Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine at Lake Mirror: SWAN DERBY
A free community event will take place on Friday, April 28, 2023 at Lake Mirror in Lakeland at the Frances Langford Promenade, the annual Swan Derby features Swan Boat Races, live entertainment, food trucks and super ticket drawings. The event will benefit Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine.
The Swan Derby is Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine’s signature fundraising event and has become a beloved community event through the years. Each year, on the Friday before the renowned Kentucky Derby, a crowd of 4,000+ gathers to witness Lakeland’s finest “jockeys” race swan paddle boats for the Derby title. Featuring three races, food, fun, live entertainment, a hat contest, kids’ activities, and fireworks. Swan Derby race day promises the thrill of the race, pure entertainment, a whole lot of fun and a community coming together.