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The legacy of the river runs deep.

From the Shawnee who hunted and fished it to early European settlers who depended on it for commerce and supplies, the mighty Ohio River sustains life and Louisville. It remains the heart of our city: the epicenter of the world’s Bourbon and horse racing industries, a city that fosters entrepreneurship, medical breakthroughs, and new technology . . . and a city that proudly welcomes visitors, families, and businesses alike.

Come explore history.
Or simply make some.

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Soak up the history of Louisville or just soak up the sun — there are lots of reasons to embark upon an adventure on the Belle. It’s also a wonderful way to blow off steam.

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We’ve got to start
meeting like this.

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Instead of the same old space, wade into something different. For meetings, gatherings, or special occasions, there’s nothing like the Spirit to test your outright capacity for fun.

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See Louisville. Share Louisville.

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Featured Cruise

  • Jun. 3


    Belle of Louisville
    10:00 pm–11:30 pm
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    Jeptha Creed Distillery will be on-board for this cruise!  If you’re ready for a late night party on the river, this is the cruise for you! The historic steamboat Belle of Louisville is just the place to be for this moonlight trip on the Ohio River. Get ready for a moonshine tasting during the cruise! A cash bar, concessions, and a DJ all add to the fun! It’s open seating (first come, first served), bring all your friends!  Because of the nature of this cruise, all members of your party must come into the ticket office together to show their photo ID’s before tickets are dispensed. Tickets: $21 per person – must be at least 21 years old to participate in this cruise.


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    Belle of Louisville to acquire 565-passenger Georgia Queen

    Louisville, Kentucky – The Belle of Louisville is launching an exciting new era that will result in expanded opportunities for visitors […]

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