Events marked with           are sponsored by the Speed School Student Council.


Events marked with           are sponsored by the University.


All University & SSSC events can be found at:



Engineering Exposition.

First Saturday in March |


Speed School's open house showcasing the work of students and societies. E-Expo is used to educate the public and get kids excited about engineering. 


Engineers' Ball.

Mid-March |


Speed School Student Council's formal banquet celebrating the work of council and inducting new Executive Directors.


Kentucky Derby Festival.

April |


A month long celebration leading up to the Derby. Some events are listed below:

-Thunder Over Louisville

-Marathon & Mini-Marathon

-Great BalloonFest

-Pegasus Parade


The Kentucky Oaks & Derby.

First Weekend of May |


The fastest two minutes in sports takes place just a few blocks away at Churchill Downs. Infield tickets can be purchased for under $100 per person (a steal compared to seats in the grandstand which can sell for over $1,000).


Summer Concerts, Movies & Plays.

May - August


Louisville is home to many great venues for concerts, movies and plays. During the summer a lot of these venues offer free or low-cost events throughout Louisville. Notable ones are listed below:


-Abbey Road on the River

-Cards Under The Stars

-Fourth Street Live!

-Louder Than Life

-The Forecastle Festival

-Shakespeare in the Park


Holiday Light Shows.



Holiday lights to the extreme! Here are our favorites:

-Lights Under Louisville

-Light Up Louisville

Fandom Fest (Comic Expo).

Early August |


An annual event celebrating celebrities, gaming, anime, literary, comics, horror, films, exhibitors, music and fan panels.


Society Picnic.

Early Fall Semester |


A cookout where you can learn about Speed Societies


The Kentucky State Fair.

August |


The “Pride of Kentucky” draws over 600,000 people with attractions from rooster crowing contests, pig racing, and top name concerts.


St. James Court Art Show.

First Weekend in October |


More than 750 artists come together to showcase their talent.