Tickets for all Kentucky Derby Festival events on sale Feb. 29

Tickets for all Kentucky Derby Festival events on sale Feb. 29

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The hottest tickets in town go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 29.

To purchase tickets to any or all Kentucky Derby Festival events, call the KDF hotline at 502-584-FEST (3378) between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. or order online at 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

"We have another exciting line-up of events on this year's Derby Festival schedule," KDF President and CEO Mike Berry said. "Many of our ticketed events sell out quickly, so we encourage festival fans to purchase tickets early for the best availability."

[OTHER NEWS: PNC Broadway in Louisville announces 2016-17 line up]

Tickets to these events go on sale on Monday:

  • Festival Unveiled on March 2
  • Macy’s Spring Fashion Show on March 31 (Lounge Tickets Only)
  • Derby Festival Basketball Classic* presented by Papa John’s on April 15
  • The Fillies Derby Ball on April 16
  • They’re Off! Luncheon on April 22
  • Thunder Over Louisville VIP Rooftop Party on April 23
  • Running Wild Pasta Party on April 29
  • Kentucky Proud WineFest on May 3 and May 4 – Downtown Belvedere
  • BeerFest presented by American Founders Bank on May 5
  • Great Steamboat Race on the Belle of Louisville and Belle of Cincinnati** on May 4
  • Republic Bank Pegasus Parade on May 5

*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. 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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