Oct 17 2018 Coca-Cola Consolidated Teams Up with the City of Louisville to Celebrate Newly Refreshed Portland Park on Saturday, Oct. 20

The event hosted at Portland Park will be open to the public, and will feature live music, food trucks, crafts and more.

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Oct 15 2018 Louisville Parks and Recreation Awarded $195,000 for Green Stormwater Infrastructure Project

Oct 11 2018 Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing Celebrates 25 Years with Archaeology Day Event

The public is invited to a free, family-friendly afternoon to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the opening of  Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing on Sunday, October 21 from 1-5 p.m.   

Oct 9 2018 Jack O' Lantern Spectacular returns to Iroquois Park for sixth consecutive year

In what has become the must-see event of the Halloween season, the Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular is returning for the sixth consecutive year to south Louisville’s Iroquois Park, where 5,000 artistically carved pumpkins will greet visitors from October 9 through November 4.

The pumpkins will illuminate a 1/3-mile trail adjacent to the Iroquois Amphitheater, and event officials estimate up to 85,000 people will visit.

Oct 4 2018 Family fun Halloween-related events to be offered during October by Louisville Parks and Recreation

Halloween fun for kids of all ages is available during the month of October through Louisville Parks and Recreation and its associated facilities, including community centers, its two historic homes, the Iroquois Amphitheater and the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center.

Oct 1 2018 AIR Program to host National Blind Sports Day Saturday, Oct. 6

Adaptive Sports to be played at Berrytown Recreation Center

Oct 1 2018 “Canoemobile” relocated to McNeely Lake Park

Due to high water on the Ohio River, this weekend's Canoemobile on Oct. 5-6 will be relocated to McNeely Lake Park, 10500 Cedar Lake Road . The Canoemobile allows residents ages three and older to take guided trips in 24-foot canoes on the Ohio River.

Sep 28 2018 Councilwoman Sexton Smith reveals a new artistic addition to the David Armstrong Extreme Park

New Mural kicks off new effort to fight graffiti in District 4

Sep 20 2018 “Canoemobile” back for 7th year

The Canoemobile is coming back to Shawnee and Riverview Parks on Oct. 5-6 for its seventh year on the banks of the Ohio River.

The Canoemobile allows residents ages three and older to take guided trips in 24-foot canoes on the Ohio River. Canoe trips are free. Participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate. No advance sign-ups are required, wavers can be signed on-site or brought with the participants.

Sep 13 2018 Traffic Advisory for Bourbon and Beyond on September 22 - 23

Bourbon & Beyond – the incredible all-in-one bourbon, food, and entertainment that honors the rich history of bourbon that is so deeply rooted in the heart of Kentucky–is making its debut in Louisville’s Champions Park. The two-day extravaganza features musical performances, The Big Bourbon Bar, bourbon masters and celebrities, top national and local chefs, one-of-a-kind culinary creations, and a variety of other authentic experiences.

Sep 5 2018 Family Kite Festival to be held at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing Sunday, September 16

The second-annual “Family Kite Festival” will take place on the grounds of the historic home and farm, located in southwest Louisville at 7410 Moorman Road.

Aug 30 2018 Mayor Fischer and Louisville Parks Foundation celebrate new skate spot in Breslin Park

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville Parks Foundation CEO, Brooke Pardue were joined by Councilman Bill Hollander and the local skateboarding community to unveil the Breslin Park Skate Spot, the latest public park to receive added amenities funded by the Louisville Parks Foundation.

Aug 16 2018 The Big Table: World’s Largest Potluck returns to Iroquois Park September 16

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that The Big Table, a welcoming event aimed at bringing people together to share food and conversation, is returning to Iroquois Park on Sunday, Sept. 16 from 5-7 p.m. Last year, more than 1,300 people participated in the event, and organizers hope to boost that number this year.

Aug 15 2018 Louisville Metro Government, Cities United and Kenan Charitable Trust Launch Russell: A Place of Promise

Louisville Metro Government, Cities United and The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust today announced the award of a $5 million grant to launch Russell: A Place of Promise, an initiative co-created with and accountable to Russell residents and stakeholders, and designed to be a national model for equitable community development in African-American communities.

Aug 8 2018 Mayor Fischer announces decision to move Castleman, Prentice statues from public locations

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the city plans to move a statue of Confederate officer and President of the Board of Park Commissioners John Breckinridge Castleman from the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood and the George Dennison Prentice statue from outside the Louisville Free Public Library.