Travel & Lodging

For Your Comfort and Convenience

Planning a trip to Louisville for Kentucky Derby weekend? The following companies are Official Hospitality Partners of Churchill Downs and would be happy to arrange your travel and accommodations:

Kentucky Derby and Oaks Travel Packages

QuintEvents is the ONLY travel package and hospitality provider to Churchill Downs for the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks. Packages include exclusive access, accommodations, VIP party hospitality venues, and more. Visit them online at

Hotel Accommodations

The Galt House Hotel is proud to be the Official Host Hotel of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby .   Located in the heart of downtown on Louisville’s vibrant waterfront and just minutes from Churchill Downs, the iconic hotel is the place to stay when visiting Kentucky.   

Kentucky’s Born and Bred Derby Hotel Packages May 2-5, 2019

Book early!  Rooms fill up fast the first Saturday in May.

Louisville’s only independent hotel offers a truly authentic, exciting experience with a 3-night stay starting with a Call to the Post Party on Opening Night of Derby weekend.  Fashion, mint juleps, roses and boutiques are some of the many extras you'll only experience at the Galt House Hotel.   

Derby Package
  • Three-night accommodations
  • Call to the Post Party Thursday, May 2nd 
  • Courtesy access to the hotel's rooftop fitness facility   
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi 
  • Complimentary overnight covered self-parking for one vehicle

Go to to book your package. For groups requiring ten guestrooms or more contact Kayla Harper, or call 502-561-4021. For individual packages contact Elizabeth Broadway, or call 502-584-5600.   

Private Jet Travel 

Sentient Jet, the Preferred Private Aviation Partner of the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks, and Churchill Downs, is pleased to offer you an exclusive opportunity to fly private to and from the Kentucky Derby and/or Oaks. As the jet card ranked #1 in client satisfaction by the readers of Business Jet Traveler, Sentient Jet is committed to providing the ultimate customer experience, including:

  • Guaranteed availability in as little as 10 hours’ notice
  • All-inclusive, hourly rates starting at $5,272 per hour, locked-in for 12 months
  • A dedicated client managment team available 24/7
  • A convenient iOS and Android app 

With your purchase of a Sentient 25-Hour Jet Card, you will also receive one (1) complimentary hour of flight time & a $2,500 betting voucher to use at the 2019 or 2020 Kentucky Derby* 

 Visit and take-off with a Sentient Jet Card today.

**Offer valid until May 5, 2018 and cannot be combined with other offers. Promotion eligible for new Sentient Jet Cardholders only.

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