How To Buy Kentucky Derby 2024 Tickets & What is Ticket Prices

The 147th edition of the Kentucky Derby is set for Saturday, May 1 and the 2024 Kentucky Derby tickets are now avaiable on sale for the fans. The detailed information on how to buy Kentucky Derby 2024 tickets, what are the tickets prices and how much does it cost to get into Churchill Downs?

The Kentucky Derby, also known as “The Run for the Roses” is one of the most popular Derby in the United States. This Derby is the first leg of the American Triple Crown, followed by the Preakness Stakes, and then the Belmont Stakes, a horse should win all three races to claim the triple crown.

For the first time in 144 years, the Kentucky Derby was cancelled in 2024. Initially, the 146th Kentucky Derby was rescheduled from May 2, 2024, to September 5, 2024, but then got cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 

How To Buy Kentucky Derby 2024 Tickets?

The 2024 Kentucky Derby is scheduled for May 1, 2024, at Churchill Downs and tickets are currently available for purchase. The officials are yet to announce dates for the sale of 2024 Kentucky Derby tickets.

There are a variety of ways to purchase Kentucky Derby tickets. Single, one-time tickets can be bought via Kentucky Derby’s annual online sales.

Multi-year seats can be reserved by way of a Personal Seat License or as a Season Box or Turf Club member. Large groups may also secure tickets for corporate hospitality or as business partners of Kentucky Derby. 

To book tickets, you can visit the official site of Kentucky Derby where you can also avail several Kentucky Derby Packages and special offers. Visit to get the detailed information regarding seat availability and tickets at a reasonable price based on different ticket locations, including the Infield, Grandstand, Clubhouse, Turf Club, or Millionaires Row.

How Much Does Kentucky Derby 2024 Ticket Cost?

The Kentucky Derby 2024 tickets are priced between $425 to $8,750, with Grandstand Row prices being the cheapest while the Turf Club and Millionaires Row prices being the highest. The price for the VIP parking ticket is $215.

  • General Admission Ticket Price: $120 to $130
  • Grandstand seats Ticket Price: $429 to $641
  • Box seats Ticket Price: $540

Special Packages

You and your mates can plan a much-needed fun trip post Covid19 to Kentucky by purchasing a special Kentucky Derby package ticket.

This Kentucky Derby package includes up to 3-night stay at the Galt House Hotel starting at $2755/per person or a 3-night stay at the Crowne Plaza Louisville starting at $2035/ per person on

What is Kentucky Derby?

The Kentucky Derby is a thoroughbred horse race that takes place every year in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, usually on the first Saturday of May, followed by the two-week Kentucky Derby Festival.

The match is a Grade I race for three-year-old Thoroughbred horses, and the racecourse is one and a quarter miles (2.0 km) at Churchill Downs.

For qualification, the horse should be three year Old, a Colt, Gelding or a filly with weight 57.2 kg to 55 kg respectively. A Colt is a male house below the age of four, a gelding is a castrated horse, castration makes the horse much calm and well behaved, and a filly is a female horse below the age of four.

Be aware of fake online tickets and tricks because every year buyers become the target of these scams and never got tickets. So, the best way to get Kentucky Derby 2024 tickets is directly through Churchill Downs’s box office or from its official online –