4th Street Live has been a big factor in rejuvinating Louisville's downtown. Here you see the magical Christmas parade.
Louisville, Kentucky has a great deal to offer singles, couples and families looking for a new city. Did you know we're the nation's 16th largest city? Yet, almost everything is within 20-25 minutes drive.
Below are a list of some of the best Louisville attractions. If you feel that I've left off an important Louisville link please send me an email and I'll add it. I'm happy to promote our great city of Louisville, Kentucky. If you need Relocation Services, I'd love to help you!
- Actors Theatre of Louisville
Louisville's only Tony Award-winning theatre, the State Theatre of Kentucky and home to the Humana Festival of New American Plays.
- Churchill Downs
The world famous twin spires and Louisville home of the Kentucky Derby. You have to experience it for yourself!
- Derby Dinner Playhouse
"The Derby Dinner Playhouse is proud to be one of the oldest and largest, continually-operating dinner theatres in the country."
- Festivals in Louisville
Here's a calendar of festivals happening right here in the River City.
- Flame Run
"From our art glass studio and art glass gallery tours, hot glass demonstrations, contemporary glass art exhibitions, and community classes to visiting artists' workshops, Flame Run has put Louisville on the map as a destination for contemporary glass artists, educators, and collectors."
- Fourth Street Live!
"Fourth Street Live! is Louisville's premier dining, entertainment and retail destination located on Fourth Street, between Liberty Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard, in the heart of historic downtown Louisville Kentucky. Just a short walk from downtown hotels, waterfront park, Main Street, Slugger Field, and other major attractions, Fourth Street Live! is your one stop destination for dining, entertainment, and shopping!"
- Iroquois Amphitheater
The Irogquois Amphitheater hosts many great events, from concerts to plays and Movie Night. Check out their upcoming schedule!
- Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts
Louisville's premiere arts location. If it's a high class orchestra or concert, check the Kentucky Center first.
- Kentucky Exposition Center
"One of the top 10 largest public facilities of its kind in the United States, the Kentucky Exposition Center features large facilities with diverse capabilities. The 400-acre property offers more than one million square feet of indoor space including Freedom Hall, an indoor arena which seats over 19,000 people. The expo center accommodates an amazing spectrum of events year round and remains the permanent home for the Kentucky State Fair, the National Farm Machinery Show, and the North American International Livestock Exposition."
- Kentucky International Convention Center
"From the supertruss towering over the two city blocks it spans, down to the brickwork and wall of windows overlooking tree lined sidewalks, the Kentucky International Convention Center provides a beautiful and functional convention facility in the heart of downtown Louisville."
- Kentucky Kingdom
Louisville's biggest and best amusement park, this place has it all from massive roller-coasters to kiddie rides.
- Kentucky Opera
The name is self-explantory, if it's opera you'll find it at Kentucky Opera.
- Louisville Orchestra
"Founded in 1937 by conductor Robert Whitney and Charles Farnsley, then Mayor of Louisville, the Louisville Orchestra has long been recognized as the cornerstone of the Louisville arts community."
- Louisville Ballet
As its name would suggest, the Louisville Ballet is home to the best that dance has to offer.
- Louisville Bats
Louisville's minor league baseball team supports the Cincinnati Reds. Take the kids out and catch a game this summer!
- Louisville Extreme Park
"The Louisville Extreme Park is one of the nation's best skate parks, with awesome features, including a 24 foot full-pipe! The park offers a great balance of street-style, transition style and vert."
- Louisville Science Center
This place makes learning fun! Kids from all over the city take field trips to the Louisville Science Center to learn more about science, math, and technology through interactive exhibits. Great stuff.
- Louisville Zoo
"The 'State Zoo of Kentucky' currently exhibits over 1,300 animals in naturalistic and mixed animal settings representing both geographical areas and biomes or habitats."
- Renaissance Fun Park
Miniature golf, go karts, arcade and laser tag. Fun for the kid in all of us!
- Stage One
Louisville's professional theatre for young audiences.
- Steamboat Belle of Louisville
"The Steamer Belle of Louisville, a National Historic Landmark and The Riverboat Spirit of Jefferson serve as the western anchor of Louisville's award winning Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville, Kentucky."
There's definitely more... I just don't have time to put them all up!