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Tickets to Derby Festival events available for sale March 3

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Kentucky Derby is just a few weeks away, and tickets to the Derby Festival events leading up to the race go on sale this week. 

Tickets for all Kentucky Derby Festival will be available starting at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 3. You can buy tickets online at

"We have another packed line-up of events to look forward to this spring," Kentucky Derby Festival President & CEO Mike Berry said in a news release. "Many of our ticketed events sell out quickly, so we encourage Festival fans to purchase their tickets early so they don’t miss out."

Tickets for the following events these events on sale on Friday, March 3:

  • Macy’s Presents the Spring Fashion Show on March 30 (Lounge Tickets Only)
  • The Fillies Derby Ball on April 8
  • King Southern Bank Bourbonville on April 13
  • Derby Festival Basketball Classic* presented by Papa John’s on April 15
  • They’re Off! Luncheon on April 21
  • Thunder Over Louisville VIP Rooftop Party on April 22
  • Running Wild Pasta Party on April 28
  • Kentucky Proud WineFest on May 2 and May 3
  • BeerFest presented by American Founders Bank on May 3
  • Great Steamboat Race on the Belle of Louisville and Belle of Cincinnati** on May 3
  • Republic Bank Pegasus Parade on May 4

In 2017, all Derby Festival event tickets also feature a special offer from Louisville City FC, including discounts on season tickets.

*Tickets for the Derby Festival Basketball Classic presented by Papa John’s can ONLY be purchased at TicketMaster locations,, or by calling (800) 745-3000 or the Freedom Hall box office at (502) 367-5144. A TicketMaster convenience fee will be added to all outlet, internet and phone orders.

**Tickets on the Belle of Cincinnati for the Great Steamboat Race can ONLY be purchased through BB Riverboats at or by calling (800)-261-8586.

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