4/29/2016 – WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL TODAY

April 29, 2016 Louisville, KY. This is the schedule for FRIDAY’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.  April 21-April 30: 10 AM – 8:30 PM, Closed April 23, May 1: 10 AM – 5 PM, Semi-finals 6 PM.  Seneca Golf Course Driving Range. $1 per shot and free for spectators.  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 Sponsor: Metro Parks & Recreation. Media Sponsors: WLKY TV, 840 WHAS and Insider Louisville.

U.S. Bank Great BalloonFest Day 2:

U.S. BANK KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL GREAT BALLOONFEST SM.  Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin®.  Sponsor: U.S. Bank. Contributing Sponsor:  Publishers Printing Company.

 7 AM Launch.  U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Rush-Hour Race.                      Bowman Field.  Public entrance off Pee Wee Reese Road.  Media Sponsor:  99.7 DJX.

9 PM.  U.S. Bank Kentucky Derby Festival Great Balloon Glow.  Kentucky Exposition Center.  Gates open at 6 PM.  $8 KEC parking fee.  Media Sponsor: Q103.1. Broadcast special by WLKY TV on METV Louisville 32.2.

Wrestling at the Waterfront:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL OHIO VALLEY WRESTLING RUN FOR THE ROPES. 6 PM – 7:30 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront, Great Lawn.  Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin®.  Special meet-and-greet with OVW stars at 5 p.m., followed by six big matches including a special “all-for-1 one-for all” over the top rope Battle Royal.   For more information call (502) 759-7665.  Presented by Ohio Valley Wrestling.  Media Sponsor:  1450 AM The Sports Buzz. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)

 Friday night concert:

EASTON CORBIN WITH SPECIAL GUEST GRANGER SMITH FEAT. EARL DIBBLES JR. AT WATERFRONT JAM. 8 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.  Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin®.  Media Sponsor:  97.5 WAMZ (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, except Sunday 12 PM – 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 2016 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 12 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 2016 Pegasus Pin®.  (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED).

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