We’re so excited to have an extra day off to celebrate our fine country and the weather forecast is looking good! So what’s on the radar this holiday weekend? A full line-up of July 4th festivities! We’ve handpicked the best events just for you who are New2Lou. Looking for more great events around town? Check out our online event calendar and give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Never again will you find yourself out of the social loop.
Wednesday (6/28) Waterfront Wednesday – FREE summer concerts presented by WFPK and Waterfront Development Corporation on the last Wednesday of every month at the Big Four Bridge at Louisville Waterfront Park. Featured artists this month: Pokey LaFarge, Robyn Hitchcock, and Carly Johnson. Music starts at 6:00 pm. Free and open to the public.
Thursday (6/29) Cocktails & Conservation – Join Forecastle Foundation for the launch of their brand new concert series, Cocktails & Conservation, with Teddy Abrams next Thursday at Lola. Tickets: GA $35, VIP $60 – includes Four Roses Bourbon Tasting and cheese/charcuterie boards. Proceeds benefit the Forecastle Foundation and the Louisville Orchestra. Doors open at 6:00 PM, music starts at 7:00 PM.
Friday (6/30) Sleazy McQueen at Bumpin’ on the Patio – Decca is kicking off a series of summer dance parties on their patio this Friday and it’s gonna be bumpin’! Sleazy McQueen will be spinning music and Decca will be servin’ up Four Roses Bourbon drink specials. Enter to win a VIP package ($20 bar tab, Whiskey Disco Vinyl and more cool sh/t) –> new2lou.do502.com.
Saturday (7/1) Louisville City FC – Grab a friend and head on down to Louisville Slugger Field to cheer on our hometown soccer team, Louisville City FC, against Ottawa Fury FC. Game starts at 7:30 PM. Tickets start at $15. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com. Can’t make it? Catch the game on TV: WMYO or Radio: 840 WHAS #prosoccerprocity
Sunday (7/2) Buy Local Fair – The Buy Local Fair was canceled due to storms in May, but rescheduled for this Sunday! Celebrate all things local at the Louisville Water Tower from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Over 200 local vendors, live entertainment, cooking competition, craft beer and bourbon, and a rockin’ kids zone. Free and open to the public. $5 parking. Help Keep Louisville Weird!
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Tuesday (7/4) July 4th Festivities – There are a lot of great options to celebrate the 4th of July and it looks like the weather forecast will be great! Our top picks –> head downtown to the Louisville Waterfront Fourth of July Festival, catch a baseball game and snag a great seat for the fireworks on the waterfront, or catch the fireworks from the Indiana side at Flat12 Bierwerks Brewery.
Wednesday (7/12) New2Lou July Social – Mark your calendars for our July social on Wednesday (7/12)! We’ll be partying it up at Levee at the River House, Louisville’s swankiest spot on the Ohio River. We’ll have awesome folks, drink specials and will be giving away a pair of ticket to Forecastle Festival! You’ll definitely want to be there. Party starts at 5:30 pm. Event is FREE w/ RSVP.
Wednesday (7/12) David Blaine – Early notice, but we don’t want you to miss out! Plan to join us at our social first and then head to the Louisville Palace to catch David Blaine Live, #WinningWednesday. Never been to the Louisville Palace? We’re here to help! We’ve got a pair of tickets just for you! Enter to win here —> new2lou.do502.com. Good Luck!