Derby City Sisters Exequatur Weekend, Sept. 14-17

LOUISVILLE — Derby City Sisters are pleased to invite everyone to the Derby City Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Exequatur Weekend. Celebrate the full profession of our house and enjoy the amenities of Louisville, Kentucky!

Exequatur Weekend coincides with the Louisville Pride Festival being held on Saturday, September 16th. As such, that Saturday will be a very busy day!

Please go to the following form to register for your visit. You will also find information about our host hotel, Aloft Louisville, as well as information on other activities there. REGISTRATION IS DUE BY SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2017.


Louisville, KY is in the EASTERN Time Zone. Closing time in Louisville is 4am.

Thursday September 14

Winner Winner Chicken Welcome Dinner
Royals Hot Chicken
736 E Market St Louisville

Meet at Greet
Leather, Lace, and Mish Face
Tyrangles Bar
*Point Sr Velveeta, Sr Cordelia
Jock Auction (doanted by Torso Mens Wear)
Panel Session with Sister Soami Deluxe (co hosted with Saint Fiacre 2.0)

Friday Sept 15th

Daytime Patio Kiki (sans face)

Variety Show (local performers, runway, and veiling ceremony)
Play Louisville
1101 E Washington St

Saturday Sept 16th

Louisville Pride Festival
Chill Bar is Home Bar
Sisters will also have a booth

The best place to park if you are driving to the Festival is Mid City Mall on Bardstown Rd, 1250 Bardstown Rd, Louisville KY 40204. You can then walk a block to the festival.

There will be a variety of entertainment, community booths, and vendors available throughout the day. There will be at least 5 Derby City Sisters on site at the Festival at all times for you to meet up with as you arrive.

Check the Facebook page or the website for the complete schedule.

There is an enormous variety of lunch / dinner options on Bardstown Rd. Some options include: 6+ pizzerias, three local mexican restaurants, sushi, american fare, asian, vegan, vegetarian, and numerous chain restaurants (Qdoba, Chipotle, Taco Bell, Raising Cane’s, McDonald’s, Wendy’s etc) and more, all within walking distance or within the festival site.

Opening Ceremonies hosted by Derby City Sisters … 12 noon

After party at Play Louisville for those still alive … 11pm to 4am

Sunday September 17

Exequator After Party
*Private for registered attendees
South Shelby Street Swim Club

Other gay bars in Louisville are:

Teddy Bears (one of Louisville’s oldest gay bars with a diverse clientelle in the heart of the Old Louisville neighborhood just south of downtown), 1148 Garvin Place, Louisville, KY 40203.

Tryangles, 209 S Preston St., Louisville, KY 40202.

Pride Bar New Albany, IN (a hometown bar with great drag and long pours, accessible via I-64 West), 504 State St, New Albany, IN 47150.

Purrswaytions (a predominantly lesbian bar with Louisville’s most unusual drag kings and queens and a relaxed hometown vibe), 2235 S Preston St, Louisville, KY 40217.

Nowhere (you’ll find a mixed crowd at this upscale club with Bardstown Rd’s largest dance floor), 1133 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204.

Lobby Bar at Vu Guesthouse (Louisville’s newest gay bar offers upscale cocktails and a chic boutique feel, closes at 1am), 822 South Floyd St, Louisville, KY 40203.

Other Destinations:

Vapor Spa Louisville (a 24 hour men’s only private health and fitness spa with lockers, private rooms, a hot tub, outdoor pool, showers, and steam room), 227 East Breckinridge St, Louisville, Kentucky 40203.


If you are travelling by car Louisville, KY is accessible from the North and South via Interstate 65 and from the East and West via Interstate 64.

Please note: The bridges to Louisville from Indiana at the Ohio River on Interstate 65 are toll bridges. You do not have to stop and pay a toll, but a bill for the tolls will be mailed to the address associated with your license plate. The toll is $4 per trip. If you have an E-ZPass Transponder (used in 16 states) the toll is $2 per crossing. There is no toll to cross via Interstate 64 or the 2nd Street / US31 bridge.

Louisville International Airport (SDF) is the most convenient airport to fly into. Taxis, Uber, Lyft, and Public Transit all service the terminals directly. SDF is a ten minute drive from downtown Louisville.

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