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KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL

Louisville, Kentucky - Bourbon, Horses & History
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1001 S 3rd Street
various locations throughout Louisville
Louisville, KY 40203

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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