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Fillies Derby Ball®

The Fillies Derby Ball event benefits the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation.
It is Louisville’s only Coronation Ball which started in 1958. This will be the 59th ball which was created one year prior to the organization of The Fillies, Inc.  The Fillies Inc. is celebrating its 59th year in 2016-2017.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Downtown Louisville Marriott

6:30 PM: Cocktails
7:15 PM: Call To The Post
7:30 PM: Queen’s Coronation
8:00 PM: Dinner
9:00 PM: Music & Dancing
1:00 AM: Ball Ends

One of the Kentucky Derby Festival’s oldest and most anticipated events is The Fillies Derby Ball. This event caps the opening day of the Derby Festival and is a prelude to two weeks of excitement and activities.

The highlight of the Fillies Derby Ball is the coronation of the Derby Queen, to be selected by the traditional spin-of-the wheel. The 2017 Fillies President, Kathy Bingham, will do the honors. In her first royal act, the Queen will “knight” and "dame" individuals to the court for their contributions to the community.

For tickets and more information, contact Jeff English at (502) 572-3856 or purchase them online here.

Tickets are $2,500 for a corporate table of 10 or $175 per individual ticket.



The Fillies

P.O. Box 221588 · Louisville, Kentucky, 40252-1588


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