LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Here is the rundown of Kentucky Derby Festival events happening this week.


  • Don Fightmaster Golf Outing for Expectional Children
  • Pegasus Parade Preview Party - Kentucky Expo Center, South Wing C -This is a chance to get a up close and personal with this Thursday's parade floats and inflatables. It starts at 5 p.m. and runs until 9 p.m.  While the party itself is free there is a $10 parking fee.
  • Winefest - Belvedere -  Winefest host over 66 local Kentucky wineries and 30 from Indiana. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 and Wednesday May 1. Tickets for the event are $50 and include a complimentary wine glass, an event pin and samplings. 
  • Louisville City FC soccer game - Louisville City FC is hosting Memphis 190 FC at Slugger Field. There is a pre-match tailgate from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.. KDF and Lou City will have scarves and Pegasus pins for sale at the game. Game time is at 7 p.m.. For tickets you can go to www.louisvillecityfc.com 
  • Cameo Presented by CareSource at Waterfront Jam - Fest-A-Ville 9:00 p.m.


  • Great Steamboat Race - 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Riverfront
  • Beefest - Overlook at Kroger's Fest-A-Ville - Beer tastings featuring regional craft beers. Tickets $50 and $85
  • Kongos with Special Guest C2 & THe Brothers Reed at Waterfront Jam - Kroger's Fest-A-Ville at 8:00 p.m.


  • Republic Bank Pegasus Parade - 5:00 p.m. West on Broadway from Campbell to 9th Street
  • The Struts with Special Gues Mo Lowda & The Humble at Waterfront Jam - Kroger's Fest-A-Ville at 8:00 p.m.