Your Guide to the KY Derby Festivities

It's almost that time of year again! Countdown to the greatest 2 minutes in sports! Our city will be host to thousands of people from all over. All here to take part in the festivities and races that surround this historic day.

Here are some of the scheduled events that will be going on up until The 140th Kentucky Derby- Saturday,May 3rd, 2014.

So, take a look and mark your calendars!

 April 3rd:  McDonald's Thunder Preview Party

April 9th:  Taste of Derby Festival

April 11th:  They're Off! Luncheon

April 11th:  The Fillies Derby Ball, Thunder Over Louisville

April 12th:  Ford's Thunder on the Ground

April 12th through April 20th:  Give-A-Day

April 13th:  Children's Tea with KY Derby Festival Princesses, GospelFest

April 14th:  King Southern Bank KY Derby Festival Foundation Pro-Am Golf Tournament

April 17th through April 27th:  Stock Yard's Bank $1 Million Dollar Hole-in-One Golf Contest

April 17th:  Horseshoe Foundation Night of the Future Stars

April 17th through April 18th:  Running Wild Expo

April 18th:  Basketball Classic

April 19th:  KY Derby Festival Marathon/Mini Marathon

April 24th through April 26th: U.S. Bank Great Balloon Fest

April 24th through May 2nd:  Kroger's Fest-a-Ville

April 24th through May 2nd:  Chow Wagon located at Waterfront Park.  Hours are 11 am to 11 pm.

April 25th:  Zumba Fitness Party

April 26th:  NPC Derby Championships, Da'Ville Classic Drum Line Showcase, ACO DerbyHole Classic, The Slice: Spice, Style, and Soul

April 27th:  Mayor's Derby Brunch on the River, KY Derby Festival miniFun Run

April 27th:  Stock Yard's Bank $1 Million Dollar Hole-in-One Golf Contest Semi-Finals

April 28th:  Don Fightmaster Golf Outing for Exceptional Children, Discovery Day, HappyTail Hour, Great Bed Races, Knights of Columbus Charity Dinner

April 29th through April 30th:  AT&T Morning Line

April 29th:  Republic Bank Parade Preview Party, Texas Hold'em Tournament, Anthem BCBS Healthy Lifestyle Showcase, Kentucky Proud WineFest, Ramble for the Roses, Stock Yards Bank $1 Million Dollar Hole-in-One Golf Contest Finals

April 30th:  Battle of the Bounce, Great Steamboat Race, BeerFest

May 1st:  Celebrity Day at the Downs, Republic Bank KY Derby Festival Pegasus Parade, 100 Black Men of Louisville Derby Gala

May 2nd:  Kentucky Oaks 140

May 3rd:  Kentucky Derby 140


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Check back for more details and information on the events and festivities that surround this fun time of year in Louisville!

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