Tuesday & Wednesday Parking

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Driving – My ticket has reserved parking

If you are driving and your ticket includes reserved parking, please check your hang tag to find your specific lot. See the maps below to plan your route. Please note: For information on Dawn at the Downs parking please visit our Dawn at the Downs page.


I am a Turf Club Member, Horse Owner, and TSC Elite member AND I have a Reserved Frontside Parking Pass.


I am a Trainer and I have a VIP Parking Pass



Buses must have a designated bus pass to park in the Pink Lot. See the map to plan your route.



Limos must have a designated limo pass to park in the Blue Lot. See the map to plan your route.


Driving – I don’t have a parking pass

If you are driving and you do NOT have reserved parking, you have two options:

  • Park for free at the Kentucky Exposition Center ("KEC"). Shuttle service from the stadium lot to Churchill Downs will also be available during the following times:

      Tuesday, April 28th: 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.(Guest lots open 10 AM- 5:30 PM)
      Wednesday, April 29th: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Guest lots open 10 AM- 6 PM)
  • 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 3rd, 6th and 9th streets.

Please note that all parking onsite at Churchill Downs is reserved during Derby Week

Riding – Cab/ Uber / Lyft / General Drop Off and Pick Up

Attendees taking a cab or using rideshare (Uber or Lyft) service or being dropped off by family or friends on Tuesday (April 28th) or Wednesday (April 29th) should plan to use the Derby Drive Drop-off location.  This location can be accessed from Queen Ave. and is located just outside the Clubhouse Gate

Motorized Scooters (LIME, Bird)

Attendees utilizing motorized scooters as their mode of transportation will not be able to access the Churchill Downs property or any of the restricted roadways on the scooter, and should plan to drop-off/pick-up scooters at the Brown Lot by Wagner's Pharmacy

Derby Week Ride Share Map

Riding – TARC

TARC will be providing service to the Churchill Downs area throughout Derby Week and will have specified drop off and pick up locations. Please visit www.ridetarc.org for more information on routes.

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