Aug 20 2019 WorldFest Offers Four Days of International Food, Music, Culture on Labor Day Weekend

WorldFest, the region’s largest international festival, returns to the Belvedere Labor Day weekend, marking its 17th year offering international food, music, crafts, culture, and education.

Aug 20 2019 Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns on Labor Day

Thousands of cyclists, paddlers and walkers will be in motion at the Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Monday, September 2 as it returns for a 15th consecutive Labor Day at Waterfront Park. 

May 6 2019 Mayor honors Outstanding High School Seniors

Forty-nine Louisville students recognized Monday night

Mayor Greg Fischer today honored 49 public, private and Catholic students who have excelled in and out of the classroom with his annual Kentucky Lottery Outstanding High School Seniors Award. 

Nov 9 2017 Mayor Fischer proclaims ‘Wear Purple Day’ in support of Louisville City FC

LouCity plays for the USL championship Monday evening at Slugger Field

Nov 7 2017 Light Up Louisville returns to Jefferson Square Park, Metro Hall for the holidays

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Light Up Louisville, which kicks off the month-long celebration of Louisville’s Holiday in the City, is returning to its roots at Jefferson Square and Metro Hall. 

Nov 7 2017 Mayor Fischer, Louisville City FC invites public to pep rally ahead of league championship game

Mayor Greg Fischer and Louisville City FC are inviting the public to rally at 4 p.m. Friday at Fourth Street Live! to gear up the players, coaches and fans for the USL Cup championship game. 

Aug 9 2017 WorldFest Offers Four Days of International Food, Music, Culture on Labor Day Weekend

15th annual event will run Sept. 1-4 at the Belvedere  

WorldFest, one of the region’s largest international festivals, will take place this Labor Day weekend for its 15th year, with four days of international food, music, dance and culture starting Sept. 1 at the downtown Belvedere.

Aug 9 2017 Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns Labor Day

Thousands of cyclists, walkers, canoeists and kayakers will hit the streets and the Ohio River on Labor Day, Sept. 4, for the 26th Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle at Waterfront Park.

“What better way to mark the end of the summer and the Labor Day holiday than in the company of your friends, family and neighbors, at our beautiful waterfront,” said Mayor Greg Fischer. “I invite everyone to come out, meet some new friends, and have fun!”

May 19 2017 Mayor's Music & Art Series returns on May 23

The Mayor’s Music & Art Series returns to the Mayor’s Gallery on May 23 with a new feature: conversations with artists of multiple disciplines.

The first event in the artist speaker series will take place at 5:30 p.m. May 23, when Mayor Greg Fischer will talk with artists Daniel Bodner and Braylyn Stewart about recent projects and their creative process, specifically working in the public realm.

Nov 11 2016 City Christmas tree to be erected Sunday

The Holiday in the City Christmas tree will be erected Sunday in Holiday Square — the plaza at Fourth and Jefferson streets — near the ice skating rink.

Due to construction at the Kentucky International Convention Center, an artificial tree will be used for the next two years for Holiday in the City. The traditional 45- to 50-foot live tree that the city normally uses requires a crane to put in place, and the KICC construction does not allow room for that.

Jun 14 2016 Next CycLOUvia slated for August 7

CycLOUvia, the popular event showcasing alternative transportation, will take place on a new route this August 7, Mayor Fischer announced today.

The upcoming installment of CycLOUvia will move through the Germantown, Schnitzelburg and Shelby Park neighborhoods, also known as Three Points, via Goss Avenue, Logan Street and Shelby Street. For the first time, CycLOUvia's route will be circular.

Jun 7 2016 “The Greatest” bicycle ride to honor Ali

Bicycle ride will stop at local Muhammad Ali landmarks

Oct 1 2015 Celebrate Louisville’s Rich Traditions & Annual Festivities With Holiday in the City

Light Up Louisville returns this November to kick off a month of merriment!

Sep 9 2015 9/11 Remembrance Returns to Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer and the city of Louisville will hold a solemn remembrance on the front steps of Metro Hall to honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center, Pentagon and on Flight 93.

Sep 2 2015 Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns Labor Day with Hopes of Setting a World Record

Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns Labor Day with hopes of setting a world record for paddlers going through locks.