May 22 2019 Sign up for the Junior Falls Cities Championship

In its 75th year, The Junior Falls Cities is among the longest standing and most historical junior golf tournaments in the United States.

The event is hosted each year by the Louisville Parks PGA Golf Professionals at one of our ten municipal golf courses. The list of champions is a true identifier of who's who for golf in Louisville and surrounding cities since 1945.

May 17 2019 Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Returns on Memorial Day

Thousands of cyclists, paddlers and walkers will be in motion at the Mayor’s Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Monday, May 27th as it returns for a 15th consecutive Memorial Day at Waterfront Park.

May 16 2019 Council members Fox and Fowler encourage everyone to come out and enjoy great music at the 15th Annual Forest Fest

There are few places in Metro Louisville where you will find scenic beauty and hear great Bluegrass Music. In the springtime, the best place to find both is at the Jefferson Memorial Forest.

 On Saturday, May 18th Council members Mark Fox (D-13) and Cindi Fowler (D-14) proudly present the 15th Annual Forest Fest.

May 15 2019 Join us in Old Louisville’s Central Park May 29-August 4, 2019 for the 59th season of your free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival

The season features 7 different productions – a comedy, history, and tragedy in our main stage series plus productions from guest companies and our Globe Players high school student troupe. Food trucks open at 6:30pm, bar opens at 7:00pm, pre-show at 7:15pm, and show starts at 8:00pm. Perfect for the whole family – including adults, children, and pets. As always, performances are free and no tickets are required for entry.

May 8 2019 Olmsted Parks Conservancy and Louisville Parks and Recreation break ground on $1.1 million restoration project in Tyler Park on Tuesday, May 7.

 Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Louisville Parks and Recreation, Mayor Greg Fischer, Councilman Brandon Coan, and Tyler Park Neighborhood Association will kick off construction for the $1.1 million restoration project in Tyler Park on Tuesday, May 7. The groundbreaking ceremony will be held on the east side of the bridge, in front of the historic tennis courts at 10am.

May 2 2019 Locust Grove is in bloom this May with Gardeners’ Fair, a Mother’s Day Tea, and Presidential History

24th Annual Gardeners' Fair
Friday, May 10 | Saturday, May 11 | Sunday, May 12
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get back to Locust Grove’s roots at the Gardeners’ Fair! Over 40 vendors and demonstrators will showcase gorgeous plants and flowers, delicious herbs, hardy perennials and garden art and tools for your own green spaces. Bid on items in the Silent Auction in the Visitors' Center, enjoy music on the grounds, and grab a bite to eat from a food truck.

Apr 15 2019 The American Revolution Returns to Locust Grove Spring Encampment focuses on the daily life of the troops

Apr 15 2019 Louisville ECHO: A West Louisville Outdoor Recreation Initiative

The Natural Areas Division of Louisville (Kentucky) Parks is increasing equitable access to nature through its Louisville Is Engaging Children Outdoors (Louisville ECHO) initiative. The department is addressing social determinants of health by expanding environmental education and outdoor recreation programming within underserved communities, including communities of color in west Louisville, and the program has expanded steadily since its inception in 2008.

Apr 9 2019 Annual Plant and Herb Sale, April 12 & 13, at Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing

Riverside, the Farnsley-Moremen Landing will celebrate the return of spring with its annual Plant and Herb Sale with an Early Bird Sale on Friday, April 12 from 3-7 PM and on Saturday, April 13 from 8AM-4PM.

Apr 4 2019 59th Annual Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park Featuring As You Like It, Henry IV Part II, and King Lear

Kentucky Shakespeare kicks off its 59th annual free Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park with a comedy, a history, and a tragedy. The season begins with their professional productions of As You Like It May 29th, then Henry IV, Part II June 13th, followed by King Lear on June 27th. July 9th-21st all three performances will be presented in repertory.

Apr 3 2019 Iroquois Amphitheater season highlighted by national musical acts, local productions

Apr 1 2019 PNC Foundation Awards Nearly $50,000 Grant For New PNC Music Garden in Shelby Park

Olmsted Parks Conservancy has received a $49,949 grant from the PNC Foundation to build a new PNC Music Garden in Shelby Park. 

Mar 26 2019 April at Locust Grove celebrates George Washington, historical refreshments and the American Revolution

Afternoon Lecture Series
Dr. Matthew Costello: The Property of the Nation: Washington's Tomb, Mount Vernon, and the Memory of the First President
Wednesday, April 3, 1:15 pm

Mar 25 2019 Mayor Fischer, community leaders encourage youths to have fun, safe spring break April 1-5

Mayor Greg Fischer was joined today by officials from the Louisville Free Public Library, the Kentucky Science Center, Louisville Parks and Recreation and Jefferson County Public Schools to encourage local children to take advantage of the dozens of free and low-cost activities offered by those organizations during the upcoming spring break April 1-5.

Mar 13 2019 Summer Resource Fair for Youth on March 23

Louisville families with children of all ages are invited to a free resource fair showcasing summer activities for children, youth, and families on Sat., March 23.  Themed “SOAR” which stands for Summer Opportunities and Resource Fair, the event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DuValle Education Center gym, 3610 Bohne Ave.