*** 2020 Thunder Over Louisville canceled amid COVID-19 pandemic*** Thunder Over Louisville, the annual kickoff event of the Kentucky Derby Festival, is an airshow and fireworks display in Louisville, Kentucky held on August 15, 2020 starting at 11:00 am.
Venue: Louisville, KY
Date(s): August 15, 2020 11:00 am
Start Date: Aug 15th, 2020 - 11:00 AM
End Date: Aug 15th, 2020 - 11:00 PM
Ages: All AgesTicket Price: Free
Thunder Over Louisville continues to deliver pyrotechnics spectacular like no other. Created as the Opening Ceremonies of the Kentucky Derby Festival, it offers an explosive kick-off to three entire weeks of celebration in Louisville, Kentucky and Southern Indiana. With an estimated average attendance of half a million people, it has become the largest annual event in its region. The show continues to be the largest annual pyrotechnics display in North America thanks to the artistry of Zambelli Internationale and the production of Visual Presentations.
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL OPENING CEREMONIES: THUNDER OVER LOUISVILLE®.
Thunder On the Ground open at 11:00 AM, Airshow at 3:00 PM, Fireworks at 9:30 PM.
Downtown Louisville Riverfront, Waterfront Park, River Road and Southern Indiana shoreline.
Command Center Sponsor: Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport.
Featuring the Thunder Chow Wagon at Waterfront Park and the East River Road Beer Garden. Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin. (Open 11AM –11PM. NO TENTS, STAKES, TAPE OR PETS.)
Family Fun Zone on the Belvedere. Admission is free with a Pegasus Pin. (Open 11AM –11PM. NO TENTS, STAKES, TAPE OR PETS.)
North Great Lawn area opens at 9AM. Admission is free with a Pegasus Pin. (NO TENTS, STAKES, TAPE OR PETS.)Thunder Over Louisville Website