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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Summer Festivals 2016 in and around Louisville, KY

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Summer festivals are coming and there are tons to choose from all throughout Kentuckiana!


Ongoing throughout Summer:

May 27, June 10, June 24, July 8, July 22, August 12
FridayFest at Highview Park- Food trucks and music! 

June 1- August 7
Kentucky Shakespeare Festival- The 56th season of Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park, times vary depending on day of show. Free.

June 3-5, July 1-3, Aug 5-7
The Flea Off Market check website for times, 1007 E. Jefferson St. Free.


June:

June 3-4 
Portland Festival- 3329 Northwestern Pkwy, check website for times. 

Louisville Greek Festival-Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, Friday 4pm-11pm-Saturday 11am-11pm.

June 3-5
Lego KidsFest- The Kentucky Exposition Center, times vary depending on day, cost $22 per ticket.

June 4
Americana World Fest- Iroquois Amphitheater, 1pm-10pm, free.

June 4-5- Butchertown Art Fair, 800-900 blocks of East Washington St, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm.

June 5
SummerFest- Jeffersontown Veterans Park, 6:30pm-11:00pm, free.

June 4-July 10
Highlands Renaissance Festival-Eminence, KY, starts at 10:00 am each day, tickets $7.00-$8.00. 

June 11
Upper Highlands Festival- Atherton High School front lawn, 11:00am-3:00pm, free.
Mighty Kindness Earth Day Hoot- Waterfront Park- Noon-7pm, free. 
Clifton Music and Art Festival, Frankfort Ave, 1pm-10:30pm, free.

June 11-12
Art on the Parish Green, Historic Downtown New Albany, Sat 10:00am-6:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-5:00pm. 

June 18
Family Farm & Forage Day- Farnsley-Moremen Landing 10:00am-4:00pm, free.
The Crestwood Festival- Crestwood Elementary School, 10am-6pm, free. 

June 18-June 19
Festival of the Arts- The Paddock Shops, 10:00am-5:00pm, free.

June 25-26
Clark Days- Falls of the Ohio, 10:00am-4:00pm, $2.00 per person. 


July:

July 2 
Riverview Independence Festival, Riverview Park, 3:00pm-11:00pm, free.

July 3-4
Crescent Hill 4th of July Festival, Paterson-Dumesnil House, opens at 10am, free.

July 15-17

Forecastle Festival 

July 17
Family Fun Day at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve -  11am -3pm - fundraiser for the nature preserve! Raptor Rehab will be there too!

July 22-24

July 29-31
Fandomefest- The Kentucky Expo Center, cost and times vary, check website. 

Best Boomin’ Festival- Blackacre Historic Homestead- Friday 5:30pm-10:00pm, Saturday 9am-8:30pm, friday admission $10. Get half off with canned good donation to Dare to Care. Saturday admission is $10 (kids are free).    

July 30
Peach Jam - 5K, Pancake Breakfast and free family fun festival at Mulberry Orchard!

July 30-31
Funtopia Kids Festival- Kentucky Expo Center, 10:00am-7:00pm both days. Tickets $10.00-$20.00.


August:

August 5
Splash n Dash 5K run/walk for Kosair Children's Hospital

August 12-12
St. Joseph Childers’s Home Picnic, St. Joseph Children’s Home, Fri 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sat noon-midnight. 

August 18-28
The Kentucky State Fair- Times very, parking $8 per vehicle, adults $8, Child $6, under 5 free. 

August 27
Seven Sense Festival South Preston Street, 12pm, free.


September

September 3-4
Kentucky Bluegrass & Bourbon Festival, The Louisville Water Tower, Time and ticket price TBA, check website for more. 

September 9-10
Middletown’s Family Fun Festival & Craft Show, downtown Middletown, Fri 6:00pm-10pm, Sat 10:00am-9:00pm. 

September 11-18
Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival, downtown Jeffersontown, check website for times, free. 

September 17
National Jug Band Jubilee, Brown-Forman Amphitheater, time TBA, free. 

September 24
NuLu Festival, 600-900 Blocks of E. Market St, 11:00am-11:pm, Fee. 

September 24-25
Louisville Irish Fest, Bellarmine University, Sat 11:00am-9:00pm, Sun 11:30am-6pm, $8.00 for adults, $5 children 6-12, under 6 free.  


More festival dates will be added as we find them! Any additions should be submitted to Brandy@louisvllefamilyfun.net. 

By Guest Contributor: Christine


2 comments:

diaphaneity said...

www.viacolorikentucky.com is also a FREE family friendly festival happening this September!!!

Sathiaja Sarah said...

Hello all,

Holi, the myth festival of Chicago is steeped in tradition and myths abound concerning its origin. Also, inseparably tied with Holi is the culture of lighting bonfires by gathering twigs and dry leaves. To know more details see-festivals in june 2016

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Sathiaja Sarah