Gas prices keeping you on a short leash? Always wanted to check out the Louisville attractions but can’t afford to go? Want free candy without having to get into a car with a stranger?
Now is your chance. Today through May 31st, many Louisville area attractions and restaurants are offering special discounts and deals to local residents (that’s anyone with a Kentucky or Indiana ID). Check out these deals:
- Seventeen “white tablecloth” restaurants in the downtown area are offering a three-course prix fixe dinner menu for $30.00 from now until May 21. Participating restaurants include Vincenzo’s, Yaching’s, the Bristol, the Oakroom, Z’s Fusion, Eddie Merlot’s, Sapporo, and Doc Crow’s.
- Buy one get one free admission at: The Belle of Louisville, KentuckyShow!, Louisville Stoneware, Frazier History Museum, Louisville Slugger (Sundays only), Riverside Farnsley-Moremen Landing, Squire Boone Caverns, Speed Art Museum, Locust Grove, and Derby Dinner Playhouse (Tuesday and Wednesday only)
- The Muhammad Ali Center is doing one better and offering buy one get two admissions free.
- Enjoy completely free admission at: Bernheim Forest, the American Printing House for the Blind (t’s always free but they’re giving away souvenirs), Carnegie Center for Art and History and the Howard Steamboat Museum.
- The Louisville Zoo, Dinosaur World, City Taste Tours, Kentucky Derby Museum, Louisville Science Center, Louisville Ghost Walks and the Louisville Mega Cavern are all offering discounts off their regular admission price.
- PossibiliTours is giving free tours on Fridays and Sundays at 2pm, departing from the visitor’s center at 4th and Jefferson. Call 502-379-6109 one day in advance to reserve your spot, or take your chances on just showing up.
And the candy? Schimpff’s Confectionary is offering a free ¼ lb of Red Hots. They’ll even let you into the Candy Museum and historic site for free.
So stop whining that there’s nothing to do. Get out. Explore. Anything’s possible in the Possibility City.
Image: Courtesy of Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau