Guide to Kid Friendly Derby Events

Here in the Bluegrass State, the time leading up to the first Saturday in May is a very highly celebrated time of year.

We’ve created a guide to the various events that simply can’t be missed during the Kentucky Derby Festival!

To make things easier, we’ve broken down the events by category: Family Friendly.

Family Friendly Derby Events

Children’s Tea with the Kentucky Derby Festival® Princesses

The Crowne Plaza Hotel
Sunday, April 30th, 2017
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Thunder Over Louisville

Downtown Louisville
Saturday, April 22, 2017

Great Balloon Glow

Kentucky Exposition Center
Friday, April 28, 2017
9:00 p.m.

Louisville Youth Orchestra Concert

Iroquois Amphitheater
Sunday, April 30th, 2017
4 p.m.

Republic Pegasus® Parade Preview Party

Kentucky Exposition Center in South Wing C
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Republic Bank Pegasus® Parade

Downtown Louisville (Broadway)
Thursday, May 4, 2017
5 p.m.

Have you been to any of these events before? What is a can’t miss event for your family?