"Marry Me" Proposal Packages

When you propose to your soulmate at Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs, you add a piece of your own family history to ours. As Churchill Downs’ exclusive tour partner, Kentucky Derby Museum is in the unique position to offer two private experiences that allow the perfect location for your proposal.

Book a Proposal Package


On one knee infront of the Spires

Twin Spires Premium Package*

Starting at $250

Surprise your soulmate by popping the question during a 30-minute private tour of Churchill Downs Racetrack. As you make your way from ground level to the 4th floor of the clubhouse, you will enjoy the historic scenery and stories that have lasted since the first Kentucky Derby in 1875. Once you’ve reached the iconic Twin Spires, our professional photographer will capture the excitement of your special moment, 48 feet high above the legendary racetrack.

  • 30-minute Churchill Downs Racetrack private tour ending at the Twin Spires
  • Picture at the Twin Spires
  • Horseshoe keepsake for luck

*Available during non-live race dates only.


Twin Spires Proposal
Twin Spires Proposal
Twin Spires Proposal


Great Hall Screens

Capture the Moment

Starting at $200

Enjoy a private 30-minute guided tour of Churchill Downs Racetrack, ending with a private viewing of the Museum’s signature movie, "The Greatest Race.” The 360- degree, 18-minute movie in our racetrack-shaped theater is an immersive tribute to the Kentucky Derby. Following the movie, your customized and personal message will appear on the screens. Imagine seeing the words "_____ will you marry me?" on a 10’ tall screen, 20’ in the air!

  • 30-minute Churchill Downs Racetrack private tour
  • Private viewing of “The Greatest Race”
  • Customized "Will you marry me?" screen
  • Freeze framed roses and personalized message



A La Carte:

These additional items may be added to either package: 

  • Private showing of "The Greatest Race" - $75
  • Professional pictures:
    • Flickr album - $100
    • at the Barbaro Statue - $25
    • at the Kentucky Derby Museum stable - $50
    • at the Twin Spires - $50
  • Champagne and strawberry toast for two - $30
Chocolate-dipped strawberries and champagne



To book a proposal at the Kentucky Derby Museum, contact TeAirra McQuarter at tmcquarter@derbymuseum.org or (502) 635-5955.

All packages include General Museum admission for the happy couple.

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