If you’re in Kentucky this weekend, don’t miss Thunder over Louisville. This much anticipated firework event kicks off the on the two-week long Kentucky Derby Festival, a must-do springtime experience for both residents and guests to the area.  The “Thunder in the Air” is a favorite worth getting fired up for – and it’s especially exciting for pyrotechnicians as well as all fans of firework spectating!  After an airshow featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angles and F22 Demonstration Team in the afternoon, the night sky will light up with a spectacle of amazing delights including professional areal shells, fountains and other firework effects that light up over the Ohio River. This impressive firework display has been named one of the largest firework show in North America and draws, on average, almost ¾ million spectators who watch on the river banks or from docked boats that have been auctioned off for charity.
Not into fireworks, what’s wrong with you?! Don’t worry, there is literally something for everyone during the Kentucky Derby Festival which runs from April 12 through May 2 – just some of the other events include a marathon race, spelling bee, basketball clinics, fashion shows, children’s tea part, steamboat race, golf tournaments and beer fest. So go, as fast as you can, to check out the Thunder over Louisville being shot off from barges on the Ohio River and from the George Rodgers Clark Memorial Bridge at 9:30 on April 12, 2014!  Not in Kentucky this spring? Get your own thunder from – items can be ordered 24/7 and delivered straight to your door.