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April 28th

Great Steamboat Race

  • Location: Riverfront

Great Steamboat Race

Great Steamboat Race Presented by Kroger

The Great Steamboat Race has been taking place on the Ohio River since 1963, as part of the original Kentucky Derby Festival events. Ask any local, this event has become a Louisville tradition in the leadup to Derby weekend!

Join us on the Belle of Louisville and root for the Home team, as you cruise up & back on the Ohio. Enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment while you take in the views!

The Belle of Louisville, Belle of Cincinnati and American Duchess will compete for bragging rights on the Ohio River. This ticket is on board the Belle of Louisville for the Great Steamboat Race.

Awards Ceremony Following the Race for judges and media only.

Belle of Louisville Ticket includes:
– Cruise on the Ohio River
– Dinner
– Beverages and open bar featuring Four Roses Bourbon
– Live entertainment