2/9/2016 – SIX SPONSORS RETURN FOR 2016 THUNDER OVER LOUISVILLE

February 9, 2016 Louisville, KY.  – Six companies are returning to sponsor this year’s Thunder Over Louisville – the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Opening Ceremonies.  Derby Festival made the announcement at their headquarters this morning.  Horseshoe Southern Indiana, KentuckyOne Health, LG&E, Meijer, UPS and Valero are all Presenting Sponsors of the 2016 Thunder Over Louisville fireworks […]

2/5/16 – DERBY FESTIVAL SEEKING NEW PARTNER FOR COMMUNITY THUNDER FUNDER PROGRAM

Feb. 5, 2016– LOUISVILLE, KY   – The Kentucky Derby Festival is seeking a new partner for its Thunder Funder Program for 2016. Started as a grass-roots fundraising program, Thunder Funder helps raise funds for each year’s Thunder Over Louisville – the Derby Festival’s Opening Ceremonies. McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana will not return as sponsor of […]

1/29/16 – JORDAN SMITH NAMED GRAND MARSHAL OF 2016 PEGASUS PARADE

January 29, 2016 Louisville, KY. – Kentucky’s own Jordan Smith, winner of season 9 of The Voice and Republic Records recording artist, will serve as Grand Marshal of the 2016 Republic Bank Pegasus Parade.  The 61st annual parade is themed “Fun for the Arts,” and is set to march down Broadway on Thursday, May 5th. […]

1/28/16 – MACY’S DERBY FESTIVAL FASHION SHOW BRINGS MUST-HAVE TRENDS TO THE RUNWAY

January 28, 2016. Louisville, KY.   – Time to start planning what you’ll be wearing this spring to all the Derby Festival events.  You’ll find the latest looks and hottest trends at the Macy’s Kentucky Derby Festival Spring Fashion Show on March 31st.  Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 29th at 10 a.m. The event […]

1/26/16 – 2016 PEGASUS PIN FEATURES LINCOLN BRIDGE

January 26, 2016. Louisville, KY.  The Kentucky Derby Festival unveiled one of the first signs of spring this morning – the 2016 Pegasus Pin image.  This year’s pin design features the newly opened Abraham Lincoln Bridge and was released as part of a sponsorship announcement with RiverLink, the new all-electronic tolling system, making the Louisville-Southern […]