Pegasus Pin® Party

Saturday. August 27, 2016
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM


The Pegasus Pin Party returns on Saturday August 27, 2016.  Join us at the Kentucky Derby Festival office for this one-of-a-kind event.  From 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the party will feature pin trading, pins for sale at discounted prices, silent auction and much more!

Join the FUN! The Party includes…

-Purchase pins from 1973-2016
-Pin trading
-Raffle for a complete set of 2016 Pins.


Pin Set Raffle



The Pegasus Pin is one of the most recognizable symbols of the Kentucky Derby Festival and to the local community, a sign that spring is just around the corner!  Traditionally used as admission to Festival events, past years pins have become increasingly popular amongst collectors. For 2016 the Festival is raffling a complete set of 2016 event, balloon, corporate and plastic pins.  A total of 101 pins are featured in this set.

A limited quantity of 125 tickets will be sold for this raffle.  They are $20 each and a drawing will be held during the Pegasus Pin Party to determine the winner.

To purchase your raffle ticket, call (502) 572-3827 or stop by the Festival office at 1001 South Third Street.

The Kentucky Derby Festival metal pin program begin in 1989.  Rare items that can be purchased at the Pegasus Pin Party include:

  • 1989 – 2016 metal Pegasus Pin Set
  • 1989 – 2016 metal Pegasus Parade Pin Set
  • 1989 – 2016 metal Great Balloon Race Pin Set
  • 1989 – 2016 metal miniMarathon Pin Set
  • 1992 – 2016 metal Thunder Over Louisville Pin Set
  • 1987 – 2016 “Instant Win” Pegasus Pins (plastic pins)
  • 1987 – 2016 “Exchange” Pegasus Pins (plastic pins)
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