Tribute to GospelFest with Jason Clayborn Presented by Passport Health Plan

Listen and enjoy – dancing is encouraged!

Jason Clayborn & The Atmosphere Changers perform his Grammy-nominated hit “Better” – in a tribute to the Festival’s GospelFest Presented by Passport Health Plan and to share a special message with the community.

Clayborn and The Atmosphere Changers remotely recorded the song as a way to uplift and inspire, in honor of the spirit of GospelFest presented by Passport. Special thanks to the other singers: :

– Tyler Anderson (St. Stephen Church)

– Brian Bausley (Hardin County St. Stephen Church)

– Colexis Bridgewater (Galatian Baptist Church)

– Niya Brown (Destiny Christian Fellowship)

– Cari Burns (Good Shepard Worship Center)

– Cydney Crutcher (St. Stephen Church)

– Raymond Jeffries (House of Praise)

– Reggie Knox (SSC Indiana)

– Alan Prentice (Cable Baptist Church)

Celebrate with the Festival at Home Collection!

2020 is sure to be a year we’ll never forget. Show your Festival support and add to your Festival at Home experience by adding the Official Festival at Home Package to your collection. Package includes:

  • Two Campfire Coffee Mugs
  • Two 2020 Pint Glasses
  • One 2020 Shot Glass
  • Two Can Koozies
  • One 2020 Metal Pegasus Pin

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Four Roses Cocktail Recipe: The Perfect Pear

Mixologist: Jason Stark

A tantalizingly fruity twist on the iconic Mint Julep that won 2020 Rose Julep Cocktail Competition’s People’s Choice Award at Festival Unveiled.

Ingredients:

  • 2 fl oz Four Roses Small Batch
  • 1 fl oz Spiced Red Anjou Pear Riesling Syrup
  • 1/4 fl oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 dash(es) Bittermens Elemakule Tiki Bitters
  • 1/2 fl oz St. George Spiced Pear Liqueur

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Shake.
Top with 1 oz Ale 8, and stir.
Double strain into a julep cup full of crushed ice.

Royal Court Reads: “Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon” by Patty Lovell

👑 The Derby Festival Princesses are helping us keep your family entertained during the next few weeks!They’ll each be reading their favorite children’s book out loud. This week, Princess Leah will be reading “Stand Tall Mary Lou Melon” by Patty Lovell.

Posted by Kentucky Derby Festival on Monday, April 13, 2020

Derby Festival Princesses Read Ep. 1

Derby Festival Princesses Read Ep. 1: Princess Leah reads “Stand Tall Mary Lou Melon” by Patty Lovell!

Part of the Royal Court Reads series! Each week, one of the Derby Festival Princesses reads a favorite children’s book.

For the Classic Collector

The Kentucky Derby Festival tradition lives on with this special Pegasus Pin Edition three-pin set. Showcased in an acrylic plastic box, the set includes three primary pins from the 2020 Festival:

  • Pegasus Pin
  • Gold Winner Pin
  • Exchange Pin

Derby Burger Classic Recipe: Derby Bourbon Burger

Looking to try something new in the Kitchen? The Kentucky Beef Council has your next dinner covered, with Derby Burger Classic Recipes like this one!

Watch the How-To video and recreate the winning recipe from a past Derby Burger Challenge!

Design Your Own Pegasus Pin!

Use your imagination and the materials you have around the house, to create your own Pegasus Pin design!

Need a little inspiration? Visit PegasusPins.com to see some examples of past Pegasus Pins and find out what the Pegasus Pin Sponsorship Program is all about!

Don’t forget to show off your design on social media by tagging @KYDerbyFestival!

Collect the 2020 Poster Package!

2020 is sure to be a year we’ll never forget. Show your Festival support and add to your Festival at Home experience by adding the Official Poster Package to your collection. Package includes the Official Pegasus Poster, Post Card and Poster Pin.

Four Roses Cocktail Recipe: The Side Eye

Mixologist: Giacomo Ciminello

A blend of fruity tasting notes and a smooth, long finish won this cocktail 2020 Rose Julep Cocktail Competition’s Judges’ Choice Award at Festival Unveiled.

