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Kentucky Derby Festival
April 26, 2018 - April 28, 2018
Recognized by Louisville Magazine as Louisville’s “Best Event,” the 46th annual U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Race will come together with the 26th annual U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow and other events to create the U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great BalloonFest.
Taking place the weekend before the Kentucky Derby, these five events attract tens of thousands of spectators to the Kentucky Exposition Center and other locations throughout Greater Louisville.