May 3, 2016 Louisville, KY. This is the schedule for WEDNESDAY’S Festival activities.
Bounce for a Good Cause:
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL BATTLE OF THE BOUNCE. 11 AM – 1 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront, Great Lawn. Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin®. Obstacle course competition that benefits Christian Care Communities, Kentucky and Indiana Stroke Association and Pitt Academy. Sponsor: Backyard Bounce. Media Sponsors: WDRB-TV and 99.7 DJX. For entry information call (502) 241-1175 or visitwww.eventualities.org.
Swing against Cancer:
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL SPLAT OUT CANCER. 11 AM – 9 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront, Great Lawn. Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin®. Launch paint-filled balloons at a HUGE canvas and make your mark, all for a great cause. Produced by the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. Proceeds benefits cancer research. For information visit SplatOutCancer.com.
Battle of the Belles:
2016 Great Steamboat Race Tasks. 2 p.m. Crew Competition begins at the 4th Street Wharf.
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL GREAT STEAMBOAT RACE. 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM boarding. 5:45 PM departure. Race begins at 6 PM. Awards presentation immediately following at the Chow Wagon in Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. Free spectator viewing at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville and along the banks of the Ohio River. Contributing Sponsor: Four Roses Bourbon. Media Sponsor: 106.9 PLAY.
KENTUCKY PROUD KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL WINEFEST. Wine tasting sessions daily 5 PM – 9 PM. Belvedere. SOLD OUT. (21 and over only. Must present ID upon entry.) Kentucky Proud. Contributing Sponsors: Ashley Furniture HomeStore of Louisville, Commonwealth Credit Union, and Kentucky Beef Council. Media Sponsors: Today’s Woman and 106.9 PLAY.
BeerFest on Tap:
KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL BEERFEST PRESENTED BY AMERICAN FOUNDERS BANK. 6 PM – 10 PM. Beer tastings featuring regional craft beers. Overlook at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville. Tickets: General Admission $45 in advance; $50 at the gate. Tickets include beer tastings, sampling mug and BeerFest pin. Tickets available by calling (502) 584-FEST or online at KDF.org. (21 and over only. Must present ID upon entry.) Sponsor: American Founders Bank. Contributing Sponsors: Kroger, Louisville City FC, Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Samuel Adams. Media Sponsors: 95.7 WQMF and SWIG Louisville.
THE BRIGHT LIGHT SOCIAL HOUR AT WATERFRONT JAM. 8 PM. Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront. Psychedelic rockers The Bright Light Social Hour with special guest Vessel. Admission is free with a 2016 Pegasus Pin®. Media Sponsor: 91.9 WFPK. (FOOD, DRINK AND PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED.)
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).