Kentucky Derby Festival to host parade position draw - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Kentucky Derby Festival to host parade position draw

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - The Kentucky Derby Festival will hold its annual Republic Bank Pegasus Parade Position Draw on Tuesday, April 8, according to a press release.

The event will take place at the Louisville Zoo in the Gheens Room at Islands Pavilion.

The 2014 float and inflatable sponsors will be introduced as they draw for positions in the parade. This year's Grand Marshal will also be announced.

The 59th Annual Republic Bank Pegasus Parade is set for Thursday, May 1. Colorful floats, marching bands, giant inflatables, equestrians and celebrities will be parading down Broadway in downtown Louisville.

Nearly 250,000 spectators are expected to line the 1.7-mile route to enjoy the more than 90 features in the two-hour march.

Tickets for the Parade are currently on sale online at www.kdf.org or by calling the Kentucky Derby Festival at (502) 584-FEST. Ticket prices are $10 for bleacher seats, $12 for chair seating, and $30 for review stand seats.

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