Have Some Biscuits and Bourbon at the Kentucky Derby Museum May 1
Derby season has officially started, and that means it’s time to celebrate southern traditions. Start your May off right with an afternoon of Biscuits and Bourbon at the Kentucky Derby Museum, the best place to celebrate Kentucky traditions ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 1, 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
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
Tour the Gardens and Greenhouse at Churchill Downs July 5
Churchill Downs is famously one of the most exciting racetracks in all the world, but it’s also one of the most beautiful. See another side of Churchill Downs this July, away from the pounding hooves on the track, and tour the gorgeous ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 5, 2017 in Louisville Events
Have a Family Adventure at Churchill Downs May 15
The first Saturday in May, Churchill Downs is the perfect place for celebrities, horse watchers, gamblers and people who want to have fun of all ages. But on May 15, Churchill Downs becomes the perfect place to have an adventure with the whole ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 14, 2016 in Louisville Events
Go to a Celebrity Day at the Downs May 5
Meet the celebrities of the Derby festival and help get into the spirit of the most exciting two minutes in sports at historic Churchill Downs. You’ll be on the elegant 6th floor, and you’ll have a great view of the track and all the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 4, 2016 in Louisville Events
See the Derby Festival Unveiled March 2
The whole world knows that the Kentucky Derby is Louisville’s biggest party, and March 2 is your chance to get a first look at the race that everyone’s going to be watching. It’s time to see the Kentucky Derby Festival get ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 1, 2016 in Louisville Events
Race to the Kentucky Derby Museum This October
Get an up close and personal look at Louisville history at the Kentucky Derby Museum, and see why the Kentucky Derby is known as the most exciting two minutes in sports. Legends were created at Churchill Downs, and history is made in Louisville ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 30, 2015 in Louisville Events
Go to a Day at the Races September 20
Louisville is famous for lots of things, but the city is perhaps best-known around the world for Churchill Downs. If you haven’t been there lately, or even if you have, you should go enjoy a day at the races September 20.
Have a Day at the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 20, 2015 in Louisville Events
Enjoy the Downs After Dark June 13
During the day, Churchill Downs is a fine example of old southern charm and grace. It’s not uncommon to see women in their pretty spring dresses and flowery hats, walking with men wearing suits and ties. But at night, the Downs After Dark is a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 10, 2015 in Louisville Events
See the Run for the Roses May 2
Every year, the Kentucky Derby is the biggest event in Louisville. It's the culmination of the entire Derby Festival, and they say it is the most exciting two minutes in all of sports. There are lots of ways to enjoy the Kentucky Derby, but it's ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 2, 2015 in Louisville Events
September Meet at Churchill Downs
Live racing has returned to Churchill Downs for the month of September when the horses are running Friday through Sunday. Closed for the last two months, the world famous track is open just long enough to usher out summer in Louisville. Attendance ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 15, 2014 in Louisville Events
Hawaiian Luau at Churchill Downs June 20th
A night out in Louisville to experience the excitement of horse racing at world renowned Churchill Downs is a bucket list item for people around the globe and even for many people living right in Louisville. If you are waiting for the chance to ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 18, 2014 in Louisville Events
The 140th Running of the Kentucky Derby May 3rd
Race enthusiasts, get ready to place your bets at the 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 3rd! Gates open at 8:00 a.m. and tickets are on sale for $54, both at the box office, located at 700 Central Avenue, and online. The official Kentucky Derby ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 2, 2014 in Louisville Events
140th Kentucky Oaks May 2nd
This Friday, May 2nd, Churchill Downs, located at 700 Central Avenue in Louisville, welcomes the 140th Kentucky Oaks. Advance tickets are available at the box office from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. or online. General admission tickets are $34 per ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 1, 2014 in Louisville Events
Dawn at the Downs at Churchill Downs April 29th - May 1st
Horse racing fans spend plenty of afternoons and evenings watching the horses run around the track at Churchill Downs. The thoroughbreds always thrill the spectators with their power, speed and exciting finishes at race time. For the fans who want a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 26, 2014 in Louisville Events
2013 Hermitage Classic at Hermitage Farm September 13th - 15th
The Kentucky Derby is not the only horse event in the Louisville area and this weekend, the Hermitage Classic reminds horse lovers everywhere why. This equestrian event will begin on September 13th and continue through the 15th at Hermitage Farm, ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 12, 2013 in Louisville Events
Want to Be One With Nature? Louisville Horseback Riding Trails That Won't Disappoint
Louisville provides its residents and visitors with a lot of exciting activities to pursue, but one of the most rewarding activities is horseback riding. It just so happens that the area in and around the city features a good number of horseback ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 1, 2013 in Louisville News
Feeling Lucky? Why Not Check Out These Louisville Area Race Tracks This Summer!
Louisville is an exciting city, and there is so much to see and do in the area. One of the most famous things the city's known for around the world is horse racing, thanks to Churchill Downs and its Kentucky Derby that's held each and every year. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 28, 2013 in Louisville News