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Thunder Over Louisville 2018

Thunder over Louisville 2018 Each year, Louisville locals and tourists alike look forward to spring, which signals the kick-off to the Kentucky Derby. This all-day extravaganza features the Thunder over Louisville Air Show and the #1 largest firework display in North America. Thunder over Louisville draws approximately a half of a million people annually who thrill in Derby season’s exciting and grand celebration. What You Need to KnowHistory – The first official Thunder over Louisville was held in 1989. “Thunder” comes from the boom sound and echo of the glorious fireworks. In terms of pyrotechnics, Zambelli Fireworks Internationale has been mastering them since 1991. Theme – This year’s Thunder over Louisville 2018 theme is called “A Disco Thunder”. Date and Time – The 29th Annual Show will take place on April 21st, 2018. This is an all-day affair, with Thunder on the Ground opening at 11 AM, an incredible Airshow at 3 PM and the spectacular fireworks display at 9 PM. Where – Thunder over Louisville 2018 will take place downtown at the Louisville Riverfront, Waterfront Park, River Road, and Southern Indiana Shoreline. Come early and pick a perfect spot on the North Great Lawn (opens at 9 AM). Waterfront […]

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Kentucky Bourbon Affair

Dive into a Kentucky Bourbon Affair For bourbon enthusiasts, the Kentucky Bourbon Affair is the ultimate bucket-list experience. Louisville, Kentucky, is the heart and soul of American bourbon history, dating back to the 1700s. The KY Bourbon Affair is an extreme bourbon fantasy camp and the only event hosted by the award-winning distilleries and world-class mixologists themselves. When: June 5 – 10, 2018 Where: There are many special events over the course of this week. They each take place at the following Louisville bourbon distilleries, at museums, in restaurants, or hotels. Check the schedule to find what interests you in order to purchase tickets. They’re selling out fast. A Kentucky Bourbon Affair to Remember Mingle with Master Distillers. Eat superb bourbon cuisine and talk bourbon culture with top chefs. Handpick your own private barrel selections of the ultimate bourbons and vintage whiskies. Sample rare bourbons, unavailable to the market. Get VIP tours with family owners and receive behind the scenes access. Enjoy exclusive nightcap events with Bourbon Barons of Kentucky’s legendary industry. Play games, have a blast, and test your blade & bow skills with the great bourbon makers.   Wilderness Trail’s Bottled in Bond Celebration The Wilderness Trail Distillery […]

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Top Upcoming Concerts In Louisville

Top Concerts in Louisville This Fall Louisville is a top destination for major concerts, regularly drawing international pop artists, country music superstars, hip hop icons, and indie bands alike to venues like the KFC Yum! Center and Mercury Ballroom. In fact, live music is always on the list of “top things to do in Louisville, KY” as the city hosts top headliners throughout the year. As fall approaches, it’s time to start planning what concerts to attend, buying tickets and planning your stay in downtown Louisville – where most of the city’s top live music venues are located. We’ve highlighted some of the most anticipated Louisville concerts for this fall, but with names like these, tickets are sure to sell out fast. Make sure you grab a ticket and reserve your stay today at the Marriott Louisville Downtown. 2017 Louisville Fall Concert Line Up 9/7 – Ed Sheeran – KFC Yum! Center 9/8 – Saved By the 90s – Mercury Ballroom 9/9 – The Mountain Goats – Headliners Music Hall 9/16 – Bryson Tiller – KFC Yum! Center 9/16 – Gwar – Mercury Ballroom 9/19 – Bruno Mars – KFC Yum! Center 9/29 – Thomas Rhett – KFC Yum! Center […]

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Enjoy Louisville Football Season at Marriott Louisville

Gear Up for Cardinals Football Season Football season is almost here, which means it’s time to start planning your next visit to Louisville to cheer on the Louisville Cardinals football team! As always, the Cardinals will be playing their home games at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, a state-of-the-art sports venue with 55,000 seats, including 45 luxury suites. When it comes to Cardinals football, anything is possible, but with star quarterback (and Heisman Trophy winner) Lamar Jackson leading the pack and new offensive line coach Mike Summers, fans are definitely eyeing a run at the conference championship. The 2017 Season starts on Saturday, September 2nd when the Cardinals will be taking on Purdue. Check out the list below for a complete schedule of Louisville Cardinals home games. September 2nd – vs Purdue September 16th – vs Clemson September 23rd – vs Kent State September 30th – vs Murray State October 14th – vs Boston College November 11th – vs Virginia November 18th – vs Syracuse Relax After the Game at Louisville Marriott Downtown Whether you plan on attending one game or have season tickets, you’ll enjoy the perfect blend of comfort, convenience, and team spirit at the Marriott Louisville Downtown. We’re […]

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Louisville Labor Day Weekend Events | Marriott Louisville

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Louisville With its warm, sunny days and endless outdoor fun, summer in Louisville is something everyone should experience – and Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to get in one last long weekend before the days start to get cooler. With so many festivals and activities going on throughout the city, Labor Day weekend in Louisville is one of the best times of the year to visit the city. Whether you prefer fitness-themed events, learning about diverse cultures, or sampling some authentic Kentucky BBQ and Bourbon – you’ll find it all right here. Labor Day 2017 Activities & Events To help you start planning your Labor Day weekend in Louisville, we’ve curated some of our favorite local activities below. The next step is booking your room at the Marriott Louisville Downtown. The Subway Fresh Fit Hike Bike & Paddle When: September 4th, 2017 Time: 8am to 2pm Where: Waterfront Park (Great Lawn). Every year, thousands of participants head over to Waterfront Park to enjoy a morning full of fitness-oriented fun and recreation. Check out fitness demonstrations in the morning, including yoga, tai chi, zumba, pickleball and more. Vendor booths and exclusive giveaways are also […]

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