LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- Even at 65 days away, it's not too early for Derby.

Tickets for the 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival events go on sale on Friday, March 2 at 10 am.

“We have another exciting line-up of events on the Derby Festival schedule,” said Mike Berry, Kentucky Derby Festival President & CEO. “Many of our ticketed events sell out quickly, so we encourage Festival fans to purchase tickets early for the best availability.”

Events include:

  • Macy’s Presents the Spring Fashion Show on March 29 (Lounge Tickets Only)
  • King Southern Bank Bourbonville on April 12
  • The Fillies Derby Ball Presented by Total Wine & More on April 14
  • They’re Off! Luncheon on April 20
  • Thunder Over Louisville VIP Rooftop Party on April 21
  • Great Steamboat Race Trial Presented by Trilogy on April 30
  • Kentucky Proud WineFest on May 1 and May 2
  • BeerFest Presented by American Founders Bank on May 2
  • Great Steamboat Race Presented by IBEW Local 369 on May 2
  • Republic Bank Pegasus Parade on May 3

To purchase tickets, visit KDF.org or call the Derby Festival Hotline at 502-584-FEST.