Tag: Events

The Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and

The Venardos Circus,  a unique broadway-style Circus, is returning to Louisville, KY at Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park, 1101 E River Rd, Louisville, KY 40206 from October 20 to

The Venardos Circus,  a unique broadway-style Circus, is returning to Louisville, KY at Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park, 1101 E River Rd, Louisville, KY 40206 from October 20 to

The Venardos Circus,  a unique broadway-style Circus, is returning to Louisville, KY at Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park, 1101 E River Rd, Louisville, KY 40206 from October 20 to

The Venardos Circus,  a unique broadway-style Circus, is returning to Louisville, KY at Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park, 1101 E River Rd, Louisville, KY 40206 from October 20 to

The Venardos Circus,  a unique broadway-style Circus, is returning to Louisville, KY at Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park, 1101 E River Rd, Louisville, KY 40206 from October 20 to

The Venardos Circus,  a unique broadway-style Circus, is returning to Louisville, KY at Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park, 1101 E River Rd, Louisville, KY 40206 from October 20 to

The Venardos Circus,  a unique broadway-style Circus, is returning to Louisville, KY at Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park, 1101 E River Rd, Louisville, KY 40206 from October 20 to

The Venardos Circus,  a unique broadway-style Circus, is returning to Louisville, KY at Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park, 1101 E River Rd, Louisville, KY 40206 from October 20 to

The 14th annual Via Colori® Street Painting Festival will be held October 15, 2022 – October 16, 2022. Via Colori® Kentucky is a festival in which hundreds of artists, community organizations,

The 14th annual Via Colori® Street Painting Festival will be held October 15, 2022 – October 16, 2022. Via Colori® Kentucky is a festival in which hundreds of artists, community organizations,

The 2022 Urban Bourbon Half Marathon presented by Jim Beam® course celebrates Louisville’s river heritage and starts and finishes along Main Street in downtown Louisville.

Down Syndrome of Louisville is a nonprofit organization founded in 1977 as an early intervention education resource for children with Down Syndrome in Kentucky.

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is back in 2022! Presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is always FREE to all.

The National Jug Band Jubilee returns to the Brown-Forman Amphitheater in Waterfront Park on September 24th.

Join your friends and neighbors and be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Physical and emotional health have never been more important than they are now!

The Big Four Arts Festival has been the most attended (20,000) two-day Event ever held in Louisville at Waterfront Park on the Big Four Bridge Lawn. The weekend following Labor

The Big Four Arts Festival has been the most attended (20,000) two-day Event ever held in Louisville at Waterfront Park on the Big Four Bridge Lawn. The weekend following Labor

After having to miss the past two years, Louisville Pagans are pleased to announce that the Louisville Pagan Pride Day is back! Join us September 10, 2022 at the Brown-Forman

Thousands of cyclists, paddlers and walkers will be on the move again at the Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle Monday, September 5th as it returns for another Labor Day at

Waterfront Park is excited to have the Fleur De Flea return on Labor Day weekend for the biggest vintage market in Kentuckiana!

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is back in 2022! Presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is always FREE to all.

Family fun 5K or 1 mile run/walk to raise funds and awareness for sarcoma research. The event honors and celebrates sarcoma survivors, caregivers, medical professionals, those that have lost loved

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Just keep telling yourself that while you chart this 5K course in July! Join us at Waterfront Park’s Big Four Lawn for

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is back in 2022! Presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is always FREE to all.

Kentucky’s largest Sprint and Olympic triathlon

Dr. Ed Morgan/Kiwanis Grand Slam 4 Miler

A four mile run/walk through beautiful Waterfront Park (click here for course map) in the morning and a baseball game that evening. What a perfect way to spend a summer

Brunch and Bark by the Bridge

Waterfront Park is thrilled to welcome back a favorite Sunday tradition, Brunch (& Bark) by the Bridge starting in April featuring food trucks, live jazz music, and drink specials.

Fridays at the Front

Celebrate the end of the work week with Waterfront Park’s Fridays at the Front – a pop up food truck experience featuring great food and drink options. Welcome in beautiful

Send It Slam Outdoor Festival

Send It Slam is an outdoor festival, complete with a 3D archery competition, full lineup of Kentucky musicians, local food trucks and breweries, youth entertainment and more. Rising songwriter Cole

Fireworks

Celebrate Independence Day with the whole family!

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is back in 2022! Presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is always FREE to all.

