Caesars Foundation of Floyd County Derby Festival FamFest


The Kentucky Derby Festival heads across the bridge and to Southern Indiana for an evening filled with family-friendly fun at the Caesars Foundation of Floyd County FamFest.

The annual event, featuring indoor and outdoor activities, is set for Friday, April 5 from 4-8 p.m. at the Floyd County Family YMCA (33 State St. in New Albany).

Plus, attendees will receive a custom FamFest event pin (while supplies last) that offers entry to Pin-admission events during the 2024 Derby Festival.

Attendees can meet members of the 2024 Royal Court and get their autographs, as well as enjoy live entertainment. Food trucks will also be onsite, including Fistful of Tacos and Upland Brewing Jeffersonville will be onsite offering on-tap beer.

Returning for the second year at FamFest is Rumpke Waste & Recycling’s Touch-A-Truck, which offers guests the opportunity to learn about and explore various large vehicles, including a Rumpke “Pup Truck” Garbage Truck, WDRB’s Ford Explorer Police Interceptor, dune buggies and more!

Other highlights of FamFest include:

  • Arts & Crafts provided by the American Printing House for the Blind
  • Playground Inflatables
  • Derby City Foam Parties
  • Gamerz Truck Video Game Truck
  • Face Painting
  • Interactive Displays
  • Samtec MakerMobile