Festival Unveiled presented by Citizens Union Bank and Four Roses Bourbon

Thursday, February 26, 2015
5:30 PM


Festival Unveiled, scheduled for February 26, returns to the 2015 Festival schedule.  This event will open at 5:30 P.M. and take place at the Ice House, Downtown Louisville.

Elements of the 2015 Festival will be unveiled including the 2015 Official Poster and merchandise line. Guests will get their first view of the Fillies Program, the official guide of the Kentucky Derby Festival.  Official product sponsors will also be on-hand sampling their products.

A framed poster silent auction, highlighting creatively designed framed versions of the 2014 Official Poster, will be taking place at the event. Appetizers will also be provided by Crushed Ice Events.

Tickets will be available online starting January 9th.


Here is a list of things you can expect to see at Festival Unveiled!

  • 2014 Festival Highlights
  • 2014 Poster & Merchandise Revea
  • Meet the 2014 Poster Artists
  • Silent Auction of Framed Posters
  • Special Poster created only for this event
  • 11th Annual Rose Julep Recipe Contest
  • NEW Kentucky Derby Festival App
  • Purchase 2014 Event Tickets
  • 2014 Official Program release
  • Meet the 2014 Royal Court
  • Get a picture at Thunder, on the Red Carpet, or at the Marathon finish line.
  • And much more!

Plus, don’t miss your chance to sample some of the food and drink of the 2014 Festival.

Four Roses Bourbon, Run for the Rosé Wine by Old 502 Winery, Cellar Door Bourbon Ball Chocolates, Kern’s Kitchen/Derby-Pie®, Bluegrass Gatherings Cookbook Recipes, and Appetizers by Crushed Ice Events.  

5 local bartenders will be competing for the 11th Annual Rose Julep Recipe contest. Each contestant will be asked to prepare their version of the Rose Julep cocktail.

-All 5 recipes will be available for sampling at Festival Unveiled. Attendees will have the opportunity to vote for the “People’s Choice Award.”

February 26 - February 26