What’s on the radar this week? You mean besides our awesome social tonight at Taj Louisville? BFFs + Pride + Tacos! We’ve handpicked the best event in Lou just for you who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Visit our online event calendar at new2lou.do502.com and give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Stick close to us and we’ll have you plugged into the community in no time.
Wednesday (6/13) New2Lou June Social – Ready to meet some new folks and try a new place? Of course you are! Mark your calendars for our June social at a trendy NuLu hot spot, Taj Louisville. They’ll be serving up cocktails, beers and slushies. We’ll be serving up cool new folks. Party starts at 5:30 PM. Event is FREE w/ RSVP, but space is limited so get on it.
Thursday (6/14) Twilight Thursdays – The Triple Crown may be over, but that doesn’t mean the excitement has to end. Churchill Downs is keeping the party going this week by kicking off their Thursday night racing! Tickets start at only $3. Enjoy live thoroughbred racing from 5:00 – 8:30 PM PLUS drink specials and food trucks. THIS is how we do happy hours in Kentucky.
Friday (6/15) The Gathering Presents Metric – Mark your calendars folks! Metric, Canadian indie rock band from Toronto, Ontario, will performing live at Mercury Ballroom next Friday, June 8th! Doors open at 7:00 pm, show starts at 8:00 pm. Tickets start at $18. Want to win a pair? Enter for your chance to win at new2lou.do502.com. Good luck!
Friday (6/15) – Saturday (6/16) Kentuckiana Pride Festival – Join the two-day celebration with the LGBT community and its allies this weekend at Big Four Bridge in downtown Louisville. The festival kicks off with a parade on Friday night at 7:00 PM and the festival kicks off immediately after the parade. Enjoy food, music, entertainment and local vendors. Weekend general admission is $11.53 and VIP passes start at $74.56.
Saturday (6/16) Slow Food Taco Challenge – Did someone say tacos?!? Challenge accepted. Head to Gravely Brewing Co this Saturday for this fun culinary competition featuring the Best Taco, Best Vegetarian Taco, and Best Dip. All items will feature local ingredients. Admission is free, tastes are $3. Event starts at 12:00 PM and runs until 4:00 PM. Proceeds benefit the Slow Food Bluegrass School Garden Grant Program.
Sunday (6/17) Adult Swim on the Green Tour – Fan of Adult Swim? Head down to the Louisville Water Tower this Sunday for some swimming good fun. Adult Swim On The Green is a traveling road show bringing fans a unique pop-up outdoor screening event. Enjoy a fun-filled evening with a beer and wine garden, games, and a sneak peek of what’s to come in Adult Swim land. Admission is free. 18+ event.
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Thursday (6/21) Tavern on Fourth Summer Cornhole League – Looking for a little friendly competition? Want to make new friends? Join the Tavern on Fourth summer cornhole league! Cost is $30 per team and includes t-shirts, drink and food specials. Don’t have a teammate? No worries! Tavern on Fourth can pair you up with a new friend! Register by June 13th. Questions: email@example.com.
Friday (6/22) Silent Disco House Flow Yoga – Soul Cleanse Yoga is partnering with the Louisville Palace to bring you another ultimate one-of-a-kind yoga experience! All yogis will be led through a 60 minute all levels yoga class with silent disco headphones. After class enjoy Marker’s Mark cocktails and music. Tickets are $25. This event will sell out, so get on it.