Welcome to Tuxes & Tails, Down and Derby!

Saddle up and get ready for a night of elegance, excitement, and four-legged fun as Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association invites you to our annual gala, inspired by the timeless tradition of the Kentucky Derby.

With roses in full bloom and horses racing in the background, our "Down and Derby" gala promises an evening filled with Southern charm, high stakes, and, of course, plenty of adorable canine companions!

Groove to the beats of DJEJ as you sip on themed cocktails and indulge in delectable delights from the renowned SOHOs restaurant, serving up culinary delights that will leave your taste buds galloping with delight.

Bid on exclusive items and experiences in our silent auction, where you'll find treasures fit for champions, all in support of our mission to care for and find loving homes for animals in need.

Get in on the action with contests that will have you cheering for your favorites, whether it's the best-dressed couple, the most dapper bowtie, or the most extravagant hat. The competition is fierce, but the rewards are immeasurable!

Capture memories to last a lifetime at our themed photo booth, where you can strike a pose with friends, family, and, of course, some of our adorable furry friends who are looking for their forever homes.

And speaking of furry friends, what would a gala be without our beloved dogs? Mingle with our special guests of honor, meet some of the adorable adoptable dogs who are looking for loving families, and perhaps even find your own perfect match!

So dust off your finest attire, don your fanciest fascinator, and join us for a night of elegance, excitement, and endless wagging tails at Tuxes & Tails, Down and Derby! Let's make this a night to remember as we come together to support KCHA and the incredible work they do for animals in our community. See you at the starting gate!





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