Celebrity Day At The Downs Presented by Kentuckiana Honda Dealers

The Kentucky Derby Festival is working to reschedule events. Please know, the Festival’s schedule may look a little different as we move things into this new timeframe. Our goal is to have Thunder Over Louisville, the miniMarathon, the Pegasus Parade, Fest-a-Ville and the Chow Wagon, and many other events in between.

We are contacting all those involved with any rescheduled events to alert them of the changes, including ticket holders for Celebrity Day at the Downs Presented by Kentuckiana Honda Dealers. The new date for this event is Thursday, September 3rd. We would be happy to issue a refund for your ticket at this time, should you not be able to attend the new date.


Thursday, September 3, 2020
11:30 AM


Hollywood celebrities highlight the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Celebrity Day at the Downs. Presented by the Kentuckiana Honda Dealers, this star-studded event is held annually at Churchill Downs, home of the legendary horse race. Stars in the  Pegasus Parade and other Festival events are on hand for this an exciting and glamorous day at the races.

Post time for the first race is 12:40 PM. The afternoon’s third race is named for the Derby Festival. The 2020 KDF Chairman and the Derby Festival Queen and Royal Court will present a 14-inch, engraved silver tray to the winning jockey, trainer and owner.