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Are you looking for events in Louisville? Here are a ton of family fun Louisville events. Things to do today!

Louisville Events Calendar

When we do have events to share with you, you will find our calendar page so useful.

We will update this page with a list of upcoming events as we find them that are planned for when things open up more and more. 

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Upcoming events 

Here are some events we have found for family fun. We choose to feature events that are outdoors or primarily outdoors so that families can maintain social distance. 

One Time Events (By date happing)


DECEMBER
 
The Festival of Nativities – December 9, 10, & 11 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm on the 9 & 10 and 12 pm – 6 pm on the 11th. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – 6401 Westwind Way Crestwood, Ky. 40014. Nativities around the world will be on display at this special annual event. Join us for a wonderful evening, of art and Christmas spirit. 

MakerPlace Workshop: KINTSUGI AGATE ORNAMENTS – December 11, 1-3 PM.

Kentucky Science Center. Tinker, hack, design, and build – the Maker movement empowers the next generation of inventors and the MakerPlace gives them the tools to explore their creative ideas. Explore the process known as kintsugi in a unique way. Taking broken agate slices, copper tape, and a soldering iron, create a wonderful ornament that will bring beauty to the once broken pieces. Open to ages 8+. Please note that one adult is required to attend the workshop for every two children. This is a paid event and registration is required. $20 per person/$15 members

 

 

NO LIMITS FAMILY NIGHT: SENSORY FRIENDLY FUN WITH FROSTY – December 11, 5:30-8:30 pm at the Kentucky Science Center. Our No Limits Family Nights offer interactive exploration for families of children with special needs in a sensory-friendly environment. No matter the special need, there are no limitations when you’re doing science! Each No Limits Family Night includes after-hours admission, themed activities, a take-home element, and a supplemental activity card for continued learning. This holiday season, skip the long lines at the mall and visit the Kentucky Science Center for a treasured family keepsake. Take photos with Frosty the Snowman, sample liquid nitrogen ice cream, and make your own snow globe in a sensory-friendly environment. Then explore our 50,000 square feet of fun! Capacity is limited to 75 guests. Member Adult $5.00 Member Child $10.00 Adult $10.00 Child $15.00 and you must register. 


Take a stroll through Greenway Park – the city’s central park – which will twinkle with what’s touted as Hallmark-card worthy lights, along with a 55-foot tree. Embark a horse-drawn carriage ride on Dec. 17 and 18 from 6 to 10 p.m. Cost is $10 (cash only) and tickets are sold at the Greenway Park concession stand.


Elf Family Movie NightSOLD December 18, 5:30 PM – 9 PM, Kentucky Science Center. Get ready for an evening infused with elf culture, only at Kentucky Science Center! Travel through the seven levels of the candy cane forest and past the sea of twirly-swirly gumdrops on your way to our 4-story digital theater where you’ll watch the family holiday classic Elf. Then tickle your taste buds at our special liquid nitrogen ice cream bar and explore the science behind the elves’ four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup. You and your little elves will create holiday memories that will last a lifetime. Capacity at 75 guests. Registration is required for this event. Members: $15 Adults $20 Children Non-Member: $20 Adults $25 Children. 


Holiday Family Day at the Frazier History Museum – December 18 from 11 am – 3 pm. There’s so much to celebrate in the winter–including this being the first Holiday Family Day since 2019! Join us for a fun-filled day of crafts, kid-friendly tours, performances and special storytimes to celebrate the start of the holiday season. $50 for a family membership – get in all year for free! 

