July 30, 2012 - 10:00am
The Belle of Louisville and Spirit of Jefferson have become known around the world for their stature, history and size and for good reason.
Louisville has become known for an annual boat race featuring the Belle of Louisville and the Spirit of Jefferson. Indeed these vessels are notable landmarks in the downtown area of the city, and more than that their casual sport icons in the area. As dependable as not being able to get through...
May 24, 2012 - 2:35pm
Gather up the family and check out one of these outdoor activities this Memorial Day weekend.
Why not get outside and do something new with the family this Memorial Day weekend? Not only are there a ton of events going on in Louisville every weekend, there are also many new places and outdoor activities for you check out.Here my top five ideas for outdoor fun this weekend:Take your dog to...
July 29, 2012 - 7:51pm
The eyes of the nation will be upon Louisville on the first Saturday in May, but the real Derby celebration begins in the weeks leading up to the big race. Use this guide to the multiple Derby-related events taking place in the coming days and plan your own "run for the roses."
The Kentucky Derby has always seemed both an integral part of and wholly separate from Louisville, the town where it has been held annually on the first Saturday in May for almost 140 years. Its home track, Churchill Downs, with its iconic ivory spires and stockpile of rose garlands, is a name and...
November 8, 2011 - 5:42pm
The historic Belle of Louisville will host Thanksgiving Riverside, an upscale buffet dinner served dockside on Thursday, November 24th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Legendary Lady will be transformed into a holiday wonderland, with live harp and strings music and traditional holiday decorations.
The historic Belle of Louisville will host Thanksgiving Riverside, an upscale buffet dinner served dockside on Thursday, November 24th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Legendary Lady will be transformed into a holiday wonderland, with live harp and strings music and traditional...
July 29, 2012 - 7:59pm
The Great Steamboat Race has only been rescheduled a few times since racing began in 1963.
This evening, the historic Belle of Louisville will be racing the Belle of Cincinnati on the mighty Ohio River beginning at 6 p.m.Traditionally, the race is held during the Kentucky Derby Festival, but high water on the river forced KDF officials to postpone the race.