April 28, 2015 Louisville, KY. This is the schedule for WEDNESDAY’S Festival activities.
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL BATTLE OF THE BOUNCE. 11 AM – 1 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront, Great Lawn. Admission is free with a 2015 Pegasus Pin® . Obstacle course competition that benefits Christian Care Communities. Sponsor: Louisville Inflatables. Media Sponsors: WDRB-TV and 99.7 DJX. For entry information call (502) 254-4256 or visit www.ChristianCareCommunities.org.
KENTUCKY PROUD KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL WINEFEST. Wine tasting sessions daily 5 PM – 9 PM. Belvedere. Tickets: $40, includes wine tastings, etched souvenir wine glass and WineFest pin. (21 and over only. Must present ID upon entry.) Tickets available by calling (502) 584-FEST or online at www.kdf.org. Sponsor: Kentucky Proud. Contributing Sponsor: Ashley Furniture HomeStore of Louisville. Media Sponsors: Today’s Woman and Lite 106.9.
BeerFest on Tap:
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL BEERFEST PRESENTED BY AMERICAN FOUNDERS BANK. 6 PM – 10 PM. Beer tastings featuring regional craft beers. Overlook at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. Tickets: General Admission $45 in advance; $50 at the gate; $75 for VIP experience starting at 5 PM. Tickets include beer tastings, sampling mug and BeerFest pin. Tickets available by calling (502) 584-FEST or online at www.kdf.org. (21 and over only. Must present ID upon entry.) Sponsor: American Founders Bank. Contributing Sponsors: Blue Moon Brewing Company, Kroger, and Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau. Media Sponsors: 95.7 WQMF and SWIG Louisville.
2015 Great Steamboat Race Tasks. 2 p.m. Crew Competition begins at the 4th Street Wharf.
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL GREAT STEAMBOAT RACE. 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. Tickets on the Belle of Louisville $130 (limited availability). Tickets on the Belle of Cincinnati $60 Cruise Only; $80 Dinner, Four Roses Bourbon Tasting, and Cruise. For tickets call (502) 584-FEST. Free spectator viewing at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville and along the banks of the Ohio River. Contributing Sponsor: Four Roses Bourbon. Media Sponsor: Lite 106.9.
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 beer. Admission is free with a 2015 Pegasus Pin®. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED). Sponsor: Kroger. Contributing Sponsor: Miller Lite.
GENEVIEVE WITH SPECIAL GUEST THE DELOREANS AT WATERFRONT JAM PRESENTED BY THE JOHN R. ELLIOTT HERO CAMPAIGN. 7 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront. Admission is free with a 2015 Pegasus Pin®. Sponsors: John R. Elliott HERO Campaign. Media Sponsor: 91.9 WFPK. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)