LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky Science Center announced in a news release Wednesday that their annual family-friendly Thunder Over Louisville event, ThunderBlast, will return this April for the first time since 2019.
ThunderBlast offers front-row, riverside views of the Thunder Over Louisville air show and fireworks on April 23 from the Science Center’s 8th and Washington Street parking lot, plus a host of exciting activities perfect for all the whole family. According to the release, all proceeds from the event “benefit the Science Center’s mission-driven programming and outreach efforts throughout the region.”
ThunderBlast guests have access to all of the Kentucky Science Center’s 50,000 square feet of fun throughout the day and exclusive entry to a fenced outdoor area with great views of the Thunder Over Louisville action. In addition, guests can enjoy dedicated food and beverage vendors, hands-on learning activities, amusement rides and access to clean indoor restrooms.
“This year’s ThunderBlast will offer something for everyone,” said Mike Norman, Kentucky Science Center’s CEO, in the release. “After a two-year pandemic hiatus, we are so excited to once again welcome ThunderBlast guests to Do Science with us. We have some new activities planned along with favorites from past years, plus some of the best fireworks and airshow views in the city. We can’t wait to share the fun and excitement with families from across the region.”
Families looking to take their ThunderBlast to the next level can take advantage of VIP Experience tickets. In addition to all the regular ThunderBlast fun, VIP Experience guests have exclusive access to a waterfront tented viewing area complete with tables, chairs, portable restrooms and handwashing stations. Each VIP ticket also includes one voucher for use with any food vendor and two drink tickets.
Kentucky Science Center’s ThunderBlast will happen from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2022. General admission tickets start at $40 and VIP Experience tickets start at $90, with discounted pricing available for Kentucky Science Center members. Due to capacity limits, ThunderBlast tickets must be purchased in advance.
For more information, visit the Kentucky Science Center's website.