Events

Chef Miranda Stooksbury

Louisville chef joins forces with Ballotin to offer a night of good eats

Louisville, KY., – Mesa Collaborative Kitchen, Ballotin Chocolate Whiskey and Chef Miranda Stooksbury, Owner of Louisville’s Clover and The Greens, are teaming up to offer a night of whiskey, food and stories. “Excited for three of my favorite things to come together:Spring, Derby and Ballotin Whiskey! The light flavors of spring, the passion of the Kentucky Derby and the rich elegance of Ballotin Whiskey will pair perfectly for a meal that is not to be missed,” Stooksbury said. “Please join us in a celebration of the most anticipated season of the year.” The event is set for Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Mesa Collaborative Kitchen, 216 Pearl…


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Get ready for some new Kentucky Derby Festival events in LouisvilleKY

Louisville, KY.  We’re less than a month away from the kick off of the 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival – and there will be even more Festival events for fans to enjoy. New additions to the ever-growing schedule include a new steamboat cruise, flag football, a gala, kickball, zombies, a community-wide clean up, and a move to Southern Indiana. They will be part of the Festival’s schedule of more than 70 events produced each year in the weeks leading up to the first Saturday in May. “It’s the Festival’s mission to make sure our schedule has a little something for everyone,” said…


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Ticket Prices Set for Breeders’ Cup World Championships at LouisvilleKY’s Churchill Downs

Louisville, KY., – The Breeders’ Cup has announced ticket prices and availability for the 35th Breeders’ Cup World Championships to be held on Friday, November 2 and Saturday, November 3 at historic Churchill Downs. This marks the ninth time that Churchill Downs will host the Breeders’ Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious international events consisting of 14 races and purses and awards totaling more than $30 million. Available seating options include Dining, Reserved and Box Seating, and General Admission. Group packages are also available for groups of 18 or more, as well as custom fan experience packages through Breeders’ Cup Experiences, the Official Fan Experience Package provider…


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LouisvilleKY’s Fourth Street Live! announces Derby lineup

  LOUISVILLE, KY (MARCH 26, 2018)- As the Kentucky Derby is quickly approaching, Fourth Street Live! announces its highly anticipated three-night Derby concert series. Derby is Louisville’s biggest event of the year, therefore, Fourth Street Live! strives to present the triple crown of performances each year, and 2018 is no exception.  The Fourth Street Live! stage will come to life as it welcomes country stars Dan + Shay and Justin Moore, as well as EDM artists Elephante and Audien. The series will run from Thursday, May 3—Saturday, May 5; each show begins at 8p.m., and doors open at 7p.m. THURSDAY, MAY 3 – DAN + SHAY The Derby concert series kicks off…


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LouisvilleKY’s cards leaving TODAY for Final Four

From GoCards.com… LOUISVILLE, Ky. – On Sunday afternoon, University of Louisville women’s basketball downed Oregon State, 76-43, to clinch the program’s third trip to the Final Four. The Cardinals are slated to face Mississippi State in the national semifinal on Friday night in Columbus, Ohio, and we need your help in sending this historic team off in style. The team will depart for Columbus TODAY at 4:30 p.m. ET from the Yum! Center Practice Facility (2432  S. Floyd Street on campus) and you’re invited to line the sidewalk in Cardinal red and cheer loud to show the Cardinals how much you…


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LouisvilleKY’s derby fashion show set for Thursday

Louisville, KY.  – The latest spring fashion trends walk the runway this week as Macy’s Presents the Kentucky Derby Festival Spring Fashion Show. Set for Thursday, March 29th, in the Showroom of Horseshoe Southern Indiana, this year’s show is themed Dream in Color. The event starts with cocktails and boutique shopping at 5:30 p.m., lounge doors open at 6:30p.m., Showroom doors open at 6:45p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and runway show at 8 p.m. Christine Fellingham, Creative Consultant, returns this year to style and produce the show. Guests can expect a night of fun and high fashion. This year’s fashion show will feature outfits and accessories by: Apricot Lane Boutique, BLU Boutique, Darling State…


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LouisvilleKY’s chamber of commerce Announces 2018 Inc.credible Awards Finalists

  (Louisville, KY) – Greater Louisville Inc., the Metro Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce the 26 companies and three business leaders in the running for the 2018 Inc.credible Awards presented by Citizens Union Bank. The annual awards celebrate small businesses’ within the Greater Louisville region. “The Inc.credible Awards are a chance for Greater Louisville to really celebrate all the small businesses that make our region unique and vibrant,” Kent Oyler, President & CEO of GLI, said. “We are always excited to see the innovative business solutions that are being pioneered by these players in our community.”   Since…


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LouisvilleKY’s annual Pints for Parkinson’s set for April 18

    Louisville, KY., – The Pints for Parkinson’s Foundation in partnership with Gordon Biersch Brewery, the Craftworks Foundation and 4th Street Live are honored to host the 4th Annual Pint’s for Parkinson’s® Charity Fundraiser on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, starting at 5 p.m. The event is in conjunction with the annual tapping of Gordon Biersch’s Maibock Lager brewed by Beer Master Nick Landers. Other local breweries will be uniting to benefit Parkinson’s Center of Kentuckiana – Pints Unite! Featured breweries and distilleries to include Jim Beam, Sam Adams, Goodwood, Against the Grain, Ethereal, Fall City, West 6th, and more.   Gordon Biersch will be offering $3 pints of their Maibock beer that evening starting at 5 p.m. with…


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NBC’s Mike Tirico to visit LouisvilleKY for annual KDF Theyr’e Off! Luncheon

Louisville, KY.   –NBC Sports’ Mike Tirico, host of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, will be the featured speaker at the 62nd Annual They’re Off! Luncheon on Friday, April 20. The luncheon, first held in 1957, serves as the time-honored kick-off to each year’s Festival. It’s the second-oldest event on the Festival schedule. “I feel like I know Mike already, after spending two weeks watching and cheering on our Olympic athletes,” said Mike Berry, Kentucky Derby Festival President and CEO. “We’re excited to welcome him to Louisville and to hear his stories.” The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Galt House East…


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Louisville Zoo Egg Hunt set for this weekend

Louisville, KY., – Louisville Zoo’s Eggstravaganza is now scheduled for March 31st from 10 a.m. – 2p.m. The egg hunts, for children ages 11 and under, are free with Zoo admission or Louisville Zoo Membership. Space for egg hunts is limited and open on a first-come, first-served basis. As part of the Zoo’s conservation mission, families must bring their own egg hunt basket or reusable bag. For the health and wellbeing of zoo animals, candy will not be placed inside the eggs. The first 2000 participants who turn in the collected eggs will receive a treat bag from the prize booth. Every…