9/16/2014 – THUNDER OVER LOUISVILLE MAKES ‘TOP 100’

September 16, 2014 Louisville, KY.  Top honors today for Thunder Over Louisville, the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Opening Ceremonies. The annual air show and fireworks spectacular has made the 2014 “Top 100 Events” list in the United States. The list is put together by BizBash – the leading trade media for event and meeting organizers and event marketers. […]

9/3/2014 – CELEBRATE DERBY FESTIVAL IN SEPTEMBER

2ND ANNUAL PEGASUS PIN PARTY SET FOR SEPT. Sept. 3, 2014. Louisville, KY.   – You don’t have to wait until next spring to celebrate with the Kentucky Derby Festival!  The public is invited to the Festival’s second annual Pegasus Pin Party. The event is scheduled for this Saturday, September 6th, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at […]

8/21/2014 – KENTUCKY HALF CLASSIC RETURNS IN 2015

Aug. 21, 2014 Louisville, KY.   – The partnership between Kentucky’s two largest half-marathons returns for runners in 2015.  The Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon presented by Walmart and HumanaVitality in Louisville and Lexington’s RunTheBluegrass Half-Marathon presented by John’s Run/Walk Shop joined forces last year to create the Kentucky Half Classic, encouraging runners to participate in both events. “It’s […]

8/18/2014 – DERBY FESTIVAL SEEKING KENTUCKIANA ROYALTY

August 18, 2014 Louisville, KY.– Next week, the Kentucky Derby Festival begins its search for members of the 2015 Royal Court. The application process opens online on Monday, August 25, at www.kdf.org.Young women from Kentucky or Southern Indiana who are full-time college students are eligible. The deadline for submissions is October 10. The Festival’s Royal Court is a […]

8/13/2014 – REGISTRATION FOR DERBY FESTIVAL ROAD RACES OPENS TOMORROW

Runners Can Win FREE Registration with Race for Rewards   August 13, 2014. Louisville, KY.   – Registration for the 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon presented by Walmart and HumanaVitality opens tomorrow, Thursday, August 14th. The largest annual day of road racing in Kentucky is set for Saturday, April 25, 2015, and will again be capped […]