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  • IdeaFestival Pass Wednesday September 27th — Thursday, September 28th, 2017
  • IF Wednesday Pass on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 @ 8:00 AM, Bomhard Theater
  • IF Thursday Pass on Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 8:00 AM, Bomhard Theater
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  • Location: The Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St - GET DIRECTIONS
  • Date(s): Wednesday, September 27th - Thursday, September 28th (Thrivals 10.0 occurs Tuesday, September 26th)
  • Ages:  All ages
  • Price: Festival Pass $300 | Add Thrivals 10.0 for $49 | Day Pass $160
  • Running Time: Varies by session
  • Access Services: Accessible Seating, Assistive Listening System | 502-566-5111 (V) or 502-566-5140 (TTY)?
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Wednesday, September 27th - Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Join a unique group of thinkers, doers and innovators at IdeaFestival! The IdeaFestival is a two-day non-linear event that attracts and invites curious minds from around the globe to celebrate innovation, imagination and world-changing ideas. We invite you to join this unique gathering of leaders in Louisville and see where staying curious can take you!

Wednesday Day Passes no longer available

Both the Wednesday and Thursday passes (as well as the Festival Pass) additionally include  Taste  at Copper & Kings on September 27th @ 6:00 PM. 

Add a Thrivals ticket to your Festival Pass for the reduced price of $49!

Thrivals 10.0. A fun, mind bending, future focused, innovative, leading edge and thought provoking learning experience where humans of all identities are challenged by each other to think about new ideas, rethink old assumptions, build on the minds of others, to become, to do, to understand, to otherwise live this single planetary experience to its fullest. Please note Thrivals 10.0 occurs Tuesday, September 26th from 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM.


Passes will not be mailed and are available for pickup starting September 25th at the Kentucky Center Box Office. Patrons who add on Thrivals 10.0 will pick up those tickets with the rest of the package.