Weekend Picks


Weekend Family Events for Louisville parents! Fun things to do with kids this weekend.


Here, you can find your weekend family fun and weekend events around Louisville!

Fall is here! This page will focus on recommendations for weekend family fun. We encourage you to also explore other pages and post on our websites for festivals, free fun, hikes, outdoor movies, and more. 

Weekend fun around Louisville is here! Especially heading into fall, there are many things to do with your kids inside and outside depending on the weather. It’s the most wonderful time of year! Some of your favorite events may not be happening this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find fun. We found many fun options for you.

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Features of the weekend: 

Come visit Louisville’s indoor and outdoor pop-up flea market at The Logan Street Market, with food trucks, craft beer, wine, & cocktails, great vendors, live music, entertainment, free admission, & more. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Light Up Louisville, powered by LG&E, is a free, annual event that will kick off the holiday season in the city! We look forward once again to welcoming Louisville citizens to Downtown the day after Thanksgiving to welcome the REAL Santa Claus! Friday, 3:00-10:00pm.

Get in the holiday spirit with a night full of music, magic and more! The City of Jeffersontown is proud to announce Light Up Jeffersontown! Sunday, Nov. 27, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Gaslight Square District on Watterson Trail at Taylorsville Road.

Lights Under Louisville is open and will run through January 1st! Check their website for tickets and times.
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To kick off the holidays, Light Up Charlestown takes place Friday, Nov. 25, at Greenway Park, starting at 6 p.m. Gather for sounds of holiday music and the flipping of the light switch by Beckham Goodale at 6:30 p.m. From that moment forward, the City of Charlestown will glow with lights at Greenway Park, the City Square and the Family Activities Park.

Support South Louisville’s local businesses by shopping small at Colonial Gardens this Small Business Saturday, November 26, 10am-2pm. For more shopping check out our post here!

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Christmas time is almost here! Join us at Roots- 101 to capture the holiday spirit with our very own Santa Claus. To schedule your appointment please call us at 502.384.1940 beginning (this Friday from 4 to 7pm).

Fête de Noël Winter Holiday Festival opens on November 19th and runs until January 1st! Start your newest holiday season tradition at Paristown’s annual Fête De Noël (“Festival of Christmas”) Winter Holiday Festival, a 6-week winter wonderland featuring Louisville’s only authentic outdoor ice skating rink, photos with Santa, the Brent Street Holiday Market, trackless train rides and so much more.

Check out our post about Marengo Cave so you have all the tips you need before heading out on your trip!

Visit the Speed Art Museum this weekend (it’s FREE admission on Sundays) and explore this wonderful place!

You can also find more ideas for events here. 

Here are some posts that might also have ideas you are looking for to find weekend fun for your family!


Want to see even more? Click here for our Fall fun page! 


So many ways to have fun this fall with weekend family fun. Here are all of our posts that feature things you can do weekly. 


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