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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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LouisvilleKY’s famous track sponsors free opening day for Kroger’s Fest-A-Ville

Louisville, KY. – The Kentucky Derby Festival’s ultimate entertainment venue – Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront – opens on Thursday, April 26. Thanks to Churchill Downs Incorporated Foundation, there will be free admission on opening day. On Thursday ONLY, patrons will not need a Pegasus Pin to enter Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. The venue boasts a full schedule of events again this year which span nine days, including the Waterfront Jam with nearly 30 local and regional bands and 7 national act concerts on two stages; 100 different food and drink vendors; and five full service bars. “The Churchill Downs Incorporated Foundation is excited to sponsor the…


Derby Festival BeerFest On Tap for Wednesday at Louisville’s Fest-A-Ville

LOUISVILLE, KY   – Lift your glass!  The Kentucky Derby Festival BeerFest presented by American Founders Bank returns on Wednesday, April 29.  It will be held on the Overlook at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.  Held from 6- 10 p.m., BeerFest features beer tasting sessions from a variety of regional and craft beers. A complete list of participating breweries is available online at  KDF.org. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the gate, and include the beer tastings, a commemorative sampling mug and a Kentucky Derby Festival BeerFest pin. (21 and over only. Must present ID upon entry.)  Tickets are…


Thompson Square Headlining Waterfront Jam in Louisville KY

Louisville, KY.  You’ve seen them on Leno, Kimmel and Conan, now you can see Thompson Square perform live at the Waterfront Jam Presented by the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign.  The FREE concert is set for Friday, April 24, at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville.  Special guest A Thousand Horses will open the show at 8 p.m. Admission is free with a 2015 Pegasus Pin. Thompson Square has taken the country music industry by storm with a trio of hit singles including “I Got You”, “Glass”, and the No. 1 double-platinum-selling “Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not”. The married musical duo, Keifer…