The Kentucky Derby itself, of course, is just two minutes of one the city's greatest party weekend. Louisville.com dispatched its writers and photographers to bring the party to the Internets. Here are their field reports.
This Kentucky Derby Eve party will include a red carpet entrance, cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, and an evening of dancing all to raise money for the The James Graham Brown Cancer Center.
The Julep celebrities will be in town a day early to show support to cancer survivors.
Rodney Atkins, achiever of six No. 1 country music hits, will be the headlining entertainment at The Julep 2012.
This year's celebrity guest list is about as colorful and diverse as the city of Louisville. An eclectic blend of entertainers, scientists, athletes and writers will storm the red carpet and hobnob with guests all night long at The Julep Ball.