Belles to battle in the Great Steamboat Race

The month of May will start with the Battle of the Belles on the Ohio River.

The Kentucky Derby Festival’s Great Steamboat Race pits the Belle of Louisville against the Belle of Cincinnati.

The Belle of Louisville and the Belle of Cincinnati in the 2018 Great Steamboat Race. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

The boats will race along a 14 mile course which starts and finishes at the Clark Memorial Bridge.

Boarding takes place between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m with the race starting at 6 p.m.

Tickets for the Belle of Louisville are $150 each. The price does include food, drinks, and entertainment.