October brings us changing leaves, dropping temperatures and, of course, lots of fun family events. Louisville is an amazing place to have fun in the fall and October does not disappoint!
Here are some great FREE October events in Louisville
Have fun this fall and enjoy one of the best times of the year in this area with Free October events in Louisville. There are festivals and Halloween events all over the area.
St. James Court Art Show – A juried fine arts and contemporary crafts show featuring over 600 artists from around the U.S. held among the country’s largest collection of Victorian homes in the heart of historic Old Louisville. This 4-square block, outdoor art show takes place annually on the first weekend of October, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
October 5 & 26
UofL Women’s Soccer – Free Admission to their game against Florida State (Oct 5th) & Duke (Oct. 26).
Steamboat Nights – Jeffersonville’s glow up festival takes place over Big Four Station Park with a Family Fun Zone, rides, Balloon Glow, and more.
Tree Week – Branch out for Tree Week and receive a trunkload of joy! Join TreesLouisville for a FREE giveaway of 500 one-gallon sprouting trees at the Louisville Zoo on Saturday, October 7, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Harvest Homecoming – Booths, food, rides, car shows, parades and more are plentiful during this fall festival in New Albany.
Hayride on the Hill – Shawnee Park, Hayrides are free; food and drink are available for purchase. 2:30-5:30pm
Paristown Flea – Located outdoors in the historic district of Paristown in Louisville, Kentucky near the “The Cafe” and the indoor Fleur de Flea Warehouse.Enjoy an eclectic mix of vendors selling vintage, vinyl, antiques, mid-century, art deco, plants, books, repurposed and more! 10:00am – 5:00pm.
Special Needs Trunk or Treat – Park Community Credit Union & FEAT of Louisville present the 7th Annual Trunk or Treat for special needs. Halloween October events in Louisville are great! This FREE event will be filled with festive decorations, costumes and plenty of treats. We welcome all special needs individuals and their families to join in on the fun. 3:00pm
15th Annual Via Colori Street Painting Festival – They will have live music, vendors, family-friendly activities, a food court, bar and of course, street art. Via Colori is a family and pet friendly event that is free for the public to attend.
Trunk or Treat – The Mortar Board Pallas Chapter and the Commuter and Transfer Student Initiatives at the University of Louisville presents their 4th annual FREE Trunk or Treat! 4:00-6:00pm, Cardinal Stadium, Bronze Lot