6/15/2015 – DERBY FESTIVAL FOUNDATION FUNDRAISING PROGRAM SURPASSES $2 MILLION

32 Charities Help Festival Reach Milestone in 2015 June 15, 2015. Louisville, KY.   – The 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Charity Module Program has something to celebrate.  The program officially surpassed $2 million raised since the program’s inception in 2005. 32 different charitable organizations raised over $300,000 this year by having individual runners and running […]

5/29/2015 – DERBY FESTIVAL YARD SALE SET FOR JUNE 12-13

May 29, 2015. Louisville, KY.   – The Kentucky Derby Festival will hold its 14th annual Yard Sale on Friday and Saturday, June 12 and 13, at the KDF office at 1001 South Third Street in Old Louisville. The sale will run from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. to 12 […]

5/28/2015 – Derby Festival Spelling Bee Champ Heads to National Finals

Follow our Ford Motor Company Kentucky Derby Festival Spelling Bee champ, Paul Keaton, on his way to grab the Scripps National Spelling Bee  title! The competition is this week in National Harbor, Maryland.  Almost 300 students from around the country compete.  Preliminaries were held Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.  Semifinals were held this morning.  […]

5/27/2015 – VINCENZO’S COOKING UP FUNDRAISER FOR DERBY FESTIVAL FOUNDATION

June 14th Event to Feature 5 Courses, Cooking Demonstrations, Wine Pairings May 27, 2015. Louisville, KY.   – Vincenzo and Agostino Gabriele will host their fourth annual “Evening at Vincenzo’s” fund-raiser for the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation on Sunday, June 14.  The elegant event will be held at Vincenzo’s Italian Restaurant, 150 South Fifth St. The […]

4/30/15 – 60th REPUBLIC BANK PEGASUS PARADE CELEBRATES ‘BEST OF LOUISVILLE’

April 30, 2015. Louisville, KY.  – The skies cleared just in time for the 60th Republic Bank Pegasus Parade to march down Broadway this evening. A crowd estimated at 185,000 gathered downtown to watch the Kentucky Derby Festival’s oldest and inaugural event. Themed the ‘Best of Louisville,’ this year’s parade celebrated the city and paid tribute to […]