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

April 30, 2016 Louisville, KY. This is the schedule for SUNDAY’S Festival activities.

 Cycling Event Takes to the Road:

PNC KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL TOUR de LOU.  Staggered start based on distance: 62.1 Metric Century – 8:30 AM, 35-mile ride – 9 AM, 20-mile ride – 9:15 AM. Cycling event with three distances for beginners to experienced cyclists. Start and finish near Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville at Waterfront Park. Sponsor:  PNC.  Official Safety Sponsor: Baptist Health Plan. Contributing Sponsors:  Baptist Health Sports Medicine, Falls City Beer, Louisville Marriott Downtown, and Scheller’s Fitness & Cycling. Media Sponsors: 102.3 The Max and The Courier-Journal.  Supporting Sponsors:  Louisville Bicycle Club and 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.  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.

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 Riverside-Landing.org.

Gospel Choir Showcase:

PASSPORT HEALTH PLAN KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL GOSPELFEST.  2 PM – 7 PM.    Gospel Choir Showcase. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.  Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin©. Sponsor:  Passport Health Plan. Media Sponsors: B96.5 FM and WLOU/New Praise 104.7. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)

Kids’ Fitness Event Adds Obstacle Course:

KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL miniFUN RUN PRESENTED BY HUMANA. Staggered start based on age: Ages 4-6 – 4 PM, Ages 7-11 – 4:30 PM. Kids’ fitness event on the North Great Lawn at Waterfront Park inside Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. For  ages 4-11.  Entry fees and registration info at www.DerbyFestivalMarathon.com.  Free for spectators. Sponsor:  Humana. Media Sponsors: 102.3 The Max and Today’s Family Magazine.

Christian Contemporary Concert:

MATT MAHER AT CELEBRATION SUNDAY PRESENTED BY WJIE.  5 PM.  Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront.  Christian contemporary concert featuring Matt Maher with John Tibbs and Hannah Kerr. Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin©.  Media Sponsor: 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 2016 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, 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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