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!

Summer 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! Especially heading into summer, there are many things to do with your kids outside and cool off. 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: 

This weekend is St. Joe’s 173rd Picnic for the Kids! Come out to this free, family-friendly event and support St. Joe’s by playing carnival & casino games, enjoying the delicious food & drinks, and buy chances at raffle items. Friday from 5 pm – 10 pm and Saturday from Noon to Midnight. 

Join us for another night of the Drive In in the Park series, brought to you by the City of Jeffersontown! The movie for August will be ‘Remember the Titans’. Friday, August 12th. Movie starts at dusk- you are welcome to come early to get a good spot! Skyview Park at 2700 Watterson Trail.

When it’s hot the best place to be is in a cave! Check out our post about Marengo Cave so you have all the tips you need before heading out on your trip!

We’re bringing back our $1 sale days to The Rosewater Bookstore! On Saturday, all of the books outside on our front lawn will be $1 each. Keep an eye out for updates about local vendors to appear at the sales, as well!

It’s Free Kids Day at The Market on Saturday! From 2:00-5:00pm, join them at 13060 Factory Lane. 

PLAY FOR EASTERN KY at Legends at Pope Lick! Proceeds from ALL outdoor escape games booked this weekend will be donated to the Team Eastern Kentucky Relief Fund. Come out to have a good time while helping out others in the community that are in need of help.

To end the Summer with a blast, visit the pool on Saturday, at 12pm and check out the Tom Sawyer Foundation’s “SPLASHfest“! Free activities and gifts while supplies last, including “dye your own” tie dye shirts and axe throwing! There will also be delicious snacks and drinks served by Fun Food at the concession stand all day! The pool will remain open all day from 12pm to 7pm.

You are invited to the Friends of the Library Fill-a-Bag Sale this weekend at Jeffersonville Township Public Library! With a lot of options to choose from, you can fill an entire Trader Joe’s bag up for $5! All proceeds support the library. 

Louisville City FC has a game on Saturday and they would love for you to come out and cheer them on. The game starts at 7:30pm but there will also be postgame fireworks, t-shirt giveways, poster giveaways, and more!

Come join Blackacre for their Saturday Morning Farm Animal Feeding where you learn about the care of their animals and get to feed the goats, sheep and donkey in the meadow. Donations collected each week to support the program. 9:30-10:30am

We hope to see you at the Beechmont Open Air Market, this Saturday and runs to September 24, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The market is located outside at the corner of Southern Parkway and West Wellington Avenue. Farmers, producers, and artisans will have items available for you to purchase. For more Farmer’s Markets click here!

Summer means Church Picnics! Full of rides, games, food, and fun, these church picnics can be a great time out with the family. Click HERE for even more picnics happening this weekend and beyond!

Who else is pumped for Shoe Sensation’s Jammin in Jeff at the Riverstage on Friday? Check out the entire line up at jammininjeff.com Lawn opens at 6:00pm with music starting at 7:00pm.

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 SUMMER 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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