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The Kentucky Derby at A Taste of Kentucky

If you're planning a Kentucky Derby party, looking for Kentucky Derby merchandise, or learning about the history and traditions of the greatest two minutes in sports — the Sport of Kings — this is your place to start.

Kentucky Derby Party Supplies,
Mint Julep glasses, and more

If you need to find a Derby t-shirt, a silver mint julep cup, or any other Kentucky Derby item, you can find what you're looking for here!

A Brief History of the Kentucky Derby

A few words about the classic American horse race and the reason for all those parties.

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Planning your Kentucky Derby Party

The history of the Derby is linked with Derby parties as much as it is with horses and racing. Use our expert guide to make your Derby party the most successful and memorable one yet.

All about the Mint Julep Cups and
Mint Julep Glasses at A Taste of Kentucky

To help you find exactly what you are looking for, here is a quick explanation of the differences between the two with a little bit of Kentucky history thrown in for good measure.


bourbon

The History of Bourbon and our famed Mint Julep

A few words about the history of Bourbon and the origins of the Mint Julep, and yes -- an authentic Mint Julep recipe so you can make your own, no matter where you are.


My Old Kentucky Home

My Old Kentucky Home

You see everyone trying to sing it at the Derby, but does anyone really know the words?