4/23/2014 – WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL THURSDAY

April 23, 2014 Louisville, KY. This is the schedule for THURSDAY’S Festival activities.

Take a Swing for $1 Million:

STOCK YARDS BANK & TRUST COMPANY KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL $1 MILLION DOLLAR HOLE-IN-ONE GOLF CONTEST SM.  Thru-April 26: 10 AM – 8:30 PM, April 27: 10 AM – 5 PM, Semi-finals 6 PM.  Seneca Golf Course Driving Range. $1 per shot and free for spectators.  April 23:  Ladies Day – Ladies get 2 shots for $1.  April 26:  Kids’ Day – under 18 get 2 shots for $1. 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 & Trust Company.  Contributing Sponsors: Kentuckiana Golf Course Superintendents, WLKY TV, and 84WHAS.

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

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.   NOON. Entrance to Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront. 

KROGER’S FEST-A-VILLE ON THE WATERFRONT. Open Daily 11 AM – 11 PM. Waterfront Park.  ULTIMATE ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE featuring concerts with national talent, family fun, food, kids’ inflatable playground, midway rides and more. Happy Hour Weekdays 4-6 PM, $2 Beers.  Admission is free with a 2014 Pegasus Pin®.  (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED).  Sponsor:  Kroger.  Contributing Sponsor:  Miller Lite.

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL CHOW WAGON® Open Daily 11 AM – 11 PM, except Sunday 1 PM – 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.  Admission is free with a 2014 Pegasus Pin®.  (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED). 

U.S. Bank Great BalloonFest Lifts Off:

U.S. BANK KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL GREAT BALLOONFEST SM.  Admission is free with a 2014 Pegasus Pin® .  Sponsor: U.S. Bank.

6 PM.  U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Crew Challenge.  Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.

8:30 PM.  U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glimmer.  Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.  Contributing Sponsor: Lite 106.9.

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