My Morning Jacket at Waterfront Park with Louisville Leopard Percussionists and Producing A Kind Generation

The Color Run 5k

The Color Run is a non-competitive and untimed 5k filled with color throws along the way. Make magic, make memories, and make more. Together. All Ages Welcome. Family Fun Event.

Celebrate the third annual Juneteenth Festival with Black Complex, June 19th at the Belvedere.

Brunch and Bark by the Bridge

Waterfront Park is thrilled to welcome back a favorite Sunday tradition, Brunch (& Bark) by the Bridge starting in April featuring food trucks, live jazz music, and drink specials.

“Run for 9-1-1” is an annual charity 5K run (or walk) to benefit #ThankYou911, an initiative of NENA, the National Emergency Number Association. #ThankYou911 encourages public support and recognition of

Fridays at the Front

Celebrate the end of the work week with Waterfront Park’s Fridays at the Front – a pop up food truck experience featuring great food and drink options. Welcome in beautiful

Brunch and Bark by the Bridge

Waterfront Park is thrilled to welcome back a favorite Sunday tradition, Brunch (& Bark) by the Bridge starting in April featuring food trucks, live jazz music, and drink specials.

Fridays at the Front

Celebrate the end of the work week with Waterfront Park’s Fridays at the Front – a pop up food truck experience featuring great food and drink options. Welcome in beautiful

Thousands of cyclists, paddlers and walkers will be on the move again at the Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle Monday, May 30 as it returns for a 17th consecutive Memorial

The Forecastle Festival, Louisville’s longest running festival returns for its 20th anniversary event Memorial Day weekend, May 27 – 29, 2022 with an all-star lineup boasting GRAMMY-winning rapper Tyler, the

The Forecastle Festival, Louisville’s longest running festival returns for its 20th anniversary event Memorial Day weekend, May 27 – 29, 2022 with an all-star lineup boasting GRAMMY-winning rapper Tyler, the

The Forecastle Festival, Louisville’s longest running festival returns for its 20th anniversary event Memorial Day weekend, May 27 – 29, 2022 with an all-star lineup boasting GRAMMY-winning rapper Tyler, the

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is back in 2022! Presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is always FREE to all.

The 2022 Great Strides event will feature in-person and virtual experiences to help make a difference for people living with cystic fibrosis. 

To mark Earth Day 2022, the 2nd annual Ripple Effects Photo Contest—open to students from kindergarten through high school—is returning to Kentuckiana. This year the competition is asking youth to

Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront will now return for its sixteenth year in 2022. Sponsored by Kroger, the party starts on the Great Lawn and runs through Derby Eve. It promises

Woman takes a glass of beer to enjoy at the Chow Wagon

Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront will now return for its sixteenth year in 2022. Sponsored by Kroger, the party starts on the Great Lawn and runs through Derby Eve. It promises

Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront will now return for its sixteenth year in 2022. Sponsored by Kroger, the party starts on the Great Lawn and runs through Derby Eve. It promises

Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront will now return for its sixteenth year in 2022. Sponsored by Kroger, the party starts on the Great Lawn and runs through Derby Eve. It promises

Group photo of patrons at Fest-a-Ville

Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront will now return for its sixteenth year in 2022. Sponsored by Kroger, the party starts on the Great Lawn and runs through Derby Eve. It promises

Rubber Duck with Blue beak and sunglasses

Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront will now return for its sixteenth year in 2022. Sponsored by Kroger, the party starts on the Great Lawn and runs through Derby Eve. It promises

The GE Appliances Kentucky Derby Festival miniMarathon & Marathon is a long-standing tradition held every spring in Kentucky. It has become the largest annual day of road racing in the

Balloon Glow at Waterfront Park

Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront will now return for its sixteenth year in 2022. Sponsored by Kroger, the party starts on the Great Lawn and runs through Derby Eve. It promises

Group photo of patrons at Fest-a-Ville

Fest-a-Ville on the Waterfront will now return for its sixteenth year in 2022. Sponsored by Kroger, the party starts on the Great Lawn and runs through Derby Eve. It promises

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is back in 2022! Presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is always FREE to all.

To some, it’s the official kick-off to the Kentucky Derby Festival. To others, it’s the unofficial beginning of spring. But to all, it’s simply one of the largest annual fireworks

The Kentucky Derby Festival is once again partnering with the Louisville Bicycle Club to produce the PNC Tour de Lou on Saturday, April 16, 2022.

