4/30/2016 – WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE DERBY FESTIVAL TODAY

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.

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