Plan Your Derby City Weekend: April 26-28

Here are some great things to do around Louisville this weekend

>> Derby City Concert Guide: April, 2019

Kentucky Derby Festival

There are a variety of activities for everyone at Waterfront Park this weekend for the Kentucky Derby Festival, including everything from balloon racing to kickball, yoga, wrestling and concerts.

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Schnitzelburg Walk & Rock


Flea Off Market: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Live music: 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Monnik Beer Co.
1036 East Burnette Ave.

Break out your orange clothing and celebrate King’s Day, the traditional way: street sales, games, beer, food and music. The party gets started with The Flea Off Market and continues through out the entire day.

King Kong Louisville
Cereal Glyphs
The Kids Born Wrong
Tall Squares

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A Taste in Danville


11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Wilderness Trail Distillery
4095 Lebanon Road, Danville

Release of Small Batch Bottled in Bond, 20+ food vendors, beers from Country Boy Brewery. Music by The Brown Family Band and Down To The River.

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Derby at the Diamond


Gates open at 5 p.m.
Game starts at 6:30 p.m.

Slugger Field

The Louisville Bats change their name for one night and play as the Derby City Mint Juleps.

Enjoy vintage giveaway items, a Derby memorabilia charity sale hosted by Derby & Sports Memorabilia & special appearances by former Derby jockeys!

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Cherokee Triangle Art Fair

Saturday & Sunday

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Beer & music until 8 p.m. Saturday

Cherokee Parkway & Cherokee Road

More than 200 artists, children’s activities area, live music.


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11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Louisville Nature Center
3745 Illinois Ave.

Master Gardener annual sale of annuals, perennials, herbs, veggie plants & more – native plants, herbs, annuals, tomatoes & peppers, perennials & shrubs from local greenhouses and gardens of Master Gardeners. Also featuring: garden raffles, door prize, food truck, arts and craft vendors, rain barrels and music to shop by.

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Lip Gloss Diaries Youth Poetry Slam


1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Speed Art Museum

Lip Gloss Diaries is an all female poetry slam for young women ages 14-18.


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B2K The Millennium Tour

Millennium Tour featuring B2K


Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Show starts at 7:30 p.m.

KFC Yum! Center

Live performances by B2K, Mario, Pretty Ricky, Lloyd, Ying Yang Twins, Chingy and Bobby V.

$45 – $250

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