Derby Festival Time!
On your mark, get set, GO! The last leg of Louisville’s Triple Crown of Running will be a 15K on Saturday, April 1.
On Friday, April 21, the Kentucky Derby Festival They’re Off! The Luncheon will take place at the Galt House.
Get Ready! One of the largest annual fireworks shows in the country, Thunder Over Louisville, returns Saturday, April 22.
Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront is back for its 17th year in 2023. The outdoor party starts on the Great Lawn and runs through Derby Eve. April 27 – May 5.
The Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon and Marathon will take place on Saturday, April 29. Learn more.
The Zoeller Pump Company Pegasus Parade returns to Broadway on Sunday, April 30 to help kick off the Derby week festivities.
All aboard! The Belle of Louisville, Belle of Cincinnati, and American Countess will compete for bragging rights on the Ohio River in the Kentucky Derby Festival Great Steamboat Race on Wednesday, May 3.
It all culminates on Saturday, May 6 with the running of the Kentucky Derby. Check out the Derby week schedule at Churchill Downs here.
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Back by popular demand, Wild Lights is lighting up the Louisville Zoo, open now through May 21.
Classics: From Silence To Splendor, the monumental Symphony No. 7 by Anton Bruckner, will be performed by the Louisville Orchestra on Saturday, May 13. Learn more here.
By Lindsay McDonald (Have an event to add to the calendar? Send to Lindsay@TodaysMediaNow.com.)
P.S. Need more Derby? Check out our Derby Guide in the spring issue of Today’s Transitions Magazine.