Louisville Events September 25 - October 2nd

Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Alliance - Louisville REALTOR-Luxury Homes


Things to do in Louisville

Tired of sitting at home?

Looking for something different or unique to do in Louisville?

Pick one or two events from this list and go have some fun!


F.A.T. Friday Trolley Hop

When: September 25

Where: Frankfort Avenue

What: A tour of dozens of galleries in the Frankfort Avenue art district. The event takes participants to several different art galleries, retail shops, and dining establishments located on Frankfort, Mellwood, and Story Avenues.


Louisville Irish Fest

When: September 25-27

Where: Bellarmine University

What: The Louisville Irish Fest is a celebration of Irish culture and heritage, featuring traditional Italian food, music, dancing, and, of course, beer.


The Bluegrass Balloon Festival

When: September 25-27

Where: Bowman Field

What: The Bluegrass Balloon Festival is Kentucky's largest hot air balloon race, even bigger than the Kentucky Derby Festival Balloon race. There are also a ton of free events and attractions for adults and children, including an art festival, balloon glow, kid's fun zone, beer and wine garden, live music, and an automobile and airplane show.


Captain's Quarters Regatta and Art Show

When: September 26-27

Where: Captain's Quarters Restaurant

What: Pull up your anchor and sail over to Captain's Quarters Restaurant at the end of September for the Captain's Quarters Regatta and Art Show. This event attracts more than 2000 people each year, including individuals from as many as four states and generally more than 200 artists.

Fall Antiques Market

When: September 27

Where: Locust Grove

What: The annual Fall Antiques Market brings professional antiques dealers from the South and Midwest to Louisville where they sell and display their products on the Locust Grove lawn. Though the show features primarily American country antiques, formal furniture, jewelry, and silverware will also be up for sale.

Taste of Louisville

When: September 29

Where: Crown Plaza Hotel

What: A Tasting Event sponsered by the Kentucky Restaurant Association.  Dozens of area restaurants and beverage producers will be on hand to show off their finest food and drink.


Waterfront Wednesday

When: September 30

Where: Waterfront Park

What: Waterfront Wednesdays are free concerts at Waterfront Park sponsored by 91.9 WFPK.

---Photo courtesy of The Pug Father on flickr

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Erik Hitzelberger is a licensed REALTOR with RE/MAX Alliancein Louisville. If you need a Louisville Real Estate agent please email me or call 502.921.3989.

I specialize in the following areas of the Metro Louisville Area: Prospect, Middletown, Jeffersontown (J-Town), Fern Creek, Okolona, Shepherdsville, Mt Washington, Hillview, Brooks and Pewee Valley.  Click the following links to learn more about Louisville and Bullitt County Real Estateor to Search for Louisville Homes 

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Comments (5)

Jim Crawford
Maximum One Executive REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Jim Crawford Atlanta Best Listing Agents & REALTOR

This is great news for the local community.  I love the Irish festivals and Irish music.  Thanks for sharing.

Sep 26, 2009 01:38 AM
Erik Hitzelberger
RE/MAX Alliance - Louisville REALTOR-Luxury Homes - Louisville, KY
Louisville - Middletown Real Estate

Jim - I'd really like to go to check out the Irish Festival, but I think we're headed to see the ballons.  Dang these kids :)



Sep 26, 2009 04:17 AM
Wendy Rulnick
Rulnick Realty, Inc. - Destin, FL
"It's Wendy... It's Sold!"

Erik - Your post makes me want to visit...!  Great photo...  Kentucky is a gorgeous state, too.

Sep 26, 2009 11:09 AM
Erik Hitzelberger
RE/MAX Alliance - Louisville REALTOR-Luxury Homes - Louisville, KY
Louisville - Middletown Real Estate

Wendy - If you ever decide to head this way, you've got a tour guide. 

Sep 27, 2009 12:16 AM
Ann Allen Hoover
RE/MAX Advantage South - Hoover, AL
CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL

My husband travels to Louisville with his work every month or so.  I never go with him because I'm so busy, but there's fun stuff going on......maybe I'll try to go with him next trip.

Oct 01, 2009 08:16 AM