Louisville is an exciting city that is full of life! A fun mix of the great outdoors, a lively entertainment scene, world-renowned restaurants and breweries, a diverse art culture, bourbon distilleries galore, and top notch sporting events make for a busy social calendar. Couple that with a safe, family friendly, affordable city and you can see why we love it so much!
Enjoy the more than 15,000 acres of parks in Louisville. Whether you enjoy hiking or biking the trails, a leisurely stroll on the paved paths, kayaking the many streams and rivers, or playing with the kids on the playgrounds and splashpads, Louisville's many park systems has something to offer for everyone.
THUNDER OVER LOUISVILLE
One of the nations largest fireworks displays kicks off the annual Kentucky Derby Festival.
LOUISVILLE SLUGGER MUSEUM
The Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory celebrates the role of the that the Louisville Slugger plays in baseball's history and in American Culture.
KENTUCKY DERBY MUSEUM
Dive into the history of the Kentucky Derby, take a tour of the track, or watch the epic "The Greatest Race" in the 360 degree theater.
THE LOUISVILLE ZOO
A beautiful, clean, and family friendly destination, the Louisville Zoo is the perfect day out. Their many annual events are must do, including Boo at the Zoo, Brew at the Zoo, and the Wild Lights Asian Lantern Festival. Combine their annual membership with one to The Kentucky Science Center and you're ready for year-round fun!
Waterfront Park is the site of several events throughout the year. Most notably is Waterfront Wednesdays -- a free summer concert series. The Big Four Bridge, a bicycle and pedestrian only bridge that takes you from Downtown Louisville to Jeffersonville, Indiana is located at Waterfront Park and has become a staple in the Louisville community.
There are thrills and spills for everyone at Kentucky Kingdom with their more than 70 attractions, including 6 world-class roller coasters, a huge water park, children's rides, games, and shows.