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Fillies and Lillies Party

When: May 2, 7:30- 11:30 p.m.

Where: Kentucky Derby Museum

Information: Tickets are $599 per person.  Experience the first annual Fillies and Lillies party with Five-time Grammy winner Wynonna Judd, the elite of Southern charm and Louisville celebrities. 

Barnstable Brown Gala

When: May 2, 8 p.m.

Where: Spring Drive in the Highlands

Information: Mingle with the stars from Gene Simmons to Kings of Leon at the Barnstable Brown Gala annual Kentucky Derby party.  Invitation only. 

Unbridled Eve Gala

When: May 2, 7 p.m.

Where: The Galt House Grand Ballroom

Information: Experience Louisville lovers and their famous Southern grace and charm.  To purchase tickets, visit , or call (502)-894-9768.  Proceeds benefit Blessings in a Backpack.  Individual tickets, $500; dance-only tickets, $200. Tables are also available.

Derby Eve Gala

Where: The Seelbach Hotel

When: May 2, 8 p.m.

Information: Heat up the dance floor at the 20th annual Derby Eve Gala presenting an elegant Safari Soiree.  With the band, “Burning Las Vegas,” gourmet, renowned chefs, and the best in entertainment, the Derby Eve Gala always exceeds expectations.  Proceeds from the night benefit the American Lung Association. Black tie optional. 

The Julep Ball

Where: KFC Yum! Center

When: May 2, 6:30 p.m.- 1 a.m.

Information: Party in your cocktail attire at one of the longest running Derby weekend fundraisers.  Proceeds from the Mint Julep Ball benefit the James Graham Brown Cancer Center.  Dance the night away with musical stars, celebrities, a one-of-a-kind auction and open bars.  Choose between the dance-only experience for $100 or the full night experience for $600. 

Whipped at Derby Party

Where: Play, 1101 E. Washington St. 

When: May 2, 8 p.m.

Information: As Boy George takes the stage celebrating the Kentucky Derby, party at play for a night of iconic fun at Play’s first annual Derby party. 

Derby Week Presents Fall Out Boy

Where: 4th Street Live!

When: May 2, starting at 7 p.m.

Information: Rock out Derby with the music of Fall Out Boy.  While cover is $5 after 7 p.m., the concert is free and promises to never leave your ears for a week.

Photo Courtesy Julep Ball 

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