How Do You Throw A Kentucky Derby Party?
You don’t have to be from Kentucky to enjoy the Derby. Since moving to the west coast my wife and I have brought many skeptics on board from all over the country. Nothing beats a day of mint juleps, classy hats, and betting on the races! Here’s everything you need to know about throwing a class A derby party. Decorate: Derby parties don’t require a lot, but having some fun decorations can never hurt. Go to http://www.kentuckyderbyparty.com/ for some ideas on sprucing your place up for the big day. Cocktail napkins, plastic jockey hats, and derby streamers can be found online and work well for setting a down-south ambiance. Drinks: Bourbon with mixers and pitchers of mint juleps are a must. Both of these Kentucky traditions will liven up the party in no time! Betting: Half the fun of horse races is the betting. Look online for the names of the horses racing, write their names and numbers on small pieces of paper, fold them in half and place them in a bowl. Do this several times over and