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Thursday, April 28
8:30 PM: Great Balloon Glimmer Begins
Friday, April 29
7:00 AM: Great Balloon Rush-Hour Race Lift Off
9:00 PM: Great Balloon Glow Begins
Saturday, April 30
7:00 AM: Great Balloon Race Lift Off
Recognized by Louisville Magazine as Louisville’s “Best Event,” the 41st annual U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Race will come together with the 22nd annual U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow and other events to create the U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great BalloonFest.
Taking place the weekend before the Kentucky Derby, these five events attract tens of thousands of spectators to the Kentucky Exposition Center and other locations throughout Greater Louisville.
April 28, 2016 | 8:30 pm | Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront
April 29, 2016 | 7:00 am | Bowman Field
April 29, 2016 | Gates open at 6:00 pm | Kentucky Exposition Center
$8 KEC parking fee
April 30, 2016 | 7:00 am | Bowman Field