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APRil 2015


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If you would like additional information about an event, please use the contact information listed with the event. Event details are listed to the best of our knowledge and may be subject to change.


10

APR

Duration: After the game

Venue: Purple Upland Meadow

Event Type: Fireworks

Contact: Louisville Bats | 502.212.2287

Event Website: www.batsbaseball.com

Friday night fireworks by the Louisville Bats.  Show begins right after the game.  For game tickets call 212-BATS or go to www.batsbaseball.com.

Admission: NA


11

APR

Duration: April 11 | Noon - 7pm

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater & Lawn

Event Type: Festival

Contact: K. Renee Arnold | 502.608.1587

Event Website: www.mightykindness.org

Mighty KindnessA free community unity Earth Day festival that celebrates goods & services kind for the body, soul and mind in our region. Featuring live local music, free workshops, fud for kids and youth, unique art & crafts, local food trucks, local and regional farms, community groups, green businesses, SpiritWalk, loads of smiles and kind community. A celebration of the earth and our community!

Admission: FREE!


11

APR

Duration: April 11 | 2-11pm

Venue: Big Four Lawn

Event Type: Festival

Contact: GonzoFest@gmail.com | 502.582.2433

Event Website: www.gonzofestlou.com

GonzoFest Louisville is a festival honoring Hunter S. Thompson, as well as the lasting mark he has made on art, music, and literature.

Admission: $10 in advance/$15 at the door.

 


17-19

APR

Duration: April 17-19 | Fri, 5pm-9pm; Sat, 9am-4pm;
Sun, 1pm-5pm

Venue: 708 Magazine Street (corner of 8th & Magazine, one block north of Broadway

Event Type: Gallopalooza Preview Party

Contact: 502.574.3768

Event Website: www.gallopalooza.com

Gallopalooza!Please join us for the Gallopalooza Collection Preview - See all the statues in one place — before they hit the streets!

In addition to the artwork, this family-friendly event features music; games; live performances and demonstrations; hands-on crafts; artist meetings; face painting; and scavenger hunts!

Penny Wars: Vote for your favorite statue! Each penny dropped in a statue's bucket counts as a vote.

Gallopalooza supports community beautification projects done in partnership with the Waterfront Development Corporation and Brightside.

Admission: $5 at the door; children 3 & under get in free.

 


18

APR

Duration: Saturday, April 18

Venue: Waterfront Park

Event Type: Fireworks/Air Show

Contact: 800.928.3378

Event Website: thunderoverlouisville.org/

Visit thunderoverlouisville.org/ for details on what you can and can't bring and tips for the day.

General Information: 502-584-3378 (FEST)
Toll Free: (800) 928-FEST

From March 15th - May 15th for Festival event updates, tickets and Pegasus Pin info: Derby Festival Hotline at 502-584-FEST.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When people want information on Thunder Over Louisville or the Great Balloon Race, they call the Derby Festival hotline for answers. Operated for two months during the peak Festival season, the Hotline is utilized by more than 4000 callers annually as a primary source of event information. 

 


22

APR

Duration: Wednesday, April 22 | 5pm - ?

Venue: Big Four Lawn

Event Type: Concert

Contact: Waterfront Development Corporation/Ashley smith or WFPK
502.574.3768 or 502.814.6500

Event Website: www.wfpk.org

Shakey GravesMusical Guests: Shakey Graves (right), JD McPherson and Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers.

2015 marks the 14th year of Louisville’s most popular after work concert series! The Waterfront Development Corporation and Louisville Public Media work together to offer free concerts on the Big Four Lawn featuring national and local artists.  Concerts take place on the last Wednesday of every month, April through September. There is a cash bar and great upscale festival food.   

Outside food and alcohol are prohibited. No coolers, no glass & no pets allowed in the event area of the Big Four Lawn. For more information, please call 814-6500.  Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged. 

TROLLEY SERVICE: To alleviate parking congestion caused by the KY/IN Bridges project, a free trolley service, courtesy of Republic Bank, will be offered between Witherspoon and the Big Four Lawn for people who park West of I-65. The Republic Bank Easy Trolley will run a continuous loop between 6:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. We strongly suggest parking West of I -65 in the Witherspoon, Humana and surface lots. VIEW MAP OF PARKING OPTIONS HERE. 

ABOUT WATERFRONT WEDNESDAY
Waterfront Wednesday is presented by 91.9 WFPK and the Waterfront Development Corporation with support from our sponsors:

ABOUT WATERFRONT WEDNESDAY
Waterfront Wednesday is presented by 91.9 WFPK and the Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and our sponsors.

 

Goose Island

 
Republic Bank
Passport Health Plan
Friends of the Waterfront
 

 

Admission: Free!

 


23-01

APR-MAY

Duration: April 23 - May 1

Venue: Waterfront Park

Event Type: Festival

Contact: Kentucky Derby Festival | 502-584-6383 or 502-584-FEST

Event Website: discover.kdf.org/chow-wagon/

Kentucky Derby FestivalGeneral Information: 502-584-6383
Toll Free: (800) 928-FEST

CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

From March 15th - May 15th for Festival event updates, tickets and Pegasus Pin info: Derby Festival Hotline at 502-584-FEST.

The Chow Wagon and Kroger Fest-i-Ville will return to Waterfront Park on April 23rd. The Miller Lite Music Stage will feature nearly 30 live concerts with local and regional entertainment and a wide variety of musical genres including gospel, urban, Latino, country and rock.

Where else can you find great food and live musical entertainment in a riverside setting for a 2015 Pegasus Pin admission? Meet your coworkers for lunch or come down for an evening concert. There’s no way to go wrong by making a visit to this great outdoor party!

Admission: Visit discover.kdf.org/chow-wagon/ for more information.

 

 

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