► Saturday, October 29: Early Bird Event - Dinner and Bowling —
The Sports & Social Club
Sports & Social Club
is ranked #21 in ESPN Magazine’s “29 Greatest Sports Bars in the Known
Universe” article! A five minute walk from the Louisville Marriott,
enjoy dinner followed by a fun, entertaining night of amateur bowling
October 30: Spouse/Companion Tour - Mansions, Living History, Hot
Browns, & Julep
Start the day with a narrated bus tour of
Old Louisville, the largest Victorian district in the U.S. Enjoy miles
of grand homes with architectural styles and elements of centuries past
before heading to the Frazier
History Museum, where Louisville history comes to life. Time is
allowed for both a guided tour and self-guided browsing, as well as a
live historical re-enactment with a “Speakeasy/Prohibition” theme.
Monday afternoon is all about the
historic Brown Hotel, starting
with lunch in J. Graham’s Café, home of the Hot Brown Sandwich. A tour
of the hotel after lunch concludes with a special Mint Julep
demonstration and sample of this hometown beverage.
► Tuesday, October 31: Spouse/Companion Tour - Horses, Hats,
Tailored especially for the outdoor
enthusiast, Tuesday’s tour begins with a visit to a working horse farm.
Here you will not only view but get UP CLOSE to connect with majestic
thoroughbreds. See mares, foals, yearlings and horses in training.
amazing scenery of the Kentucky Blue Grass region of the rolling hills,
rock wall fencing and magnificent thoroughbred farms which dot the
After guided tours of the home and
multi-million dollar stallions, arrive at
Churchill Downs, “Home of
the Kentucky Derby” and the longest continually running sporting
event in America.
The afternoon includes a 30-minute,
guided walking tour of the historic racetrack, as well as lunch at the
Derby Café and a thrilling viewing of “The Greatest Race™”, projected in
one of the world’s only 360°, 4K theaters at the adjacent
Kentucky Derby Museum. You will
also have the opportunity to create a custom Kentucky Derby hat with
your own “Hatitude” and enjoy self-guided tours of interactive exhibits
at the Museum.