Kentucky Derby Party Ideas!

The Kentucky Derby is THIS Saturday! (sidenote: ALSO this Saturday is my Denver Book Signing + Cinco de Mayo!) If you have a horse-watching filled weekend ahead of you, then you’ll need some cute party ideas + freebies. This round-up should help ya out! LET THE RACES BEGIN…


Sweet Deanna of Mirabelle Creations has some darling (FREE) printables on her site! So hop on over + turn on your printer! Attach these to favor bags, use them to top bamboo skewers as stir sticks, theĀ possibilitiesĀ are endless…

derby drink holder

We all know that mint juleps are free-flowing at Derby Parties so make some cute drink holders (don’t worry, these would be cute on anything from lemonade to plain ol’ water too). Click here to get the template + hit up the craft store for felt.

kentucky derby horse cookies

It doesn’t get much cuter than horsey cookies. I mean really, look at those faces. Party Pinching has all the details on making these!

kentucky derby party ideas

Set up a liquor bar with a mixture of glasses and let guests pour their own drinks. Southern Living has the tips along with perfectly southern derby recipes!


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    Jana Champ says

    I absolutely adore this idea. Every year I look forward to watching the Kentucky Derby. Some day, I’m going to take myself there in person.

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