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Are you looking for events in Louisville? Here are a ton of family fun Louisville events. Things to do today!

Louisville Events Calendar

When we do have events to share with you, you will find our calendar page so useful.

We will update this page with a list of upcoming events as we find them that are planned for when things open up more and more.

 

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Here are some events we have found for family fun. We choose to feature events that are outdoors or primarily outdoors so that families can maintain social distance. 

 

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August

 

St. Joe’s Picnic For The Kids – August 12-13, August 12th 5-10 pm; August 13th noon-midnight.
St. Joseph Children’s Home Front Lawn – 2823 Frankfort Avenue. This year marks the 173rd St. Joe’s Picnic For the Kids! Let’s get together to support the mission of giving children a home. Join us for games, food, drinks, and live music. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind event for a great cause. We can’t wait to see you there!

Pokémon GO Community Day in Louisville – August 13, 11 am-2 pm, Waterfront Park. Thousands of players will be in town along with Niantic representatives for three hours of catching Pokémon and an opportunity to score free merch.

Tour of Remodeled Homes 2022 – August 13-14, 12 pm – 6 pm, Scattered Throughout Louisville. Participants will be able to go inside 10 beautifully completed remodeled homes, meet the remodelers, view the before photos, and get design ideas for their own projects. Tour homes are scattered throughout Louisville and represent a variety of price points and styles. This is a ticketed event. 

SJS Management, LLC Health, Wealth, & Wellness Fair – August 20, 2022, 11:30am-2:30pm, Launch Louisville, 816 East Broadway Louisville, KY 40204. Eat some great food from local restaurants, talk to a healthcare professional, get advice from a financial advisor, and do some yoga! 

St. Matthews Potato Festival – August 27th, 12:00 pm-6:00 pm, St. Matthews Community Park from. A fresh slice of history returns to St. Matthews when the St. Matthews Potato Festival returns for the first time since 1952. This reimagined festival will be produced by The Chamber of St. Matthews for The City of St. Matthews. Bringing good old-fashioned fun and plenty of nostalgia to the area this one-day event promises to be a-peel-ing to our area residents!

September 

KY Flea Market Labor Day Spectacular 2022 – September 2-5, Sept 2 10am-6pm, Sept 3 10am-6pm, Sept 4 11am-5pm, Sept 5 10am-5pm,

KY Expo Center.  One of the area’s finest Flea Markets featuring dealers from across the region selling antiques, collectibles, jewelry, clothes, surplus, and more. Free admission. Friday, Sept 2 10am-6pm, Sat Sept 3 10am-6pm, Sun Sept 4 11am-5pm, Mon Sept 5 10am-5pm.

Norton Cancer Institute Celebration of Courage – September 9, 4 pm-7:30 pm, 4915 Norton Healthcare Boulevard, Louisville, KY 40241. Food ● Live music from Most Wanted ● Family-friendly games and activities. Norton Cancer Institute and Norton Children’s Cancer Institute are proud to host our seventh annual Celebration of Courage honoring survivors, families, caregivers, those who have lost their lives to cancer and Bike to Beat Cancer participants. Together, we’re making a difference in cancer care for our community. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is recommended. Call 502-629-1234, option 4. 


Girls in Aviation Day – September 10th, 12-4 pm, 2815 Taylorsville Rd – Old Terminal Building at Bowman Field. Free event for girls 8-17. Connect with other girls and professional aviators. Explore the airplanes on static display and over 30 aviation booths. Get your picture taken at our popular pilot dress-up selfie station. Two scholarships awarded, must apply through www.waibluegrasschapter.org by August 22nd. 


Trimble County Apple Festival – September 10 and 11. The festival starts at 6 pm on September 10 and noon on the 11th. Courthouse Square, Bedford, KY. Come Kickoff the fall season with our 31st annual Trimble County Apple Festival! Visit our unique arts and crafts, quilt display, live music, pageants for all ages, an apple pie baking contest, kid activities, many food booths, and much, much more! We strive to make this a FUN event for the whole family! You don’t want to miss out!!!! Many of the patrons who return year after year say this is one of the highest quality festivals they attend. We are located just 35 miles NE of Louisville off I-71 Exit 34. Visit our website www.trimbleapplefest.org and like us on Facebook. 


HOCUS POCUS (1993) – September 23, 7 pm, Kentucky Science Center. Get nostalgic and experience the 1993 Hocus Pocus movie on the 4-story screen Friday, September 23 at 7PM. $5/ticket.

Vince Klein “Run Like a Superhero” Memorial 5k – September 24, 9 am-12 pm, New Alban Amphitheater. Open Door Youth Services is hosting our sixth annual Vince Klein 5k run this year in New Albany, Indiana. We invite families and kids to dress up as their favorite superheroes and run for a cause. Race fees are $25-$35. 
 