Fridays at the Front

Celebrate the end of the work week with Waterfront Park’s Fridays at the Front – a pop up food truck experience featuring great food and drink options. Welcome in beautiful

Brunch and Bark by the Bridge

Waterfront Park is thrilled to welcome back a favorite Sunday tradition, Brunch (& Bark) by the Bridge starting in April featuring food trucks, live jazz music, and drink specials.

Brunch and Bark by the Bridge

Waterfront Park is thrilled to welcome back a favorite Sunday tradition, Brunch (& Bark) by the Bridge starting in April featuring food trucks, live jazz music, and drink specials.

Fridays at the Front

Celebrate the end of the work week with Waterfront Park’s Fridays at the Front – a pop up food truck experience featuring great food and drink options. Welcome in beautiful

Mar 24, 2022

Spring Has Officially Sprung at Waterfront Park

A message from our Executive Director, Deborah Bilitski: Spring is upon us and we are gearing up for a very busy event season in Waterfront Park. After a two-year COVID

Feb 24, 2022

What We LOVE About Waterfront Park

A message from our Executive Director, Deborah Bilitski: February is a special time for us at Waterfront Park. Nine years ago, in February of 2013, the Big Four Bridge opened

Join us February 20th 2022 for an exciting new event features the amazing scenery and landscape at Waterfront Park. Whether you are looking to run, walk, or just enjoy the

Jan 28, 2022

Ringing in the New Year on the Waterfront

A message from our Executive Director, Deborah Bilitski: With the new year comes a renewed energy and commitment to our mission of ensuring our waterfront can be enjoyed by the

Dec 18, 2021

Waterfront Park Wishes You & Yours a Happy Holiday

A message from our Executive Director, Deborah Bilitski: Waterfront Park is where we come together as a community. This week, we mourn the devastating tragedy and loss suffered by our

Event times, dates, location and all other details are subject to change prior to event. All official information is on the event’s website KentuckyRuns.com.

What: Christmas trees and holiday greenery  Contact:  Irvin Booker | 812-786-4878 *Christmas Tree Lane is now SOLD OUT! 

In conjunction with the Mayor’s Week of Valor, we invite you to join us at the USA Cares March of Valor 3K Ruck/Walk on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at 1:00pm

Event Details Date: 11/06/2021 Location: Waterfront Park  Registration: 9:00 am Event Time: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm* *Multiple Walk waves starting at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, and 6:00 pm. For more information,

The 13th annual Via Colori Street Painting Festival will be held on October 16 & 17, 2021 Via Colori® Kentucky is a festival in which hundreds of artists, community organizations,

The 13th annual Via Colori Street Painting Festival will be held on October 16 & 17, 2021 Via Colori® Kentucky is a festival in which hundreds of artists, community organizations,

Kentuckiana Pride Festival is one of the largest LGBTQ+ events in Kentucky. In 2019, an estimated 20,000+ people join us to celebrate the LGBTQ+ Community with a parade, vendor marketplace,

Kentuckiana Pride Festival is one of the largest LGBTQ+ events in Kentucky. In 2019, an estimated 20,000+ people join us to celebrate the LGBTQ+ Community with a parade, vendor marketplace,

LRSFest is the Original Louisville Rock Showcase featuring 14 local bands with 4 National touring bands and 2 local comedians! 20 acts for $20 bucks! Get your tickets today and

October 2, 2021 Festival Plaza Schedule of Events: 9:00 AM – Event Opens 10:00 AM – Independence Sprint & Family & Friends Fun Walk Earn your walk t-shirt by raising

DATE Saturday, September 25, 2021 DESCRIPTION Join us for our annual race that brings together survivors, fighters, advocates, healthcare providers and community partners to eliminate preventable colon cancer death and

Louisville Public Media and Waterfront Park Cancel Remaining WFPK Waterfront Wednesday Season After careful consideration, 91.9 WFPK Independent Louisville and Waterfront Park have decided to cancel the remaining two 2021

The National Jug Band Jubilee made the heartbreaking decision to cancel this year’s event due to COVID. We hope to welcome back the event in 2022. Contact: Heather Leoncini 502-417-1107

Danny Wimmer Presents and Waterfront Park are excited to announce a new concert series, debuting in 2021! Taking place at the great lawn at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, the

Team Hope is HDSA’s largest national grassroots fundraising event. Thousands of families, friends, co-workers, neighbors, and communities walk together each year to support HDSA’s fight to improve the lives of

