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LouisvilleKY Derby Festival Friday Happenings

Louisville, KY., – This is the schedule for FRIDAY’S Festival activities.   The party continues at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville and the Chow Wagon:   KROGER’S FEST-A-VILLE ON THE WATERFRONTSM. Open Daily 11 AM – 11 PM. Waterfront Park.  ULTIMATE ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE featuring concerts with national talent, family fun, food, kids’ inflatable playground, midway rides and more. Happy Hour Weekdays 4-6 PM, $2 beer. Pegasus Play-Ville Free Rides (kids 12 and under) 4 PM – 6 PM daily, courtesy of AETNA Better Health of Kentucky. Admission is free with a 2018 Pegasus Pin®.  (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED).  Sponsor:  Kroger. Media Sponsor: The Courier-Journal.   KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL CHOW…


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Here’s your LouisvilleKY Derby Festival schedule for Thursday

Louisville, KY., – As usual, it’s a busy time in Louisville. Kentucky Derby Festival events abound – all leading up to Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.  Here is a schedule for Thursday’s fun:   Stars at Churchill Downs: KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL CELEBRITY DAY AT THE DOWNS PRESENTED BY KENTUCKIANA HONDA DEALERS.  11:30 AM.  Churchill Downs, Sixth Floor. SOLD OUT. Sponsor:  Kentuckiana Honda Dealers.  Contributing Sponsor: Macy’s. Media Sponsors: The Voice-Tribune and 106.9 PLAY. #ThrowbackThursday Parade: REPUBLIC BANK KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL PEGASUS® PARADE.  5 PM.  West on Broadway from Campbell to 9th Street. This annual parade features colorful floats, marching bands, giant inflatables and equestrians. Bleacher tickets $10 and…


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Fest-a-Ville celebrates milestone Louisville Ky

KROGER’S FEST-A-VILLE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS AT WATERFRONT New décor, bars and events to highlight Waterfront festivities Photos from KDF’s Facebook Page. April 25, 2016 Louisville, KY. Celebrating 10 years as the Kentucky Derby Festival’s ultimate entertainment venue on the Waterfront, Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville is more than just a Chow Wagon. When the venue opens on Thursday, April 28, it will boast a full schedule of events spanning nine days; a new look courtesy of The Event Company in Louisville; the Waterfront Jam with over 30 local and regional bands and 7 national concerts on two stages; 100 different food and drink vendors; and…


One Person’s Take on The KDF WineFest on Louisville’s Belvedere

By Jackie Hollenkamp Bentley All families have their quirks. Oh man, the Hollenkamp family is no different. There’s five of us, three of us girls. And we share a deep love for a lot of things, two of them being our mom and wine. So when we found out the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Kentucky Proud WineFest opened the night of our mom’s 79th birthday (who has been making her own wine for a decade), we knew exactly how we were going to celebrate … and unleashed the Hollenkamp Family onto the Belvedere last night. My husband and I arrived first,…


No Excuses to Do Nothing Today, Louisville. Here’s Your KDF Schedule

Louisville, Ky., – This is the schedule for TUESDAY’S Festival activities. Free Health Screenings for Families and Children: KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL HEALTH FAIR PRESENTED BY WELLCARE HEALTH PLANS.  5 PM – 9 PM.  Kentucky Exposition Center, South Wing C. Admission is free with a 2015 Pegasus Pin®.  $8 KEC parking fee.  Promoting healthy lifestyles, there will be free health screenings for families. Sponsor: WellCare Health Plans. Contributing Sponsor:  KentuckyOne Health. Media Sponsor: WAKY 103.5. See the Parade before it marches down Broadway: REPUBLIC BANK KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL PEGASUS PARADE PREVIEW PARTY. Private group tours 10 AM – 1 PM. Open…