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."
They’re Off! was held at The Galt House, this past Friday, April 20, 2012. ESPN’s Erin Andrews was the keynote speaker for the 56th annual luncheon.
As the show-stopping opener of the Kentucky Derby Festival, Thunder over Louisville is one of our city's most anticipated events. It is also one of the heaviest attended, meaning intense preparation is required to navigate the expected half-million people hoping to get a good view of the spectacle. Use this guide to plan everything from your driving route to your after-party activities.
Navigating the logistics of attending an event as big as Thunder over Louisville is stressful, even for seasoned Thunder veterans. Luckily, the Rauch Planetarium on UofL's campus is inviting visitors to enjoy pre-fireworks festivities -- and even the themselves -- in a completely new way: under their dome!
Tickets for the Kentucky Derby Festival’s 2012 Spring Fashion Show presented by American Founder Bank went on sale this past Friday, February 10, 2012. The show will be held on Thursday, March 29, in the Showroom of Horseshoe Southern Indiana and starts with cocktails and boutique shopping at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. and runway show at 8:00 p.m.
More than 30 Kentuckiana students from grades K-12 were honored tonight at The Henry Clay for their artistic achievement in the Kentucky Derby Festival Student Art Contest. For the sixth year in a row, the event was held in conjunction with the Festival's annual Poster Premiere. The students' winning artworks were also displayed at the poster unveiling event, held prior to the Student Art Contest Awards.
The first Derby event of 2012 begins tomorrow night (Jan 25).