The Big Four Arts Festival has been the most attended (40,000) two-day Event ever held in Louisville at Waterfront Park on the Big Four Bridge Lawn. The weekend following Labor

The Big Four Arts Festival has been the most attended (40,000) two-day Event ever held in Louisville at Waterfront Park on the Big Four Bridge Lawn. The weekend following Labor

Danny Wimmer Presents and Waterfront Park are excited to announce a new concert series, debuting in 2021! Taking place at the great lawn at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, the

Louisville Public Media and Waterfront Park Cancel Remaining WFPK Waterfront Wednesday Season After careful consideration, 91.9 WFPK Independent Louisville and Waterfront Park have decided to cancel the remaining two 2021

Thousands of cyclists, paddlers and walkers will be on the move again at the Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle Monday, May 31 as it returns for a 17th consecutive Memorial

Worldfest 2021 100 languages spoken in the Louisville public schools and international residents from over 150 different countries throughout the world, Louisville is more culturally diverse than ever before. Venue:

Worldfest 2021 100 languages spoken in the Louisville public schools and international residents from over 150 different countries throughout the world, Louisville is more culturally diverse than ever before. Venue:

We are so excited to be back at Waterfront Park on Labor Day weekend for the biggest vintage market in Kentuckiana! Over 200 vendors selling vintage, vinyl, antiques, collectables, funk,

Worldfest 2021 100 languages spoken in the Louisville public schools and international residents from over 150 different countries throughout the world, Louisville is more culturally diverse than ever before. Venue:

Worldfest 2021 100 languages spoken in the Louisville public schools and international residents from over 150 different countries throughout the world, Louisville is more culturally diverse than ever before. Venue:

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is back in 2021! Presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is always FREE to all. Additional sponsorship

Water Lantern Festival is an incredible experience where thousands of family, friends, and strangers celebrate life together. Water Lantern Festival brings together individuals from all ages, backgrounds, and walks of

Calling all dreamers, believers, and magic-makers! Get up and glow with us for the Happiest 5K on The Planet. 2021 is The Color Run’s 9th year celebrating those who make

Dixon’s Violin w/ Stephen Gould at Brown Forman Amphitheater – Louisville Join us for a rare opportunity to experience Dixon’s mesmerizing music, as seen on TED.com, at Electric Forest, &

The annual Derby City TRIfecta will be held at the Louisville Rowing Club located in downtown Louisville, KY. The course is one of the fastest, yet safest, in the region.

We’re bringing good music and good times back with Funk Fest Louisville on August 14th with an All-Star line-up.  It’s time to party, sing & celebrate to the sounds of

The Sarcoma Foundation of America is honored to announce the 2021 Race to Cure Sarcoma Louisville! It has been over a year since we have been able to gather together

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is back in 2021! Presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is always FREE to all. Waterfront Wednesday

Danny Wimmer Presents and Waterfront Park are excited to announce a new concert series, debuting in 2021! Taking place at the great lawn at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, the

Cultural Pass Day celebrates the incredible arts and culture organizations across Greater Louisville. Families will interact with over 20 arts and culture organization through activity booths. Also families will enjoy

Join us this year to splash, dash, walk or run in support of Norton Children’s Hospital! Choose a designated 1K splash route or one of two 5K dash routes with

Danny Wimmer Presents and Waterfront Park are excited to announce a new concert series, debuting in 2021! Taking place at the great lawn at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, the

Join StageOne and some of their favorite community partners for food, fun, activities and live performances! Sign up today and receive a free gift when you arrive! Click here for

This event has been cancelled, we look forward to seeing you in August! Celebrate the end of the work week with Waterfront Park’s Fridays at the Front – a pop

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is back in 2021! Presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is always FREE to all. Waterfront Wednesday

NEW THIS YEAR! FINISHER MEDALS WITH NAME AND FINISH TIME ENGRAVED ON THEM! Click here to register. The Dr. Ed Morgan/Kiwanis Grand Slam 4-Miler official race day will be on

This event has been cancelled, we look forward to seeing you in August! Celebrate the end of the work week with Waterfront Park’s Fridays at the Front – a pop

Waterfront Park is excited to announce a new event series, Brunch by the Bridge. This pop-up food truck experience invites park lovers to enjoy their Sunday at Waterfront Park. The

IMPORTANT DARK STAR ORCHESTRA VENUE UPDATE In an effort to create the most optimal setting for fans of Dark Star Orchestra this weekend, the shows are being relocated to the

