February 28, 2022. Louisville, KY. – It’s time to start planning for spring and the return of Kentucky Derby Festival events! Tickets for 2022 Festival events go on sale at 10 a.m. tomorrow – Tuesday, March 1.

“We are excited to return to live and in-person events this spring and celebrate our favorite traditions together again,” said Matt Gibson, Kentucky Derby Festival President & CEO. “Our ticketed events tend to sell out quickly, so we encourage fans to purchase their tickets soon, so they don’t miss out.”

To purchase tickets fans can order online at KDF.org 24 hours/7 days a week. For questions, call the Derby Festival Hotline at (502) 584-FEST.

Tickets to these events will be on sale on Tuesday, March 1:

  • Macy’s Presents the Spring Fashion Show on March 3
  • The Fillies Derby Ball Presented by Dillard’s and Total Wine & More on April 9
  • Republic Bank Bourbonville on April 14
  • They’re Off! Luncheon on April 22
  • Thunder Over Louisville VIP Rooftop Party Presented by Number JUAN Tequila on April 23
  • Zoeller Pump Company Pegasus Parade on May 1
  • Great Steamboat Race Trial Presented by Trilogy Health Services on May 2
  • Kentucky Proud WineFest on May 3
  • Liberty Financial Great Steamboat Race on May 4

The Derby Festival is an independent community organization supported by 4,000 volunteers, 400 businesses and civic groups, Pegasus Pin sponsorships and event participation. It entertains more than 1.5 million people annually. This involvement has made the Festival the largest single attended event in Kentucky and one of the leading community celebrations in the world.

June 21 - June 21