Between the big hats, refreshing sips, gracious hosting opportunities, and time-honored traditions, there may not be a more quintessentially Southern event than the Kentucky Derby. Naturally, Derby details are a perfect fit for a Southern wedding! With the Run for the Roses slated for just a few weeks from now, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite Kentucky Derby-inspired wedding day details. Be sure to click through to read more about the sweet couples that chose them!
Kristin and Wai’s pretty paper, mint juleps, dahlia bouquet, and adorable Louisville meet cute. (Photos by Shannon Moffitt – see more here!)
Lindsey and Ryan’s bridesmaid fascinators, race-viewing cocktail hour, tables named after past winners, and silver-hued bar. (Photos by Elaine Palladino – see more here!)
Red rose table inspiration at this supper club celebration. (Photos by Michelle Boyd – see more here!)
Ashley and Jim’s mint julep cup centerpieces, whiskey bar, race viewing at cocktail hour, and appearance by the bride’s horse. (Photos by Maria DeForrest – see more here!)
Vanessa and Jonathan’s pink rose centerpieces, horseshoe escort cards, and fabulous hat-wearing guests. (Photos by Landon Jacob – see more here!)
Kelly and Mick’s bourbon barrel decor, floral centerpieces, horse race proposal, and jockey table numbers. (Photos by Lynnesy Catron – see more here!)
Mallory and Alex’s Derby glass water glasses and sweet Kentucky details. (Photos by Lynnesy Catron – see more here!)
For more Kentucky Derby-inspired wedding ideas, take a peek at our Run for the Roses Pinterest board!