The 146th running of the Kentucky Derby will be Sept. 5 with spectators in attendance, Churchill Downs Racetrack and Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Thursday. Spectators will be allowed under strict guidelines throughout Kentucky Derby Week, which runs Sept. 1-5.
We look forward to all the Downtown visitors who will be staying with us in September.
Official Host Hotel Accommodations:
The Galt House Hotel is proud to be the Official Host Hotel of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. Located in the heart of downtown on Louisville’s vibrant waterfront and just minutes from Churchill Downs, the iconic hotel is the place to stay when visiting Kentucky.
Bourbon aficionados and foodies will love what’s new to the Galt House for Derby 2020 – newly renovated guest rooms, Walker’s Exchange – an American Brasserie, and the newly reopened Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar.
Located along the Urban Bourbon Trail, the Belle of Louisville, downtown dining, and 4th Street Live!, The Galt House Hotel is Legendary Louisville®.
The Galt House Derby 146 package includes:
- Three-night stay
- Call to the Post Party on Thursday – mix and mingle with winning jockeys and legendary locals while enjoying live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, and drinks.
- Complimentary covered self-parking
- In room special gift
- Easy access to downtown attractions, including the Urban Bourbon Trail, 4th Street Live!, museums and dining.
Tickets are now available. Seats sold include: Grandstand & Clubhouse boxes and 1st and 2nd floor hospitality-inclusive areas such as the vineyard vines Club. In addition, Clubhouse Walk and General Admission tickets allow non-seated access. www.churchilldowns.com/howtoguide
Downtown Louisville Hotels:
- 21C Museum Hotel 700 W. Main St. www.21cmuseumhotels.com/louisville
- AC Hotel Louisville Downtown 727 E. Market St. www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sdfac-ac-hotel-louisville-downtown/
- Aloft Louisville Downtown 102 W. Main St. www.aloftlouisvilledowntown.com
- The Brown Hotel 335 W. Broadway www.brownhotel.com
- Courtyard Louisville Downtown 100 S. Second St. www.marriott.com/sdfdt
- Econo Lodge Downtown 401 S. Second St. www.econolodge.com/hotel-louisville-kentucky-KY
- Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown 501 S. Fourth St. http://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/kentucky/embassy-suites-louisville-downtown-SDFDNES/index.html
- Fairfield Inn & Suites Louisville Downtown 100 E. Jefferson St. www.marriott.com/sdffd
- The Galt House Hotel & Suites 140-141 N. Fourth St. www.galthouse.com
- Hampton Inn Downtown 101 E. Jefferson St. www.louisvilledowntown.hamptoninn.com
- Hilton Garden Inn Louisville Downtown 350 W. Chestnut St. www.louisvilledowntown.hgi.com
- Holiday Inn Express & Suites Louisville DT 800 W. Market St. www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/louisville/sdfmk/hoteldetail
- Home2 Suites by Hilton 240 S. Hancock St. http://home2suites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/kentucky/home2-suites-by-hilton-louisville-nulu-medical-district-SDFLMHT/index.html
- Homewood Suites by Hilton Louisville DT 635 W. Market St. http://homewoodsuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/kentucky/homewood-suites-by-hilton-louisville-downtown-LOUDTHW/index.html
- Hotel Distil 101 W. Main St. https://hoteldistil.com
- Hotel Louisville Downtown 120 W. Broadway www.hotellouisville.org
- Hyatt Regency Louisville 320 W. Jefferson St. www.hyattregencylouisville.com
- Louisville Marriott Downtown 280 W. Jefferson St. www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sdflm-louisville-marriott-downtown/
- Moxy Louisville Downtown 100 W. Washington St. http://moxy-hotels.marriott.com/en/hotels/louisville-downtown
- OMNI Louisville Hotel 400 S. Second St. www.omnihotels.com/hotels/louisville
- Residence Inn Louisville Downtown 333 E. Market St. www.marriott.com/sdfgj
- The Seelbach Hilton 500 S. Fourth St. www.seelbachhilton.com
- SpringHill Suites Louisville Downtown 132 E. Jefferson St. www.marriott.com/sdfsd
- Vu Guesthouse 822 S. Floyd St. www.vuguesthouselouisville.com