Kentucky Derby Festival 2013 Dates Announced

Are you searching for 2013 Kentucky Derby Festival dates? Long before the Kentucky Derby, this organization ensures that Louisville locals and tourists can celebrate in over 50 ways. Although there are unofficial festivities taking place during the months of March, April and May, the ones associated with the website are listed at the bottom of this page. To ensure you do not forget to bring your Pegasus Pin, the Kentucky Derby Festival dates in this article are grouped into ticketed events, ones that require a Pegasus Pin, and other. For locations times or links to individual websites for the events, consult the website and click on the “discover” tab located in the upper right hand corner of the homepage.

One of the things you will see when you are at some Kentucky Derby events is a chance to learn more about betting. However, do not forget that is a fantastic resource for understanding how to place a bet or evaluate which horse has the best chance of winning. We also provide our website visitors with a chance to sign up for a new Kentucky Derby betting account and provide reviews of betting websites.

Tip: Most of these events are limited to one day, but the two exceptions are the Chow Wagon and US Bank Great Balloon Fest. Taking place from April 25 to May 3, a Pegasus Pin is required to enter the Chow Wagon area. The Great Balloon Fest is also a Pegasus Pin event and runs from April 25 to 27.

Ticketed 2013 Kentucky Derby Fest events:

March 28 – Macy’s Spring Fashion Show

April 14 – Basketball Classic

April 17 – Taste of Derby Festival

April 18 – Horseshoe Foundation Night of the Future Stars

April 19 – They’re Off! Luncheon

April 20 – Fillies Derby Ball

April 26 – Running Wild Pasta Dinner

April 27 – KDF Marathon and Mini Marathon

April 27 – NPC Derby Championships

April 27 – Da ‘Ville Classic Drum Line Showcase College Fair

April 28 – Subway’s Mini Fun Run

April 28 – Mayor’s Derby Brunch on the River

April 28 – Children’s Tea with the Kentucky Derby Festival Princesses

April 30 – Texas Hold ‘Em

April 30 – Kentucky Proud WineFest

May 1 – Great Steamboat Race

May 2 – Celebrity Day at the Downs

May 2 – 100 Black Men of Louisville Derby Gala

May 2 – Republic Bank Pegasus Parade

Pegasus Pin required for entry:

April 4 – McDonald’s Thunder Preview Party

April 20 – Thunder Over Louisville

April 20 – Ford’s Thunder on the Ground

April 25 – Kroger’s Fest-a-ville

April 25 to

May 3 – Chow Wagon

April 25 to 27 – US Bank Great Balloon Fest: includes the Great Balloon Fest Glimmer, Rush-Hour Race, Glow and Race finale

April 26 – Zumba Fitness Jam

April 28 – Gospel Fest

April 28 – Louisville Youth Orchestra Concert April 29 – Happy Tail Hour

April 29 – Great Bed Races

April 29 – Discovery Day presented by PNC

April 30 – Republic Bank Pegasus Parade Preview Party

April 30 – Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Kentucky Derby Festival Healthy April Lifestyle Showcase 30 – Ramble for the Roses

May 1 – Battle of the Bounce

May 3 – Kroger’s Derby Eve Jam

Other 2013 Kentucky Derby events:

April 13 – Give A Day Volunteer

April 16 – King Southern Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Pro-Am Golf Tournament

April 18 – Stock Yard’s Bank $1 Million Dollar Hole-in-One-Golf Contest

April 21 – Kentucky Derby Festival Volleyball Classic

April 29 – Don Fightmaster Golf Outing April 29 – ATT Kentucky Derby Festival Morning Line

May 1 – Battle of the Bounce

Published On Mar 21, 2013