Summer Festivals 2017 in and around Louisville, KY

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Summer festivals are coming and there are tons to choose from all throughout Kentuckiana!

SummerFest– Jeffersontown Veterans Park, 6:30pm-11:00pm, free. Fireworks,food, DJ and fun!

June 2-3
Portland Festival- fundraising for various community charities. 
Louisville Greek Festival-Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, Friday 4pm-11pm-Saturday 11am-11pm.
GlobaLou: Americana’s Celebration of Diversity & Community– Iroquois Amphitheater, 11am-8pm, free.

June 3-4- Butchertown Art Fair, 800-900 blocks of East Washington St, Sat 10am-7pm, Sun 11am-5pm.
June 3-July 9
Highlands Renaissance Festival-Eminence, KY, starts at 10:00 am each day, tickets $7.00-$8.00. 
June 10
Upper Highlands Festival– Atherton High School front lawn, 11:00am-3:00pm, free.
June 10-11
Art on the Parish Green, Historic Downtown New Albany, Sat 10:00am-6:00pm, Sun 12:00pm-5:00pm. 
June 17
Family Farm & Forage Day– Farnsley-Moremen Landing 10:00am-4:00pm, free.
*We will have a more extensive list of 4th of July events coming soon*

July 1
Riverview Independence Festival, Riverview Park, 3:00pm-11:00pm, free.
July 3-4
Crescent Hill 4th of July Festival, Paterson-Dumesnil House, opens at 10am on the 4th, free.
July 14-16
Jane Austen Festival – Locust Grove
Forecastle Festival – Waterfront Park

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July 16

Family Fun Day at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve –  

11am -3pm – fundraiser for the nature preserve! Celebration for Phase 1 of the new playground and fundraising for Phase 2 – donations encouraged. Come early to make streamers and other crafts for marching over to the new playground area led by the local high school band. This is the fifth year for this event, come celebrate with us!

July 21-22
Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival – Louisville Watertower Park

July 22
Southern Indiana Butterfly Festival – Charlestown State Park 10am – 4pm

July 28-30
Fandomefest– The Kentucky Expo Center, cost and times vary, check website. 

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August 5

Splash n Dash 5K run/walk for Kosair Children’s Hospital. Bi 4 Lawn.

August 11-12
St. Joseph Childers’s Home Picnic, St. Joseph Children’s Home, Fri 5:00pm-10:00pm, Sat noon-midnight. 
August 17-27
The Kentucky State Fair– Times very, parking $8 per vehicle.
August 18-19
Seven Sense Festival Swiss Park, $7 in advance online.
September 2-3
Kentucky Bluegrass & Bourbon Festival, The Louisville Water Tower, Time and ticket price TBA, check website for more. 
September 8-9
Middletown’s Family Fun Festival & Craft Show, downtown Middletown, Fri 6:00pm-10pm, Sat 10:00am-9:00pm. Free.
September 15-17
Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival, downtown Jeffersontown, check website for times, free.

More festival dates will be added as we find them! Any additions should be submitted to

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