Kentucky Derby Party Planning Timetable

Four Weeks Out
  • Decide on a location and style.
  • Compile your guest list.
  • Decide on casual or formal attire.
  • Spread the word.
Three Weeks Out
Two Weeks Out
Derby Week
Three Days To Go
  • Find a helper.
  • Get a final head count.
  • Purchase your refreshments.
The Day Before
  • Charge your cameras.
  • Get as much cooking done as you can.
  • Start decorating.
  • Watch the Longines Kentucky Oaks
Derby Day
  • Set the table.
  • Make sure the TV works and tune in to NBC for coverage of the undercard races, Red Carpet & the Kentucky Derby. Check out the Social Media coverage here.
  • Show us your Derby Party Pics at #kyderbyparty 
  • Enjoy your Kentucky Derby party!
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