Kentucky Oaks & Derby Parking 2022
Driving – My ticket has reserved parking
If you are driving and your ticket includes reserved parking, please check the color on your hang tag to find your specific lot. Reserved parking and shuttles to and from the track will be available at the Kentucky Exposition Center. See the maps below to plan your route.
PARKING AT THE KENTUCKY EXPO CENTER | YELLOW LOT | PINK LOT | RED LOT I ORANGE LOT | BLUE LOT | GREEN LOT | BLACK LOT | BROWN LOT I WHITE LOT I KHAKI LOT I TURQUOISE LOT | RIDE SHARE, DROP OFF & PICK UP MA
Driving – I don’t have a parking pass
If you are driving and do NOT have reserved parking, you have two options:
- Park at Cardinal Stadium, then make the short walk to Churchill Downs.
- Park in one of the neighborhoods surrounding Churchill Downs, then walk to the track.
- Pedestrians parking north of Churchill Downs will be able to cross Central Ave. at 9th street.
- For those guests requiring ADA-accessibility, the pedestrian crossing at Floyd Street and 9th Street are recommended.
- For Kentucky Exposition parking, an offsite parking permit required on Oaks and Derby with complimentary shuttle service to Churchill Downs
Please note that all parking onsite at Churchill Downs is reserved during Derby week
Riding – Taxi
On Thurby, Oaks and Derby, taxis will have a designated pickup and drop off location at Cardinal Stadium Bronze Lot.
Riding – Uber / Lyft / General Drop Off and Pick Up
On Thurby, Oaks and Derby, guests may utilize rideshare and taxi options with drop off/pick up at Cardinal Stadium Bronze Lot.
Central Avenue will be restricted between Taylor Boulevard and Floyd Street on Thurby, and then closed to traffic on Oaks and Derby. The road will close at approximately 10 a.m. on Thurby, and approximately 8:00 a.m. on Oaks and Derby. Central Avenue will reopen in the evening after a majority of guests have left Churchill Downs.
Attendees utilizing motorized Scooter as their mode of transportation will not be able to access the Churchill Downs property or any of the restricted roadways on the scooter.
Riding – Sandollar Shuttle
Sandollar Limosine will be providing hotel shuttles from select hotel locations. Drop-off/pick-up location near Churchill Downs is located at Jim Patterson Stadium at 3rd Street and Central Blvd.