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Saddle up, because Kentucky is about to be Mint Julep and whimsical hat central this weekend. On Saturday, May 5, thousands of people clad in pastel button-downs and sundresses will flock to Louisville's Churchill Downs Racetrack to take part in The Kentucky Derby. If you're not able to make it to the racetrack this year, consider hosting a party at home so you can join in on the fun. You may have the basic Kentucky Derby party ideas down pat, but it couldn't hurt to get even more creative this time around. There's no such thing as being too extra when it comes to planning a party, am I right?
You'll need to incorporate The Kentucky Derby flair in your food spread, decorations, and refreshing adult beverages. With these party ideas, it'll seem like you're actually celebrating in Kentucky with your friends. There's so much that goes into this elaborate affair that should definitely make an appearance at your party, because why not?
The race may be a short one, but there's no way your party is going to have an early end time. Consider these seven options for your party, and you'll be saddling up for quite the rager.