Events in Louisville May 23rd -26th

It’s a holiday weekend and Friday is finally here! With an extra day added to your weekend, there’s more time than ever to check out a great event or activity around town this weekend. There’s something going on for everyone around Louisville this weekend.

The Glo Run

Downtown Louisville will be aglow this Saturday night because the Glo Run is coming to Louisville. This 5K is geared toward having a good time! Friends and families can tackle the 5K at their own pace, speed is no object here. Participants will encounter loud music, flashing lights, glow in the dark obstacles and more.

Individuals receive an event t-shirt, 3 piece glo gear set and a bib ticket. Teams of five or more will each receive a free pair of glow in the dark shades. A costume contest will take place after the race, so come in your finest glo-wear. Plan to stay around after the run for the Post DJ Party. Participants are encouraged to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Registration for the event is $50.00. The run starts at 9:30 p.m. at Waterfront Park. Check out The Glo Run for more information.

Yappy Hour at the Garage Bar

The last Sunday of the month is designated as Yappy Hour at the Garage Bar in NuLu. From 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. you’re invited to bring your dog down to the Garage Bar. Guests and their canine pals will interact outside. An outdoor bar will be set up, and there will be special treats available for the dogs. Enjoy hanging out and socializing your dog while kicking back at this local favorite. The Garage Bar is located at 700 E. Market St.

Beatersville Car & Bike Show

This is the ninth year The Phoenix Hill Tavern will be hosting the Beatersville Car and Bike Show. On Sunday, May 25th two music stages will be set up to enjoy. Vendors and a food truck will be on hand, as well as Pre-1968 Traditional Rods and Custom Cars. General admission is $10.00. Visit  Beatersville Car & Bike Show for more information.

Hike, Bike & Paddle

The Mayor’s Healthy Hometown Hike, Bike & Paddle takes place this Monday, May 26th. Those feeling adventurous this Memorial Day should head to Waterfront Park’s Great Lawn, near the dancing fountain. Hikers will hike from Waterfront Park all the way to the main branch of the Louisville Free Public Library and back. Bikers will bike to Iroquois Park and back. Paddlers will start at Waterfront park and paddle to Cox’s Park.

The event opens at 8:00 a.m., with the action starting at 10:00 a.m. You are encouraged to bring a water bottle, which you can fill up at the park before starting. Make sure you stop by the Kentucky Reggae Festival booth before you leave! They will be handing out free passes to their festival, located down the street at the Louisville Water Tower that same day. Check out the Mayor’s Hike, Bike & Paddle event for more information.

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