Louisville’s Festivals, Parades & Events

Louisville’s Festivals, Parades & Events

January
Keepers of the Dream

February
Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

March
Anthem 5K Fitness Classic
Best Buddies Friendship Walk
Humana Festival
St. Patrick’s Parade

April
Cherokee Triangle Art Fair
Frankfort Avenue Easter Parade
Gardenaganza
Kentucky Derby Festival
Thunder Over Louisville

May
Abbey Road on the River
Bar-B-Q Pitt Festival
Beechmont’s Festival of Flowers
Forest Fest
Gardeners’ Fair
Greater Louisville March for Babies
Kentucky Derby, Churchill Downs
Kentucky Oaks
Kentucky Reggae Festival
Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle
Old Louisville Spring Fest
Walk MS: Louisville

June
Butchertown Art Fair
Crescent Hill Garden Tour
Fight For Air Walk
Germantown-Schnitzelburg Blues Festival
Greek Festival
Kentuckiana Pride Festival & Parade
Larosa Loop
Old Louisville Hidden Treasures Garden Tour
Smokin’ on the River
Summer Antiques Market
Tour de Cure
Upper Highlands Festival
Wings for Kids
Zoofari

July
Brightside Coca Cola Volleyball Classic
Crescent Hill Art Fair & Music Festival
Crescent Hill Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
Jane Austen Festival
Lebowski Fest
Louisville Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival
Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social
The Forecastle Festival
Waterfront Independence Festival

August
Brew at the Zoo & Wine Too
Kentucky Art Car Weekend
Kentucky State Fair
Seven Sense Festival
St. Joseph Annual Orphans’ Picnic
Yew Dell’s Annual Garden Sculpture Show

September
African Heritage Festival
Bike to Beat Cancer
Fairdale Community Fair
Fall Antiques Market
Gaslight Festival
IdeaFestival
Kentucky Bluegrass & Bourbon Experience
Middletown’s Family Fun Festival
National Jug Band Jubilee
NuLu Festival
WorldFest

October
Bardstown Bound Boofest
Belknap Fall Festival
Big Rock Jazz & Blues Fest
Boo Dell at Yew Dell
Caufield’s Halloween Parade
Farmington Harvest Festival
Garvin Gate Blues Fest
Great Chili Cook Off
Hwang’s Martial Arts Annual Taekwondo International Championship
Louder Than Life
Louisville Ford Ironman
Mayor’s Fall Hike and Outdoor Adventure
Oktoberfest
Southwest Community Festival
Spirit Ball
St. James Court Art Show
Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes
Susan G. Komen Louisville Race for the Cure
The World’s Largest Halloween Party! Louisville Zoo
Victorian Ghost Walk
Walk ‘N’ Roll Event
Week in the Highlands

November
Festival of Trees & Lights
Light Up Louisville
Snow Ball

December
Highview Holiday Fest & Parade
Old Louisville Holiday House Tour and Festival
Olde Tyme Christmas Celebration on Frankfort Avenue
Peterson-Dumesnil House Candlelight Tour