Calendar

june 2015


  • 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.


Waterfront Yoga

02

JUN

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

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

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Erin Cronin | Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933

Event Website:

Waterfront YogaCome 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

 



05

JUN

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


06

JUN

Duration: June 6 | 9am - registration; 10am-noon - event

Venue: Festival Plaza

Event Type: Charity Fundraiser

Contact: Todd Crawford | 502.645.9069

Event Website: www.toddcrawfordfoundation.org

5K race, both competitive and non-competitive. There is a $25 entry fee and the first 250 paid registrants will receive a t-shirt. No cost for kids 12 and under.

All proceeds go towards spinal cord injury research. Register at www.toddcrawfordfoundation.org.

Admission: $25 entry fee.


06

JUN

Duration: June 06 | 5-11pm

Venue: Big Four Lawn

Event Type: 5K Urban Obstacle Race

Contact: John Biros | 812.207.3766

Event Website: www.thewaterfrontchallenge.com

The Waterfront ChallengeThe Waterfront Challenge is a 5K Urban Obstacle Night Race on the river in Louisville, Kentucky. We're combining cross country running, road racing, and obstacle conquering with a PARTY ROCKIN' good time!

The course winds through the most beautiful parts of Waterfront Park and will present you with natural and temporary obstacles, along with military drills and CrossFit challenges. The race is designed to be fun yet challenging for all fitness levels. After you've crossed the finish line, join the festival! Celebrate by staying to party the night away on the Big Four Lawn, where there will be music, dancing, food, beer and more.

A portion of all proceeds will benefit the Louisville Waterfront Development Corporation.

Admission: $45 - $75


06

JUN

Duration: June 6 | 7-11pm

Venue: Belvedere

Event Type: Gala

Contact: ebetts@alz.org | 502.451.4266

Event Website: www.alz.org/kyin

Join us for an evening of dinner and dancing while enjoying the beautiful views of Downtown Louisville and the Ohio River. The night will feature exciting live and silent auctions.

Admission: $100 per reserved seat. Sponsorship opportunities available.

 


07

JUN

Duration: June 7 | 1-3pm

Venue: Great Lawn

Event Type: Polo Tournament

Contact: Kentucky Distillers' Association | 502.875.9351

Event Website: www.kybourbonaffair.com

Kentucky Bourbon Affair Polo TournamentThat’s right, we are having a polo match in the middle of downtown Louisville.

The morning's festivities will kick off with a premium VIP Kentucky Proud brunch prepared by Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill and overlooking the Ohio River. A five-course meal will be served on a beautiful salvaged barn-wood table adorned with gorgeous wildflowers. And of course, we will have plenty of Bourbons to sample thanks to Heaven Hill Distilleries, Jim Beam, Michter's, and Town Branch.

Following brunch, four polo teams will compete to be the Kentucky Bourbon Affair polo champion. In addition to the polo match, general admission guests will enjoy a festival-like atmosphere with multiple activations including an onsite Kentucky Proud farmers market where guests can purchase locally grown and produced products directly.

Admission: $15 general admission; call for VIP information.

 

 

 

 



Waterfront Yoga

09

JUN

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

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

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Erin Cronin | Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933

Event Website:

Waterfront YogaCome 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

 




12-14

JUN

Duration: June 12-14 | 11am - 6pm

Venue: Festival Plaza

Event Type: Festival

Contact: Steven B. Taylor | 502.494.8198

Event Website: www.louisvillegreekfest.com

The very best in authentic Greek food, beer, wine & beverages with live Greek music, dancing and entertainment. Greek pastries and desserts, souvenir and gift shops are available along with fun activities for kids.

Admission: $2; 12 & under free.

 


12

JUN

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


13

JUN

Duration: June 7 | 8am - noon

Venue: North Great Lawn

Event Type: Run

Contact: Callan Graham | 208.250.1871

Event Website: www.thecolorrun.com

The Color Run is a 5K colorful fun run promoting healthiness & happiness. Participants start the run wearing white and are covered in food-grade colored corn starch at color zones throughout the course, ending tie-died at the finish line.

Admission: Registration for the run is $35-$55, depending on sign up time. Anyone can enter the festival area free of charge.



13

JUN

Duration: June 13 | 6-9pm

Venue: Base of the Big Four Bridge

Event Type: Fundraiser

Contact: William Myers | 502.595.4911 or 502.594.0585

Event Website: www.BourbonbytheBridge.com

Bourbon tastings, food, live music, and a beautiful setting all for a great cause!

Admission: TBD; likely $75

 


Waterfront Yoga

16

JUN

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

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

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Erin Cronin | Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933

Event Website:

Waterfront YogaCome 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

 


 


19-20

JUN

Duration: June 19-20 | Friday, 8pm - 12am; Saturday, Noon - 12am

Venue: Belvedere

Event Type: Festival

Contact: Aaron Angel | 502.649.4851

Event Website: www.kypride.com

Kentuckiana's largest LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual & Transgender) festival and parade. Festival includes live entertainment, non-profit organization & retail booths, along with concessions, beer & alcohol.

Admission: General - $5-8; VIP - $50-100


20

JUN

Duration: June 20 | 9am - 4pm

Venue: Festival Plaza

Event Type: Car Show

Contact: Russell Mills, Greg Bowman | 502.552.2176 or 502.727.9246

Event Website: www.britishsportscarclub.com

The British Sports Car Club of Louisville was founded in 1981 and has held regular gatherings, meetings, and the "British Bash" since that first year. We are a social club of British car enthusiasts who serve the community with educational and social activities in regards to British motoring and its heritage.

Admission: Free to the public.

 


20

JUN

Duration: June 20 | 6-11pm

Venue: North Great Lawn

Event Type: Festival

Contact: Patrick Williams | 405.923.4550

Event Website: http://www.ilovesoulfood.com

The Soul Food Festival is an inviting event that highlights the aroma of soul food cooking in the air, while bringing together family and friends in a social atmosphere for an evening of Grammy entertainment and empowerment information.

 

Admission: $25 - $65

 


Waterfront Yoga

23

JUN

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

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

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Erin Cronin | Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933

Event Website:

Waterfront YogaCome 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

 


 


24

JUN

Duration: Wednesday, June 24 | 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

Pokey LaFargeMusical guests: Pokey LaFarge (right), Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, and T. Hardy Morris.

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 Friends of the Waterfront and our sponsors.

 

Goose Island

 
Republic Bank
Passport Health Plan
Friends of the Waterfront
 


Admission: FREE!

 


27

JUN

Duration: June 27 | 9am - noon

Venue: Brown-Forman Amphitheater

Event Type: Charity Walk/Run/Roll

Contact: Mary Anne Tinnel | 502.587.4596 or 502.587.4543

Event Website: larosaloop.kintera.org

Larosa LoopThe Larosa Loop is a non-competitive walk, run, wheelchair event. There will also e exciting raffles. 1,3 and 5-mile routes. Event raises money for Frazier Rehab Institute.

Admission: $25 per person

 

 

 

 


27

JUN

Duration: June 27 | 11am

Venue: Great Lawn

Event Type: Kickball Tournament/Fundraiser

Contact: Children's Hospital Foundation | 502.629.8060

Event Website: HelpKosairChildrensHospital.com

Kickball tournament to benefit Kosair Children's Hospital.

Admission: $295 per team, $35 for individual

 


Waterfront Yoga

30

JUN

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

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

Event Type: Yoga Class

Contact: Erin Cronin | Yoga weather cancellation hotline - 502.541.2933

Event Website:

Waterfront YogaCome 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

 


 

 

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