Looking for something to do? Check out these local happenings that offer a little summer fun for everyone.
The annual Ali Festival, a celebration that marks the anniversary of Muhammad Ali’s passing and celebrates his impactful legacy and love for Louisville, will take place June 3-13, 2021.
Take time to stop and smell the roses on June 5 at the Crescent Hill Garden Tour.
Sample fresh food and craft beer on June 5 at Meet the Market: A Taste of Logan Street Market.
The Louisville Zoo’s premier annual fundraiser, Zoofari! 2021, has a new format this year but still plenty of opportunity to get in on the fun while supporting the zoo.
Ready to run? The Parklands 5K Walk & Run will take place on June 12 at Beckley Creek Park, benefitting The Parklands of Floyd Forks.
Live racing at Churchill Downs is offered through June 26 with a full calendar of events in June, including Downs after Dark on June 12 and Father’s Day at the Track on June 20.
On June 26, the Kentucky Guild of Brewers will transform Louisville’s Waterfront Park into the state’s largest, most exclusive taproom with the Kentucky Craft Bash.
Celebrating 41 years! The Locust Grove Antiques Market will take place on June 27 on the historic grounds of Locust Grove.
Bourbon and Beyond presents A Celebration of ZZ Top, July 18 on The Lawn at Waterfront Park.
All Summer Long
Ready to play? Zone 1 of Bernheim Forest’s new 10-acre natural playground, Playcosystem, is now open.
Beat the heat at a summer sprayground or spray pad.
Hit it out of the park with the Louisville Bats and their summer theme nights. From $1 menu night to family ticket packages, the schedule is full of fun and savings.
Enjoy an eclectic mix of vendors selling vintage, vinyl, antiques, mid-century, art deco, plants, books, and more at The Paristown Flea, every third Saturday of the month, May-October.
Thursdays just got a lot cooler with the return of Yew Dell’s Bourbon & Botanicals Music Series, running July 1 through August 26.
Whitehall House & Gardens presents the Summer Sunday Concert Series, offering live music in their beautiful garden setting.
For an entertaining evening out, Derby Dinner Playhouse’s summer show schedule offers fun for the whole family.
Summer Family Movie Nights are being offered every second and fourth Sunday of the month at St. Paul United Methodist Church. Grab a blanket or lawn chair and they will provide the popcorn!
Interested in all things green, check out our Garden Tour Guide.
Check out some daytrips here.
Compiled by Lindsay McDonald