Spring Festivals in Louisville


Spring Festivals are a great way to celebrate what wonderful people and places we have in the Louisville area.

Spring Festivals Louisville

Spring is here and soon, it’ll be festival time. Here is our annual list of great festival options around Kentuckiana. We’ve even thrown in some day trip festivals for super special events. 


If you are hoping to get outside a lot this spring, there are so many festivals around town and many of them are free. It’s commons to have food trucks, kids areas for fun and crafts, live music and more.


Throughout April
Earth Day Festival at Louisville Zoo
Party for the Planet – multiple events throughout the month. Some discount admission days!

Third weekend of April, annually, Festival of the Dogwood in City of Audubon Park

A two-week long festival culminating in the Kentucky Derby
Kentucky Derby Festival Events & Thunder Over Louisville 
Helpful link:
5 KDF Events not to miss!

Ongoing throughout spring (plans are still being worked on), WFPK Waterfront Wednesday

Meyzeek Middle’s Spring Health Fair – student run fair! No plans for 2021.

Cherokee Triangle Art Fair Cancelled for 2021

Family Fun Fest Day in Bullitt County, no plans for 2021


Friday & Saturday May 8, Mt. Washington Spring Festival has been postponed but the Live Healthy 5K will proceed as planned

Saturday May 8, 9am-3pm, Beechmont Festival of Flowers

May 7 – 9, This will be virtual this year from 10am-5pm, Locust Grove Gardeners Fair

Old Louisville SpringFest, Free, Moved to September 18th.

To be determined for 2021, Forest Fest @ Jefferson Memorial Forest, Free

To be determined for 2021, Fe Fi Fo Fun Fest @Bernheim Forest  Free ($10 environmental impact fee per car for non-members)

To be determined for 2021, Spring Carnival by Love City at Westonia Park

May 15-16, 11am-5pm, Norton Commons Art Festival

To be determined for 2021, 12 – 6pm, Buy Local First Fair

Kentucky Reggae Festival Cancelled for 2021 due to Covid restrictions.

Monday, May 31-Memorial Day 8am – 12pm, Mayor’s Healthy Hometown – Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike, & Paddle  


Looking for more spring fun? Click here for our spring fun page!

Please be sure to call or double check links with these festival coordinators. They are subject to change at any time. If you know of more events, please email them to us info@louisvillefamilyfun.net so we can add them!

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