Kentucky Derby Events in April
Fillies Derby Ball
Located at the at the Louisville Marriott Downtown.
Tickets are $200 each
Cocktails and Red Carpet experience starts at 6:30 PM
Doors Officially Open at 7:15 PM
Queen’s Coronation at 7:30 PM
Dinner at 8 PM
Dancing & Lounge from 9 PM – Midnight
For tickets visit KDF.org or call (502) 572-3856
A portion of proceeds benefits the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation
Taste of Derby
Located at Louisville Slugger Field.
Event time is from 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Tickets are $85
*Tickets must be purchased in advance and you must be 21 years old or older
This tasting event includes samples from over 60 local restaurants, bourbon distilleries and beverage companies. No tickets will be sold at the door
Baxter Volleyball Classic
Call 502-582-3530 to register your team
Tournament starts at 9am
Includes Doubles, Trips, Quads, and six person at Baxter Jacks or grass
Thunder Over Louisville
Located at Waterfront Park
There will be a live air show followed by fireworks show on the bridge
Stockyards Bank $1 Million Dollar Hole in One Golf Contest
Tournament starts at 10:00 AM at Seneca Golf Course
Each golf ball is only $1.
Get 10 FREE golf balls with the purchase of a $7 Pegasus Pin at the event.
Chow Wagon & Kroger Fest-a-ville
Open 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM: Daily
Open 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM: Sunday
Attend the Chow Wagon for live concerts with local and regional entertainment and a wide variety of musical genres including jazz, R&B, country, rock and blues at the Waterfront. Free with Pegasus Pin admission
BB&T Great Balloon Race
Located at Bowman Field.
Launch time at 7:00am
Located at Kroger Festa-ville on the Waterfront.
Starts from 4pm-8pm.
You can purchase your duck at 4pm and the duck drop will be at 6pm
20,000 rubber ducks will be dropped into the Ohio River
Tour De Lou
Starts at Waterfront Park near Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville.
Event starts at 8:30am
The course highlights include an Olmsted Park Tour, including Shawnee, Chickasaw, Wayside, Iroquois and Cherokee parks. Cyclists will also travel through all areas of the city from Downtown and Churchill Downs to the South End and Highlands.
Tea with the Kentucky Derby Princesses
Located at Louisville Marriott East– 1903 Embassy Square Blvd 40299
Dress up your children as princesses and drink tea with the Kentucky Derby Festival princesses.
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