Calendar

august 2014


  • About our Event Calendar

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.


02

AUG

Duration: August 2 | 2-6pm

Venue: North Great Lawn

Event Type: Festival

Contact: Lindsey Miller | 603.557.7994

Event Website: www.beerfestusa.com

Beerfest USA is a regionalized beer festival that welcomes 60+ breweries specific to the 4 regions of the USA - Northeast, South, West, and Midwest. The event also welcomes 10+ food vendors with region specific food (think lobster rolls in the Northeast; fish tacos in the West). Ticket buyers (21+ only) will get a tasting glass and will get unlimited 2 ounce samples of beer during the event. There will be a live band as well as games and activities for each participant to engage in. Food is not included in the ticket price.

Admission: $39-$49


Waterfront Yoga

05

AUG

Duration: Every Tuesday through mid-September | 7-8pm

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater (by Tumbleweed on the River)

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933; 502.553.4900

Event Website:

Come enjoy the beauty of the waterfront and the relaxation and rejuvenation of yoga at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater, next to Tumbleweed.  Classes will be held Tuesdays at 7pm, weather permitting and are only $5 per person. Beginners are welcome! 

Bring yourself, your mat, and good vibes! Namaste.

Admission: $5


Waterfront Yoga

12

AUG

Duration: Every Tuesday through mid-September | 7-8pm

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater (by Tumbleweed on the River)

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933; 502.553.4900

Event Website:

Come enjoy the beauty of the waterfront and the relaxation and rejuvenation of yoga at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater, next to Tumbleweed.  Classes will be held Tuesdays at 7pm, weather permitting and are only $5 per person. Beginners are welcome! 

Bring yourself, your mat, and good vibes! Namaste.

Admission: $5


15

AUG

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


Waterfront Yoga

19

AUG

Duration: Every Tuesday through mid-September | 7-8pm

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater (by Tumbleweed on the River)

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933; 502.553.4900

Event Website:

Come enjoy the beauty of the waterfront and the relaxation and rejuvenation of yoga at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater, next to Tumbleweed.  Classes will be held Tuesdays at 7pm, weather permitting and are only $5 per person. Beginners are welcome! 

Bring yourself, your mat, and good vibes! Namaste.

Admission: $5


22

AUG

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


24

AUG

Duration: August 24 | 6:50am - Midnight

Venue: North Great Lawn

Event Type: Ironman Triathlon

Contact: Louisville@ironman.com | 813.868.5940

Event Website: www.IronmanLouisville.com

Join thousands of sports fans to witness the 6th annual Ironman Louisville on August 24, 2014. More than 2500 athletes will transition from a 2.4 mile swim in the Ohio River to a 112 mile bike ride and a 26.2 mile run at Waterfront Park. Athletes from around the world will compete in the world's most challenging endurance event, pushing their mental and physical limits to reach the finish line at 4th Street. Be a part of the Ironman experience!

Admission: Free to watch

 


Waterfront Yoga

26

AUG

Duration: Every Tuesday through mid-September | 7-8pm

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater (by Tumbleweed on the River)

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933; 502.553.4900

Event Website:

Come enjoy the beauty of the waterfront and the relaxation and rejuvenation of yoga at the Brown-Forman Amphitheater, next to Tumbleweed.  Classes will be held Tuesdays at 7pm, weather permitting and are only $5 per person. Beginners are welcome! 

Bring yourself, your mat, and good vibes! Namaste.

Admission: $5


27

AUG

Duration: Wednesday, August 27 | 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

Musical guests: Shovels & Rope (right), The Wild Feathers, and Tim Easton.

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 Friends of the Waterfront and our sponsors.

 

Goose Island

 
Friends of the Waterfront
 

 

Admission: Free!

 


29

AUG

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


29-01

AUG-SEP

Duration: August 29 - September 1 | 11am-11pm Fri, Sat, Sun; 11am-8pm Mon

Venue: Belvedere

Event Type: Festival

Contact: Louisville Metro Special Events | 502.574.2003

Event Website: www.worldfestlouisville.com

WorldfestFour day international festival featuring 3 stages and more than 150 booths showcasing food, spirits and crafts. A parade, children's activities and a naturalization ceremony will also take place.

Admission: FREE

 

 


31

AUG

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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