Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville/Chow Wagon Concerts & Events
11am - 11pm Daily
Noon - 10pm Sunday
General Information: 502.584.6383
Toll Free: (800) 928.FEST
Derby Festival Hotline at 502.584.FEST
(Food, drink and pets are NOT permitted)
Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville entry is a 2018 Pegasus Pin!
ULTIMATE ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE featuring the Waterfront Jam Concert Series with national talent, family fun, food, kids’ inflatable playground, midway rides and more. Happy Hour Weekdays 4-6 PM, $2 Beers.
Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront returns for its twelfth year in 2018. Sponsored by Kroger, the party starts on the Great Lawn on Thursday, April 26 and runs through Derby Eve, Friday May 4. It promises to have something for everyone- and admission is free with a 2018 Pegasus Pin.
The 900,000-square-foot venue will host several Festival events including the U.S. Bank Great Balloon Glimmer, Battle of the Bounce, Chow Wagon, Fitness Jam, Ohio Valley Wrestling Run for the Ropes, Passport GospelFest, V Foundation Celebrity Bocce Tournament, HappyTail Hour, Ken-Ducky Derby, YMCA Healthy Kids Day Presented by Humana (featuring the miniFun Run), BeerFest Presented by American Founders Bank, Neigh-Maste on the Waterfront and the awards presentation for the Great Steamboat Race, among others.
Fest-a-Ville also offers a wide variety of activities for children, featuring a expanded midway-area and attractions at Pegasus Play-Ville including merry-go-round, ships away, a giant slide and much more. Helicopter rides return this year for $40 (April 26 – May 4).
From the opening day ribbon-cutting to Derby Eve, Fest-a-Ville will be the downtown destination at Kentucky Derby Festival time.