January 26, 2023. Louisville, KY. – It may not feel like spring outside, but it’s just around the corner! That means it’s time to start planning for the return of Kentucky Derby Festival events! Tickets for all 2023 Festival events go on sale at 10 a.m. tomorrow – Friday, January 27.
“We know everyone is ready for spring and we can’t wait to celebrate our favorite time of year,” said Matt Gibson, Kentucky Derby Festival President & CEO. “Many of our ticketed events do sell out quickly. We encourage fans to purchase tickets early so they don’t miss out!”
Tickets to these events will be on sale on Friday, January 27:
- Festival Unveiled Presented by Four Roses Bourbon on Thursday, March 16
- Dillard’s Spring Fashion Show on Thursday, March 30
- Republic Bank Bourbonville on Thursday, April 13
- The Fillies Derby Ball on Saturday, April 15
- They’re Off! Luncheon Presented by BAE Systems, Fifth Third Bank and Heartland on Friday, April 21
- Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport Thunder Over Louisville VIP Rooftop Party Presented by Farm Credit Mid-America and Kentucky Proud on Saturday, April 22
- Zoeller Pump Company Pegasus Parade on Sunday, April 30
- Chicken Salad Chick WineFest on Tuesday, May 2
- Shepherd Insurance Great Steamboat Race on Wednesday, May 3
- Kentucky Derby Festival Day at the Downs on Thursday, May 4
Tickets can be purchased online at KDF.org. For questions, call the Derby Festival at (502) 584-FEST.