4/26/19 – WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL TODAY

April 26, 2019. Louisville, KY. This is the schedule for FRIDAY’S Derby Festival activities.

Take a Swing for $1 Million:

STOCK YARDS BANK KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL $1 MILLION DOLLAR HOLE-IN-ONE GOLF CONTEST SM.
NOW – April 27: 10 AM – 8:30 PM, April 28: 10 AM – 5 PM, Semi-finals 6 PM. Seneca Golf Course Driving Range. $1 per shot and free for spectators. Senior Special Weekdays 10 AM – 2 PM, 62 and up get 2 shots for $1. Grand Prize: $1 million. First Prize (if no Hole-in-One): $5,000. Sponsor: Stock Yards Bank. Contributing Sponsor: Louisville Parks & Recreation. Media Sponsors: WLKY TV, 840 WHAS and Insider Louisville.

U.S. Bank Great BalloonFest Day 2:

BB&T KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL GREAT BALLOONFEST SM. Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin®. Sponsor: BB&T. Contributing Sponsor: Amazon. Charity Partner: Kosair Charities.

9 PM. BB&T Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow. Kentucky Exposition Center. Gates open at 6 PM. $10 KEC parking fee. Media Sponsor: 106.9 PLAY. Broadcast special by WLKY TV on MeTV Louisville 32.2.

Waterfront Relaxation:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL NEIGH-MASTE ON THE WATERFRONT. 12 PM – 1 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront, RAM Truck Field (Great Lawn). Relax and recharge at this yoga event at the Waterfront. Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin®. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)

Wrestling on the Great Lawn:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL OHIO VALLEY WRESTLING RUN FOR THE ROPES. 6 PM – 7:30 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront, RAM Truck Field (Great Lawn). Special meet-and-greet with OVW stars at 5 p.m., followed by six big matches including a special “Every Man for Himself Free-for-All” over the top rope Battle Royal. Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin®. For more information call (502) 759-7665. Presented by Ohio Valley Wrestling. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)

Friday night concert:

BELTERRA CASINO RESORT CONCERT FEATURING CHRIS LANE WITH SPECIAL GUEST CHRIS BANDI. 8 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront. Waterfront Jam Concert at RAM Truck Field (Great Lawn), featuring a salute to Veterans and Active Duty Military. Free admission for Veterans and Active Military all day. General Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin®. VIP Viewing Presented by Mr. Roof Louisville, Tickets $25, online at KDF.org. Sponsor: Belterra Casino Resort. Contributing Sponsor: Budweiser. Media Sponsor: 97.5 WAMZ. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)

The party continues at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville and the Chow Wagon:

KROGER’S FEST-A-VILLE ON THE WATERFRONTSM. Open Daily 11 AM – 11 PM, except Sunday 12 PM – 10 PM. Waterfront Park. ULTIMATE ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE featuring concerts with national talent, family fun, food, kids’ inflatable playground, midway rides, the Budweiser Beer Garden, and more at RAM Truck Field. Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin®. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED). Sponsor: Kroger. Media Sponsor: The Courier-Journal.

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL CHOW WAGON® Open Daily 11 AM – 11 PM, except Sunday 12 PM – 10 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront. Outdoor food & live music venue. Sponsors: Kroger and Miller Lite. Featuring the Miller Lite Music Stage. Happy Hour Weekdays 4-6 PM, $2 beer. Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin®. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED).

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