Ingredients:

  • 2 fl oz Four Roses Small Batch
  • 1/2 fl oz Branca Mentha
  • 1/4 fl oz Monin Orgeat Syrup
  • 2 dash(es) Angostura Bitters
  • 1 dash(es) Cacao Spray
  • 1 sprig Mint Leaves
  • 1 Dried Orange Wheel

Pack glass lightly with crushed ice. Add all ingredients to glass.
Stir and/or swizzle.
Pack hard with crushed ice.
Spray with creme de cacao.
Garnish with dried orange wheel and mint sprig.

Pegasus Pin Coloring Page

Use paints, markers, crayons, colored pencils or any other medium you feel to create a Festival masterpiece to share with your friends, family and on social!

Make sure you tag @KYDerbyFestival so we can share your creations.

👑 The Royal Court is helping us keep your family entertained during the next few weeks! Press play to hear the TThe Fillies, Inc.Derby Festival Princesses read a Children's Book outloud. ⁠⁠📗 This week, Princess Hannah Robb will be reading “Cat and the Hat Comes Back” by Dr. Seuss.

Posted by Kentucky Derby Festival on Sunday, April 19, 2020

Derby Festival Princesses Read Ep. 2

Derby Festival Princesses Read Ep. 2: Princess Hannah reads “The Cat and the Hat Comes Back” by Dr. Seuss!

Part of the Royal Court Reads series! Each week, one of the Derby Festival Princesses reads a favorite children’s book.

Here's to you, Bourbon-Lovers!

Appreciated by Dads and Bourbon-Lovers alike! Show your Festival support and add to your Festival at Home experience by adding the Official Bourbonville Package to your 2020 collection.

This Package includes:

  • Supersoft tri-blend t-shirt
  • Rocks Glass
  • Shot Glass
  • Wood-look metal Flask
  • 2020 Kentucky Derby Festival Bourbonville pin

Derby Festival Jacket Coloring Page

Use paints, markers, crayons, colored pencils or any other medium you feel to create a Festival masterpiece to share with your friends, family and on social!

Make sure you tag @KYDerbyFestival so we can share your creations.

Commemorate the Spirit of your Favorite Festival Events!

The official, complete set of Kentucky Derby Festival Event Pins. Along with the metal Pegasus Pin, this set includes pins inspired by several events such as the BB&T Great BalloonFest®, Humana miniMarathon®, Zoeller Pegasus® Parade, Great Steamboat Race, Thunder Over Louisville® and many more – all showcased in a unique display box.

📗 This week, as part of the Derby Festival Princesses Read, Princess Molly Jett will be reading “I Saw Santa in Kentucky” by JD Green. Check out the other Derby Festival Princesses Read at kdf.org/festivalathome!

Posted by Kentucky Derby Festival on Friday, April 24, 2020

Derby Festival Princesses Read Ep. 3

Derby Festival Princesses Read Ep. 3: Princess Molly reads “I Saw Santa in Kentucky” by JD Green!

Part of the Royal Court Reads series! Each week, one of the Derby Festival Princesses reads a favorite children’s book.

Make an Origami Pegasus!

For an interesting activity with your loved ones or roommates, use arts and crafts to make an
origami Pegasus!

(This is an intermediate activity so children may need assistance from an adult.)

Be sure to use a square piece of paper and it’s recommended to use the dimensions
in the video. Once you’re done, share your creation on social media and tag @KyDerbyFestival!

2020 Derby Festival Poster Coloring Page

Use paints, markers, crayons, colored pencils or any other medium you feel to create your own version of the Derby Festival Kentucky Tourism Mural!

Make a Festival masterpiece to share with your friends, family and on social and tag @KYDerbyFestival so we can share your creations.

The Official 2020 Limited Edition Series Pin

This Limited Edition Pegasus Pin Series Pin features Pegasus soaring over the Louisville skyline and is inspired by the Festival’s slogan, “Live it Up.” It’s available in Gold-Plated or Sterling Silver as a pin, pendant (chain not included) or charm. Each piece is individually numbered and limited quantities are available.