Plan Your Derby City Weekend – September 21-23

Here are some great things to do around Louisville this weekend


Whiskey in a Teacup Tour


7:30 pm

The Kentucky Center
Whitney Hall

Reese Witherspoon will share personal stories about what growing up in the South taught her about life, love, and work, and fans will learn how she entertains, decorates her home, and makes holidays special for her family.

Moderator: Sheryl Crow

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Citrus Fest

Friday & Saturday

Times Vary

OPEN Community Arts

The goal of Citrus Fest is to unite and empower the artists, visionaries, and musicians in Louisville to work together to create a city that fosters unending growth and compassion for each other’s craft. This event will include artwork for sale, food-trucks from local vendors, and live music from Louisville’s finest.

All Ages

Tickets: $10-15

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Bourbon & Beyond

Saturday & Sunday

Gates open at 11 am

Champions Park

National recording artists hit the stage as some of your fave restaurants and chefs cook up delicious dishes. And there will be plenty of bourbon, of course!

Ticket prices vary

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Bark in the Park


8 am – 1 pm

Seneca Park

5K Woof Walk/Run, Contests, Silent Auction & Raffles, Dog of the Year, Vendors


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Garden Party


9:30 am – 12 pm

Floyd County Library
180 West Spring St.
New Albany

All ages are welcome to attend this family-friendly event. Book-inspired costumes encouraged!

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom bean bag toss
The Cat in the Hat paper plate masks
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory scented slime making
A Wrinkle in Time sundial craft
Strawberry Girl strawberry DNA extraction activity
Frankenstein “spooky” green punch

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International Fair


12 pm – 4 pm

South Central Regional Library
7300 Jefferson Blvd.

This day-long multicultural celebration will feature cuisine, music, and dance from around the world.


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Maroon 5 (Source: KFC Yum! Center)

Maroon 5


8 pm

KFC Yum! Center

Tickets: $46 – $150

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Art + Yoga


12:30 pm

Lee Schardein will be leading a very special Intro to Lotus Flow class. Brunch at Wiltshire Pantry located in the museum. Music by DJ Sam Sneed. Reservations are recommended.

Tickets: $13
Class + mimosa (with brunch purchase)

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Saturday Night Fights


7 pm – Midnight

Expo Five
2900 7th Street Rd.

The best fighters in the tri-state compete to win it all!

Admission: $25

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Rainbow Blossom Farmers Market Celebration


12 pm – 4 pm

Rainbow Blossom St. Matthews
3738 Lexington Rd.

Featured vendors include local farmers and food artisans who bring the best in just-picked produce, pastured meats, fresh eggs, baked goods, preserves and ready-to-eat items. In addition to the regular weekly vendors, the Farmer’s Market Celebration will include food trucks, artisans, education, and live music.

FREE & open to the public

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