July 29, 2012 - 7:52pm
Wayne Hettinger, who has produced the show for more than two decades, says that no matter where you decide to watch, there's one part of the show you cannot miss
This will be the 21st year Wayne Hettinger has produced Thunder Over Louisville. So I figured there's nobody better to ask about the best spot to watch this Saturday's fireworks display. Hettnger's view is from the command center, housed on the 24th floor of the Galt House's west tower. That's the...
July 29, 2012 - 7:56pm
An unabashed lover of Thunder Over Louisville shares her secrets on having a fun, leisurely day that won't end in screaming fights when your entire family is trapped in an unmoving line of cars waiting to leave a downtown parking garage.
Once upon a time, I missed a good old traditional American 4th of July celebration because I was living in Germany. I was traumatized for life. Pfft, said the well intentioned Germans. Wait for New Year's Eve. We'll put your country to shame. Our cities full of stone buildings roofed with clay...
April 14, 2010 - 11:47am
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).
TARC will provide special service to downtown for Thunder Over Louisville on Saturday, April 17. Beginning at 3:30 p.m. buses will be added to the 14 routes that provide service into downtown Louisville. These buses will operate in between regularly scheduled service on these routes.
April 14, 2010 - 11:39am
The most useful suggestion? Bring some toilet paper.
The Kentucky Derby Festival just released these viewing tips for Thunder Over Louisville:
April 14, 2010 - 11:16am
Check out the schedule bridge closures on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
The Kentucky Derby Festival will be closing the Clark Memorial/2nd Street Bridge this week in preparation for Thunder Over Louisville. The Louisville Metro Police Department will release its Thunder traffic plan on April 15, so check back here on Thursday for more information (because releasing...