Plan Your Derby City Weekend: September 14-15

Here are some great events happening around Louisville this weekend.

Smoketown GetDown


4 pm – 10 pm

760 South Hancock St.

The GetDown features live performances, Smoketown organizations and businesses, voter registration, food trucks, local craft beer from West Sixth Brewing, and family-friendly activities.

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Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival

Friday – Sunday

Downtown Jeffersontown

Balloon glow, car show, pipe smoking championship, 250 vendor booths, live music, festival food & cold beverages, carnival rides and much more.

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National Jug Band Jubilee


12 pm – 11 pm

Brown-Foreman Amphitheater
Waterfront Park

1:00 – Derby City Dandies (Louisville, KY)
2:00 – Vaden Landers & The Do Rights (Asheville, NC)
3:00 – Cincinnati Dancing Pigs (Cincinnati, OH)
4:00 – Workshops: Jug, Washboard, Kazoo, Washtub, Saw, Spoons and dance!
5:00 – Juggernaut Jug Band (Louisville, KY)
6:00 – Chris Rodrigues and Abby the Spoon Lady (Asheville, NC)
7:00 – Hubby Jenkins (New York, NY)
8:15 – Frog & Henry (New Orleans, LA)
9:30 – Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons (Seattle, WA)

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Louisville Pride Festival


11 am – 11 pm

Bardstown Road
Grinstead Dr. – Beechwood Ave.

Live music, DJs, drag performances, a family zone, a high heel race, a silent disco, a dance dome, and a street circus. Visitors can enjoy over 130 vendors, including crafts, local businesses, non-profits, restaurants, arts group, and social service providers.

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Hops on the Hill


3 pm – 8 pm

Mile Wide Beer Co.

Admission is free, and the festival will feature craft beer, food trucks and music from DJ Cat Casual. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit The Pete Foundation.


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Food Truck & Beer Festival


12 pm – 5pm

The Edison Center

Sample food from over 20 local food trucks and some of the best regional and national craft beers.

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