Experience this popular and beloved sporting event with our 2022 Kentucky Derby packages. We’ll design a personalized itinerary just for you with first-class Louisville hotels, your preferred tickets for the Derby, options for premium viewing and race hospitality, event day transfers, and more, complete with attentive service from our on-site host team. You can further customize your travel package with tickets to additional events, fascinating tours, and a number of other options to complete your ideal itinerary. Kentucky Derby weekend offers so much more than just the race itself. From the horses to the unique fashions to the celebrity sightings, it really is an experience like no other. The impressive Derby crowd includes some of the biggest names in sport and entertainment, as everyone who’s anyone descends upon the Twin Spires for the famed Run for the Roses. Join us at Derby weekend in 2022 and cross this exciting event off your bucket list.
21c Museum Hotel
Nestled in historic downtown Louisville, this unique property is an art gallery as well as a multiple award-winning boutique property. 21C has plenty to offer guests: the award-winning restaurant, Proof on Main, is a local favorite; the spa will knead your troubles away; and the rooms, which were designed by renowned architect Deborah Berke, are a sanctuary of art amid spacious rooms with high ceilings and large windows. Come, explore, experience.
Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2020
Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award 2019
Located downtown on Museum Row
Spa and fitness center; award-winning dining
Many rooms feature original exposed brick walls
The Brown Hotel
When yearning for grace and grandeur, The Brown Hotel satisfies. Since being restored to its classic, English Renaissance opulence, The Brown Hotel has been one of Louisville’s most treasured landmark luxury hotels. The AAA Four-Diamond rating is evident upon first entering the two-story lobby with hand-painted coffered ceiling, Botticino marble flooring, finely carved mahogany furnishings, and Palladian-style windows. With its genteel Southern charm and ornate finery, the hotel offers the comforts of home in an environment of sophistication and grace.
Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Award 2020
Southern Living’s #1 Hotel in Kentucky
AAA Four-Diamond Luxury Hotel
Gaff House Hotel
The Galt House is a name long associated with the gracious Southern hospitality and style that’s made Louisville famous. The largest hotel in Kentucky and the only one on the Ohio River in Louisville, the Galt House boasts 25 stories and 1300 contemporary guest rooms. The 10,000-square-foot conservatory is three stories in height and features a café, cocktail lounge, gathering area, and aviary. The convenient Skywalk connects the Galt Houseguests to the rest of the downtown Louisville sky-bridge system so you’ll never feel disconnected.
Louisville’s only riverfront hotel
Located in the heart of Louisville; seven miles from the airport
Award-winning restaurant and lounge options
Roof-top fitness center, outdoor pool, revolving
Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport Expo Center
Promising ‘Old-fashioned Southern Hospitality,’ the Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport is conveniently located just minutes from both the airport and Churchill Downs. The hotel even offers a complimentary shuttle from the airport. Guest rooms are stylish and modern and there is an onsite fitness center and indoor pool. For a bite to eat or a cool drink, check out the Blue Horse restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week.
Located just 2 miles from Churchill Downs
Complimentary shuttle to the airport
Indoor pool and fitness center
Blue Horse restaurant onsite
Add Ons & Possibilities
There are numerous optional add-ons and possibilities you may want to consider adding to your Kentucky Derby Experience. From exclusive parties to spa treatments or dinner reservations, it is your experience to customize. Optional add-ons and possibilities include:
Reserved seat for the Kentucky Oaks including roundtrip transfers (Friday)
aGalt House Hotel
Private sedan roundtrip transfer between hotel and Churchill Downs
Private sedan airport transfers
Mint Julep Sunset Social tickets (Thursday)
Taste of Derby Gala Dinner (Thursday) Kentucky Bourbon Trail Tour
Horse Country Tour
Best of Kentucky Tour
Extra nights and/or room upgrades
Rounds of golf or spa treatments
Airfare (economy, first-class, private jet)