Next date of this event TBD.
Venue / Location
700 Central Avenue - Louisville, KY 40208
The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports, and the First Jewel to the Triple Crown has been taking place since 1875. Only now they took a famous "two minutes" and made it a two-week extravaganza. The party begins with The Thunder Over Louisville, now the nation's largest annual fireworks extravaganza! The Festival is one of the premiere events of its kind in the world. It brings fun, excitement, international recognition and a spirit that is unmatched anywhere. The festival ends the day of the Derby. Join high society which has been coming to the derby year after year to experience the thrill and electricity at Churchill downs. 140,000 people fill the stands for a party and experience they will never forget.
20 Horses with the most points will earn a spot in the starting gate on the first Saturday in May.