October

Disney Junior Live on Tour: Costume Palooza – October 4, 6 pm, Louisville Palace Theater. This show brings beloved Disney Junior characters and favorite Marvel Super Heroes live on stage for a jam-packed, concert-style show with singing, dancing, acrobatics, and more. It will feature favorite songs from the hit Disney Junior series, as well as new original music. Mickey, Minnie, and their pals are getting ready to throw a huge costume party but mysterious green weather keeps interrupting the fun. Can Spidey and his Amazing Friends help save the Costume Palooza? Come join the party! Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza debuts on September 2 and will visit 80 North American cities. Come see Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Doc McStuffins, Alice, the Puppy Dog Pals, and Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends LIVE on stage! Tickets are $22. 

 

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party – October 8, 12:30 PM and 7:30 PM, October 9, 2:30 PM,  KFC Yum! Center. The first-ever Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party brings audiences the only opportunity to see real-life versions of the famous Hot Wheels monster truck toys in the DARK! Mega Wrex™, Tiger Shark™, Boneshaker™, Bigfoot® and more, plus the all-new Gunkster™, will light up the floor in outrageous monster trucks competitions and battles. Event performances will also feature a dazzling dance party, spectacular laser light shows and Hot Wheels toy giveaways. $48, $43, $37, $31- Tickets in select sections for kids 12 and under are $23, $15 or $13.* *Crash Zone tickets are just $7.50 each and must be purchased separately. 

 
Kentucky Bat Festival – October 22, 4:00-7:00 pm, Sawyer Hayes Community Center at EP Tom Sawyer State Park. Join Second Chances Wildlife Center at Sawyer Hayes Community Center in EP Tom Sawyer Park, as we celebrate and raise funds to continue our efforts to rescue, rehabilitate, and educate the public about bats! Live bats, chart-topping bluegrass band Gary Brewer & the Kentucky Ramblers, silent auction, educational bat presentation, breweries, barbeque, and more! Tickets are $25.

November

WWE Monday Night RAW – November 14, 7:30 pm, KFC YUM! Center. WWE Monday Night RAW returns to the KFC Yum! Center November 14! You can catch your favorite WWE superstars — Riddle vs. Seth “Freakin” Rollins, Women’s Champion Bianca Belair, The Usos, Bobby Lashley and many more in action. Ticekt costs:

$125, $99, $79, $69, $54, $43, $33, $23.
 
 
 
December
 

Christmas Gift and Decor Show 2022 – Dec 9 11am-7pm, Dec 10 10am-7pm Dec 11 11am-5pm, KY Expo Center. The largest and finest free admission Gift and Decor Show in the nation featuring dealers from across the country selling gifts, decor, jewelry, clothes, crafts, candles, toys and more. Free admission. Free photos with Santa. 


KY Flea Market New Years Spectacular 2022 – December 30, 2022-Jan 2, 2023, Dec 30 10am-6pm, Dec 31 10am-5pm, Jan 1 11am-5pm, Jan 2 10am-5pm, KY Expo Center. One of the areas finest Flea Markets featuring dealers from across the region selling antiques, collectibles, jewelry, clothes, surplus and more. Free admission.
 

 

Recurring Events:
 
Tiny Art Tales – KMAC Museum, 10:30-11:15am, Join us on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month from 10:30-11:15 am for movement, music, and art making. At this moment, we are following CDC guidelines and asking all visitors two years of age and older to wear a face-covering during the program. This event happened every other Friday. 
 

PARISTOWN FLEA, Curated by Fleur de Flea and brought to you by  Paristown 

Starting May 15, 2021, and then every third Saturday through October, 9 AM – 6 PM. From 5 – 6 PM POWER HOUR (Dealers doing deals). 711 Brent St. Louisville, KY 40204. This is a six-month series of outdoor FREE flea markets that will take place on the third Saturday of each month throughout the cultural arts and entertainment district of Paristown. The outdoor markets are FREE  and pet-friendly, with plenty of FREE parking. Stop by the Korbel Mimosa  Bar or the Finlandia Bloody Mary Bar to grab a craft cocktail and browse more than 60 vendors selling vintage, vinyl, books, antiques, collectibles,  vintage clothes, and more. 

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Saturday Farm Animal Feeding – Blackacre State Nature Preserve And Historic Homestead. The volunteer animal feeders discuss feeding and caring for farm animals, will take place May 4th through Labor Day on Saturdays at 9:00am. Visitors are advised to wear appropriate shoes or bring spare shoes for the ride home, as we may get dirty, especially if it has been raining recently.  Feed will be provided, but Visitors are always welcome to bring their own treats to feed the animals. Apples, carrots, and bread are farm animal favorites. Meet in the barn for this fun opportunity!

FARM FEEDING


There are some drop-in opportunities at The Little Loomhouse. Isn’t it so great things are opening up for family fun? Get creative with weaving and learn some unique history. 
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Kentucky Science Center has small-group MakerPlace workshops planned for kids ages 8 and up. Macrame and pour painting fun! It’s just $10 for non-members and $8 for members. Limited space!


First Saturday Nature Hike at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Join Naturalists for this family-friendly 45-60 minute nature hike on the first Saturday of each month from 2 – 3 p.m. Each Saturday will feature a new hike to a different place for exploration, adventure, and a little bit of learning. No pets are allowed. The cost is $5 per person for members and non-members, regardless of age. Please register by 4 p.m. the day prior to the program by calling (502) 955-8512 or visiting Bernheim.org.


 

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