WHAT: Kentucky Derby Festival Photo/Video Opportunity – 2014 Republic Bank Pegasus Parade Position Draw & Grand Marshal Announcement
WHEN: Tuesday, April 8
6:00 p.m. Grand Marshal Announced and Position Drawing
WHERE: Louisville Zoo
Gheens Room at Islands Pavilion (Media enter through Gate 1)
ATTENDING: Mike Berry – KDF President & CEO
David Nett – KDF 2014 Chair
Steve Trager – Chairman & CEO, Republic Bank & Trust Company
Float & Inflatable Sponsors
FLOATS AND INFLATABLES TO DRAW FOR SPOT IN
REPUBLIC BANK PEGASUS PARADE
April 7, 2014. Louisville, KY. – The Kentucky Derby Festival will hold its annual Republic Bank Pegasus Parade Position Draw on Tuesday, April 8, at the Louisville Zoo in the Gheens Room at Islands Pavilion.
The 2014 float and inflatable sponsors will be introduced as they draw for positions in the parade. This year’s Grand Marshal will also be announced.
The 59th annual Republic Bank Pegasus Parade on Thursday, May 1, will be a spectacle of colorful floats, marching bands, giant inflatables, equestrians and celebrities parading down Broadway in downtown Louisville. Nearly 250,000 spectators are expected to line the 1.7-mile route to enjoy the more than 90 units in the two-hour march.
Tickets for the Parade are currently on sale online at www.kdf.org or by calling the Kentucky Derby Festival at (502) 584-FEST. Ticket prices are $10 for bleacher seats; $12 chair seating and $30 review stand seats.
Since 1956, the Derby Festival has worked to bring the community together in celebration. The Festival is an independent community organization supported by 4,000 volunteers, 400 businesses and civic groups, Pegasus Pin sponsorships and event participation. This involvement has made the Festival the largest single attended event in Kentucky and one of the leading community celebrations in the world.