Your guests will be decked out in their finest Kentucky Derby attire, so make sure your decorations have Kentucky Derby watch party-worthy style!
The details at your event, like the following Kentucky Derby decorations and accessories, will set the tone and help make it most memorable for your guests. With some planning and extra effort, your event will be picture perfect!
We’ve selected the following list of curated decorations, for a stylish and on-theme Kentucky Derby watch party.
If you’re looking for Kentucky Derby Attire, check out this inspo post for men and women. We also have dress options for the ladies and hat options for the men. We’re your Kentucky Derby Party headquarters!
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Kentucky Derby Watch Party Decor:
1. Fabric Kentucky Derby Decorative Banners:
These fabric banners can flank your front door to greet guests, or hang on either side of your photo backdrop or drink cart.
Bonus? They are easy to roll up and store for next year!
2. Run For The Roses / Jockey / Kentucky Derby Party Decorations
This set of three party banners are coordinated (but different), so you can dress up your space in several areas with a pulled-together look.
Bonus? These ship fast!
3. Kentucky Derby Decor – Oversized Horse Cardboard Stand Up Photo Prop
Hilarious as a photo prop, your guests will love snapping photos of their Derby party outfits next to this big guy.
Warning, this thing is sturdy and large… so make sure you have space for him!
4. Vintage Kentucky Derby Poster As Party Decor
How about this poster on your front door to welcome guests with Derby style before they even walk in the door!
12 x 18 Inch, it’s the perfect size for your door, and makes the perfect Kentucky Derby party decor.
5. Burlap ‘Talk Derby To Me’ Party Banner For Kentucky Derby Party
A play on words in banner form – this bunting is the perfect easy way to bring a little Derby style decor into your party space!
Easy to fold up and tuck away in storage, it’s sturdy enough to reuse.
6. Kentucky Derby Horseshoe Table Runner
Classy, quality fabric table runner adds some nice on-theme charm to your food table.
Need some inspiration on what to serve? We have some ideas on this post.
7. Kentucky Derby Party Napkins
8. Kentucky Derby Themed Photo Party Decoration / Backdrop
It’s hard to think of a more photo-heavy theme party… since Kentucky Derby party style is such a focus.
This backdrop will give your guests an excuse to pose for more photos, and they’ll have plenty of shots to remember your event!
9. Official 2023 Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Glasses
You can actually order the official Mint Julep glasses for 2023, which are the same ones they’ll have at the live event! What a great way to bring some legit Derby details to your watch party.
These are different every year, and feature the events annual art in mint julep glass form!
10. Churchill Downs Photo Backdrop
This Kentucky Derby party backdrop will set the stage as if you’re really at the event, highlighting the entrance of Churchill Downs.
This will make a great photo backdrop for your watch party!
11. Kentucky Bourbon + Butter Scented Candle
Burning a candle at your party is one thing, but a Kentucky scented (vanilla/bourbon+butter) candle? Kentucky Derby party perfection!
This would also make a sweet hostess gift when you show up for your watch party.
12. Customizable Stainless Steel Kentucky Derby Party Cups
If you’re wanting to take your hosting to the next level… order customized cocktail cups and they can double as a party favor!
These are perfect for bourbon or mint juleps, and you can make your own commemorative party cup!
13. Faux Grass Table Runner
Like fresh cut grass at Churchill Downs, this table runner will at some freshness to your Kentucky Derby party decor.
Multiple sizes to fit any party table!
14. Run For The Roses, Faux Roses As Kentucky Derby Party Decor
Place these around the food table for decor, or turn them into lapels for the guests at your Kentucky Derby watch party.
However you use them, this set of 25 faux roses has endless decor options!
15. Rose + Ivy Faux Garland (Set Of 3) Kentucky Derby Party Decorations
You can hang them, put them across the mantle, adorn your cocktail cart, or create a photo backdrop.
The sky is the limit for these ‘Run For The Roses’ worth party decorations.