Craft Brew + Best of Lou

Craft Brew + Best of Lou

What’s on the radar besides the short work week? Craft Brew and Best of Lou! 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 FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. Never again will you find yourself out of the social loop.

Wednesday (7/5) Julius Caesar - Want to really impress your date? Take them to one of Louisville’s hidden gems, Kentucky Shakespeare in the Park! Enjoy Shakespeare in beautiful Old Louisville’s Central Park. Food and drinks available for purchase. Pre-show at 7:15 PM, performance starts at 8:00 PM. FREE and open to the public. Show runs through July 23rd.

Thursday (7/6) 2017 Best of Louisville - Don’t miss your chance to taste the BEST food and booze from the winners of Louisville Magazine‘s Best of Louisville awards. Food and booze tastings included with ticket purchase, and a cash bar is available for additional drinks. Party starts at 6:30 pm at the Kentucky CenterTickets are $50.

Friday (7/7) - Saturday (7/8) Va Va ReVolutionary, Dance. Music. Sex. RomanceThe Va Va Vixens have returned for yet another original production “Va Va ReVolutionary, Dance. Music. Sex. Romance”!  This Modern Day Vaudeville-style Burlesque Variety show runs through July 8th at Headliners Music HallTickets $15/ Reserved seating $25/VIP $35.

Friday (7/7) - Sunday (7/9) Poorcastle Festival 2017 - Three full days filled with great local music. What’s with the name? Forecastle Festival is next weekend and the tickets are a little pricy, so a few local folks decided to host Poorcastle Festival for “rest of us”. Daily tickets are only $5; a weekend pass is $10. Gates open at 2 pm. Full Lineup and schedule available on their website.

Saturday (7/8) 3rd Annual Jeffersontown Summer Craft Beer Fest - Love craft brew? Head over to J-Town this Saturday to sip on over 50 seasonal craft beers. Bonus: local wines, food trucks, live music and boozie snow cones! Yes, please. Party starts at 4 PM. Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 at the gate. Enter to win a pair at

Saturday (7/8) - Sunday (7/9) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert - Harry Potter fan? Then this is your gig. Enjoy a full showing of the film on a giant high-definition screen with the John Williams score performed live by the Louisville Orchestra at the Kentucky Center this weekend only! Tickets start at $25. Show starts at 7:30 PM on Saturday, 3:00 PM on Sunday.

On the Radar

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 —> Good Luck!

Friday (7/14) - Sunday (7/16) Forecastle Festival - Mark your calendars for this awesome three-day music, art, and environmental activism festival right here in our own backyard. Headliners are LCD Soundsystem, Weezer, Odesza, Sturgill Simpson, and more! Tickets still available. Enter to win a pair of VIP tickets at We’ll be posting more on Forecastle next week, stay tuned.

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