This is the schedule for THURSDAY’S Festival activities.
Stars at Churchill Downs:
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL CELEBRITY DAY AT THE DOWNS PRESENTED BY KENTUCKIANA HONDA DEALERS. 11:30 AM. Churchill Downs, Sixth Floor. SOLD OUT. Sponsor: Kentuckiana Honda Dealers. Contributing Sponsors: Commonwealth Bank & Trust and Macy’s. Media Sponsors: The Voice-Tribune and 106.9 PLAY.
****ALL MEDIA REQUIRE DERBY FESTIVAL PRESS PASS AND CHURCHILL CREDENTIALS TO COVER THIS EVENT.****
Pegasus Power Parade:
REPUBLIC BANK KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL PEGASUS® PARADE. 5 PM. West on Broadway from Campbell to 9th Street. This annual parade features colorful floats, marching bands, giant inflatables and equestrians. Themed “Pegasus Power” for 2019, guests are invited to wear their favorite superhero costumes. Bleacher tickets $10 and chair seating $12. Tickets available at KDF.org or call (502) 584-FEST. Sponsor: Republic Bank. Contributing Sponsor: KentuckyOne Health Louisville Region. Official Hotel: The Galt House. Broadcast live on WAVE 3 NEWS.
The fun continues at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville and the Chow Wagon:
KROGER’S FEST-A-VILLE ON THE WATERFRONTSM. Open Daily 11 AM – 11 PM. Waterfront Park. ULTIMATE ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE featuring concerts with national talent, family fun, food, kids’ inflatable playground, midway rides, the Budweiser Beer Garden, and more at RAM Truck Field. Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin®. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED). Sponsor: Kroger. Media Sponsor: The Courier-Journal.
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL CHOW WAGON® Open Daily 11 AM – 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. Happy Hour Weekdays 4-6 PM, $2 beer. Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin®. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED).
THE STRUTS WITH SPECIAL GUEST MO LOWDA & THE HUMBLE AT WATERFRONT JAM. 8 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront, RAM Truck Field (Great Lawn). Admission is free with a 2019 Pegasus Pin®. VIP Viewing Presented by Mr. Roof Louisville, Tickets $25, online at KDF.org. Media Sponsor: ALT 105.1. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)