The Kentucky Derby Festival always sets out some of Louisville's best events. Typically the celebration lasts for 2 weeks before Derby Day. Here is a list of Events that are great for kids:
Saturday, April 23rd, 2022
A whole day of fun with Air Show and Fireworks set to music. You can either attend this event live in Downtown Louisville & Southern Indiana or Watch on TV.
Kroger's Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront
April 28-May 6, 2022
Formerly known as the Chow Wagon, this event has a ton of food trucks and entertainment including concerts for the whole family. All you need to get in is your Derby Pin.
April 29 & 30, 2022
April 30th, 2022
Sunday, May 1st, 2022
A 2 hour parade full of marching bands, inflatables, and colorful floats stretching across 17 blocks on Broadway in downtown Louisville
Great Bed Races
Monday, May 2nd, 2022
Liberty Financial Great Steamboat Race
Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
Kentucky Derby Festival events and programs will adhere to local, state and federal COVID-19 safety guidelines to ensure the safety of participants, attendees, volunteers, partners and organizers. The Festival continues to closely monitor developments with COVID-19 and updates policies and procedures as the guidance evolves. More specific guidelines will be shared in the coming weeks, leading up to the Festival season.