The Cup announces notable Canadian artists k-os and Felix Cartal to headline
The returning event will host thousands of attendees for a day of a fashion and entertainment at Hastings Racecourse, July 23, 2022
The Cup (formerly Deighton Cup) announced today that Toronto-based k-os will headline the annual summer event at Hastings Racecourse, performing on the Botanist Live Stage on Saturday, July 23, 2022. k-os will play a throwback rap set with his top hits from the early 2000s. Vancouver-based DJ and electronic dance music producer Felix Cartal will also perform with a DJ set showcasing his latest album, Expensive Sounds for Nice People. The Cup is set to be an iconic day for attendees to dress to the nines while enjoying live music, local art, the best food, craft cocktails, as well as some rousing derby action.
Other notable features of the event include the Style Stakes competition, presented by Orbiiit which offers a $10,000 cash prize and the honour of becoming a judge at next year’s event. The competition is also sponsored by local fine fashion brands Surmesur, Capelleria Bertacchi and Mine & Yours Luxury Resale.
The Cup will also host special pop-ups including a mid-century modern Cigar Lounge pouring Alfred Giraud Whisky, a Mint Julep Experience that will feature four different bourbons with drinks crafted by four local restaurants led by The Cup Cocktail Director Alex Black, a Rosé Garden serving VieVité Rosé and featuring food from Salty’s Lobster Shack, Arc Iberico, Kaviari and Risotto Party Pop-Up, a new concept by Chef Alessandro Vianello.
Festival passes, VIP booths, grandstand and trackside suites, alongside other options are now on sale here. The Cup will take place at the Hastings Racecourse, 188 North Renfrew Street, Vancouver from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. Purchase tickets now and subscribe to The Cup’s newsletter to be the first to get the latest news, visit www.comegetfancy.com..
About The Cup: The most stylish event of the summer returns for its 12th year on Saturday, July 23, 2022 for another edition of rousing derby action at Hastings Racetrack. The day-long event will be bigger and better than ever before, with one giant marquee and concourse playing host to over 10,000 derby revelers. The Cup will be the must-attend event of the season showcasing the finest fashion, music, art, food, beverages and so much more.
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