Free September Events


Summer is fading into autumn. Enjoy the change of seasons with these free September events.

Free September Events

Is your family looking to kick off the fall season with weekend fun? Most of these fall festivals take place on weekends so you can likely pick a few to put on your calendar and hope your busy schedule works out! Louisville is an amazing place to have fun in the fall and September does not disappoint.


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FREE Outdoor Movies list here.

Every Saturday: Farm Animal Feedings at Blackacre 9:30am

September 1: Fleur De Flea Vintage Urban Market at Louisville Waterfront Park 9am-5pm

September 1: Home Depot Kids Workshop 9am-12pm

September 1-3: World Fest at the Belvedere Friday-Sunday 11am-11pm and Monday 11am-8pm

September 3: Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle at Waterfront Park Great Lawn 8am-12pm

September 3: FamilyPalooza at Southeast Christian Church campuses, various times

September 3-9: Try The Y FREE during Community Week. Any Louisville location.

September 7: Friday at Floyd’s at Beckley Creek Park 5-9pm

September 7-8: Middletown’s Family Fun Festival & Craft Show Friday 6-9:30pm and Saturday 10am-9pm

September 8: Dragon Boat Festival at the Wharf at Waterfront Park (free to watch)

September 8: Highlands Festival 11am-8pm

September 9: Fall Arts Festival at the Josephine Sculpture Park in Frankfort 11am-6pm

September 9: The Louisville Orchestra at Iroquois Amphitheater Doors open at 6pm, show at 7pm

September 8-9: Big Four Bridge Arts Festival Saturday 10am-7pm and Sunday 10am-5pm

September 14-16: Gaslight Festival Various events during the week including parade, car show, balloon glow, art show, entertainment and more.

September 15: BugFest & Plant Sale at Bernheim Forest 9am-4pm

September 16: Louisville Maker Faire at FirstBuild 11am-5pm

September 16: Family Kite Festival at Riverside Farnsley-Moreman Landing 1-4pm

September 20: Playdates at the Kentucky Science Center 5-7pm

September 22: Girls in Aviation Day at Bowman Field 12-5pm

September 22: Family Puppet Theater at the Louisville Free Public Library 2pm

September 22: Mat Making for the Homeless with Compassionate Creations at The Table 11am-1pm

September 22-23: Louisville Irish Festival at Bellarmine University

September 29: Nulu Fest at 600, 700, 800 Blocks of East Market Street 11am-11pm

By Guest Contributor: Nicolle

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