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The Kentucky Derby Festival

  • By Jasper vd B and 1 other
  • Last Update: 4 years ago
  • Louisville, Alabama, United States

The Kentucky Derby Festival is an annual festival held in Louisville, Kentucky. A big event of the Festival is Kentucky Derby . The festival first ran from 1935 to 1937, and restarted in 1956. It includes:

-Thunder Over Louisville, the largest annual fireworks display in North America

-The Great Balloon Race

-The Great Steamboat Race

-Pegasus Parade, one of the largest parades in the whole US

-Derby Marathon and mini-Marathon.

Occasionally, more events are organized, such as fashion shows, food festivals and other sort of events.

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