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2010 Kentucky Derby Events Calendar

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Whether you're a resident of Louisville looking to get in on the fun of the Kentucky Derby Festival or a visitor to the city looking for something to do as you wait for Derby day, there are plenty of Kentucky Derby events going on in the two weeks prior to the Kentucky Derby to amuse everyone.

Spring Fashion Show

When: April 1
Where: Horseshoe Southern Indiana
What: At the Spring Fashion Show you can enjoy dinner and drinks while watching models show off the latest spring and Derby fashions.

Derby Festival Night of the Future Stars

When: April 9
Where: Bellarmine University Knight's Hall
What: The Derby Festival Night of the Future Stars is a night of basketball stunts and fun as a precursor to the Derby Festival Basketball Classic.

Derby Festival Basketball Classic

When: April 10
Where: Freedom Hall
What: The Derby Festival Basketball Classic is an annual basketball competition featuring some of the top prep basketball players in the nation.

$1 Million Hole-In-One Contest

When: April 15 - 26
Where: River Road Water Tower
What: Fifth Third Bank sponsors this annual contest where golfers compete to win a prize of a million dollars.

The Fillies Derby Ball

When: April 16
Where: Galt House East
What: The Fillies Derby Ball is the annual Kentucky Derby Festival formal ball featuring dinner, drinks, and dancing.

They're Off! Luncheon

When: April 16
Where: Galt House East
What: The They're Off! Luncheon is the annual Kentucky Derby Festival kickoff luncheon.

Thunder Over Louisville

When: April 17
Where: Downtown Louisville Riverfront
What: Thunder Over Louisville is one of the top five air shows in the country followed by the largest fireworks display in the world.

Derby Festival Foundation Pro-Am Golf Tournament

When: April 19
Where: Audubon Country Club
What: The Derby Festival Foundation Pro-Am Golf Tournament is an annual team golf tournament and charity benefit.

Taste of Derby Festival

When: April 22
Where: Louisville Slugger Field
What: At the Taste of Derby Festival, you can sample food prepared by some of Louisville’s best chefs to support Dare to Care.

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