Benefiting the Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund
Kentuck Derby 138 post draw
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 18th annual Derby Eve Gala at the Seelbach Hilton Hotel will benefit the American Lung Association with southern decadence.
The Julep celebrities will be in town a day early to show support to cancer survivors.
Louisville natives live through Derby fanfare year in and year out, but there is an entire portion of Derby-goers who are new to the River City. Check out what national outlets are saying about traveling to our hometown this coming weekend and deem for yourself which of them really get Louisville right.
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."
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.