Taking public transportation to Thunder can save you time--and introduce you to some interesting folks (like the Galt House employee who was drinking in the back of my bus last year).
The most useful suggestion? Bring some toilet paper.
Check out the schedule bridge closures on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Metro Parks offers limited number of spaces for RVs and tents Friday and Saturday nights
Thunder Over Louisville through the eyes of a first-timer.
Louisville's favorite fantasy rock band Wax Fang to play Prince's Purple Rain in its entirety at the Louisville Ballet's Let's Go Crazy at Thunder party.
It is called 'Thunder Over Louisville' after all, but the best viewing and two hot parties are on the Indiana side this year.
Vinyl in the Ville, Record Store Day and in-store performances light up April
Don't worry if you missed the 300 strong game of Zombie Tag on The Great Lawn this weekend. Louisville is never at a lack for brain noshing goodness.
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.
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.