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
– Kids Bowl Free
– Kids Skate Free at Champs Rollerdrome
Free Cultural Pass Information

Every Wednesday: 

Blackacre Conservancy hosts “Story Time with Miss Prim” at 10am. Toddlers to age 99 enjoy the stories read by Miss Prim, our 18th century teacher.  There is always a little extra surprise, too! This is a free event and open to the public.

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

On Sundays:

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.

Various Dates in July

Rose Island History Hike – Charlestown State Park – 10am – 12pm 

July 1 – 4

Independence Day Events around Louisville 

July 1

Customer Appreciation Day at the Market – East End Farmers Market, 13060 Factory Ln, 2:30-5:00pm.

July 6

Play America – Join the Jasteka Cultural Center and the Louisville Orchestra for Play America, a free, family-friendly concert event at America Place in Jeffersonville. The family atmosphere and fun will be complete with bouncy castles, obstacle courses, games, walkabout performers, face painters, and more! 5:30-9:30pm

July 7 & 21

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

July 8 & 15

Louisville Ballet free Dance Workshop at Shelby Park (July 8) and Chickasaw Park & Central Park (July 15). Select participants will be awarded a 22-23 Ballet Bound Scholarship. Free but must reserve tickets. 

Ballet Bound is a Louisville Ballet program that provides young dancers from all across Greater Louisville the opportunity to study classical ballet free of charge in a professional setting.

July 8

Social Skate & Vibe – Bring your skates and come out to the Shawnee Park tennis courts on July 8th for this FREE event! 6:00-9:00pm

July 10

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

July 18

Art in the Park – Join Louisville Parks & Rec at Central Park starting at 6 p.m. for FREE arts and crafts and then a showing of A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Kentucky Shakespeare!

July 26

Waterfront Wednesday – Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park, located next to the Big Four Pedestrian Bridge. Music starts at 6pm, lawn opens at 5pm.

Visit our Calendar for more fun events!

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