March 29, 2024. Louisville, KY.- The Kentucky Derby Festival is headed across the bridge and to Southern Indiana next week for an evening filled with festivities for the entire family! The Caesars Foundation of Floyd County FamFest features indoor and outdoor activities, and is set for Friday, April 5 from 4-8 p.m. at the Floyd County Family YMCA (33 State St. in New Albany).

“We always enjoy celebrating spring with our communities on both sides of the river,” said Matt Gibson, Kentucky Derby Festival President & CEO. “This event is a fun way to kick off April and the Derby Festival season for Festival fans of all ages.”

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

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

Caesars Foundation of Floyd County is the Title Sponsor of FamFest. Contributing Sponsors: Rumpke Waste & Recycling and Upland Brewing Jeffersonville. Official Selfie Station: Ashley. Media Sponsor is 102.3 The Rose.

About Kentucky Derby Festival
2024 marks the 69th year for the Kentucky Derby Festival. The Festival is an independent community organization supported by 4,000 volunteers, more than 400 businesses and civic groups, Pegasus Pin sponsorships and event participation. It entertains more than 1.5 million people every spring and has a local economic impact of more than $127 million. This involvement has made the Festival the largest single attended event in Kentucky and one of the leading community celebrations in the world.

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