4/30/19 – WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE DERBY FESTIVAL ON WEDNESDAY

This is the schedule for WEDNESDAY’S Festival activities.

Bounce for a Good Cause:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL BATTLE OF THE BOUNCE. 11 AM – 1 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront, RAM Truck Field (Great Lawn). Obstacle course competition that benefits Christian Care Communities, Kentuckiana Stroke Association and Mattingly Edge. Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin®. Sponsor: Louisville Inflatables. Media Sponsors: WDRB and 107.7 The Eagle. For entry information call (502) 241-1175 or visit www.battleofthebounce.com. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)

The fun 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. 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. 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).

Battle of the Belles on the Ohio:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL GREAT STEAMBOAT RACE PRESENTED BY IBEW LOCAL 369. 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM boarding. 5:45 PM departure. Race begins at 6 PM. Awards presentation immediately following at the Chow Wagon in Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. Free spectator viewing at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville and along the banks of the Ohio River. Sponsor: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 369. Contributing Sponsors: Four Roses, Kentucky Proud and PPL Therapeutic Services, PLLC. Official Bank: Limestone Bank. Media Sponsor: Q103.1.

Great Grapes:

KENTUCKY PROUD KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL WINEFEST. Wine tasting sessions daily 5 PM – 9 PM. Belvedere. Tickets: $10 Designated Driver; $45 General Admission (Limited Availability). (21 and over only. Must present ID upon entry.) Tickets available by calling (502) 584-FEST or online at KDF.org. Sponsor: Kentucky Proud. Contributing Sponsors: Ashley HomeStore of Louisville, Commonwealth Credit Union, Sullivan University, Whole Foods Market and Windows Plus. Media Sponsors: Today’s Woman and 106.9 PLAY.

BeerFest on Tap:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL BEERFEST PRESENTED BY LIBERTY FINANCIAL. 6 PM – 9 PM. Overlook at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. Beer tastings featuring regional craft beers. Tickets: $10 Designated Driver; $50 General Admission in advance; $60 at door until event sells out. Tickets include beer tastings and sampling mug. Tickets available by calling (502) 584-FEST or online at KDF.org. (21 and over only. Must present ID upon entry.) Sponsor: Liberty Financial. Contributing Sponsors: Kroger and Samuel Adams. Media Sponsors: SWIG Louisville and 107.7 The Eagle.

Derby Gala:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL LOUISVILLE URBAN LEAGUE DERBY GALA. Doors open at 5:30 PM. Louisville Marriott Downtown. Tickets: $250. Tickets on sale at www.lul.org/events/derby-gala or (502) 585-4622. Sponsors: Brown-Forman, Bellarmine University and Republic Bank.

Wednesday Concert:

KONGOS WITH SPECIAL GUEST C2 & THE BROTHERS REED AT WATERFRONT JAM. 8 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront, RAM Truck Field (Great Lawn). Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin®. Media Sponsor: 91.9 WFPK. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)

April 23 - April 24