

  • $6 dollar glasses of wine
  • Buy 2 or more bottles and you can purchase an ADDITIONAL bottle at half price
  • or Buy 5+ bottles and receive an Additional Free bottle

Dust off your favorite fancy hat or fascinator (or make or buy a special brand new one) and join in our BEST HAT / FASCINATOR CONTEST. The prize for each category (hat/fascinator) is our best wine and cheese tasting for 4 – a $120 value) – The winner will be picked at 3 PM.

Show that you know horses! Pick the Winning Horse AND the lead they win by (Less than a length, 1 length, 2 lengths or 3 lengths or More ) the winner will be notified when the race is run and again the prize will be our Best Wine and Cheese Tasting for 4.

Purchase Tickets Here

For those of you who don’t know what a fascinator is . . . . .

A fascinator is a formal headpiece, a style of millinery. Since the 1990s, the term has referred to a type of formal headwear worn as an alternative to the hat; it is usually a large decorative design attached to a band or clip. In contrast to a hat, its function is purely ornamental: it covers very little of the head and offers little or no protection from the weather. An intermediate form, incorporating a more substantial base to resemble a hat, is sometimes called a hatinator.

The word “fascinator” is derived from the Latin verb fascinare (“to fascinate”), and simply means a thing or person that is enthralling or extremely interesting.

From Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fascinator




May 20, 2023
11:00 am - 5:00 pm


Royal Rabbit Vineyards
1090 Jordan Sawmill Road
Parkton, MD 21120 United States
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