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Multicultural Louisville Events

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These are just a few of the multicultural events taking place in Louisville. Where appropriate, phone numbers and websites are listed to call ahead for hours, directions, and availabilities. For more information, call (502) 582-3732 or toll-free, 1-888-LOUISVILLE, (1-888-568-4784).

Multicultural Profile Sheet

JANUARY
  

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration

Louisville Metro
(502) 772-2591
  

Asian New Year Dinner & Auction

Crane House
The Asia Institute, Inc.
1244 South Third Street
(502) 635-2240
www.cranehouse.org
 
FEBRUARY
  

Black History Month Activities

Louisville Metro
(502) 772-2591
 

The Kentucky Center Presents Black History Month Performances

The Kentucky Center
501 West Main Street
(502) 584-7777
(800) 775-7777
www.kentuckycenter.org 
  

Chestnut Street YMCA Black Achievers Banquet

Kentucky International Convention Center
221 South Fourth Street
(502) 587-7405
 

Annual Mason-Dixon Games

Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center
937 Phillips Lane
(502) 367-5000
 

11th Annual African-American Juried Art Exhibition

Gallery at Actors Theatre of Louisville
316 W. Main Street
(502) 584-1205 
 
MARCH
 

PULSE: A Stomp Odyssey

Louisville Science Center and IMAX Theatre
727 West Main Street
(502) 561-6100
www.louisvillescience.org
  

Asian Art and Antiques Market

Crane House
The Asia Institute, Inc.
1244 South Third Street
(502) 635-2240
www.cranehouse.org
  

Louisville Fire and the Arena Football League Tokyo Samurai Warriors Exhibition Game

Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center, Freedom Hall
937 Phillips Lane
(502) 368-0009
www.firefootball.cc
  
APRIL
  

Brown Butterfly – The Life of Muhammad Ali in Dance!

The Kentucky Center
501 West Main Street
(502) 584-7777
(800) 775-7777
www.kentuckycenter.org
  

Kentucky Derby Festival Opening Ceremonies Thunder Over Louisville

Downtown Louisville Waterfront Park, River Road and Southern Indiana shorelines
(800) 928-FEST
www.kdf.org
  

Kentucky Oaks 130

Churchill Downs
700 Central Avenue
(502) 636-4400
www.kentuckyderby.com
  

Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade

West on Broadway from Campbell to 9th Street
(502) 584-6383
www.kdf.org
  

100 Black Men’s Derby Gala

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
9700 Bluegrass Pkwy.
(502) 244-3583
 

Jewish Heritage Festival

Jewish Community Center
3600 Dutchmans Lane
(502) 459-0660
 

City of Louisville

International Cultural Festival
Jefferson Square, Downtown Louisville
(502) 584-6383
 

Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic

Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center – Freedom Hall
937 Phillips Lane
(502) 584-6383
www.kdf.org
 
MAY
  

Kentucky Derby

Churchill Downs
700 Central Avenue
(502) 636-4400
www.kentuckyderby.com
 

Grand Gala Derby Event

Caesars Indiana – The Colosseum
11999 Avenue of the Emperors
(502) 638-1302
www.derbyeventgrandgala.com
  

Louisville Urban League Guild Moonlight Cruise

Belle of Louisville
4th and River Road
(502) 561-6830
www.lul.org
 

Lincoln Foundation

Kentucky Derby Festival & Bar-B-Q
Water Tower
3005 River Road
(502) 585-4733
 

Kentucky Reggae Festival

Water Tower
3005 River Road
(502) 583-0333
  

Asian-Pacific-American Festival

Speed Art Museum
2035 South Third Street
(502) 635-2240
www.cranehouse.org
 

Louisville Urban League Silks Gala

Kentucky International Convention Center
221 Fourth Street
(502) 561-6830
www.lul.org 
  
JUNE
  

Microbrew and Bar-B-Q Festival

Churchill Downs
700 Central Avenue
(502) 636-4452
 

Unity in the Community Concert Series

Waterfront Park
129 East River Road
(502) 637-4150
 

Greek Festival

Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
932 South 5th Street
(502) 587-6427
 

Race Unity Day Picnic

Baha’i Center
3808 Bardstown Road
(502) 267-0099
 

LG& E Foundation Street Ball Showdown

Waterfront Park
129 East River Road
(502) 636-1888
 
JULY
 

Louisville Jazz Festival

Water Tower
3005 River Road
(502) 583-0333
 

Smoketown Homecoming Festival

Shelby Park
600 East Oak Street
(502) 561-5189
 

Waterfront Independence Festival

Waterfront Park, Downtown Louisville
129 East River Road
(502) 574-3768
 

The Louisville Blues-n-Jazz Festival

Water Tower
3005 River Road
(502) 583-0333
 

West Louisville Appreciation Celebration & Family Reunion

Shawnee Park
Broadway and Southwestern Parkway
(502) 772-2591
 
AUGUST 
  

St. Stephen Baptist Church Jubilee Festival

Lifestyle Enrichment Campus
8th & Kentucky
(502) 583-6798
 

Kentucky State Fair

Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center
937 Phillips Lane
(502) 367-5000
 

Celebrate Strassenfest

East Main Street & Louisville Slugger Field
(502) 561-3440
 

Kentucky Center’s Music Heritage Festival

Waterfront Park, Downtown Louisville
129 East River Road
(502) 562-0100
 
SEPTEMBER
 

WorldFest On the Belvedere

Belvedere, Downtown Louisville
(502) 574-1432
www.loukymetro.org
 

Americana World Festival

Beechmont Neighborhood
(502) 574-1432
www.loukymetro.org 
 

 


 

International Family Festival at the Zoo

Louisville Zoo
1100 Trevilian Way
(502) 459-2181
www.louisvillezoo.org
 

Corn Island Storytelling Festival

E.P. Tom Sawyer Park
3000 Freys Hill Road
(502) 426-8950
 

Heritage Festival

Waterfront Park
129 East River Road
(502) 625-1244
 

St. Joseph’s Butchertown German Heritage Festival

1406 E. Washington Street
(502) 583-7401
 
OCTOBER
 

St. James Court Art Show

Historic Old Louisville between Central Park and Hill Street on Third Street, St. James Court and Belgravia Court
(502) 635-1842
 

Louisville Blues Festival

4th Avenue between Chestnut & Broadway
(502) 583-4555
 

Riverside Heritage Festival

Riverside, The Farnsley-Moremen Landing
7410 Moorman Road
(502) 935-6809
www.riverside-landing.org
 

World’s Largest Halloween Party

Louisville Zoo
1100 Trevilian Way
(502) 459-2181
www.louisvillezoo.org
 
NOVEMBER 
  

Juice Bowl Football Classic

Shawnee Park
Broadway and Southwestern Parkway (Broadway Entrance)
(502) 499-6122/(502) 478-3464
 

Louisville Defender Newspaper Minority Consumer Expo

Kentucky International Convention Center
221 South Fourth Street
(502) 772-2591
 

United Negro College Fund Gala

St. Stephen Baptist Church
1008 South 15th Street
(502) 638-8080 
 
DECEMBER
 

Old Tyme Christmas On Frankfort Avenue

Historic Frankfort Avenue
(502) 574-3918