Thunder Over Louisville 2017

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Rated as one of the top 100 events in North America, Thunder Over Louisville, the Kentucky Derby Festival's Opening Ceremonies, is truly a sight to behold. And each year, more than 500,000 eager thrill-seekers do just that.

When it gets dark, the Thunder rolls. The show will feature the latest in pyrotechnic power from Zambelli Internationale, America's "first family of fireworks". Eight 400-foot barges assemble on both sides of the 2nd Street Bridge to form the stage from which the fireworks spectacular ignites.

The breathtaking and mind-numbing 28-minute show includes the Zambelli's signature one-mile "waterfall" effect off the bridge, making the fireworks seem to rain down forever. And in the crowd's memory of the show, it does!

For over 2 decades, the show remains one of the largest annual pyrotechnic display in North America. Seen by millions worldwide via a July 4th rebroadcast on the Armed Forces Network to more than 150 countries, it is the state's pride. A Discovery Channel documentary on fireworks shows says it best, "Thunder is the Grand-daddy of them all!".

Thunder Over Louisville is the Opening Ceremonies for the Kentucky Derby Festival. Sponsors: Horseshoe Southern Indiana, LG&E, Meijer, UPS, Valero, and business Thunder Funders. Thunder on the Ground Sponsor: Ford Motor Company. Official Sound Sponsor: CareSource.
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