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 they many of them are free. It’s common 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! With details about Fest-A-Ville is back for 2024. 

April 5th is the Caesars Foundation of Floyd County FamFest. A FREE Family-friendly event celebrating the best parts of Festival: featuring inflatables, live music, elements of Derby Festival, face painting and more! First 500 attendees receive a custom Pegasus Pin. From 4:00-8:00pm.

April 13th is the Block Party Presented by Churchill Downs, Humana and Park Community Credit Union at Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center. Guests can enjoy cuisine from local food trucks, live entertainment, a shopping marketplace, wellness activations, a vendor fair, programming and more. The day-long FREE event will last from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Ongoing throughout spring, WFPK Waterfront Wednesday

Paristown Garden Show, April 6, 10am-5pm, 731 Brent St. 

Spring Street Festival, April 13, 12-10pm, at The Alcove, 246 Spring Street. 

April 15, TreeFest: An Arbor Day Celebration, Petersburg Park, 11:00am-3:00pm

Cherokee Triangle Art Fair April 27th-28th

Sunday, April 28: Holi Mela-The Spring Festival of Colors, 12:00-6:00pm


Friday & Saturday May 10th & 11th , Mt. Washington Spring Festival 

Saturday May 11, 9am-3pm, Beechmont Festival of Flowers

May 11-12, 10:00am-4:30pm, Locust Grove Gardeners Fair

Old Louisville SpringFest, Free, May 18th, 10:00am-7:00pm.

May 18th, 12:00-7:00pm Forest Fest @ Jefferson Memorial Forest, Free

May 18th, Bernheim’s BloomFest, 10:00am-3:00pm

May 18th & 19th, 11am-5pm, Norton Commons Art Festival

Kentucky Reggae Festival To be determined for 2024

Monday, May 27th-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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