Kroger's Fest-a-Ville℠ on the Waterfront

Thursday, April 23, 2015 – Friday, May 1, 2015
11:00 AM – 11:00 PM: Daily Hours
12:00 PM – 11:00 PM: Sunday Hours

(Food, drink and pets are NOT permitted)


Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville entry is a 2015 Pegasus Pin!


Thursday, April 23rd
Kentucky Salsa Allstars

Friday, April 24th
Thompson Square with special guest A Thousand Horses

Saturday, April 25th
Blues Traveler

Sunday, April 26th
Unspoken with special guest Jonny Diaz & JJ Weeks Band

Monday, April 27th
A Lion Named Roar with special guest Lazy Sunday

Tuesday, April 28th
Rose Royce and Midnight Star

Wednesday, April 29th
Genevieve with special guest The Deloreans

Thursday, April 30th
Vance Joy with special guest MisterWives

Friday, May 1

Thursday, April 23rd
11:30 AM – The Tarnations
4:00 PM – Replay
8:00 PM – Shane Dawson Band

Friday, April 24th
11:30 AM – Potluck Ramblers
4:00 PM – Kudmani
8:00 PM – Jefferson Tarc Bus

Saturday, April 25th
11:30 AM – Eric & Christy
4:00 PM – Judge Angus
8:00 PM – JD Shelburne

Sunday, April 26th
2:00 PM – Passport Health Plan GospelFest

Monday, April 27th
11:30 AM – Joe DeBow Band
4:00 PM – Positive Mental Attitude
8:00 PM – Sylvia Walters & Groove City

Tuesday, April 28th
11:30 AM – Whiskey Bent Valley Boys
4:00 PM – Rear View Mirror
8:00 PM – Radiotronic

Wednesday, April 29th
11:30 AM – Joe DeBow Band
4:00 PM – The Rumors
8:00 PM – Velcro Pygmies

Thursday, April 30th
11:30 AM – The Bluesbenders
4:00 PM – The War Hippies
8:00 PM – Soul Circus

Friday, May 1
11:30 AM – CMN
4:00 PM – Most Wanted
8:00 PM – Cover Me Badd

Feast on everything from cookie dough to turkey legs and elephant ears.  There’s something for everyone!

Here’s a sampling of some of the food booth fare offered:

Beef O’Flattery
Biscuits & Gravy
Candy Apples
Caramel Apples
Caramel Corn
Cheese Burgers
Cheese Fries
Cheese Steak
Chicken Caesar Wrap
Chicken on a Stick
Chicken Tenders
Chocolate Dipped Cookie Dough
Cinnamon Rolls
Cookie Dough on a stick
Corn Beef
Corn Dog
Cotton Candy
Curly Fries
Deep Fried Cookie Dough
Elephant Ears
French Dip
French Fries
Fried Mushrooms
Fried Pickles
Fried Pork Chop
Frozen Tropical Drinks
Funnel Cake
Greek Salad
Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae
Hot Dogs
Ice Cream Cone
Irish Dublin
Mexican Cuisine
Mini Donuts
Mozzarella Sticks
Onion Blossom
Pecan Rolls
Philly Cheese Steak
Polish & Italian Sausages
Root Beer Floats
Shrimp on a stick
Sno Kones
Sweet Tea
Turkey Legs
Veggie Platter
Wild Bills Old Fashioned Soda
Wood Fired Pizza

For information on becoming a food vendor, call Concessions by Cox at (614) 297-0735 or email:

Rides at the Pegasus Playville include:

-Ali Baba
-Lil Scrambler
-Hampton Car Ride
-Truck Ride
-Charlie Chopper
-Ships Ahoy
-Ferris Wheel
-Merry Go Round


Hours for the Pegasus Play-Ville are:

Thursday, April 23 / 4pm – Close
Friday, April 24 / 4pm – Close
Saturday, April 25 / 11am – Close
Sunday, April 26 / 12pm – Close
Monday, April 27 / 4pm – Close
Tuesday, April 28 / 4pm – Close
Wednesday, April 29 / 4pm – Close
Thursday, April 30 / 4pm – Close
Friday, May 1 / 11am – Close

How do I purchase food and drinks?

Food and drink tickets are required for food and beverage.  These tickets may be purchased at designated ticket booths.  Cash or credit card is accepted at ticket booths.

Are ATMs available?

We offer ATMs on the venue in multiple locations. Ticket booths will accept cash or credit cards.

Are phone charging stations available?

Phone charging stations are available.  They are located near the ATM’s.

Does Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville offer recycling?

Recycling is important to KDF.  Recycling receptacles are scattered throughout the venue.  You will find them next to the garbage cans.  The receptacles accept plastic bottles, cans and cups only.

Is first aid available?

First Aid stations are located in multiple locations on the venue.

Is KDF merchandise available?

KDF merchandise is offered in a tent near the main entrance of the great lawn area.

What about Pegasus Pins?

KDF Pegasus Pins, old and new, are available for sale in the Pin Trailer near the front gate of the Chow Wagon.  Also, a 2015 Pegasus Pin is required for entry to the event and those can be purchased outside the front gates.

What is Pegasus Play-Ville?

Pegasus Play-Ville is a midway area.  For midway, a separate ticket is required.  Those special tickets can be purchased at the large ticket booth in the Pegasus Play-Vile area.

Is there special pricing for Happy Hour?

Happy Hour is offered weekdays from 4-6pm.  Beers are available for only $2.00 each.

Do you offer other alcoholic beverages in addition to beer?

We offer beer, but also offer wine, bourbon and a great variety of spirits for sale on the venue.  Check out our bars for specifics.

What is the policy on pets?

Pets are not permitted on the venue.  An exception is made during HappyTail Hour on Monday, April 27 from 5-9pm.  Dog owners are encouraged to bring their pet/s and mingle with other dog lovers during this special programming.

Do you have any other restrictions or policies for the venue?

Food, drink, coolers, cans, bottles, bikes, blades and skateboards are not permitted in the venue.  All personal bags are subject to search.

Where can I park for the event?

In Downtown Louisville, there are more than 52,000 public parking, off-street spaces within a 10-block walk to the River.  For more information on garage and lot locations visit one of these websites at: or or contact the Parking Authority of River City (PARC) at (502) 587-PARK.

Will rain or weather cancel the event?

Very rarely, we will close or postpone the event due to weather.  We will notify our media outlets if we do so.

Do you offer special programming for military?

Yes, military day is featured on Friday, May 1. All military personnel will get FREE admission to the venue between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm.