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APRil 2014


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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.


05

APR

Duration: April 5 | Registration - 9am; Event - 10am-noon

Venue: Festival Plaza by the Tetra sculpture

Event Type: Fundraiser

Contact: Todd Crawford | 502.645.9069

Event Website: www.toddcrawfordfoundation.org

5K race, both competitive and non-competitive. The first 250 paid registrants will receive a t-shirt. All proceeds go towards spinal cord injury research. Register at www.toddcrawfordfoundation.org.

Admission: $25 entry fee; no cost for kids 12 and under.

 


12

APR

Duration: Saturday, April 12

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. 

 


18

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


23

APR

Duration: Wednesday, April 23 | 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

Moon TaxiMusical Guests: Moon Taxi (right), The Apache Relay, and House Ghost.

Looking ahead: In May, Spanish Gold & The Broken Spurs; in June, Old 97's & The Whigs.

2014 marks the 13th 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. 

Parking: Parking lots are highlighted on this Parking Map. In the park itself, the Blue Parking Lot (Wharf Parking) is paid parking; all other park lots are free. Lots adjacent to the park are paid parking. 

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

 

Goose Island

 

 
Kentucky Bourbon Affair
Friends of the Waterfront
 
 

Admission: Free!

 


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APR-MAY

Duration: April 24 - May 2

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

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

In 2014, the Chow Wagon returns to Waterfront Park on the Ohio River. The Miller Lite Music Stage featured 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 2014 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.

 


25

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

 

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26

APR

Duration: April 26 | Noon - 6pm

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater & Lawn

Event Type: Festival

Contact: K. Renee Arnold | 502.608.1587 or 812.961.2994

Event Website: www.mightykindness.org

Mighty KindnessA Community Unity Festival bringing together local earth, body, mind, spirit and heart-friendly services, products and organizations that make our Commonwealth more rooted and kind. The Hoot is about feeding the love, joy, peace, healing, knowledge, sustainability and strength of our community. (Family Friendly)

Admission: FREE!