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Hometown Tourist Celebration (May 8-31, 2017)

It’s going to be a Beautiful Stay in the Neighborhood at this year’s Hometown Tourist Celebration.

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The month-long extravaganza runs May 8-31, 2017 and celebrates the city’s eclectic, friendly, hip and historic neighborhoods, where more than 90 of the area’s top attractions, hotels, restaurants and shops are offering deep discounts to anyone with a Kentucky or Indiana ID, local college ID or military ID.

So, come be a tourist in your hometown this May and have some fun eating, playing and staying in the ‘hoods that are right in your own backyard.

In an effort to champion the power of travel and educate the local community about all there is to experience in their own city, Louisville’s Hometown Tourist Celebration is held annually in conjunction with National Travel & Tourism Week.

Be sure and join us on Tuesday, May 9 when we kick off the festivities during the Hometown Tourist Celebration press conference and Attraction Showcase starting at 11 a.m. at 4th Street Live! A party will be in full swing with food sampling, discounts, deals and more fun.

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Be sure and stop by the Louisville Visitor Center (4th & Jefferson streets) on Tuesday, May 9 and Thursdays, May 11, 18 and 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be discounts on a variety of Louisville souvenirs. Also, entertainment, food and refreshments

Contact Us

Visitor Information
(888) LOUISVILLE

Administrative Office
(800) 626-5646
info@gotolouisville.com

 

Why Celebrate Hometown Tourist Month?

  • Tourism supports more than 26,000 jobs in Louisville
  • More than 16.4 million visitors come to Louisville each year (source: 2015 Longwoods Visitor Profile)
  • The average overnight leisure visitor spends $125 per day (source: Longwoods Visitor Profile)
  • Tourism has a $1.6 billion impact on Louisville’s economy each year (source: 2014 Visitor Impact by Tourism Economic)