Plan Your Derby City Weekend – September 28-30

Here are some great things to do around Louisville this weekend

Reminder: The Louder Than Life music festival scheduled for this weekend was canceled due to unsafe conditions at Champions Park. But, check out these other options and discounts being offered for LTL Refugees.

Germantown Oktoberfest


5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Bahe Cook Cantley Nefzger Plc
1041 Goss Ave.

Beer games, yodeling contest, costume contest, face painting, live music and much more!

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Kusama: Infinity at Speed Cinema

Friday: 6 p.m.
Saturday: 3 p.m. & 6 p.m.
Sunday: 3 p.m.

Speed Art Museum

The Speed Cinema at the Speed Art Museum will be presenting a documentary about Yayoi Kusama an Japanese contemporary artist. The documentary will cover her art inspirations of the 1960s American political and social revolution.

General Admission $9.00
Membership $7.00

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Downs After Dark


5 p.m. – Midnight

Churchill Downs

  • Silent Disco Stage Line Up: Glitter Titz and DJ Matt Anthony (8 -11:30 PM)
  • Plaza Stage Line Up: Jenna Dean (6-8 PM)
  • Enjoy a musical experience in The Crosley Cruiser mobile record shop
  • Listen to the beats of Old Forester’s Whiskey Drummer
  • View the Pine Mountain Collective Exhibit
  • Stakes races for the evening include: President of the United Arab Emirates Cup (GI), Ack Ack (GIII), Lukas CLassic (GIII) and Jefferson Cup (Listed)

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10th Annual Nulu Festival


11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

East Market Street

For the tenth year NuLu is hosting it’s well-known street festival celebrating the continued growth and revitalization of Louisville’s East Market District. Come enjoy live music by sonaBLAST! Records, regional micro-brewed beers, and numerous food and retail booths by local vendors. There will be activities for all ages.  family-friendly and open to the public.


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Kip Moore After The Sunburn Tour


7:30 pm

Louisville Palace

Kip Christian Moore is an  platinum selling singer-songwriter who is bringing his tour to Louisville this Saturday. The concert will feature  Jullian Jacqueline and The Wild Feathers.

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LIT AF Tour Hosted By Martin Lawrence


Show starts at 8:00 P.M.

KFC Yum Center

Actor, comedian, and producer, Martin Lawrence is hosting one of the hottest comedy events in 2018. He is presenting a lineup full of the best comedians such as DeRay Davis, Rickey Smiley, Michael Blackson, and Benji Brown.

Tickets start out at $ 56.00

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University of Louisville Football vs. Florida State


Game starts at 3:30 p.m.

Cardinal Stadium

University of Louisville take on ACC conference rival Florida State University at home.


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7 p.m.

The Kentucky Center- Todd Hall

Brittany Haas (fiddle), Jordan Tice (guitar), Paul Kowert (bass), and Dominick Leslie (mandolin) are HAWKTAIL. The Bluegrass quartet releases their debut album, UNLESS, on May 11.

Admission: $22.50

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Barrels & Bites


3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Kentucky Artisan Distillery & 3rd Turn Oldham Gardens

This year’s event will feature two separate experiences, a family-friendly craft beer & live music event at 3rd Turn Oldham Gardens, & an elevated tasting experience at Kentucky Artisan Distillery featuring some of Louisville’s top chefs & Jefferson’s Bourbon.

All proceeds go to Oldham County Community Scholarships!


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