Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) changes in Louisville KY do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
In Louisville KY, DST starts on the 2nd Sunday in March and ends on the 1st Sunday in November.
Facts About Louisville, KY
Information for Travelers
Kentucky's largest city, Louisville, was founded on the Ohio River in 1778 and named after French King Louis XVI.
The city's main claim to fame is the annual Kentucky Derby horse race, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors, who visit the city for this unique event.
The Kentucky Derby has been held annually since 1875 on the first Saturday in May at the legendary Churchill Downs racecourse.
This horse race is one of the most famous and has one of the biggest bags in the world.
Fans of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, also known as "The Champion", should not miss the Muhammad Ali Center.
The installation is an international cultural and educational center inspired by the six core ideals of its founder, Muhammad Ali.
Louisville is also known for having the largest collection of cast iron building facades outside of New York City.
To learn more about this historic race and its enduring popularity, be sure to visit the Kentucky Derby Museum.
Baseball is celebrated at the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, where Major League bats are produced and a giant baseball slugger marks the entrance.
Read about Louisville in Wikipedia