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Kentucky Derby Festival

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Kentucky Derby Festival

Louisville, Kentucky

Pegasus balloon during the parade
Pegasus balloon during the parade
Dates & Times
  • Apr 11 - May 2, 2014
Location
1001 S 3rd Street,
various locations throughout Louisville,
Louisville, KY 40203
http:\\www.kdf.org
About

The Kentucky Derby Festival is an annual festival held in Louisville, Kentucky during the weeks preceding the first Saturday in May.  The festival, Kentucky's largest single annual event includes:

    Thunder Over Louisville, the largest annual fireworks display in North America;
    the Great Balloon Race;
    The Great Steamboat Race, featuring the Belle of Louisville;
    the Pegasus Parade, one of the largest parades in the United States; and
    the Derby Marathon and mini-Marathon.
    Tour de Lou bike race


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