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!

Summer 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 SUMMER fun!

Visit the Iroquois Amphitheater for their Free Summer Movie Series on Friday with Babe (G) and Barbie (PG-13). Gates open at 6:00 p.m. for concessions and door prizes, the first movie starts at 7:00!

Join Jericho Farmhouse for a fun-filled evening featuring the movie ‘Home on the Range,’ with themed flavors and drinks. Event kicks off at 5 PM and the movie starts at 9 PM.

The Downtown Drive-In is an outdoor movie night series, taking place at Brown-Forman Amphitheater on select Friday nights through October. Movies will begin at sundown, with the amphitheater open an hour before to allow guests to grab their spot in the theater.


Charlestown’s annual Back to School Bash will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Family Activities Park. The Family Activities Park will be open for families to enjoy for free! (The park will remain open until 6 p.m. after the event).

Western Library’s Block Party is back Saturday at 10am! It’s a 80s Throwback theme this year, so break out your jellies and bucket hats – they’re bringing the rubix cubes!

Jefferson Memorial Forest is so excited for Bluegrass Mycological Society to be hosting a Fungal Foray at Scott’s Gap! Come out and learn how to identify the local fungi! This program is all-ages, free to the public, and along our beloved Meadow Meander Trail in Scott’s Gap, 10am.



The Showbiz Kids will perform a Song & Dance review at the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass for Family Fun Day. Afterwards is a kids Interactive dance party, 2pm.

Go shopping this weekend at Lynn Family Stadium for their Stadium Sunday Market!

Sunday is the day for Blackacre’s historic house tours! It from 1-4 pm. $5 a person (free with cultural pass). Tours run every Sunday through Labor Day.

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 Summer fun page! 



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