Pegasus Parade grand marshals announced

The grand marshals have been named for this year’s Republic Bank Pegasus Parade.

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The Black Panther, Spiderman, Captain America and the Black Widow will lead the parade down Broadway on May 2.

Attendees are being encouraged to wear their favorite superhero costumes to the parade.

“The parade has been bringing families and the community together for more than 60 years,” KDF President and CEO Mike Berry said. “This year’s parade will be one for the kid in all of us, and we can’t wait to see fans in their favorite superhero costumes.”

The Black Panther
We now know who the grand marshals will be for this year’s Republic Bank Pegasus Parade.

The grand marshals weren’t the only big news coming from the Kentucky Derby Festival this week. Check out the initial list of floats and inflatables expected at this year’s “Pegasus Power” parade:

City of St. Matthews
Grand Lodge of Kentucky
Hwang’s Martial Arts
Kentucky Farm Bureau
Kentucky Proud
Kosair Shriners/Kosair Charities
Louisville Parks & Recreation
Louisville Zoo
Norton Healthcare
Second Chance at Life
The Fillies, Inc.

CareSource “Super Grover”
Central High School “Daniel Tiger”
Horseshoe Southern Indiana “Horseshoe”
LG&E “Louie the Lightning Bug”
Republic Bank “Peggy Bank”
Waystar “Secretariat”

The Pegasus Parade will be broadcast live on WAVE 3 News on May 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices range between $10 and $12 and can be purchased at

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