Derby Week Calendar

Derby Week is so much more than the world's greatest race. To see a full list of Churchill Downs events, please visit the Full Churchill Downs Calendar.


 

Saturday, April 26

Opening Night

Witness the debut of the world's largest 4k video board and experience racing reimagined at Opening Night. Learn More


 

Tuesday, April 29

Dawn at the Downs

Enjoy a delicious breakfast while watching the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks contenders conduct morning workouts. Learn More


 

Wednesday, April 30

Dawn at the Downs

Enjoy a delicious breakfast while watching the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks contenders conduct morning workouts. Learn More


 

Thursday, May 1

Dawn at the Downs

Enjoy a delicious breakfast while watching the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks contenders conduct morning workouts. Learn More

Thurby

Kick off Derby weekend early.  Enjoy thunderous racing, live music and bourbon. 

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Taste of Derby

Embark on a culinary adventure. Experience gourmet creations from the cities along the Road to the Kentucky Derby at Taste of Derby presented by Stella Artois.  

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Friday, May 2

Kentucky Oaks Day

Get your PINK ensembles ready for the Kentucky Oaks Day PINK OUT!

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Saturday, May 3

Kentucky Derby Day

Limited tickets are still available to sit on the first turn for the two most exciting minutes in sports.

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