Changing Seasons

Louisville parties year-round, regardless of the season!

Louisville is well-known for its many festivals and events. Here are just a few you don’t want to miss!
  • Wild Lights at the Louisville Zoo
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • Louisville Arcade Expo
  • NuLu Block Fest
  • Monster Jam
  • Kentucky Derby Festival
  • Thunder Over Louisville
  • Cherokee Triangle Art Fair
  • Humana Festival of New Plays
  • WFPK Waterfront Wednesdays
  • Kentucky Derby & Oaks
  • Shakespeare in the Park
  • Abbey Road on the River
  • Forecastle Festival
  • Shakespeare in the Park
  • Buy Local Fair
  • Kentuckiana Pride Festival
  • Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival
  • 4th of July Celebrations
  • Summer Blast Fireworks at Kentucky Kingdom
  • J-Town Beer Fest
  • African Heritage Festival
  • Kentucky State Fair
  • Brew at the Zoo & Wine, Too!
  • American Whiskey Festival
  • Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival
  • Bourbon & Beyond
  • WorldFest
  • Louder than Life
  • Nomadness Fest
  • Asian Night Market
  • St. James Court Art Show
  • Garvin Gate Blues Festival
  • Paristown Flea
  • Ultimate Halloween Parade & Festival
  • Boo at the Zoo
  • Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular
  • Festival of Faiths
  • MegaCavern’s Lights Under Louisville
  • North American Livestock Expo
  • The Brown-Forman Nutcracker
  • Bardstown Road Aglow
  • Gardens Aglimmer
  • Christmas Express at Lights Under Louisville
  • Kentucky Flea Market New Year’s Spectacular
  • Harlem Globetrotters 2023 World Tour
  • Bluegrass World of Wheels Custom Car Show
  • Kosair Circus
  • Home Garden & Remodeling Show
  • Dinos Under Louisville
  • Louisville Restaurant Week

*Local Food and Farmers Markets: Louisville boasts several farmers markets throughout the year. Do a Google search for "Louisville Farmers Markets" to see the most current listings.

FUN FACT: Thunder Over Louisville is the largest annual fireworks show in America.