ThunderBlast : Official Travel Source

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April 22nd


  • Admission: GENERAL ADMISSION - Members (adult/child*): $45 - Non-Members (adult/child*): $60 VIP EXPERIENCE - Members (adult/child*): $100 - Non-Members (adult/child*): $125 FAMILY 4 PACK (Available February 15-March 1) - Members: $170 - Non-members: $200
  • Location: Kentucky Science Center
  • 727 W. Main St.
  • Louisville, Kentucky 40202
  • Time:
    2:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Contact: Bennie Day III
  • Email:
  • Phone: (502) 561-6100


Skip the crowds at Kentucky Science Center’s ThunderBlast, our largest annual family-friendly event during Thunder Over Louisville. With some of the best views in town for airplanes and fireworks plus fun-filled activities to keep the kids entertained, exclusive food trucks, clean indoor bathrooms, and exciting happenings inside and out, you and the family will have a BLAST!

ThunderBlast at the Kentucky Science Center is the only place where you can:

  • Relax and watch the air show
  • Cool off while you check out our indoor exhibits
  • Enjoy delicious food and drinks from local vendors
  • Do Science with our hands-on learning activities
  • Experience inflatable fun in our outdoor play area
  • Have access to clean indoor restrooms throughout the day

ThunderBlast attendees can add $5 movie tickets to their experience day of at check-in (or in advance by phone), including a 10:15PM showing of America’s Musical Journey. You’ll enjoy a joyful and exhilarating look at the roots of American music, from jazz to country to rock and roll – and miss out on all the late night Thunder traffic, too!


Take your ThunderBlast to the next level with our limited capacity VIP Experience! VIP guests enjoy all the regular ThunderBlast fun, plus exclusive access to a waterfront tented viewing area complete with tables, chairs, portable restrooms, and handwashing stations. Each VIP ticket also includes 1 voucher for use with any food vendor and 2 drink tickets good for water, soda, beer, or wine.

Family 4-pack pricing is also available February 15 through March 1 only for any combination of adults/children*. Simply choose the Family 4-pack option at check-out.

*Children under 2 admitted free of charge


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