September 2023 guide to Family-Friendly Events


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Can you feel just a slight brisk feeling of Fall in the morning air?? We are so excited for all the Fall events that are starting to be scheduled around Louisville and surrounding areas! Check out our September 2023 guide to family-friendly events in Louisville.

Big Four Arts Festival

September 9-10

Kick off the Fall art festival season at Big Four Bridge on Louisville’s Waterfront Park!The BIG FOUR™ arts event kicks off festival season every year on the weekend following Labor Day. Big Four Arts Festival is a ticketed event ($5). Tickets will only be sold at the entrance of the festival and on this website.

Gaslight Festival

September 10-17

There will be a motorcycle rally, a golf scramble, the Gaslight 5K, the Gaslight Parade, a car show, and more.

Bourbon and Beyond Festival

September 14-17

Highland Festival Grounds
Kentucky Expo Center

The World’s Biggest Bourbon & Music Festival has something for everyone. Whether you are new to the scene, trying to expand your palate, or seeking rare finds, Bourbon & Beyond delivers! A ton of music every night, so much bourbon, and more can be yours this month.

Louder Than Life Festival

September 21-24

Highland Festival Grounds
Kentucky Exposition Center

Lots of music every night of the festival!

Nulu Festival

September 23
11:00am – 10:00pm

600, 700, and 800 blocks of East Market Street

Food, Fun, Frolic! Nulu Fest IS BACK! Don’t miss out on the 13th Annual NULU Fest. The whole street is shut down for a good ‘ol block party, featuring local food, craft beers, bourbons, local and regional awesome vendors, and live music.

Labor Day Weekend at KOA

September 1-4

Louisville South KOA Holiday
2433 Hwy 44 E, Shepherdsville, KY

Just because Summer is coming to an end doesn’t mean your camping fun has to. Join KOA for a weekend of activities and recreation for the whole family!

Mayor’s Hike, Bike and Paddle

September 4
8:00am – 12:00pm

Waterfront Park
129 River Rd, Louisville, KY

Thousands of cyclists, paddlers and walkers will be on the move again at the Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle this Labor Day.

FREE Soccer Clinic for Kids by Antioch FC

Saturdays September 2-23

Antioch Church
7315 Southside Dr, Louisville, KY

Please register HERE.

What else do you plan on doing this month of September 2023 around town? Make sure to tag us on Instagram and use #MomsAroundLouisville for us to join in your family fun!


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