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.


FREE Outdoor Concerts list here.

FREE Outdoor Movies list here.

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

September 1

Popsicle Fruit Pops Truck Tour at Meijer Hurstbourne Pkwy 7pm-7pm

September 2-3

World Fest at the Belvedere Friday-Sunday 11am-11pm and Monday 11am-8pm

September 2

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

September 6

First Friday Trolly Hop

September 4 & 7

Free Walking Tour – meet at Gaulbert Pavilion at Big Rock area of Cherokee Park 9:30am

September 7-8

Big Four Bridge Arts Festival Saturday 10am-7pm and Sunday 10am-5pm

The Flea Off Market – 1000 E. Market St. 11am-5pm

September 6-7

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

September 7

Home Depot Kids Workshop 9am-12pm

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

Highlands Festival 11am-8pm

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

Open Air Fair at Sullivan University 10am-2pm

DEE’s Fall Festival at Dee’s 11am-5

V-Dub Derby at Saint Joseph Childern’s Home 9am-5pm

Native Plant Walk at Louisville Nature Center 9a-11am

September 8

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

September 13-15

Gaslight Festival Various events during the week including parade, car show, balloon glow, art show, entertainment and more.

September 19

Playdates at the Kentucky Science Center 5-7pm

September 21

Girls in Aviation Day at Bowman Field 12-5pm

3rd Annual International Fair at South Central Regional Library 12pm-4pm

September 28

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

Louisville Maker Faire Behind JB Speed School of Engineering 11am-5pm

Family Puppet Theater at the Louisville Free Public Library 2pm

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

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



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