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Kentucky Derby Planning Info

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Kentucky Derby Planning Info

Welcome to our Kentucky Derby information page. Here you will find guides, articles, general information, tips and more on Kentucky Derby. We know Kentucky Derby is a big trip so our goal is to arm you with all the information you need before headed off on your trip. If you ever have specific questions not answered in our guides, or have an idea for a useful article, feel free to let me know by email at Contact@EventTrk.com. For now you can see all our articles on Kentucky Derby below.


Kentucky Derby tickets - All the Info

Kentucky Derby tickets - All the Info

Article Summary

  • Tickets have a wide price range with infield tickets going for as low as $60
  • Seated tickets will cost you much more and begin at $340 a person
  • Tickets typically go on sale in November
  •  Seated tickets are highly likely to sellout while the infield tickets will be available up to the day of the event

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Kentucky Derby Infield - Tickets, Atmosphere & Tips

Kentucky Derby Infield - Tickets, Atmosphere & Tips

Article Summary

  • The infield tickets for the Kentucky Derby can be had for as low as $60 and do not sell out.  They can be purchased up to the day of the event.
  • The atmosphere in the infield is far more laid back and casual than what is shown on TV for the Kentucky Derby
  • While the tickets allow you to attend the party they do not allow you to get a great view of the race, you will likely be watching on the jumbotron
  • If you do go to the infield head early to try to secure a good spot

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How Much does it cost to attend the Kentucky Derby?

How Much does it cost to attend the Kentucky Derby?

Article Summary

  • Article breaks down the total costs of attending the Kentucky Derby including tickets, hotel, food, booze, getting to the Derby, and more
  • Final estimate are $450 and up if you choose a cheap hotel and your ticket is for the infield. 
  • Price estimate for attending obviously goes up a great deal if you do not get an infield ticket or book more luxurious accommodations

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Cheapest Time to Book a Hotel for the Kentucky Derby

Cheapest Time to Book a Hotel for the Kentucky Derby

Article Summary

  • We collected nearly a years worth of data on hotel prices in Louisville, KY for the Kentucky Derby
  • Using this data we try to find the cheapest time to book a hotel for the Derby
  • Other accommodation options are official Kentucky Derby hotel packages and Airbnb

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