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Small Business Saturday Celebration


Join Mayor Fischer and Congressman Yarmuth at the Feeders Supply on Baxter Avenue where they will make remarks and help sponsors give away swag (Shop Small shopping bags, holLOUday buttons and balloons). LIBA members throughout the city will be chalking their sidewalks with messages of the “Buy Local” campaign as well. This is the perfect way to jump start your #holLOUday shopping.

November 29, 10 - 11 a.m.

Feeders Supply on Baxter Avenue
315 Baxter Avenue
Louisville KY, 40204



Enjoy a classic Thanksgiving feast at the Brown Hotel
Celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends at the Brown Hotel or J. Graham’s Cafe. Enjoy a formal sit-down meal in the English Grill or casual buffet offerings in J. Graham’s Café. Reservations are required.

November 27, 12:30, 12:45, 1, 3:30, 3:45, 4 p.m. for the English Grill
or 11:15 - 11:45 a.m., 1:15 - 1:30 p.m. for J. Graham’s Cafe

The Brown Hotel
335 W. Broadway
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

(502) 736-2996; (502) 583-1234, ext. 7225

$62 pp
$20 children ages 4-12 at The English Grill 

$37 pp
$17 children ages 4-12 at J. Graham's Cafe



Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs
Enjoy Thanksgiving stress-free at Churchill Downs. Bring the family for a pure Kentucky holiday with horse racing and a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Reservations are required.

November 27, 10:00-4:00 PM

Churchill Downs
700 Central Avenue
Louisville, KY 40208

(502) 636-4400

Ticket prices vary


Thanksgiving at the Oak Room at the Seelbach Hotel
Enjoy this fine dining Thanksgiving experience with a traditional royal buffet in the famous Seelbach.

November 27, 11:00-4:00 PM

Seelback Hotel
500 S 4th St
Louisville, KY 40202


Prices Vary

Thanksgiving Lunch Aboard Spirit of Jefferson
Cruise and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving buffet aboard the Spirit of Jefferson. Call to make a reservation or purchase tickets online.

November 27, 12:30-3:00 PM

Spirit of Jefferson
401 West River Road
Louisville, KY 40202




Black Friday Holiday Hop on Frankfort Avenue
Frankfort Avenue will host a special all-day Holiday Hop on Black Friday. Free trolleys will run extended hours from Cannon’s Lane to River Road, and many businesses will host shopping sales, live music and refreshments. 

November 28, 11:00-10:30 PM

Frankfort Avenue
Frankfort, Story and Mellwood Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206





The Run, Run Rudolph 5k Run and Walk
Come out and participate in the final race of the Four De Lis Classics Series, the Run, Run Rudolph 5k, which take place through downtown Louisville, starting and finishing at 4th & Main Streets.

November 28, 2:00-4:00 PM

4th and Main Street
400 Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202




Beer and Loathing in Louisville
Celebrate the halfway mark to GonzoFest 2015 with this Gonzo-style beer festival exclusively featuring The Kentucky Guild of Brewers, where attendees will get a taste of the greatest local brewers from our state and the surrounding region.

November 28, 5:00-8:00 PM

The Ice House
217 E Main St.
Louisville, Kentucky 40202


VIP- $75
Designated Driver- $10


Light Up Louisville Parade
Help launch the Christmas season at this four-block festival of LOL (Lot’s of Lights) and music running from 4th Street, Main Street, and 4th Street Live! Kick off Louisville’s holiday season with Santa Claus and a fireworks show.

November 28, 6:30-11:55 PM

4th & Main Street
400 Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202



Holiday Village at 4th Street Live!
Visit the Holiday Village at 4th Street Live! for a fun holiday shopping experience featuring over 15 various artisans, boutiques, and more. Enjoy live music and an opportunity to get your picture taken with Santa Claus!


November 29, 11:00-8:00 PM

4th Street Live!
400 S. 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202



Holiday Fest - Light up New Albany/Jingle Walk
Enjoy the lighting of the Christmas Tree with Santa at the Bicentennial Park in New Albany, on the corner of Spring and Pearl! Start the day with the Jingle Walk and then enjoy the fun festivities including a children's program with crafts, a Christmas obstacle course and photos with Santa.

November 29, 1:00-8:00 PM

Bicentennial Park at the corner of Spring and Pearl
110 Spring Street
New Albany, IN 47150





The Twelve Murders of Christmas at Hilton Garden Inn
Experience the premier of WhoDunnit’s class holiday spectacular show, The Twelve Murders of Christmas about six strangers gathered together in an elegant mansion, having received an invitation to a lavish holiday soirée — only to discover that they are locked in for the night, and that one of them is intent on murdering the others!

November 29, 7:00-10:00 PM

Hilton Garden Inn-Airport
2735 Crittenden Drive
Louisville, KY 40209


$45.50 includes dinner, show, tax, and gratuity


Rock for Kosair Charities
After spending a week of being thankful, be charitable at the 10th Annual Rock for Kosair Charities at Phoenix Hill Tavern. Featuring over 15 bands on 3 stages, 4 guitar giveaways from guitar shops around Louisville, and tattoo giveaways, this will be an event that will not only be fun, but help buy Christmas gifts for Kosair Kids.

November 29, 7:30-3:00 AM

Phoenix Hill Tavern
644 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY 40204

(502) 637-7696


Fan Appreciation Day at Churchill Downs
Join Churchill Downs as they thank their fans for another amazing year! Enjoy free general admission as well as food and beverage specials for the winning closing day.

November 30, 11:30-4:00 PM

Churchill Downs
700 Central Avenue
Louisville, KY 40208

(502) 636-4400

Ticket prices vary


Music Without Borders Home for the Holidays 
Spread Christmas cheer with Bob Bernhardt as he conducts the Louisville Orchestra for a concert filled with beautiful seasonal music.

November 30, 3:00-4:00 PM

Ogle Center at Indiana University Southeast
4201 Grant Line Rd.
New Albany, IN 47150

(812) 941-2333



Ensemble Project #3: The Rulers of All Worlds: A (Cos) Play
The Actors Theatre Apprentice/Intern Company presents the last in a trilogy series of devised workshop productions. Six outcasts are drawn together by a comic book that promises them a greater destiny: The Rulers of All Worlds. Once a week, these cosplayers leave behind their dead-end jobs and drawn-out relationships to become kings, demons, tavern wenches and gods. 

November 30, 10:15-11:55 PM

Actors Theatre of Louisville
316 W Main St
Louisville, KY 40202


Ticket prices vary




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