Kentucky Derby Festival is held every year since 1956. The festival is a sequence of cultural and sports events. It promises the visitors of Louisville, Kentucky two weeks of fun and memorable experiences. The unique entertainment events attract more than 1,500,000 guests, locals and tourists.
Due to the large number of visitors during the festival and the high demand for tickets and lodging, it is recommended to check hotel room rates and book tickets and rooms in advance.
Among the diverse events of the festival you can find:
- Colored parade – Pegasus Parade
- Spectacular fireworks show – Thunder Over Louisville
- Great Steamboat Race
- Balloon competition
- Marathon and mini marathon of Kentucky festival
- Basketball competitions
- Fashion shows
- Traditional horse race and more…
The festival’s program, venue, lineup information show time / schedule of events, how to get, parking etc, is present in the festival’s link website below, under “Event Related Information” section.