Weekend Picks


Weekend Family Events for Louisville parents! Fun things to do with kids this weekend.


Here, you can find your weekend family fun and weekend events around Louisville!

Spring is here! This page will focus on recommendations for weekend family fun. We encourage you to also explore other pages and post on our websites for festivals, free fun, holiday fun, and more. 

Weekend fun around Louisville is here! Especially heading into spring, there are many things to do with your kids inside and outside depending on the weather. We found many fun options for you.

Features of the weekend: 

Find more SPRING fun!

Join in at scenic Gateway Park for an unforgettable evening at the Summer Cruise-In! So grab your family, polish your car, and kick off an evening brimming with the spirit of the automotive community. 6:00-8:30pm
Join Chick-fil-a Jeffersonville for their 3rd Annual Safety Night. Get the chance to meet Jeffersonville’s very own firt responders and Max, the police therapy dog, will be visiting as well.


Visit Springfest in Toonerville Trolley Park, near the corner of Brook & Oak Street in Historic Old Louisville. Springfest is Old Louisville’s biggest springtime festival and neighborhood market, and is always FREE and open to the general public. Springfest kicks off at 10am and rocks, eats, and shops until 7pm!

A spectacular day of Bluegrass music, food and beverages, craft vendors, and youth activities in a scenic environment awaits those who visit Jefferson Memorial Forest’s 17th annual Forest Fest on Saturday. 11:30am-7:00pm.

Join BloomFest from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. for Bernheim’s annual celebration of spring! This free event includes tons of great activities for children of all ages, including arts and crafts, garden faerie house construction, naturalist-led discovery stations, and musical entertainment. 

Join the Louisville Winds for thei final concert of the season at Iroquois Park, where they’ll be ushering in the summer with our wind ensemble performance. Featuring music from: Chicago, The Beach Boys, Hans Zimmer, Aretha Franklin, Glenn Miller, and more!

Free outdoor movie night at Pope Lick Park. They will be showing Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980). Bring blankets and lawn chairs for a fun, FREE night under the stars!


Come on down to the West End Farmers Market for fresh produce, local crafts, and a fun community vibe! 4:00-8:00pm.

Your Sunday afternoon is BOOKED! Join two Old Lou faves celebrating one of their favorite pastimes: READING (and also maybe some light book hoarding). Bring a book or two that you’d like to pass along and take home some new favorites.

Spend some time at the Speed Art Museum on Sunday. Thanks to a generous contribution from Brown-Forman, general admission is FREE for all on Sundays through 2024. The free Sunday admission is named in honor of the late Owsley Brown II. 

Check out Little Crooked Creek Safari in Shelby County. They are open 2-6pm on Sunday. Feed and interact with so many animals. An up-close experience for a petting zoo and with exotic animals. 20.00 for adults, 15.00 for kids, 2 and under are free – all your feed for each animal is included. 1430 Little Crooked Creek Rd. Lawrenceburg, Ky. 40342. Cash and cards accepted.

The Main Library and Highlands-Shelby Park Library join South Central Regional with their newly established collection of board games and puzzles now available for checkout! Puzzles can be checked out for 21 days, and renewed 3 times. Board games can be checked out for 7 days (no renewals). These puzzles and games do not float, so please return them to the Library where they were checked out.

You can also find more ideas for events here. 

Here are some posts that might also have ideas you are looking for to find weekend fun for your family!


Want to see even more? Click here for our Spring fun page! 



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