4/25/2014 – WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL SATURDAY

April 25, 2014 Louisville, KY. This is the schedule for FRIDAY’S Festival activities.

U.S. Bank Great BalloonFest Takes Flight :

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

7 AM.  U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Race.  Bowman Field.  Public entrance off Pee Wee Reese Road. Contributing

Sponsor:  Easy Rock 105.1.

11:30 AM  U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great BalloonFest Awards Brunch.  Brown & Williamson Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.  (Awards ceremony for Saturday race and balloon entrants are honored for participation.)

Kids Take a Swing for $1 Million:

STOCK YARDS BANK & TRUST COMPANY KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL $1 MILLION DOLLAR HOLE-IN-ONE GOLF CONTEST SM.  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 26:  Kids’ Day – under 18 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.

Drum Line Showcase:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL DA’VILLE CLASSIC DRUM LINE SHOWCASE.  3 PM. Iroquois Amphitheater.  Admission is $10. High school and community drum lines from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana showcase their creativity, musicianship, and pageantry. For more information call (502) 772-7660.  Contributing Sponsor:  B96.5 FM.

Everclear Rocks Fest-a-Ville Stage:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL SATURDAY CONCERT FEATURING EVERCLEAR. 9 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.  Admission is free with a 2014 Pegasus Pin®.  From 4-7 PM, U.S. military personnel with a valid ID will receive free entry.  (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 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).

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