Opening Night Races : Official Travel Source

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April 29th

Opening Night Races

  • Location: Churchill Downs
  • 700 Central Ave.
  • Louisville, Kentucky 40208
  • Time:
    5:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Opening Night Races

Opening Night is the perfect chance to join in the spectacle that is Kentucky Derby Week!

See and be seen at Opening Night as you preview 2023 Kentucky Derby trends with a fashion preview from Rodes For Him & For Her, experience fashions from KMAC Couture designers, gain style tips from featured Kentucky Derby Milliners and enjoy an evening of heart-pounding racing.

Kick off Derby Week with the most stylish night in horse racing!