LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- Here is a look at the Kentucky Derby Festival events happening on Monday.

"Race for the Cause" is the theme for this year's Great Bed Races.Teams of four build a bed on wheels, decorate it, dress in crazy costumes, and then race! The Kentucky Derby Festival and Thorntons will make a cash donation to the cause or charity represented by the first place winners. Tailgating begins at 4:00. Racing begins at 7 at Broadbent Arena.

Pets are welcome on the waterfront tonight for HappyTail Hour. Guests can listen to music, mingle, and play games with their dogs. It starts at 5:00 at Fest-A-Ville and pets must be on leashes.

And the Chow Wagon Flag Football showdown is tonight on the Waterfront. Every team is guaranteed to play two games. Games are from 5:30 until 11.

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