One event on April 28, 2023 at 11:00 am
One event on April 29, 2023 at 11:00 am
One event on April 30, 2023 at 12:00 pm
One event on May 1, 2023 at 11:00 am
One event on May 2, 2023 at 11:00 am
One event on May 3, 2023 at 11:00 am
One event on May 4, 2023 at 11:00 am
One event on May 5, 2023 at 11:00 am
April 27 – May 5, 2023
11:00 AM – 11:00 PM: Daily Hours
12:00 PM – 10:00 PM: Sunday Hours
(Food, drink and pets are NOT permitted)
One of the Derby Festival’s signature events, Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville, will take over Waterfront Park for nine straight days this spring featuring an action-packed line-up of concerts, festive food, family-friendly fun, midway rides and more. A car show and silent disco are new additions to the Derby Festival’s ultimate entertainment experience for 2023. It’s open daily from Thursday, April 27 through Friday, May 5. Hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and noon to 10 p.m., Sunday.
Highlights of this year’s concert line-up are performances by local, regional and national acts, including Kentucky singer/songwriter Elvie Shane, known for his hit single, “My Boy,” and who will be in the spotlight Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m. His debut album, “Backslider,” has landed on “Best Of” lists including Billboard, Rolling Stone and Nashville Scene, and he has opened for country music superstars, including Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean, Toby Keith, Brothers Osborne, Brooks & Dunn and Lady A. Shane will be joined by special guest Abby Hamilton. Media Sponsor: 97.5 WAMZ.
Midnight Star, a soul, disco and R&B group who had its beginnings on the campus of Kentucky State University before catapulting to national stardom with their 1980’s hit, “No Parking on the Dance Floor,” will take the Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville stage on Tuesday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. with special guest DJ Mixx. Media Sponsor: B96.5 FM and MAGIC 101.3.
Louisville native and R&B singer Marzz, who has opened for Jack Harlow, will perform on Monday, May 1 at 7:30 p.m. with special guest Quinnette.
Other performers spanning a variety of genres will also take the stage:
Other can’t miss experiences at Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville include:
Admission to Fest-a-Ville is free with a 2023 Pegasus Pin. Pegasus Pins are $7 in advance at local retail outlets and $10 at the entrance to events. (Food, drink and pets are not permitted). Sponsored by Kroger. Contributing Sponsor: Commonwealth Credit Union. Official Craft Beer: TEN20 Craft Brewery. Official Seltzer: High Noon. Music Stage Sponsor: Miller Lite. Pegasus PlayVille Sponsor: Norton Children’s. For more information, visit: https://discover.kdf.org/krogers-fest-a-ville/
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