Travel & Lodging

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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 3-6, 2018

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 3rd 
  • 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 of 6 or more contact Kayla Harper, or call 502-561-4021. For individual packages contact Elizabeth Broadway, or call 502-584-5600.   

Galt House Hotel, Official Host Hotel of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby

Private Jet Travel 

,As the inventor of the Jet Card with a robust 20-year heritage, Sentient Jet is the industry leader in service, quality, and safety. As the Preferred Private Aviation Partner of the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks, and Churchill Downs, Sentient Jet* is pleased to present you with a special opportunity to purchase a Sentient Jet 25-Hour Card, offering competitive pricing and flexibility for all your travel needs.

  • All-inclusive, competitive rates starting at $5,272 per hour, locked-in for 12 months

  • Guaranteed availability in as little as 10 hours’ notice
  • 15% efficiency discounts on qualifying round-trip travel
  • A convenient iOS and Android app


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

**Offer valid until May 2, 2018 and cannot be combined with other offers. Promotion eligible for new Sentient Jet Cardholders only.

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