When you celebrate your special day at the Kentucky Derby Museum you add a piece of your own family history to ours. The cherished treasures of the first Saturday in May. The legends in horseracing. The traditions, the pageantry, and history. From the classic elegance of The Great Hall to the contemporary charm of our café and new outdoor terrace, our venue spaces provide the perfect blend of modern amenities and Kentucky tradition.

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Event Spaces

The Great Hall & Exhibits

  • 160 with a dance floor
  • 500 cocktail style
  • 192 ceremony

Second Floor Gallery

  • 280 ceremony
  • 350 cocktail style
  • 75 ceremony & reception
  • 120 reception

Oaks Garden Terrace

  • 350 with a dance floor
  • 600 cocktail style
  • 300 ceremony


Winner's Circle

Two rental spaces
(one for ceremony and another for reception)
Total of 5-hours


Finish Line

4-hour reception rental space
1-hour cocktail reception in exhibits
Area to stage wedding party before introduction to reception


Both Packages Include:

  • Round, rectangle & high-top tables
  • Black cushion banquet chairs (400)
  • White wooden folding chairs (200)
  • Floor plan assistance
  • Set up & breakdown of museum amenities
  • On-site venue manager
  • Door greeter





(Footage courtesy of Fleck Films. Anna and Chris Riess. April 22, 2022. Location – Great Hall and Exhibits)

To schedule a site visit or for more information:

Tori Deis
Director of Special Events
[email protected]