Free July Events


Fun free July events to enjoy with your family.


free july events

Congratulations- you’ve officially reached the halfway point in the year! It’s hard to believe! Here are some great free July events so you can have fun without spending a small fortune.

All month long:
– Spraygrounds and Splash Pads
– Free Movies at local theaters and the Louisville Free Public Library
 Free Summer Reading Programs
– Kids Bowl Free
– Kids Skate Free at Champs Rollerdrome
Free Cultural Pass Information

Free drop-in tour Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind at 10:00am and 2:00pm.

Thursday, Saturday & Sunday through 7/21:
Cabela’s Family Summer Camp activities from 12 – 4pm.

Every Saturday:
Farm Animal Feeding at Blackacre Conservancy at 9:30am.

Every Sunday:
Speed Museum admission is Free from 12pm-5pm.

Cherokee Triangle Summer Concert Series at Willow Park 7 – 9 pm.

Various Dates in July:
Shakespeare in the Park at Central Park. Most shows are at 8pm.

July 2

The Wiz – Free with Cultural Pass. Ursuline Arts Center- 5:30pm.

July 4

Independence Day Events around Louisville 

July 5

Republic Bank First Friday Hop, 7am – 11:45pm.

July 5 & 6

Pick-up the Parks Day – 8:00am-9:0pm – All metro parks – Stop by your neighborhood park or one of these suggested parks to check for litter. Any litter collected can be left in a tied off bag next to any trashcan in the park.

Check out Pulaski County Park for beach swimming!

July 5-7

The Flea Off Market at Shelby & Market in Nulu. Friday- 4:30pm-10:00pm, Saturday- 11:00am-6:00pm, and Sunday- 1:00:am-5:00pm.

July 7

Creek Crawl – Charlestown State Park – 10am – 12pm

July 9 

Victory Park Community Clean-Up & Cookout – Victory Park – 6:00pm-8:00pm

July 11

Music on the Terrace at Paddock Shops – 6:30pm

July 12

Free Movie night at Iroquois Amphitheater, Green Book at 8:30pm

FridayFest – Highview Park, 6:00-10:00pm

July 13

Nerf Wars – Southwest Louisville Free Public Library – 2:00pm-4:00pm

Farm-ily Day -1400 Bicknell Ave- 12:00pm

Family Field Day & Cookout– 11:00am-2:00pm – Hosparus Health

Free Demo Class at Children’s Music Academy, 10am. Limited space. RSVP to

July 14

Family Fun 7th Annual Family Fun Day with Pets – Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve from 11:00am-3:00pm.

Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social – Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing – 1:00pm-5:00pm

July 16

Free Bike Helmet Giveaway – Okolona Fire House 8501 Preston Hwy – 10:00am-12:00pm

July 18

Music on the Terrace at Paddock Shops – 6:30pm

July 20

NuLu Summer Luau in NuLu, 10am – 10pm.

Summer Block Party – Hope Place – 6:00pm-8:30pm

July 21

Cookout and Family Fun – McNeely Lake Park – 5:00pm-8:00pm

July 20-21

A Summer Art Festival – Wallitsch Garden Center – Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm, Sunday 11:00pm-4:00pm.

July 26

Fruit and Boot Camp – Norton Children’s Medical Center – Brownsboro –  3:30-5:00pm. Free but you need to register.

July 28

Juneteenth Jubilee (reschedule date) – Louisville Waterfront Park – 7:30pm- 9:15pm.

July 29

49th Annual World Dainty Championship – George Hauck Way – 5:0pm-9:00pm

July 31

Waterfront Wednesday– free concert in Waterfront Park, by the Big Four Bridge starting at 5:00pm.

By Guest Contributor: Christine

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