Free August Events


There are plenty of FREE August events to enjoy before and after school begins.


It may be August but summer is still in full swing around Louisville. Check out the list below to find some great FREE August events to keep your family smiling.

Open all month

Spraygrounds and Splashpads

Every Sunday get into the Speed Museum free from 12pm-5pm

Free Cultural Pass events continue until August 10th

Kids Bowl Free

Various Dates in August:

Shakespeare in the Park – Central Park starting at 8pm, August 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

August 2 

AnimeCon 16 – Main Branch of Louisville Free Public Library – 9:30am-4pm

Cards Under the Stars – Ralph Breaks the Internet – University of Louisville – 6:30-11pm

First Friday Hop – Main and Market Streets in Downtown Louisville

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Touch a Truck, 6:00pm-8:00pm

Clarksville Parks and Recreation present Lego Movie 2, 8:45pm-10:45pm

KMAC Tiny Art Tales from 10:30am-11:30am

Jeffersonville Riverstage – Thunderstruck (AC/DC Tribute) w/ guest The Wilson Bros – 7pm

August 3

St. Matthews Street Festival – 3700-3800 block of Frankfort Ave – 11am-10pm

Walking Tour of Cherokee Park: A Living Masterpiece – Meet at Willow Park – 9:30am-11am

2019 Summer Block Party! – Sunergos Coffee – 6pm-10pm

Aquatic Vibes Water Balloon Bash – Bicknell Ave – 1pm-4pm

August 4 

Rainbow Blossom’s 2019 Farmers Market Celebration – Rainbow Blossom St. Matthews – 12pm-4pm

Meet and Greet with Peppa! – Learning Express Toys of Louisville – 1:00pm-2:00pm

August 6

National Night Out – Various times and locations

Bicycle Helmet Giveaway – Jeffersonville Fire Department Station 42 – 12:00pm-2:00pm

August 8

Load the Bus ft. School of Rock – Westport Village – 6pm-8pm

August 9 – 11

Flea Off Market : In The Highlands – Highlands Community Campus- Friday 4:30pm-9:00pm, Saturday 11:00am-6:00pm, Sunday 11:00am-5:00pm

Imagined Kids Custom’s GRAND OPENING – Mellwood Arts and Entertainment Center – 5:00pm-9:00pm

August 9

The Killer Lips with Don Pedigo – Highview Park – 6:00pm- 10:00pm

SHOE SENSATION SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Jeffersonville Riverstage – 7:00pm

August 10

Farm-ily Day – 1400 Bicknell Ave – 12:00pm-2:00pm

KMAC Family Fun Day – KAMC Musume – 11am-3pm

August 9 & 10

170th Annual St. Joe’s Picnic For the Kids – St. Joseph Childern’s Home – Friday 5:00- 11pm and Saturday 12:00pm-12:00am

August 16

Movies Under the Stars Presents: Instant Family –  Iroquois Amphitheater – 8:30pm-10:30pm

SHOE SENSATION SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Jeffersonville Riverstage – 7:00pm

KMAC Tiny Art Tales from 10:30am-11:30am

August 17

Neighborhood Bike-In – Boon Square – 5:00pm-10:00pm

August 21 & August 24

Free Walking Tour:A City Park for AllCherokee Park, meet at the pathway at the edge of Rugby/Frisbee Field – 9:30 am both days.

August 23

SHOE SENSATION SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – Jeffersonville Riverstage – 7:00pm

August 24

Mat Making for the Homeless from 11am-1pm.

Family Puppet Theater – Main Branch of the Louisville Free Public Library – 2:00pm

Louisville Zombie Walk – Bardstown Rd – 7pm-12:30am

August 25

Jazz In Central Park – Central Park – 6:00pm

August 30

Balloon Glimmer at Steamboat Nights Festival – Big Four Station Park – 7pm-9pm

August 31

Fleur De Flea Vintage Urban Markets – Waterfront Park – 9am-5pm

August 30-September 1

Worldfest – The Belvedere – Check link for times

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