4/26/2014 – WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL SUNDAY

April 26, 2014 Louisville, KY. This is the schedule for SUNDAY’S Festival activities.

New Cycling Event Takes to the Road: (Coverage Note:  Mayor Fischer will ride a portion of the course.)

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL TOUR de LOU.  Staggered start based on distance: 35-mile ride – 8:30 AM, 20-mile ride – 8:40 AM, 4-mile ride – 10:30 AM.  Cycling event for all ages and levels of experience, with start and finish near Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville at Waterfront Park.  4-mile course for families, 20-mile ride for intermediate riders and 35-mile ride for experienced cyclists. Entry fees and registration info at  www.kdf.org.  Contributing Sponsors:  Baptist Health Sports Medicine, Courier-Journal Media, Scheller’s Fitness & Cycling and 102.3 The Max.  Supporting Sponsors:  Louisville Bicycle Club and Louisville Water Company.

 Kids’ Fitness Run: 

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL miniFUN RUN PRESENTED BY HUMANAVITALITY AND SUBWAY® RESTAURANTS.  1 PM.  Kids’ fitness run in Waterfront Park with finish near Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville at Preston & Witherspoon Streets.  Second annual miniFun Run promoting healthy lifestyles and families.  For ages 3-14.  Entry fees and registration info at www.DerbyFestivalMarathon.com.  Free for spectators. Sponsors:  HumanaVitality and Subway Restaurants. Contributing Sponsors:  Fleet Feet Sports Louisville, Kid’s DentisTree, Today’s Family Magazine and Easy Rock 105.1.  Supporting Sponsor:  Louisville Water Company.

Final Day to Take a Swing for $1 Million:

STOCK YARDS BANK & TRUST COMPANY KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL $1 MILLION DOLLAR HOLE-IN-ONE GOLF CONTEST SM.  April 27: 10 AM – 5 PM, Semi-finals 6 PM.  Seneca Golf Course Driving Range. $1 per shot and free for spectators. 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.

Brunch on the River:

MAYOR’S DERBY BRUNCH ON THE RIVER.  11 AM-1:30 PM.  Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing.  A festive brunch featuring a traditional Kentucky breakfast, live riverboat jazz, and tours of the property including the Moremen Family Chapel.  Tickets $65 or $500 for Table of 8.  For tickets or information call (502) 935-6809 or www.riverside-landing.org.

Gospel Choir Showcase:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL GOSPELFEST PRESENTED BY PASSPORT HEALTH PLAN.  2 PM – 10 PM.    Gospel Choir Showcase featuring Joe Leavell with 1Purpose, Jason Clayborn & The T.E.A.M. and 2014 GospelFest Super Choir. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.  Admission is free with a 2014 Pegasus Pin©. Sponsor:  Passport Health Plan.  Contributing Sponsors: B96.5 FM and WLOU/ New Praise 104.7. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)

Christian Contemporary Concert: 

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL CELEBRATION SUNDAY WITH 88.5 WJIE FEATURING AUDIO ADRENALINE.  4 PM.  Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.  Christian contemporary concert featuring Audio Adrenaline with special guests Kutless, Finding Favour, Shine Bright Baby, and Carrollton.  Admission is free with a 2014 Pegasus Pin©.  Sponsor:  88.5 WJIE.  (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)

Orchestra at Iroquois:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL LOUISVILLE YOUTH ORCHESTRA CONCERT.  4 PM.  Iroquois Amphitheatre.  Admission is free with a 2014 Pegasus Pin®.  A concert featuring ten Louisville Youth Orchestra ensembles.  For more information call (502) 896-1851 or visit www.lyo.org.

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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