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

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

Feast on everything from deep fried peanut butter and jelly to turkey legs and elephant ears.  There’s something for everyone!

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

Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Polish & Italian Sausages, Philly Cheesecake, Funnel Cake, Elephant Ears, Nachos, Cotton Candy, Root Beer Floats, Cinnamon Rolls, Pecan Rolls, Mini Donuts, Biscuits & Gravy, Frozen Tropical Drinks, Sugar Waffles, Corn Dogs, Mozzarella on a Stick, Onion Rings, Fried Pickles, Turkey Legs, Gyros, Chicken on a Stick, Chicken Tenders, French Fries, Greek Salad, Cheese Fries, Pretzels, Onion Blossom, Butterfly Potatoes, Fried Tomatoes, Red Velvet Funnel Cake, Kettle Corn, Pizza, Frozen Yogurt, Italian Ice, Soft Serve Ice Cream, Wood Fired Pizza, Salads, Wild Bills Old Fashioned Soda, Kona Ice, Bratwurst, Deep Fried Peanut Butter & Jelly, Deep Fried Moon Pies, Cheddar Mettwurst, BBQ, Chinese Cuisine,Gourmet Ice Pops, Papa John’s, Texas Roadhouse Mobile Kitchen, and more!

For information on becoming a merchandise vendor, call 502-584-FEST or email:

Rides at the Pegasus Playville include:

Slide Typhoon
Al A Baba
Lil Scrambler
Hampton Car Ride
Charlie Chopper
Ships Ahoy
Ferris Wheel
Merry Go Round
Bungee Jump


Hours for the Pegasus Play-Ville are:

Thursday, April 24             4pm-Close
Friday, April 25                   4pm-Close
Saturday, April 26              11am-Close
Sunday, April 27                 11am-Close
Monday, April 28               11am-Close
Tuesday, April 29               4pm-Close
Wednesday, April 30        4pm-Close
Thursday, May 1                4pm-Close
Friday, May 2                      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.

If first aid available?

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

Is KDF merchandise available?

KDF merchandise is offered in 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 2014 Pegasus Pin is required for entry to the event and those can be purchased outside the front gates. (A Pegasus Pin is not required for entry to the Waterfront Jam concerts.  Only a ticket is required.)

What is Pegasus Play-Ville?

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

The hours for the Pegasus Play-Ville are:

Thursday, April 24       4pm-Close
Friday, April 25             4pm-Close
Saturday, April 26       11am-Close
Sunday, April 27         11am-Close
Monday, April 28         11am-Close
Tuesday, April 29        4pm-Close
Wednesday, April 30   4pm-Close
Thursday, May 1         4pm-Close
Friday, May 2              11am-Close

Is there special pricing for Happy Hour?

Happy Hour is offered weekdays from 4-6pm.  12oz. 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 28 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.

Do you have special programming for the Military?

Military Day is on Saturday, April 26 from 4-7pm.  Military Personnel get free admission with their Military ID.

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.

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