When asking people around town about their plans for Derby, response have ranged from, "It's a great time to do yard work" to "Staying the hell away from Churchill."
The hats might change over time, but the presence of them never will. As long as there is Derby, there will be Derby hats. 21c will feature the exhibit The Color of Racing this year to give you a glimpse of what was.
Louisville residents often leave the Derby “partying” to those at Churchill Downs. Here’s how to make your own party the best bet in town!
These resources are helpful for gathering all the information you need for a great Derby weekend (whether it involves going to Churchill Downs or just trying to avoid traffic).
Tips for a fun and tasty Derby cure
Talk about variety! The Louisville Youth Orchestra is showing their, uh, youth by including some serious rock in their Derby repertoire.
The city becomes infused with many things for the next two weeks and celebrity appearances are one of the most watched. One of televisions most famous mothers is one on of the lists.
Thunder Over Louisville is just the biggest (and loudest) of many great events slated for The Ville this weekend.
The Kentucky Derby Festival kicks off Saturday with Thunder Over Louisville, the air show and North America's largest fireworks display that has marked the two-week countdown to Derby since 1990.
The Louisville Bats begin their season tonight against the Columbus Clippers at Louisville Slugger Field. The first pitch is 7:05 p.m.
Having a blast at the Kentucky Derby is a given. Getting through it with ease takes a little more effort…but it’s worth every bit!
When 500,000 or so people convene in one place for an enormous event, there are plenty of different viewing persepctives. But seeing that Thunder is a waterfront event, there are certain "floating" options that perhaps you didn't think were available.