From Metro Government: “Around Louisville”, Events of interest from Sept. 1 to Sept. 15

Here is a list of upcoming events and activities throughout Louisville, compiled by Metro Government, that you may find of interest.  For many of these you can click on the links to get further information.

Labor Day Weekend in Louisville

Mayor Fischer announced plans for the Labor Day weekend at the Belvedere at last Friday’s press conference. Watch the full coverage from MetroTV here.

It’s finally time for the 16th annual WorldFest – Friday, August 31 through Monday, September 3! This international festival features 3 stages with more than 70 entertainment acts, as well as 40 food and 60 craft vendors. You can shop, eat and dance your way around the world – one weekend right here in Downtown Louisville. For information and to view the entertainment lineup, go to WorldFest is a free event because of our outstanding sponsors: Passport Health Plan, KY Lottery, Stella Artois, ValuMarket Supermarket, Confucius Institute at Western Kentucky University, University of Kentucky Confucius Institute, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, CareSource, Ford Motor Company, Papa Murphy’s Pizza & Louisville Tourism.

After celebrating Louisville’s diversity, you can head to the Great Lawn Monday, September 3 for the 28th Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle! This free, community event is a perfect way to get out and get active. Fitness activities start the day at 8 a.m. with the hike, bike & paddle rides starting at 10 a.m. More information and route maps can be found at Special thanks to our sponsors for keeping this event free for the public: Subway, Coca Cola Bottling Company Consolidated, Norton Sports Health, Neil Huffman Subaru and Academy Sports + Outdoors.


Music, Arts & Sciences

Food & Food

Sports & Health

Please see the links below for other events and venues:

Belle of Louisville | Bernheim Forest | Blackacre State Nature PreserveBrennan House | Brightside | Bourbon Society | Carnegie Center | Churchill Downs | Culbertson Mansion | Falls of the Ohio State Park | French Language School | Farnsley-Moremen Landing | Fourth Street Live! | Frazier Museum | German-American Club | Go502appGreater Louisville International Professionals (G.L.I.P.) | Howard Steamboat Museum | Historic Homes Foundation | Iroquois Amphitheater | Jefferson Memorial Forest | Jeffersonville, IN Events | KFC Yum! CenteKentucky Center for the Performing Arts | Kentucky Derby Museum | Kentucky Derby Festival | Kentucky Expo Center | Kentucky Kingdom | Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft | Kentucky Parks | Kentucky Science Center | Kentucky State Fair | League of Women VotersLocust Grove  | Louisville Bats | Louisville City FC | Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau | Louisville Downtown Partnership | Louisville Free Public Library | Louisville Historical League | Louisville Magazine | Louisville Metro Council | Louisville Nature Center | Louisville Originals | Louisville Slugger Museum | Town Planner | Louisville Visual Art  | Louisville Zoo | Metro Animal Services | Metro Parks | Muhammad Ali Center | Museum of American Printing House for the Blind | New2Lou | New Albany, IN Events | Portland Museum | Rauch Planetarium | Sister Cities of Louisville | Sons of the American Revolution | Speed Art Museum  | U of L Athletics | Waterfront Park | Water Tower  | Yew Dell Gardens  | YMCA of Louisville

Online Events Calendar:

The purpose of this e-blast is to send information regarding public festivals and special events in the community. While we strive to include as many events as possible not all events submitted will be featured in our monthly newsletter. For a full schedule of events or for other Metro Louisville information, please visit Use this link to submit your events to the city calendar. If you have questions or concerns please submit comments here.

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