- 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.
A family event to celebrate the achievements of people with Down Syndrome.
Fun Run: 8:45am; Family Walk: 9:30am; Kids Fun Zone; Family Picnic with area food vendors samples; live music and entertainment.
Admission: $20 registration fee
Join us for a unique and dynamic learning experience that provides a powerful glimpse into what many refugees endure when fleeing from their homes and living in a refugee camp. This 3 hour experience cultivates global awareness and compassion through the practice of empathy and perspective-taking.
Admission: $10 pre-registration; $15 at the door.
Join thousands of sports fans to witness the 9th annual Ironman Louisville presented by Norton Sports Health on October 11, 2015. 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 Live! Be a part of the Ironman experience!
Admission: Free to watch; see website for registration info.
Duration: October 16-18 | Thurs, 5-10p; Fri 5-10p; Sat noon-10p
Venue: 10th Street at the RiverWalk
Event Type: ReSurfaced
Contact: Downtown Partnership | 502.584.6000
Event Website: resurfaced.org
This October City Collaborative's ReSurfaced initiative is continuing the campaign to breathe life into our city's underutilized urban parking spaces. We are working with community partners to activate a surface lot at 10th Street on the Riverwalk of the Louisville Loop in conjunction with the Louisville Commission on Public Art's 'Connect/Disconnect' public art project.
Join us for three days October 15th-17th to enjoy music, design, community discussions, local beer, and local food, in a reimagined urban space with beautiful views of Downtown Louisville and the new public art installations of Connect/Disconnect.
A local Louisville urban marketplace. Vendors from all over Kentuckiana will be set up selling all kinds of goods, including books, records, vintage, antiques, repurposed, and so much more. Food trucks as well.
Admission: Good attitude!
Duration: October 17 | 3-7pm
Venue: Big Four Lawn
Event Type: Tasting Event
Event Website: www.wineontheriverlouisville.com
Tasting event featuring wine, beer, spirits and food. Live music.
Admission: $55 + tax in advance / $65 + tax day of event
Duration: October 24 | 8am - 1pm
Venue: West Belvedere
Event Type: Half Marathon
Contact: Louisville Sports Commission | 502.587.7767
Event Website: www.lscmarathon.com
The Urban Bourbon Half Marathon is a 13.1 mile running and walking event. The half marathon partners with numerous local not-for-profit and civic agencies and organizations in an effort to promote healthy lifestyles in our community. The Half Marathon promises a great experience for participants with a challenging and unique course, numerous forms of live entertainment, one-of-a-kind medals, and quality tech shirts specifically designed for women and men, with 100% of all proceeds going toward attracting more sporting events to Louisville.
Admission: Free to spectators
The fight to end breast cancer starts with a single step. Join millions of people in more than 300 communities nationwide and take that step with us at the American Cancer Society Making Strides of Louisville walk. Just a few hours of your time at our non-competitive 5K event will help bring a lifetime of change for people facing breast cancer and their families.
Every Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC) event is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our breast cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease with breast cancer research, information and services, and access to mammograms for women who need them. Sign up today and let's finish the fight against breast cancer.
Admission: No admission fee or fundraising minimum.