During the Kentucky Derby festivities, there are a lot of things happening, anything from concerts, games, fun, and more. So, while most people are watching the Kentucky Derby live streaming on their preferred streaming service, there will be a big festival during the weekend of the Kentucky Derby.
What is the Kentucky Derby Festival? It is a celebration of spring and the Kentucky Derby with lots of fun and very exciting events for everyone of all ages. There is a huge fireworks display. Its called Thunder over Louisville. It is one of the nation’s biggest annual fireworks displays. There are a half and a full marathon race. There are awesome hot air balloon events. There is a great steamboat race. The race uses historic paddle-wheelers and it takes place on the Ohio River. There is also the Pegasus Parade.
This festival has so much to offer tourists and the locals who love their state. On April 25th, the great balloon fest begins. There are concerts that start on the 25th as well. The concerts run to May 3rd. On April 26th there is a Yoga fest that begins at noon. There is also the Ohio Valley Wrestling Run for the Ropes contest. There is a Ken-Ducky Derby featuring inflated ducks on April 27th, as well as the fitness jam directly after it. There are drag shows, brunches, National Healthy Kids day, Children’s tea festival, Gospel Fest, and much more.
One of the more interesting events is the great bed race. Also, golf outings are always popular too. No matter what you’re into and what your children like, there is a little bit of something for everyone when you come to the Kentucky Derby Festival. There is also a parade, wine tasting, Texas Hold’em Tournament, Louisville City FC Soccer game, Battle of the Bounce, Steamboat races, Urban League Derby Gala, Beerfest, celebrity day, Beastie Boys Tribute band, A huge yard sale, and much more. Don’t miss out on all the fun and excitement. This should be on your bucket list and everyone should go and have this experience at least once in their lifetime.