It’s that month that we have been waiting all winter for … April! Here’s what is happening, and NO, it’s not all Derby, but it’s definitely chock-full. Image: Kentucky Derby Festival
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It’s all about female empowerment! Business Women First celebrates the accomplishments of women and gives guests a chance to network with leading women in the Louisville area business community. Come mingle and learn from female CEOs. This event takes place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and tickets start at $75. bizjournals.com
One of the best things about Derby is not only the horses, it’s also looking up in the sky and seeing a fleet of hot air balloons gliding across the Louisville horizon. The official balloon activities include the Balloon Glimmer, Balloon Rush-Hour Race, Great Balloon Glow and the Great Balloon Race. Keep your eyes on
The Chow Wagon, where “diets be damned” for two weeks, opens up Thursday, April 25, along with Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront. This boils down to great food (think: elephant ears and meat-on-a-stick) paired with different live entertainment every night. The event runs through Friday, May 3, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. every day except
Assumption High School and Sacred Heart Academy seniors face off for the annual Pink and White Game, a flag football game to benefit the Norton Cancer Institute Breast Health Program. Boys from St. Xavier and Trinity high schools perform a halftime show. Gates open at 6 p.m. NortonHealthcareFoundation.com
Dress in your finest zombified Derby wear as Louisville Zombie Walk presents the Derby of the Dead! Prepare to have your brains blown out from the fabulous live entertainment, including music, a sideshow and fire arts, a zombie makeup demonstration, a costume contest and more. This event is part of Fest-a-Ville and will take place
Want to see 20,000 rubber duckies race in the Ohio River? On April 27 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Harbor House will release the ducks in a race to compete for prizes. By purchasing a duck, your proceeds will benefit individuals with disabilities. One duck is just $5! discover.kdf.org
It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Louisville. Kick off Derby Week by attending Opening Night at Churchill Downs on Saturday, April 27, at 5 p.m. The first race starts at 6 p.m., and the evening attire is “Dress to Impress.” Ladies are encouraged to wear party and cocktail dresses (and a hat,
It’s the moment you runners have been training for all winter, through the snow, the aches and the subzero temperatures. The Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon and miniMarathon will be held on Saturday, April 27. Get out and get to running or simply come out to support the runners! The first race begins at 7:30 a.m.,
Presented by LMH Architecture, teams from a variety of businesses play golf in a scramble format. All skill levels are welcome. helpnortonchildrens.com
The Belvedere at Waterfront Park turns into a regional wine tour both nights of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s WineFest. Some of the area’s more-than-90 wineries will have varietals available to sample. Entry includes a wine glass to use for tastings throughout the evening, an event pin and a chance to learn about the many varieties
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