April 30, 2016 Louisville, KY. This is the schedule for SATURDAY’S Festival activities.
Quick recall competition:
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL FOUNDATION ACADEMIC CHALLENGE PRESENTED BY SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY. 8 AM – 3 PM. Male High School. A quick recall competition for elementary school students. Produced by Jefferson County Public Schools. A Kentucky Derby Festival Foundation Event. For more information contact Doug Wilham at (502) 485-3702. Sponsor: Sullivan University.
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).
Fitness and Bodybuilding Competition:
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL NPC DERBY CHAMPIONSHIPS. Prejudging 11:30 AM. Finals 7 PM. Kentucky International Convention Center, Grand Ballroom. A fitness, figure, swimwear and bodybuilding competition featuring amateurs and pro athletes from across the country. Pre-judging tickets $15, Finals Tickets $25. For tickets call (502) 387-3808 or www.KentuckyMuscle.com. Media Sponsor: 1450 AM The Sports Buzz.
Community Drum lines at the Kentucky Center:
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL DA’VILLE CLASSIC DRUM LINE SHOWCASE. 2 PM. Whitney Hall, The Kentucky Center. Admission is $10. Tickets available at Kentucky Center Box Office. High school and community drum lines from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana showcase their creativity, musicianship, and pageantry. For tickets call (502) 584-7777. Media Sponsor: B96.5 FM.
Ducks at the Waterfront:
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL KEN-DUCKY DERBY. 4 PM – 8PM. Call to the post 7 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront. Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin®. See the launch of 20,000 ducks into the Ohio River for a chance to race and compete for prizes. Proceeds benefit Harbor House. To adopt a duck, visit www.hhlou.org. For more information go to KDF.org or call (502) 717-0072. Sponsor: Swope Family Dealerships. Media Sponsor: WLKY.
Fitness Party Moved to 4th Street Live!
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL ZUMBA® FITNESS PARTY. 5 PM – 7 PM. 4th Street Live! Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin®. Join the best Zumba instructors in the area, wear comfortable clothes and come burn calories with the fitness craze that is sweeping the nation! For information call (502) 554-4486 or visit www.kyfitnessparty.com. Sponsor: ELeet Stone Countertops. Media Sponsor: 100.5 MYfm. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)
Food tasting for a good cause
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL THESLICE: SPICE, STYLE AND SOUL. 6 PM – 9 PM. The Kentucky Center for African American Heritage. Tickets $65 in advance, $75 day of event. Tickets include 2016 Pegasus Pin. Live entertainment and food tasting. Proceeds benefit charities and assistance programs. For tickets call (502) 584-4602, visit TheSliceofLouisville.org or purchase at Better Days Records at Lyles Mall or JAM BUSTERS at 4906 Poplar level Road. Media Sponsors: B96.5 and WLOU/New Praise 104.7
Saturday night concert:
MAGIC! AT WATERFRONT JAM. 9 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront. Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin®. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.) Media Sponsor: 102.3 The Max.