Things to do in and around Louisville for Memorial Day Weekend

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This post is sponsored by Atlantis Water Park

There a quite a few options for your family fun around town to commemorate Memorial Day Weekend in Louisville and Southern Indiana!

Here are some highlights:

 photo IMG_2536_zps2d44e711.jpgCheck out the music festival Abbey Road on the River celebrating the Beatles that happens all weekend for Memorial Day weekend.  We have a review in case you are interested in learning more about it, click here.

It will be right in the middle of strawberry time! Be sure to check out the Strawberry Festival in Starlight, IN – Saturday May 25th is their festival picnic that runs 8am-8pm

Another music festival, Kentucky Reggae Festival, Live Reggae Music, Caribbean vendor market, Authentic Jamaican food, Kids entertainment area and Free Parking! It’s at the Louisville Water Tower
May 25, 26 and 27, 2013Sat. & Sun. – 2pm -12am and on Monday – Gates Open 1-7pm
Admission: $10Kids 10 & Under admitted Free and Free Parking

Galt House is hosting a music fest that’s FREE.  4pm-midnight Friday-Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. Details here.

It’s the opening weekend at Atlantis Waterpark – spend the day splashing outside! You know, they have a “staycation” deal that’s $99 for an overnight stay + 4 waterpark passes ($40 value). The hotel has an indoor pool too, swimming night and day!

Camping is always fun!  Here’s the website for campgrounds at the Kentucky State Parks, Indiana State Parks, Jefferson Memorial Forest or maybe in Santa Claus, IN

If shopping is your thing – head to the Kentucky Flea Market Memorial Day Spectacular at the Kentucky Exposition Center. It’s a 4 day event (Fri – Mon) featuring many, many booths full of anything you can imagine! Admission is FREE ($8 parking)  Hrs: Fri. 12-6 / Sat. 10-6 / Sun. 11-5 / Mon. 10-5

Or, how about a free downtown scavenger hunt?! Hometown Quest Scavenger Hunt: Family-friendly, free 60-minute activity designed to explore downtown Louisville.
**Saturday May 25 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Pick up a game card at the Louisville Visitors Center (4th & Jefferson), answer challenge questions and solve puzzles leading you to different locations in downtown Louisville. After completing the scheduled task or activity at each location, “stamp masters” will verify the completion of the activities and place an official stamp on the game card. Once all spaces are filled, completed game cards are turned in at the Louisville Visitors Center and redeemed for a free Louisville stacked logo t-shirt!

Monday, May 27th it’s the Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Hike, Bike and Paddle event.  Fun times with fitness, details here.

Do you know of other special events and activities happening in the area for Memorial weekend? Be sure to e-mail to keep our list and calendar updated and accurate. Thanks!

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