LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - The Trifecta Derby Eve Gala is bringing in big name celebrities for the Kentucky Derby.

Comedian Arsenio Hall will emcee the event, and Motown legend Stevie Wonder is scheduled to perform. 

Other celebrities scheduled to appear: 

  • Anthony Anderson - Actor, comedian, stars in ABC sitcom Black-ish
  • Don Cheadle - Actor, writer, director, starring in the new Avengers: Hotel Rwanda, also starred in Traffic, Ocean's Eleven,  and SHOWTIME's House of Lies
  • Star Jones - lawyer, television personality
  • Orlando Pace - Super Bowl champion with the St. Louis Rams
  • Finis White - celebrity music producer, Kentucky native
  • Kenny Payne - former NBA player (Philadelphia 76ers), asst. coach UK Men's Basketball
  • Darrell Griffith - former U of L Basketball and NBA player, "Dr. Dunkenstein"

The Trifecta Gala is Friday, May 4, 2018, at the Omni Hotel.

Later in the evening, Diddy will host the Trifecta Celebrity After-Party at the Louisville Palace from 11 p.m. - 4 a.m. Tickets are $150. VIP access is sold out. 

The event hosted by former NBA star and Louisville businessman Junior Bridgeman and his family.  

Proceeds will benefit the West End School, which is a free, private, college preparatory, Pre-K through Eighth grade for young men. 

The gala also benefit the University of Louisville Autism Center at Kosair Charities. 

For more information on the Trifecta Derby Eve Gala, click here.

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