IMPORTANT DARK STAR ORCHESTRA VENUE UPDATE In an effort to create the most optimal setting for fans of Dark Star Orchestra this weekend, the shows are being relocated to the

This event has been cancelled, we look forward to seeing you in August! Celebrate the end of the work week with Waterfront Park’s Fridays at the Front – a pop

WFPK Waterfront Wednesday is back in 2021! Presented by 91.9 WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation with support from Friends of the Waterfront and is always FREE to all. Waterfront Wednesday

This event has been cancelled, we look forward to seeing you in August! Celebrate the end of the work week with Waterfront Park’s Fridays at the Front – a pop

Louisville Orchestra Waterfront Fourth Featuring Teddy Abrams and The Louisville Orchestra with special guest star Sam Bush Presented by: The Brown-Forman Foundation, the Marshall Family Foundation — Phillip, April, and

This event has been cancelled, we look forward to seeing you in August! Celebrate the end of the work week with Waterfront Park’s Fridays at the Front – a pop

Kentucky’s Only Craft Beer Festival By Brewers, For Brewers. Join us on Saturday June 26th, at Louisville Waterfront Park, the Kentucky Guild of Brewers will be hosting the fourth annual

The Tyler Gerth Memorial 5K June 26th 9 am – 12:30 pm 5k walk/run kickoff in honor of Tyler Gerth who was tragically killed last summer during the protest in

Land Line Presents – Kyle Kinane at The Brown-Forman Amphitheater at Waterfront Park in Louisville, KY Friday, June 25th, 2021 Doors Open: 6:00 PM, Show at 7:00 PM All Ages

Danny Wimmer Presents and Waterfront Park are excited to announce a new concert series, debuting in 2021! Taking place at the great lawn at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, the

Date: Saturday, June 19 Time: 3-9pm Celebrate Juneteenth with Black Complex 3-9, June 19th at the Waterfront by Aaron Jordan. For more information, visit: www.juneteenthlou.com www.blackcomplexlouisville.com

Date: Saturday, June 19 Time: 12-3pm Location: Big Four Lawn – Under the Disc of the Big Four Bridge Juneteenth Commissioners and Waterfront Park Health Fair – Sponsored by Norton

Date: Saturday, June 19 FREE Event Schedule: Doors open at 11:30am Noon Poetry & Performances at Roots 101 followed by A Journey In Our Footprints Walk: Roots 101 African American

Land Line & WFPK Present – Yola at The Brown-Forman Amphitheater at Waterfront Park in Louisville, KY Friday, June 18th, 2021 Doors Open: 6:00 PM, Show at 7:00 PM All

Location: Brown Forman Amphitheatre, Waterfront Park 1301 River Road, Louisville KY 40202 Welcome to Tri Louisville – Kentucky’s largest Sprint and Olympic triathlon – presented by Wealthbridge Portfolios! Tri Louisville

Thousands of cyclists, paddlers and walkers will be on the move again at the Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle Monday, May 31 as it returns for a 17th consecutive Memorial

Danny Wimmer Presents and Waterfront Park are excited to announce a new concert series, debuting in 2021! Taking place at the great lawn at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, the

Danny Wimmer Presents and Waterfront Park are excited to announce a new concert series, debuting in 2021! Taking place at the great lawn at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, the

Danny Wimmer Presents and Waterfront Park are excited to announce a new concert series, debuting in 2021! Taking place at the great lawn at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, the

Bendigo Fletcher + Boa Boys w/ Kiana & the Sun Kings Brown Forman Amphitheatre April 30, 2021 7:00 PM Doors Open: 6:00 PM WFPK and Land Line Present “Summer on

*Please note that the in-person miniMarathon and Marathon both start at Lynn Family Stadium near the park. Participants will also cross the Big 4 Bridge and pass through parts of

*Please note that the in-person miniMarathon and Marathon both start at Lynn Family Stadium near the park. Participants will also cross the Big 4 Bridge and pass through parts of

*Please note that the in-person miniMarathon and Marathon both start at Lynn Family Stadium near the park. Participants will also cross the Big 4 Bridge and pass through parts of

*Please note that the in-person miniMarathon and Marathon both start at Lynn Family Stadium near the park. Participants will also cross the Big 4 Bridge and pass through parts of

Mar 29, 2021

Meet The Waterfront Park Team: Catie Nelson

Catie NelsonDirector of Events at Waterfront Park Catie joined the Waterfront Park team in 2010 and her natural ability for entertaining, organizing and infusing life into the party was immediately