Are you looking for events in Louisville? Here are a ton of family fun Louisville events. Things to do today!
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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)
Okolona VFW Post 8639 Trunk or Treat – October 29, 6-9pm, 4205 Lambert Rd, Louisville KY 40219. Okolona’s Post 8639 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat. Last year was such a success for the community, we are doing it again. Please contact us if you would like to enter your vehicle to hand out candy. Come enjoy a great time for the whole family. Food, family and fun!
Springdale Community Church Trunk or Treat and Movie Night – October 29, 3-5pm. Please join us for our 2nd Annual “Trunk or Treat” on Friday, October 29th from 6-8 pm. We will be showing the movie “Hotel Transylvania 2”, so bring your lawn chairs and or blankets, popcorn/water bottles will be provided. Rain does not cancel the event. Masks are recommended inside the building.
Alice In Wonderland – The Russell Theater, 516 S 17th Street. Show dates are listed below. All tickets are $15 General Admission
Please note that this price is before sales tax and card processing fees with a two-ticket minimum purchase.
Thursday, October 28th at 7:30PM
Friday, October 29th at 7:30PM
Saturday, October 30th at 12:00PM
Sunday, October 31st at 2:00PM
Family Yoga at the Frazier – October 30 starting at 10:30am. This is a free event but registration is required. Come experience history like you never have before – through movement! In this dynamic, story-based yoga flow, families will learn a story from one of the Frazier’s galleries incorporating simple beginner’s yoga poses led by Frazier educators and yoga enthusiasts Heather and Megan. Weather permitting, this will be held in one of the Frazier’s beautiful outdoor spaces. The best part of all of this? It’s free with your Frazier Membership. If you haven’t used it yet, now is the time to start! Get your morning started on Museum Row and continue your day refreshed, energized, and with a little more learning in your back pocket, or join us after for Family Fun activities. This is a free event but registration is required. Register at fraziermuseum.org/yoga.
8th Annual Sustainability Summit – The Louisville Sustainability Council (LSC) is pleased to announce its 8th Annual Sustainability Summit will be held virtually on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021 from 1 – 4 p.m. Building on the success of 2020’s Summit, “Crossroads: An Intersectional Series on Climate Justice,” this year’s theme is “Powering the Movement: Building Community to Fight Climate Change” and explores the intersections between climate change, social equity, and community resilience.
Family Fun Day at the Frazier – November 12, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at the Frazier. Frazier families meet Pop-Up Family Days! Fun for all ages isn’t just for Saturdays anymore. On select holidays and Saturdays, come enjoy crafts in the galleries, scavenger hunts, kid-friendly tours, and special Storytimes. This event is free with your admission to the museum.
Art Works: Breaking the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health, November 13, 2021, 9:30AM-4:00PM at the Boys and Girls Club Kentuckiana in Newburg. Art works as a preventative and positive coping mechanism. Supportive environments in the family, at school and in the wider community are also of critical importance. This interactive summit will help young people and their parents understand how different, free or low-cost, art forms can be used as positive outlets when facing mental health challenges. The summit will showcase what mental wellness means from youth perspectives. We will also explore using the arts as a positive coping tool, and provide parents with a greater understanding of their role in helping their child manage mental health. This is a free event but registration is required. Donations for event will go to continuing outreach on this topic in the community through the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana.
Louisville’s International Festival of Film – Nov. 11-13, 2021, 7am-12am. This is a virtual event. Louisville’s International Festival of Film (LIFF) is committed to screening artistic films not usually presented through commercial venues, giving indie filmmakers a place to showcase their work. Festival proceeds will be used by the Louisville Film Arts Institute (LFAI) to fund the education and training of future filmmakers in Metro Louisville and the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This event is $10 and does require you to purchase advanced tickets.
Polar Express Family Movie Night – December 4th, 5:30-9:00 pm at the Kentucky Science Center. All aboard for a magical holiday outing with your family at Kentucky Science Center! Grab your golden ticket and get ready for a trip to the North Pole as you watch the holiday classic Polar Express in spectacular 3D. Tickle your taste buds at our special liquid nitrogen ice cream bar and grab a photo with Frosty the Snowman for a treasured holiday keepsake. Member: $15 Adults/$20 Children Non-Member: $20 Adults/$25 Children and registration is required.
Polar Express Family Movie Morning – December 5th from 9 am- 12:30 pm at the Kentucky Science Center, All aboard for a magical holiday outing with your family at Kentucky Science Center! Grab your golden ticket and get ready for a trip to the North Pole as you watch the holiday classic Polar Express in spectacular 3D. Tickle your taste buds at our special hot cocoa bar and grab a photo with Frosty the Snowman for a treasured holiday keepsake. Limited to 75 guests. Space is limited so registration is required. Member: $15 Adults/$20 Children Non-Member: $20 Adults/$25 Children.
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.
Elf Family Movie Night – 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.
Food Truck Fridays at HoneBear Farm, 5-8PM, 4005 Taylorsville Rd. Louisville, KY 40299.
Shop and celebrate local businesses, enjoy touring our bee yard, relaxing around the campfire, making new memories, and listening to some fun family music!
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.
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!
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.
Day trips are always an option. There are many places within 2 hours of Louisville that offer a safe getaway during the pandemic. Here are tons of options.
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