Free Events in April 2018


Spring has arrived and it’s Kentucky Derby Festival time! Louisville is teeming with things to do this time of year. Find your FREE April fun here!

Free Sundays at Speed Art Museum 12pm-5pm

Monday April 2, 9, 16, and Tuesday April 24 – Autism Friendly Nights 5pm-7pm with Kentucky Derby Museum, Frazier History Museum, Muhammad Ali Center, and Kentucky Science Center.

April 2-7 Spring Break Week programs at Louisville Free Public Library; ongoing programs and storytimes each day throughout JCPS spring break. Check the calendar for program listings, times, and to call to register if needed.

Tuesday, April 3 Evan and Vanessa Children’s/Family Concert at Middletown Library 2pm-3pm.

Saturday, April 7 Junior Scientist Storytime about ANTS! at Main Library LFPL 10am.

Saturday, April 7 – Saturday, May 19 Shakespeare in the Parks Tour 2018 A Midsummer Night’s Dream; times vary.

Sundays, April 8, 15, 22, 29 April SUNdays in the Parklands – view the sun safely with the Louisville Astronomical Society 1pm-3pm.

Tuesday, April 10 and Thursday, April 12 4-H Art Club at Middletown Library 6pm-7pm; ages 6-14, call 245-7332 to register.

Friday, April 13 Shakespeare in the Park Midsummer Night’s Dream at Norton Commons Amphitheater 6:30pm.

April 14-22 Give back to the community and participate as a family in the Mayor’s Give A Day Week.

Saturday, April 14 BreakFEST hosted by the Food Literacy Project at Iroquois Farm 10am-12pm.

Saturday, April 14 ECHO Mobile nature play unit at Parkhill Community Center 11am-3pm.

Saturday, April 14 Family Spring Fling at Portland Community Center 12pm-4pm.

Saturday, April 21 Arbor Tree Giveaway at Louisville Nature Center 9am-1pm.

Saturday, April 21 Thunder Over Louisville Air Show at 3pm, Fireworks at 9:30pm.

Saturday, April 22 Military Childrens’ Appreciation Day at Jeffersontown Veterans Park Community Center 12pm-3pm.

Thursday, April 26 U.S. Bank Great BalloonFest: Great Balloon Glimmer is free with a Pegasus Pin 8:30pm.

Friday, April 27  U.S. Bank Great BalloonFest: Great Balloon Glow is free with a Pegasus Pin Gates open at 6pm; Glow at 9pm $8 parking fee at Kentucky Exposition Center.

Thursday, April 26 – Friday, May 4 Kroger’s Fest-a-Ville Free entry with Pegasus Pin 11am-10pm (Sunday hours 12pm-10pm).

By guest contributor: Erin

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