See the Jack O’Lanterns This October
What started out as a hike in the woods with some carved pumpkins has turned into one of the most popular Halloween activities in the city. This October, take the time to see the Jack O’Lantern Spectacular at Iroquois Park. The woods will come ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 31, 2023 in Louisville Events
Visit Hauck's Corner This October
There is something special about local businesses. Each one has its own story, its own history. This October, find some time to visit Hauck's Corner. This local business has been a part of Louisville for over a century and it has really become a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 30, 2023 in Louisville Events
Shop for Halloween Candy at the Sweet Spot This October
Halloween has its own thing going on. This holiday has its own decorations, its own color scheme, pumpkin-spiced coffee treats, costumes. But what’s the main thing about Halloween that really matters? Candy, of course! The entire holiday is ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 29, 2023 in Louisville Events
Tell Your Own Ghost Story in Old Louisville This October
Louisville has a lot of history and a lot of historic buildings. In the right light and under the right circumstances, some of them might even feel a little creepy. This October, go to Old Louisville. Here, you can get a look at the Witches’ ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 28, 2023 in Louisville Events
See the Pumpkins at Kentucky Kingdom This October
Go to Kentucky Kingdom any weekend in October to get a look at the pumpkins. Go to the park after dark to see huge pumpkins and pumpkin sculptures all lit up for Halloween. During this special time, the park becomes a Halloween wonderland with ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 27, 2023 in Louisville Events
Take the Kids Trunk or Treating October 30
Around Halloween, there's really only one thing kids want, candy. Taking them door-to-door isn't widely done so much anymore and lots of people don't give out candy this way. But the kids can go trick-or-treating safely at the Springdale Trunk or ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 26, 2023 in Louisville Events
Trick or Treat at the Track October 29
This October, Churchill Downs will stop being a playground for adults and become a center of Halloween delight for kids. There will be a full day of racing because hey, it’s Churchill Downs. But there will also be a ton of fun stuff for kids ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 25, 2023 in Louisville Events
Shop at the Halloween Market 28-29
Halloween is actually the perfect holiday for visiting a farm. The holiday was practically designed for farms. So this October, go to the Halloween Market at Hermitage Farm to shop for crafts and enjoy a bunch of other fall holiday activities....
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 24, 2023 in Louisville Events
Hear Haunting Fireside Stories October 27
Technology can make so many things possible. You can go somewhere to see holographic ghosts or step through smoke effects or surround yourself with flashing lights. But sometimes, there’s nothing scarier than a good old-fashioned frightening ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 23, 2023 in Louisville Events
Enjoy the Halloween Festival October 26-29
This October, Lynn's Stadium is your source for all the Halloween fun you might want. This Halloween festival is packed with live music, fun events and Halloween-themed activities of all kinds. There are multiple custom contests, trick or treating ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 22, 2023 in Louisville Events
Go to a Pizza Party October 25
This October, you’re invited to eat pizza at the Monster Mash Halloween Bash. There will be trick-or-treating and lots of fun and little scares for the little ones you have at home.
Bring the kids to the Derby City pizza truck ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 21, 2023 in Louisville Events
Watch Frankenstein Performed Live October 24
While she was still a teenager, a young woman was challenged by two successful male friends. She said she could create a terrifying horror story, one much better than anything they could write. That’s when Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein, a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 20, 2023 in Louisville Events
Get Treats for Everyone at Fest-O-Ween October 22
Halloween is a holiday that is made for kids, but there's no rule that adults can't have some fun, too. Everyone can go to Fest-O-Ween at the Paddock Shops because there's something here for all ages.
The Paddock Shops is one of the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 19, 2023 in Louisville Events
Paint the Town Red at the Via Colori Street Festival October 21
Artists, vendors and people from all over the city will be at the Via Colori Street Painting Festival this October. More than 150 artists will work on painting the sidewalks. Not only is this event free, it’s pet-friendly, kid-friendly and a ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 18, 2023 in Louisville Events
Celebrate Louisville Beer Week October 20-27
Kentucky may be known for bourbon, but there’s a really strong beer scene in Louisville. The city is home to many craft breweries, cool pubs and lots of great watering holes. For seven days this October, the city is celebrating Louisville Beer ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 17, 2023 in Louisville Events
Sip Your Way Through the Beer Garden October 20
This October, one of the city’s historic parks, Shelby Park, becomes a beer garden. A local brewery and several local food trucks will come transform the park for one night only of fun, drinking, games and socializing. It’s free to ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 16, 2023 in Louisville Events
Collect Items to Make Your Own DIY Halloween Decor This October
Sometimes, the best holiday decorations are the ones that are handmade. And when it comes to decorating for Halloween, you can get a lot of amazing items to create your own holiday decor for free. Grab a light jacket, put on your hiking shoes and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 15, 2023 in Louisville Events
Go Halloween Costume Shopping This October
Store-bought costumes from a party palace or special costume shop can be a lot of fun…but they can also be kind of expensive and they don’t always fit so great. So this October, try a little something different. Go hunt for some Cool ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 14, 2023 in Louisville Events
Go on a Hayride and Lantern Walk This October
The month of October is when you want to get out and enjoy fall activities. This is when you can go looking for colorful trees, pick pumpkins and enjoy those brisk fall hikes. And this is the prime time for a hayride. Go out to Hermitage Farm this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 13, 2023 in Louisville Events
Shop at the Saturday Afternoon Farmers Market This October
Go shopping Saturday afternoon for a great dinner or breakfast over the weekend. The Saturday Afternoon Farmers Market will be open every Saturday in October and it’s chock-full of delicious local foods.
You will find lots of ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 12, 2023 in Louisville Events