Best Details for the Ultimate Kentucky Derby Party
Great hats, better cocktails – it’s easy to see why turning your wedding into the best Kentucky Derby party around is a great idea.
Invite guests to the big event with an invitation suite that fits the theme. Horseshoe details? Perfect.
A Great Photobooth
Building your own DIY photobooth is a fun and memorable way to add extra personality into your wedding (or Kentucky Derby party). A solid backdrop, colorful pinwheels and a stack of awesome hats are a great place to start.
There’s nothing a really great floral arrangement to make an impact on decor. Even better for a Kentucky Derby-inspired wedding? Drop your arrangement into trophies instead of vases.
Prize Ribbon Adornments
Looking for an alternate to a pinwheel backdrop – or even another dramatic Derby-inspired piece of statement decor? An assortment of your own prize ribbons in different sizes and colors ought to do the trick.
Derby-Style Table Numbers
Details don’t have to be explicitly Derby-related to add to the overall equestrian theme. These horseshoe table numbers would make a great DIY project and could be used for a rustic or ranch wedding, too.
A Run for the Roses Wedding Cake
The race, which is also called the “Run for the Roses” makes a rose-covered wedding cake just about perfect.
The best signature drink for a Kentucky Derby party is definitely a mint julep. Serve it in jars or classic silver, stainless steel cups.
Singature Drink Bar
What’s better than mint juleps? A mint julep bar.
Derby Style for Her
No Derby-inspired wedding is complete without a bridal look to match. Plus, it’s a great chance to bust out a gorgeous hat and make it the new alternative to the flower crown.
Derby Style for Him
Effortless Derby style for the groom means a couple of key elements: a seersucker suit and a really great bow tie.
Real Life Derby Ideas
DIY photobooths and signature drinks are all wonderful additions to your day…but the best detail for a Kentucky Derby party? Definitely a horse.