February 27, 2019. Louisville, KY. – It’s time to start planning for spring and the 2019 Kentucky Derby Festival! Tickets for Festival events will be on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 1. To purchase tickets order online at KDF.org 24 hours/7 days a week. For questions, call the Derby Festival Hotline at (502) 584-FEST. Tickets for these events go fast, be sure to reserve yours today!

“We know everyone is ready for spring and we have another packed line-up of events they can look forward to enjoying,” said Mike Berry, Kentucky Derby Festival President & CEO. “Many of our ticketed events sell out. We encourage Festival fans to purchase their tickets early to make sure they don’t miss out on all the excitement.”

Tickets to these events go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 1:

  • Festival Unveiled Presented by Citizens Union Bank and Four Roses Bourbon on March 14
  • Macy’s Presents the Spring Fashion Show on March 28
  • The Fillies Derby Ball Presented by Total Wine & More on April 6
  • They’re Off! Luncheon on April 12
  • Thunder Over Louisville VIP Rooftop Party Presented by Number JUAN Tequila on April 13
  • King Southern Bank Bourbonville on April 18
  • Waterfront Jam Concert Series VIP Tickets from April 26-May 2
  • Great Steamboat Race Trial Presented by Trilogy Health Services on April 29
  • Kentucky Proud WineFest on April 30- May 1
  • BeerFest Presented by Liberty Financial on May 1
  • Great Steamboat Race Presented by IBEW Local 369 on May 1
  • Republic Bank Pegasus Parade on May 2

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