Celebrate Mother's Day at the Track May 9
Mother's Day at Churchill Downs is a celebration of women and all mom-type people. The horses will be running so you know the action will be thrilling. And of course, the betting windows will be open! This is an event that any mother could love....
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 7, 2021 in Louisville Events
See Dawn at the Downs April 25
This year, Churchill Downs won't be packed with spectators wearing their best hats for Oaks Day and Derby Day. Many people won't be able to attend Churchill Downs in person this year. However, you can still get a look at the beautiful thoroughbreds ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 24, 2021 in Louisville Events
Look at Derby Hats April 8
Derby season is going to happen. Yes, it may be different but it’s going to happen. So this April, start getting ready for it and go to the Big Brims Sample Hat Sale. There will be hundreds of hats here, some priced as low as $19. Whether or ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 6, 2021 in Louisville Events
See an Exhibit of Women’s History This March
March is women’s history month. And this March, you can celebrate women’s history in a Louisville landmark that many people don’t know about. Visit Rose Pero and the Cross Country Weavers Guild to get the chance to see some cool ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 8, 2021 in Louisville Events
Go to a Fancy Hat Shop This February
Kentucky has a long, proud tradition of hat-wearing. It's practically a requirement if you're going to the Derby, but there are lots of other reasons to wear a hat. They've become a popular wedding item, they look great at formal spring and summer ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 9, 2021 in Louisville Events
Dream of the Derby at the Museum February 5
Things have been rough for a while now and everyone wants to look ahead to better days. So this February, spend some time at the Dreaming of Derby Winter Event. This is a winter event that's all about celebrating the spring. It won't be too much ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 1, 2021 in Louisville Events
See the Derby Clothing Worn by Royalty This January
Since it first began in 1875, the Derby has always been about great fashion. This December, celebrate that grand tradition and get a look at some amazing Derby fashions worn by celebrities and royalty at Railroad Runway.
Go to the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 8, 2021 in Louisville Events
Tour Historic Churchill Downs November 16
Take a Tour of Churchill Downs this November to see all the stuff that most people never see, watch some races and have a day at this historic track. Churchill Downs is home to the Kentucky Derby and it’s one of the oldest landmarks in ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 17, 2020 in Louisville Events
Learn About Women in Racing This October
Women had a long, hard struggle to be able to make it to the Twin Spires and to racetracks around the country. This October, go see a special exhibit that celebrates the history of women in horse racing.
Right to Ride
The Right to Ride exhibit tells ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 21, 2020 in Louisville Events
See a Fashion Show October 8
So what if the Derby was in September this year? You can still enjoy Derby fashion at the Fashion Show and Charity Auction at Churchill Downs. See all the style trends and dream of 2021, when hopefully the Derby and the rest of the city will be back ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 4, 2020 in Louisville Events
Experience Bourbon and Bridles July 2
Bourbon and horse racing helped make Kentucky known around the world. At any given moment, someone on the other side of the world may be sipping on some Kentucky bourbon. People everywhere on the planet watch the Kentucky Derby. So this July, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 1, 2020 in Louisville Events
Tour a Century of Champions at the Kentucky Derby Museum June 11
Even if you’ve seen the Kentucky Derby Museum before, you’ve never seen it like this. The Century of Champions Tour will give you an up-close and personal look at the fascinating history of Thoroughbred racing. You’ll get a look at ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 11, 2019 in Louisville Events
Get a Sneak Peek at the Derby at Wellspring April 23
Go to the Wellspring Derby Preview Party this April, and go get an early look at the biggest party in Louisville. This event will help to support Wellspring, which helps promote mental health recovery and services for people all over Louisville....
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 23, 2019 in Louisville Events
Meet Ladies in Leadership at the Kentucky Derby Museum March 22
Women who live in the Louisville area are invited to meet Ladies in Leadership at a special seminar dedicated to empowered women. This event at the Kentucky Derby Museum is one of many you can find celebrating women’s history month this March, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 22, 2019 in Louisville Events
See the Latest in Fashion at Runway and Rescue at Churchill Downs February 15
Have you ever wanted to see a live fashion show? New York and Paris, where events like that are held all the time, are pretty far way. But this February, you can go to Runway and Rescue at Churchill Downs for a truly posh fashion show event filled ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on February 15, 2019 in Louisville Events
Have a Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Kentucky Derby Museum December 15
Eat cakes with Kris Kringle this December at the beautiful Kentucky Derby Museum. The pancakes are unlimited, and Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus will be here. This special breakfast is packed with mini-events and fun activities, and you can stack your ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 14, 2018 in Louisville Events
Party at the Bash at the Museum at the Kentucky Derby Museum November 2
Celebrate the Breeders’ Cup this November the best possible way: with the Bash at the Museum. This fun party hosted by the Kentucky Derby Museum includes food, drink, music and of course, lots of horse racing stuff for you to look at.
Bash at ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 1, 2018 in Louisville Events
Take the Breeders Cup Walking Tour at Churchill Downs October 29
Get a look at Churchill Downs that many people never get to see, and participate in the Breeders Cup Walking Tour. Everyone on the tour will learn more about Churchill Downs and have a unique experience at this historic race track that most people ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 27, 2018 in Louisville Events
See the Horses and Haunts of Churchill Downs October 10
October is the month for scares, and you’ll find plenty of them at Churchill Downs. This may be a world-famous racetrack, but it’s also an historic location. And in all the years that Churchill has been a part of Louisville, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 7, 2018 in Louisville Events
Dance at the Derby City Jazz Festival at Churchill Downs August 10
If you like jazz, you’re going to love the Derby City Jazz Festival. Not only will you get to hear amazing music, you’ll get to hang out at the famous Paddock of Churchill Downs. Not a bad way to have some summer fun, right?
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 10, 2018 in Louisville Events