Gallopalooza Preview – a Kentucky Derby Festival Event
Friday, March 22 (10am-4pm)
Saturday, March 23 (10am-4pm)
Sunday, March 24 (10am-4pm)
This public event is sponsored by the Kentucky Derby Festival. Gallopalooza 2024 is sponsored by Churchill Downs.
The new Gallopalooza statues for 2024 will be unveiled for the first time and many of the artists who designed and created each of the one-of-a-kind painted statues will be on hand throughout the weekend to answer questions and provide insight to their work. In addition to the public viewing, there will be a series of fun, family-friendly events and activities. Planned activities include a scavenger hunt, coloring contest, children’s reading area, and visitors can vote for their favorite statue. The winning statue will be named the “Best in Show,” and the winning artist will win $2,500 for creating their masterpiece!
In addition, The Kentucky Derby Traveling Exhibit will be on display, showcasing the Kentucky Derby Trophy, a horse statue with a replica garland, a scaled-down version of the finish line, and a small horse trailer.
The event will take place at The First Turn Club. Admission requires a 2024 Pegasus Pin, $7 at select retail locations or $10 at the event.
Find out more at Kentucky Derby Festival