July 4th Festivities

July 4th Festivities

We’re so excited to have an extra day off to celebrate ‘Merica! 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 in Lou, 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.

3Wednesday (6/29) Prisma Cold Brew Tasting - We’re teaming up our friends at FirstBuildMaker’s MarkSunergos Coffee, and Great Flood Brewing Company to host this kick-ass event tonight and you don’t want to miss it! Coffee, cocktails, and beer samples PLUS a sneak peek of the brand new Prisma cold brew. AND some kick-ass prizes too!!! FREE w/ RSVP! Be there.

WINTICKETS_PassionPitWednesday (6/29) Passion Pit - After the Prisma Cold Brew Tasting, head to Mercury Ballroom to see Passion Pit and Bishop Briggs live in concert! This show is going to be amazing and we certainly don’t want you to miss out! The show starts at 8:00 p.m. and tickets are $35. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com. Good luck!

WeAreOrlandoPulseBenefitShowThursday (6/30) We Are Orlando Pulse Nightclub Benefit Show - Join Play Dance Bar this Thursday night for the #WeAreOrlando PULSE Nightclub Benefit Show. Doors open at 7:00pm and show will start at 8:00pm. Pulse Nightclub Performers include: Angelica Sanchez, Neema Bahrami, A’zsia Dupree and Axel Andrews. All proceeds benefit Pulse employees and victims.

BenefitForSpikeThursday (6/30) Benefit for Spike - Grab and friend and head over to Galaxie Bar for drinks, food, live music, PLUS raise funds for a beloved downtown Louisville resident, Spike, the giant tortoise. Sadly he was ran over by a car last week, but is recovering after surgery. $5 donations at the door. Party starts at 8 pm.

FleaOffMarketFriday (7/1) - Sunday (7/3) Flea Off Market - Flea Off Market is a monthly outdoor bazaar  in Nulu, on Baxter Avenue between Market and Jefferson Street. The “buy local/keep it weird” ethic is strong in Louisville and especially at Flea Off Market. With over 100 local vendors, food trucks, drinks, entertainment and more, you’re sure to find new treasures and fall in love with your new town.

DownsAfterDarkSaturday (7/2) Downs After Dark - Break out your red, white, and blue attire and celebrate July 4th weekend with country music and racing under the lights at Churchill Downs! Gates open at 5 pm, first race starts at 6 pm. Tickets are $10 general admin; reserved seats start at $25. 50% off GA & Box Seats with a valid Military ID. Enter to win a pair at new2lou.do502.com.

LouisvilleOrchestraWaterfront4thSunday (7/3) Louisville Orchestra Waterfront 4th Fueled by Thorton - Waterfront Park will celebrate Independence Day on the 3rd of July with a great concert by the Louisville Orchestra featuring Teddy Abrams. Activities start at 5pm with live music on the Waterfront Park stage. Gates open at 5 pm, live music starts at 8:30 pm, and fireworks start at 10 pm. FREE and open to the public!

OldFashioned4thofJuly2Sunday (7/3) - Monday (7/4) Crescent Hill 4th of July Festival - Two days of celebration and good old-fashioned fun in the Crescent Hill neighborhood! Join the fun this Sunday and Monday from 10 AM to 10 PM at the historic Peterson-Dumesnil House. Art fair, food & beer booths, pet show, parade, live music. Fireworks start at 10 pm.

On the Radar

LCFCMonday (7/4) Louisville City FC vs FC Montreal - Lucky us, the Louisville City FC boys are in town again this week and taking on FC Montreal What better way to celebrate 4th of July than at Louisville Slugger Field watching a good old-fashioned soccer game, right?!? Tickets start at $15 and the game starts at 7:30 p.m. Join the pre-party with Do502, el Jimador and Red Bull from 5:30-7:30 pm.

ChrisCornellWednesday (7/6) Chris Cornell - We are soooooo pumped for this concert next Wednesday and already have tickets in hand! The legendary grudge artist Chris Cornell, from Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, and his more recent solo career is coming the Lousville PalaceTickets are still available and start at $49.50.  Concert starts at 7:30 pm.

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