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Entertainment & Events in Louisville, Kentucky

Cinema

  • Cinemark Tinseltown USA
    4400 Towne Center Drive
    Louisville, KY 40241
    502-326-0088
    Enjoy the latest Hollywood hits at this stadium-style movie theatre. more

Night Life

  • Angel's Rock Bar
    432B South Fourth Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-540-1461
    Part lounge, part nightclub, all rock 'n roll." They offer weekly entertainment with live music and DJs.  more

  • Comedy Caravan
    1250 Bardstown Road
    Louisville, KY 40204
    Located in the Heart of the Highlands
    502-459-0022
    Comedy Caravan has helped Kentuckiana share the laughs for over 21-years! See the website listed above for more information. more

  • Stevie Ray's Blues Bar
    230 East Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-582-9945
    This bar offers fantastic, live blues music. more

  • Meta
    425 West Chestnut Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-822-META
    A cocktail bar in downtown Louisville that focuses on "classic cocktails with a playful, inclusive, and contemporary twist." more

  • Hotel Nightclub
    410 South Fourth Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-540-1461
    "Music, art, fashion and five star service fuse to create a luxurious environment set to redefine Louisville's nightlife." Hotel features international DJ talent, premium club service, unique cocktails and decadent VIP "Hotel" rooms.  more

  • Howl at the Moon
    424 South Fourth Street #131
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-562-9400
    Howl at the Moon takes the term "piano bar" to new heights. The "Howl" is a hot spot for birthdays, anniversaries, bachelor, and bachelorette parties.  more

  • Tengo Sed Cantina
    432B South Fourth Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-540-1461
    Their motto is "all fiesta, no siesta." This popular night spot also serves Tex-Mex favorites. more

  • Haymarket Whiskey Bar
    331 East Market Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-442-0523
    Haymarket Whiskey Bar features more than 50 whiskeys by the drink, over 50 bottled beers from the US & around the world, and 7 rotating taps that feature American & Belgian craft beers. In addition to the great bar selection, they also feature live music four nights a week.  more

  • Back Door, The
    1250 Bardstown Road
    Louisville, KY 40204
    502-451-0659
    A friendly neighborhood tavern.  more

Concerts & Performances

  • Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts
    501 West Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-562-0100
    Kentucky's premier performing arts center offering ballet, opera, orchestra, concerts, children's theatre and more. more

  • Kentucky Opera
    323 West Broadway, Suite 601
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-584-4500
    A respected regional company that offers the Kentucky Opera Studio Artists Program and other growing outreach programs, in addition to their fine performances. more

  • Louisville Palace, The
    625 South Fourth Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-583-4555
    This theatre offers a variety of entertainment. The lobby features 100 faces carved in the ceiling and the stunning auditorium is designed as a village courtyard with flora, fauna, and stars. more

  • Louisville Orchestra, The
    323 West Broadway, Suite 700
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-587-8681
    A full-time symphony orchestra employing 70 musicians, the Louisville Orchestra offers 5 concert series to the community, ranging from classical to family programs.  more

  • Jerry Green & Friends
    2800 Breckenridge Lane
    Louisville, KY 40220
    Located at the Breckinridge Inn
    502-456-5050
    Jerry Green & Friends Nightclub is open seven nights a week and features vocalist, Jerry Green.

  • Louisville Memorial Auditorium
    970 South Fourth Street
    Louisville, KY 40203
    502-584-4911
    This historic auditorium seats 1,742 and hosts over 100 performances annually.  more

Plays & Productions

  • Louisville Ballet
    315 East Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-583-3150
    The State Ballet of Kentucky offers the finest in classical and contemporary performances. more

  • Kentucky Shakespeare Festival
    1387 South Fourth Street
    Louisville, KY 40203
    C. Douglas Ramey Amphitheatre in Central Park
    502-583-8738
    Produces free professional performances of Shakespeare in Central Park. more

  • PNC Bank Broadway Across America
    611 West Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-584-7469
    Enjoy the finest touring shows including wonderful plays and musicals. more

  • W.L. Lyons Brown Theatre
    315 West Broadway
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-562-0188
    A variety of plays are performed in this 1,400 seat theatre and conference center.

  • Actors Theatre of Louisville
    316 West Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-584-1205
    "Louisville's only Tony Award-winning theatre and the State Theatre of Kentucky. Experience live theatre and great entertainment variety with fascinating dramas, engaging comedies, extraordinary adventures, lively musicals and groundbreaking new plays."  more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Kentucky Derby Festival
    1001 South Third Street
    Louisville, KY 40203
    502-584-6383
    The Festival is one of the premiere events of its kind in the world. The Derby Festival is a whirlwind of 70 special events. The Festival begins each April with Opening Ceremonies - Thunder Over Louisville, now the nation's largest annual fireworks extravaganza. The ensuing two weeks of excitement and entertainment promises something for everyone.  more

  • Waterfront Independence Festival
    129 East River Road
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-574-3768
    An annual 4th of July celebration with music and fireworks along the waterfront. Every July 3rd & 4th. more

  • Louisville Blues-N-Barbecue Festival, The
    3005 Water Road
    Louisville, KY 40201
    River Road and Zorn Avenue
    502-583-0333
    This festival offers live blues music, kid's entertainment area, great barbecue and more. more

  • Lebowski Fest
    120 Webster Street, Suite 115
    Louisville, KY 40206
    502-583-9290
    A celebration of all things Lebowski.  more

  • Fright Night Film Fest
    Located at the Fern Valley Hotel
    310-693-4635
    Screenings, vendors and lots of stars of horror films will be present. more

  • Louisville Visual Arts Festival
    713 East Market Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-589-9254
    The Louisville Visual Arts Festival celebrates contemporary visual art with a diverse program of exhibitions, programs, entertainment and educational events. This festival serves as a showcase for new and established talent, and is distinctive for its diverse offerings, international reach, and embrace of the most imaginative and creative directions in recent art.  more

  • Louisville First-Annual Fall Festival & Kids' Fair
    2988 Newburg Road
    Louisville, KY 40205
    I-264 & Newburg Road - 1 Block North
    502-459-0250
    Come and enjoy the delights of autumn at Louisville First Fall Festival & Kids Fair. Bring the whole family for this special, free event. It is a great way to enjoy the season with food, fun, games, prizes, and friends. Kids' Fair has become an annual event for the whole community. There will be prizes, family pictures, hay/tractor rides, giant inflatables, game booths, food vendors, craft booth, face painting, a clown, petting zoo, scavenger hunts, and a bluegrass band. more

Sporting Events

  • Kentucky Derby
    700 Central Avenue
    Louisville, KY 40208
    Churchill Downs Racetrack
    502-636-4400
    The Kentucky Derby is a high stakes equine race for thoroughbred horses, held annually in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. Thoroughbred racetrack Churchill Downs, opened in 1875, hosts the race each year. The Kentucky Derby is preceded by the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival.  more

  • Louisville Bats
    401 East Main Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
    502-212-BATS
    See Minor League baseball action with the Louisville Bats at Louisville Slugger Stadium. more

  • Churchill Downs
    700 Central Avenue
    Louisville, KY 40208
    502-636-4400
    In 1875, Churchill Downs officially opened and began its tradition as "Home of the Kentucky Derby." Watch a future legend win a race or maybe even place a bet or two.  more

  

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