Free Events in May 2024


Are you looking for free events in May? Family fun is all around Louisville this month!

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Take your family out to enjoy some of the events in May. The sun is shining and the temperature is warming up. It’s the perfect month to explore all that Louisville has to offer.

Here are some lists we already have:

Every Sunday 
Speed Museum admission is Free from 12pm-5pm.

Farm Animal Feeding at Blackacre Conservancy 

Every Friday
Tiny Art Tales at KMAC Museum for preschool aged kids & their parents, 10:30 – 11:15am.

Various May Dates
Louisville Free Public Library storytimes (various age groups and dates)

May 1

Free Summer Movie: Film starts at 7pm, gate opens at 6pm featuring Spirit & Racing Stripes, Iroquois Park

Shakespeare in the Parks Tour presenting A Midsummer Night’s Dream:

May 5 – St Matthews City Hall, 2:00pm

May 5 – Hounz Lane Park, 6:30pm

May 9 – Shepherdsville City Park, 6:30pm

May 11 – Bernheim, 2:00pm

May 11 – Farnsley Park, 6:30pm

May 12 – Broad Run Park, 2:00pm

May 12 – Robison Park, 6:30pm

May 16 – Veterans Memorial Park, 6:30pm

May 17 – Big Four Station Park, 6:30pm

May 18 – Petersburg Park, 2:00pm

May 18 – Tyler Park, 6:30pm

May 19 – Alberta O. Jones Park, 2:00pm

May 19 – Story Avenue Park, 6:30pm

May 22 – Shively Park, 6:30pm

May 24 – Shelby Park, 6:30pm

May 25 – Shawnee Park, 2:00pm

May 25 – Highview Park, 6:30pm

May 26 – Seneca Park, 2:00pm

May 26 – Emerson Park, 6:30pm

*More listed on their website as well*

Friday, May 3
First Friday Trolley Hop

Saturday, May 11

How-to Festival: 10:00am-3:00pm, Louisville Main Library

Touch-A-Truck: 9:30am-12:00pm, 325 E. 4th Street New Albany, IN

Festival of Flowers: 9:00am-3:00pm, Southern Parkway & West Wellington Avenue

Saturday, May 18

Creature Feature: 7:00pm, FREE outdoor movie night at Pope Lick Park

Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19

Norton Commons Art Festival: 12:00-6:00pm, both days. 

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Visit our CALENDAR for more ideas — updated several times per week!

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