List of attractions and events in the Louisville metropolitan area

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The Louisville Clock, featuring various elements of Louisville and Kentucky culture as well as a mechanical horse race

This is a list of visitor attractions and annual events in the Louisville metropolitan area.

Annual festivals and other events[edit]



View of the Forecastle Festival on the Belvedere



Distinctive locales[edit]

The Conrad-Caldwell House at St James Court and Magnolia Avenue in Old Louisville

Louisville Metro[edit]

Southern Indiana[edit]

Historic properties[edit]

The Belle of Louisville still serves as the symbol of Louisville. She will celebrate her 100th birthday in 2014.

National Register of Historic Places listings[edit]

Museums, galleries and interpretive centers[edit]

This list may contain repeats from other sections so that a complete list of Louisville area museums can be shown in one spot.


Regional history[edit]




More regional historical collections can be found at the Louisville Free Public Library and the University of Louisville.

U.S. and world history[edit]

Front facade of the Frazier History Museum

Other subjects[edit]

Parks and other outdoor attractions[edit]

The Louisville Waterfront Park exhibits rolling hills, spacious lawns and walking paths on Louisville's waterfront in the downtown area

Louisville is home to many spacious city parks, several designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, as well as forested areas, trails and other outdoor attractions; distinctive examples include:

Shows and performing arts[edit]

This list may contain repeats from other sections so that a complete list of Louisville area shows and performing arts venues and events can be shown in one spot.

Sports-related attractions and venues[edit]


  1. ^ Chipman, Melissa (July 8, 2014). "Louisville hosts largest North American Jane Austen Festival July 18-20". Insider Louisville. Retrieved July 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Stephen Foster - The Musical". Retrieved October 4, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Visit Middletown Historic Museum Open Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.". City of Middletown Kentucky. Retrieved October 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Schimpff's Confectionary - Museum". Retrieved October 3, 2014. 
  5. ^ "McAlpine Locks and Dam Visitor Information". US Army Corps of Engineers - Louisville District. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  6. ^ "RHPS Official Fan Site - Participation Showtimes for Baxter Avenue Theatres". Retrieved March 17, 2009. 
  7. ^ "Coming Soon To Apex Theatres". Retrieved March 17, 2009. 
  8. ^ Kennedy, Brian (August 11, 2014). "Previewing the Wayward Actors Company 2014-15 Theater Season". Retrieved October 21, 2014. 

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