Louisville is Kentucky's largest city. Every May, its race course Churchill Downs hosts the Kentucky Derby, a renowned horse race whose long history is explored at the Kentucky Derby Museum. Baseball is celebrated at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, where Major League bats are produced and a giant baseball "slugger" marks the entrance. Louisville is also a city rich in art, culture, and theatre with dozens of expertly curated and world-renowned museums. Old Louisville is home to the largest collection of historical Victorian homes in the world!
The Kentucky Derby, which many consider to be the “best 2 minutes in sports,” is a horse race held every year in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May, guests gather under the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs to create lifelong memories with their friends and family. The Kentucky Derby is unlike any other sporting event! With a crowd of more than 150,000 people, unparalleled history and tradition and its unique spectacle, the Kentucky Derby has been described by Forbes as one of the "Greatest Bucket-list Sporting Events" in America.