 
Multiple Day Events 
 
Saturday, Nov. 27 – Saturday, Jan. 1 – 5PM – 9PM Nightly (3PM – 9PM on Sunday).
Mustard Seed Hill (1122 Main Street, Millersburg, KY 40348). The 4th Annual Christmas at Mustard Seed Hill event will kickoff Saturday, Nov. 27 and lasts through Saturday, January 1st. Mustard Seed Hill is a unique destination in the heart of Kentucky’s Bluegrass Region in the town of Millersburg, KY. This holiday season, people from all over the country will once again visit Millersburg to see a stunning display of Christmas light attractions, our Artisan Market with local retail and artisanal vendors, and our Holiday Cafe with food and refreshments. This year, we will again host the Gingerbread House competition featuring the exquisite, detailed work of local pastry chefs along with community submissions from local organizations, businesses, families and individuals. We are also very excited to bring back special attractions like our Nativity Display. Mustard Seed Hill will be open nightly from 5PM – 9PM, and 3PM – 9PM on Sundays. General admission tickets are $5 and FREE for kids 7 & under. Gingerbread House Exhibit admission is an additional $5. We encourage everyone to purchase tickets in advance. 
 
 

January –

The Harlem Globetrotters: Spread Game Tour – Saturday, January 15, 2022, 7:00pm at the KFC Yum! Center. The World-Famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their newly reimagined Spread Game Tour to over the KFC Yum! Center! The Spread Game Tour is a basketball event like no other. Ankle-breaking moves, jaw-dropping swag, and rim-rattling dunks are some of the thrill you can expect from this show. Tickets are $23-$120. 

 
 

Recurring Events:

Santa’s Wonderland Continues In-person at Cabela’s and Bass Pro Shop – Featuring FREE photos with Santa from November 6-December 24, all day, register for time atawww.cabelas.com/santa. Cabela’s, 5100 Norton Healthcare Blvd, Louisville, KY 40241. Santa will be cruising into Louisville this Saturday, November 6 to officially kick off Santa’s Wonderland, the ultimate free family Christmas event, at Cabela’s. Photos with Santa will start on November 7 with FREE advance reservations, which can be made beginning November 1. To learn more and make a reservation, visit www.cabelas.com/santa.


Tiny Art Tales – KMAC Museum, 10:30-11:15am, Join us on the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month from 10:30-11:15 am for movement, music, and artmaking. At this moment, we are following CDC guidelines and asking all visitors two years of age and older to wear a face-covering during the program. This event happened every other Friday. 
 

PARISTOWN FLEA, Curated by Fleur de Flea and brought to you by  Paristown 

Starting May 15, 2021, and then every third Saturday through October, 9 AM – 6 PM. From 5 – 6 PM POWER HOUR (Dealers doing deals). 711 Brent St. Louisville, KY 40204. This is a six-month series of outdoor FREE flea markets that will take place on the third Saturday of each month throughout the cultural arts and entertainment district of Paristown. The outdoor markets are FREE  and pet-friendly, with plenty of FREE parking. Stop by the Korbel Mimosa  Bar or the Finlandia Bloody Mary Bar to grab a craft cocktail and browse more than 60 vendors selling vintage, vinyl, books, antiques, collectibles,  vintage clothes, and more. 

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Saturday Farm Animal Feeding – Blackacre State Nature Preserve And Historic Homestead. The volunteer animal feeders discuss feeding and caring for farm animals, will take place May 4th through Labor Day on Saturdays at 9:00am. Visitors are advised to wear appropriate shoes or bring spare shoes for the ride home, as we may get dirty, especially if it has been raining recently.  Feed will be provided, but Visitors are always welcome to bring their own treats to feed the animals. Apples, carrots, and bread are farm animal favorites. Meet in the barn for this fun opportunity!

FARM FEEDING


There are some drop-in opportunities at The Little Loomhouse. Isn’t it so great things are opening up for family fun? Get creative with weaving and learn some unique history. 
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Kentucky Science Center has small-group MakerPlace workshops planned for kids ages 8 and up. Macrame and pour painting fun! It’s just $10 for non-members and $8 for members. Limited space!


First Saturday Nature Hike at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Join Naturalists for this family-friendly 45-60 minute nature hike on the first Saturday of each month from 2 – 3 p.m. Each Saturday will feature a new hike to a different place for exploration, adventure, and a little bit of learning. No pets are allowed. The cost is $5 per person for members and non-members, regardless of age. Please register by 4 p.m. the day prior to the program by calling (502) 955-8512 or visiting Bernheim.org.


 

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