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Derby Festival, Kentucky Lottery Team Up For ‘Festival Fanatic’ Promotion

Posted at 10:33 AM, Feb 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-06 10:35:41-05

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Kentucky Derby Festival and the Kentucky Lottery are teaming up for a special promotion.

According to a press release, the two organizations want to give one lucky winner the experience of a lifetime as the “Festival Fanatic”. The winner will receive a prize package that includes unique festival experiences and $500 worth of spending money.

The prize package contains the following:

  • Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville concert meet-and-greet on one day of choice (April 25 – May 3) and food vouchers for four (4).
  • Four (4) Derby Festival Fuel Up Feast tickets and VIP viewing for the Great Balloon Glow on Friday, April 26th and Balloon Fest.
  • Four (4) Derby Festival WineFest tickets, four (4) wine glasses, and four (4) WineFest event pins on day of choice (Tuesday, April 30th or Wednesday, May 1st) at the Belvedere and an opportunity to meet the wine maker. Participants must be at least 21 years of age to participate.
  • Four (4) Derby Festival Great Steamboat Race tickets on the Belle of Louisville, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
  • Four (4) Derby Festival Celebrity Day at the Downs tickets on Thursday, May 2, 2019 and opportunity to sit near the Celebrities on Millionaires Row at Churchill Downs.
  • One person will ride in the Pegasus Parade as a VIP, while three (3) guests have viewing access from the Review Stand on Thursday, May 2, 2019.
  • Four (4) Thunder VIP Rooftop Party tickets.
  • A hot air balloon ride for one (1) on a date mutually acceptable to the Festival Fanatic and the operator during the Derby Festival events (dates during BalloonFest events are excluded). The Festival Fanatic may designate a person other than himself/herself to take the balloon ride; however, the participant must be at least seven (7) years of age to participate.

The promotion runs from Monday, Feb. 4 and Saturday, March 16.

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