Run the Cold Away This January
Participate in the Frostbite 5k this January and enjoy a day out in the park. As long as you're moving, you'll have a much easier time staying warm. This is a great way to get out of the house and still maintain your distance and your safety....
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 10, 2021 in Louisville Events
Try the Run Rudolph Challenge This December
Get fit, keep your distance and help Santa's reindeer out by participating in the Run Rudolph challenge this December. By participating in this event, you'll be helping a good cause and you'll be working on your own fitness. Not too shabby for just ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on December 12, 2020 in Louisville Events
Play Frisbee in the Park This November
Louisville gets unbearably hot in the summer, which makes it really hard to get outside and enjoy outdoor activities. Fall weather, however, is just perfect. So look for a sunny day and head out to Cherokee Park for a little Frisbee this November. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on November 28, 2020 in Louisville Events
Join the Louisville Earth Walk October 24
Join the Louisville Earth Walk this October and join the effort to make sure that every Louisville neighborhood has safe and clean water, soil and air. Celebrate the beauty of the planet and join in this event. The Louisville Earth Walk is a little ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on October 17, 2020 in Louisville Events
Have a Paper Airplane Competition This August
Sports may not happen. School may not happen. Summer concerts may not happen. But you can still enjoy the spirit of the game and the thrill of competition, fun and excitement and a little adventure. Stage your own paper airplane contest ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 10, 2020 in Louisville Events
Take an Electric Bike Tour This July
Biking has always been a great way to enjoy the outdoors. But pedaling can be a whole lot of work. This July, try something a little bit different and rent an Electric Bike from Pedego Louisville. This is a bicycle that has a motor to assist your ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 31, 2020 in Louisville Events
Try Jumping Rope This July
When was the last time you actually played around with a jump rope? This isn't an activity that's just for kids. That's why you can find jump ropes in gyms. In fact, you can get a really great workout with a jump rope alone. Go to Cherokee Park and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 27, 2020 in Louisville Events
Try Outdoor Yoga This July
You've probably spent enough time indoors lately. So this July, find a quiet, scenic spot in the park and take the time to relax and do some yoga. Doing yoga is a great way to relieve stress, which is something you definitely need right now. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 14, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go Back in Time in Cherokee Triangle This May
Louisville is full of historic neighborhoods, little pieces of the past that have been preserved. This May, get out and take a look at one of them. Cherokee Triangle was sold to real estate agents Henning and Speed in 1869. They began to develop the ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 23, 2020 in Louisville Events
Have a Picnic at Hogan's Fountain Pavilion
You can’t miss Hogan’s Fountain Pavilion. And once you see it, you won’t forget it. This is a huge gazebo built in 1965 that truly celebrates mid-century architecture. It’s so well-made, in fact, it survived a category F4 ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 26, 2020 in Louisville Events
Walk Your Dog in Cherokee Park This April
Get out and get some fresh air with your pup in the park this April. Because if you're going to leave your home for a little while, a park is a super safe place to avoid the virus. You'll be out in the fresh air and you can easily keep your distance ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on April 10, 2020 in Louisville Events
Enjoy a Car-Free Day in Cherokee Park January 26
Take a little break from the world for a while this January for a car-free day in the park. As part of the Olmsted Parks Conservancy and in coordination with Louisville Parks and Recreation, the Scenic Loop in Cherokee Park is closed to vehicles on ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 25, 2020 in Louisville Events
Go on a Nighttime Bike Ride in Cherokee Park October 2
Riding a bike is always great, especially if you’re riding in the park. But riding at night is different. There are different animals out in the park, different sounds, different sights. Go soak it all in during a Nighttime Bike Ride in ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on September 30, 2018 in Louisville Events
Hear Opera at Willow Park August 24
Opera doesn’t always have to be a formal, black tie event. There’s no rule that says you have to dress up in uncomfortable clothes, sit in a cramped seat and stay rigid all night long just to enjoy beautiful music. This summer, break all ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on August 24, 2018 in Louisville Events
GoGo Through the Park at Big Rock in Cherokee Park July 24
Visit with a Louisville landmark and have some fun in the park this July. After all, isn’t that what summer is all about? You’re invited to GoGo Through the Park, a special summer event where everyone is invited to run through the park. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on July 24, 2018 in Louisville Events
Taste Everything at the Slow Food Taco Challenge June 16
Using all local ingredients, chefs from restaurants all over Louisville will compete at the Slow Food Taco Challenge. You can taste what they make, which really means that everyone wins.
See how many tacos you can eat at this ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 16, 2018 in Louisville Events
Enjoy Rec on the Go in Cherokee Park June 4
June is finally here, and that means it’s finally time to have some fun in the sun. Louisville doesn’t really have beaches, but this city has something better: an incredible metro park system full of natural wonders, wildlife and ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on June 3, 2018 in Louisville Events
Go on a Mountain Bike Ride Through Cherokee Park May 28
Women, tell all the men in your life to stay at home. You’re going on a Women's Mountain Bike Ride this May. And if you’ve never done mountain biking before, that’s okay. This event is a no-drop ride designed for those who are new to mountain biking....
Posted by Joe Hayden on May 27, 2018 in Louisville Events
Take a Mountain Bike Ride Through Cherokee Park March 5
Go on the Women’s Mountain Bike Ride in Cherokee Park this March, and test your limits while you get a look at some gorgeous spring scenery.
Take a Bike Ride
Even people who are new to mountain biking are invited to join in on this event. ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on March 5, 2018 in Louisville Events
Feast on an Intimate Dinner with a Chef at Fante’s January 22
Have you ever wished you had your own personal chef to cook your dinner one night? Well, that night is happening this January. Go to Fante’s for an intimate Chef’s Series with Chef Daniel Orr, and treat your taste buds to a very special ...
Posted by Joe Hayden on January 20, 2018 in Louisville Events