2/23/2017 – DERBY FESTIVAL RELEASES WATERFRONT JAM CONCERT LINE-UP

February 23, 2017. Louisville, KY. – The Kentucky Derby Festival’s Waterfront Jam returns on Thursday, April 27, at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. The concert series includes over 30 local and regional bands and 7 national concerts on two stages. Admission to all shows is FREE with a 2017 Pegasus Pin. Kroger sponsors the Waterfront Jam, along with […]

2/22/2017 – YMCA HEALTHY KIDS DAY TO BECOME AN OFFICIAL KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL EVENT, PRESENTED BY HUMANA

LOUISVILLE, KY (February 22, 2017) – The YMCA of Greater Louisville has announced that the longtime, annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day® will become a Kentucky Derby Festival event this year. The free event will take place on Sunday, April 30 from 1-4 pm on the North Great Lawn at Waterfront Park, inside Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. “We […]

2/20/2017 – IU SOUTHEAST, DERBY FESTIVAL FOUNDATION TEAM UP WITH JCPS FOR ROBOTICS TOURNAMENT

February 20, 2017. Louisville, KY. – Get ready to ROBORUMBLE! Indiana University Southeast is partnering with the Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation and Jefferson Country Public Schools to bring a regional STEM robotics competition to the 2017 Kentucky Derby Festival schedule. The Indiana University Southeast RoboRumble Regional Robotic Tournament, set for Saturday, March 4, will allow […]

2/17/2017 – STEALTH AIRCRAFT TO RETURN FOR THUNDER AIR SHOW

February 17, 2017 Louisville, KY.  – 64 days out to this year’s Thunder Over Louisville – the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Opening Ceremonies – and the air show line-up continues to grow. This year’s show, set for Saturday, April 22, will feature the F-35 Lightning II Stealth Fighter in its first-ever Thunder appearance. The F-35 is […]

2/16/2017 – A SIGN OF SPRING – THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF PEGASUS PINS ARRIVES

Thursday, February 16, 2017. Louisville, KY.   – It’s a sure sign of spring!  The first shipment of the Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Pins arrived this morning at Evan Williams Bourbon Experience on Main Street. It’s the first place you can purchase a 2017 Pegasus Pin beginning today. Heaven Hill Distillery has also produced a special […]