The Kentucky Derby isn't just a horse race. It's a place for people to get together, have a big party, drink a lot of mint juleps and wear ridiculous hats. And, really, isn't that the best kind of party?
This year, the hats were as wild and crazy as ever, with some really good ones thrown in there as well.
Take a look at some of the best and worst Kentucky Derby hats that 2012's race had to offer.