Free August Events


There are plenty of FREE August events to enjoy before and after school begins.


It may be August but summer is still in full swing around Louisville. Check out the list below to find some great FREE August events to keep your family smiling.

Open all month

Spraygrounds and Splashpads

Free Cultural Pass events continue until August 8th

Kids Bowl Free

Various Dates in August:

Shakespeare in the Park – Central Park starting at 8pm, August 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th  

August 2

National Night Out – Various times and locations

August 5

Jeffersonville Riverstage – Thunderstruck: AC/DC Tribute, All shows start with an opening band at 7 pm, then the headliner goes on stage at 8:30.

Highview Friday Fest – 6pm, Local music, local food trucks, and community socializing every other Friday, throughout the Summer.

First Friday Hop – Main and Market Streets in Downtown Louisville

Movie in the Park – Encanto at Gateway Park, 7:30pm

August 6  
Kids Day at the New Albany Farmer’s Market – Activities for children of all ages, 8:00am-12:00pm

August 12

KMAC Tiny Art Tales from 10:30am-11:30am

August 12 – 13

170th Annual St. Joe’s Picnic For the Kids – St. Joseph Childern’s Home – Friday 5:00- 11pm and Saturday 12:00pm-12:00am

August 20

Free Fun Day – Join us for a FREE Soccer Shots Fun Day at Middletown United Methodist Church, 12:00-2:00pm

August 26

KMAC Tiny Art Tales from 10:30am-11:30am

August 27

St. Matthews Potato Festival – The entire family can enjoy bushels of fun well into the evening with something for everyone, 12:00-6:00pm

August 31

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday with Joan Osborne, Seratones, and Mark Charles. The free concerts take place on the Big Four Lawn in Louisville’s Waterfront Park. The Big Four Lawn is located next to the Big Four Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge. The shows open at 5 p.m., with music beginning promptly at 6 p.m.

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