If you haven't heard about the Deighton Cup yet, you'll be pleased to learn it's a Vancouver-born event that brings guests back to the glory of the twenties in style, entertainment, and ambiance. Back for its 10th year anniversary, the crowd of 6,000+ guests is sure to provide glimpses of high fashion and horseracing fun for all attendees.

Deighton Cup 2018 Preview

The Deighton Cup

Hosted at the Hastings Racecourse, the Deighton Cup is a day at the races featuring the following:

  • Horse races
  • Performance and luxury vehicles on display
  • Style Stakes Best Dressed Competition
  • Second Annual “Pearl” Fanny Bay Oyster Shucking Competition paired with Piper-Heidsieck Champagne
  • More lounges and libations than you can shake a feathered fascinator at

Deighton Cup | Photo Credit: Jonathan Evans

New for this year is a serious upgrade in food. What was previously simply a catered affair will be replaced by these purchasable options:

Dixie's BBQ - Ribs

Chambar - Le Poulet Libonais

There's something for every taste and I've personally enjoyed the food from The Pawn Shop, Miku, and Chambar on all my visits. If you're super gung-ho and get a group of 30+ going to The Deighton Cup, there's an option to purchase a table spread from Hawksworth Restaurant (currently sold out).

Hawksworth Spread

Deighton Cup | Photo Credit: Jonathan Evans

Cocktail Jockey Mixology Competition

If you're a fan of cocktails, you'll be interested in visiting the second Cocktail Jockey Mixology Competition. Held separately a day before the actual races, this competition is a competition on themed adult beverages and your attendance gets you a frontline spot to watch mixings, stirrings, and presentations of Great Gatsby-worthy cocktails.

Deighton Cup | Photo Credit: Mark Lewis Exposure

Final Details

When: Saturday July 21st, 12-8pm
Where: Hastings Racecourse (188 N Renfrew St, Vancouver)
Price: The Deighton Cup starts at $55.

Visit The Deighton Cup's website for more information and ticketing options: http://deightoncup.com/

If you'd like to see how last year's race turned out from my perspective, check out my recap here.

Deighton Cup | Photo Credit: Jonathan Evans