Fall Festivals in and around Louisville / Kentuckiana 2014



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September 4-7
Terrapin Hill Harvest Festival
Harrodsburg, KY

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Friday 6pm-10pm Saturday 10am- 9pm
Middletown Family Fun Festival
Historic Middletown
Review here

September 5, 12, 19, 7pm
Concerts in the Park in Jeffersonville, Indiana
Free concerts in Warder Park continue Friday evenings in September

September 5-7
Fleur de Lis Regatta Sailing for a Cure
The Harbor Lawn at Waterfront Park

September 6-October 5
Special Events with Kentucky Railway Museum  502-549-5470 or 1-800-272-0152 or info@kyrail.org

September 12, 7pm-11pm  and September 13, 7am-9pm
Simpsonville Fall Festival
Parade September 13 at 1pm, 5K run, walk, and stroller roll at 8pm  502-633-1636

September 13, 9:30-4:00
Digging the Past! A celebration of Archeology & Fossils  812-280-9970

September 13 9:30-6pm September 14 12:00-6pm
Apple Festival in Georgetown, KY

**September 14-21
Gaslight Festival Week 502-267-2070
Highlights: Gaslight Parade (review), Gaslight Balloon Glow (review), Arts and Crafts Extravaganza
Fri 7pm-10pm, Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 12pm-6pm

September 16-21
Kentucky Bourbon Festival

September 19, 8pm-10pm
Stars over Blackacre @ Blackacre Nature Preserve

September 19-20, Fairdale Community Fair -parade is noon on Saturday

September 19-21, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati – see review here about day trip

September 20 9am-4pm
Bug Fest @ Bernheim Forest

**Sept 20  10am-1pm  Fall Festival at Derby City Pediatric Dentistry. Yes, a dentist is having a festival and it’s fun!

September 20
Original Butchertown Oktoberfest
St. Joseph Catholic Church

**September 20 noon-11pm
National Jug Band Jubilee
Brown-Foreman Amphitheater in Louisville’s Waterfront Park

September 20, 10am-5pm
Art in the Park  502-429-7700

September 20-21, 10am-5pm
200 Years on the Ohio @ Riverside Farnsley-Moremen Landing

September 25,26,27, 9am-5pm daily
Bluegrass Quilt Festival
Paroquet Conference Center, Shepherdsville  bluegrassquiltfestival@twc.com, 502-955-5203 or 502-531-9551

September 25-28
25th Annual World Chicken Festival in London, KY  800-348-0095

**September 27
NuLu Fest
Including the Louisville Mini Maker Faire in the NuLu neighborhood – kids area sponsored by Louisville Family Fun!

September 27, 9am-3pm Portland Christian School Arts & Crafts festival 

September 27, 10am-3pm  Covenant Classical Academy Fall Festival  (open to public)

September 28, 12pm-5pm
11th annual Ken-ducky Derby
Downtown Waterfront on the Wharf – review here.

September 27-28
Lebanon Junction Old Fashion Days  502-833-2571

September 27-28
44th Annual Madison Chautauqua in Madison, Indiana (read our post here)
Annual Harvest Celebration Festival in Madison

September 28, 10am-4:30pm
Fall Antiques Market @Locust Grove

September 30- October 3, daily 9am-5pm
Idea Festival, Kentucky Center  502-966-4607

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October 3 11am-7pm, October 4 10am-5pm
Nunnlea Craft Fair
Nunnlea Home in Louisville

October 3-5
58th Annual St. James Court Art Show – read our post here.

October 4 10-2pm South Oldham Fire Fest

**October 4-12
Harvest Homecoming
New Albany, Indiana

Sunday, October 5, 2pm-7pm See our tips here.

15th Annual Big Rock Jazz & Blues Festival
Big Rock in Cherokee Park

October 4-12
Week in the Highlands

October 10, 6pm-9pm
Barn Dance @ Black Acre Conservancy

October 10-11, 11am-10pm
20th Annual Belknap Fall Festival

October 10-11
Garvin Gates Blues Festival  502-445-4193 

**October 10-11
LaGrange Railroad & Bluegrass Music Festival  

October 11, 9am-5pm
Southwest Community Festival @Sun Valley Park

October 11-12
International Oktoberfest @Newport,KY Riverfront  513-477-3320

October 11, 11am-4pm
Highview Community Fall Festival @Outer Loop Plaza

**October 11 10am-6pm Fall Festival @ Foxhollow Farm

October 11 10am-6pm Portland Art & Heritage Festival 

October 11-12
34th Annual Bardstown Arts, Crafts, & Antiques Fair

October 12, 10am-6pm
12th Annual Farmington Harvest Festival

October 14-19 – Festival of the Riverboats – BIG deal to celebrate Belle’s 100th birthday!

October 18, 9am-5pm
Bernheim Forest Colorfest
502-955-8512 or nature@bernheim.org 

October 17-19, 11am-10pm
Steamboat DaysDowntown Jeffersonville Riverstage 

**October 25-26, 10am-4:30pm
18th Century Market Fair at Locust Grove 502-897-9845

October 25, 11am-2pm
Jeffersontown Pumpkinfest
Farmers’ Market Pavilion in Jeffersontown Gaslight Square

October 25, 10am-4pm
17th Annual St. Aloysius Arts and Crafts Show
St. Aloysius Campus 


November 1
M.S. Pumpkin Derby @ Louisville Slugger Field
A race to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis. There will be pumpkin racing and family-friendly activities throughout the day.

November 11, 11am
Veteran’s Day Parade in Downtown Louisville.
Starts at 4th and Chestnut Streets.

Know of other events?  Email info@louisvillefamilyfun.net and we will add them!

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