LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Keith Kaiser gets a sneak peak at this year's Thunder Preview Party.
The 2014 McDonald's Thunder Funder Preview Party returns this year happening at Bowman Field Tonight, April 3rd from 5:00 to 8:00.
The event features a McDonald's playground area, elements of the Thunder Air Show, planes on display, interactive photo booth with different Thunder backdrops, helicopter rides for $40 and much more.
Admission is free with a 2014 Pegasus Pin or 2014 McDonald's Thunder Funder cup.
Thunder Over Louisville - the Derby Festival's Opening Ceremonies - is one of nearly 70 events produced by the Kentucky Derby Festival in the spring.
The 2014 Thunder Over Louisville, themed "Throwback Thunder," is set for Saturday, April 12th, and will be the 25th annual production.
This year's McDonald's Thunder Funder program helps raise funds for the 2014 Thunder Over Louisville Air and Fireworks show.
McDonald's Restaurants of Kentuckiana is the title sponsor of the program for the ninth consecutive year.
From April 1 to April 29, 98 area McDonald's restaurants will donate a portion of their large drink sales revenue to help support Thunder.
CLICK HERE to get connected to the Thunder Funder campaign.
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