6/30/2016 – THUNDER OVER LOUISVILLE BROADCAST AROUND THE WORLD ON JULY 4TH

June 30, 2016. Louisville, KY.   – The Kentucky Derby Festival’s 2016 Opening Ceremonies – Thunder Over Louisville – will be re-broadcast on the American Forces Network Broadcast Center (AFN-BC) to more than a half million U.S. Armed Forces personnel and Department of Defense civilian employees and their families stationed overseas on Independence Day. The 90-minute […]

6/20/2016 – DERBY FESTIVAL FOUNDATION CHARITY PROGRAM RAISES NEARLY $200,000 IN 2016

June 20, 2016. Louisville, KY.   – The 2016 Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Charity Module Program raised nearly $200,000 in 2016 for local charities. 33 different charitable organizations benefitted from the program by having individual runners and running teams participate in the 2016 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon presented by Walmart and Humana on April […]

6/14/2016 – LOCAL EDUCATOR TO LEAD 2017 KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL

June 14, 2016. Louisville, KY.   – Lisa Stevenson will chair the 2017 Kentucky Derby Festival. She was elected by the Kentucky Derby Festival, Inc., Board of Directors at its annual meeting last night at The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage. Stevenson is an Instructor and Assistant Athletic Director at DuPont Manual High School.  She […]

5/31/2016 – DERBY FESTIVAL YARD SALE SET FOR JUNE 3-4

May 31, 2016. Louisville, KY.   – The Kentucky Derby Festival will hold its 15th annual Yard Sale on Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4, 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 […]

5/25/2016 – VINCENZO’S COOKING UP FUNDRAISER FOR DERBY FESTIVAL FOUNDATION

May 25, 2016. Louisville, KY.   – Vincenzo and Agostino Gabriele will host their fifth annual “Night at Vincenzo’s” fund-raiser for the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation on Sunday, June 5.  The elegant event will be held at Vincenzo’s Italian Restaurant, 150 South Fifth St. The benefit, which is open to the public, will begin at 6 […]