LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A new Kentucky Derby Festival event debuts this week in southern Indiana.
Organizers said in a press release that the Horseshoe Foundation FamFest will offer fun events for the entire family on Wednesday evening in downtown New Albany. Some highlights include inflatables, a hot air balloon, a miniature bed racing course and a Belle of Louisville Steamboat replica.
Kentucky Derby Festival President and CEO Mike Berry said in a statement that the event is designed to start getting people into the spirit of the season.
The festival is a community celebration leading up to the running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville on the first Saturday in May.