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Louisville Waterfront Fourth!

  • Louisville Waterfront Park 401 River Road Louisville, KY, 40206 United States (map)
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Celebrate the Fourth with music, fireworks and family fun!

The family-friendly Louisville Waterfront Fourth celebration will open at 5 p.m. with a variety of activities produced by popular arts and cultural attractions in the Catfish Louie Kids Area. The activities will be nestled in the shade of the trees near the Children’s Playground and will appeal to a variety of interests – Science, Music, Art, and Nature! There will also be a large area devoted to engaging with our community helpers. Families can meet our first responders, firefighters and police officers who will have special equipment on display.

Kentucky Science Center will provide science activities and demonstrations.
WUOL Youth Stage, hosted by Jecorey Arthur
National Jug Band Jubilee will provide music education activities by helping children create their own musical instruments, which they can use to join in a jug band performance! 
DrumSmart LLC will engage community members of all ages and abilities in a drum circle that will make you feel refreshed, creative, and full of energy.
Louisville Visual Art and Steam Exchange art activities for children. 
Waterfront Botanical Gardens nature activities, lawn games, pony rides and a petting farm!
Other new attractions for 2018 include the Kentucky Derby Museum, One Love Louisville, and the Mayor's Office for Safe & Healthy Neighborhoods. 
Louisville Metro Police Department and Louisville Fire Dept. will have a helicopter and other safety equipment on display for children and families. These activities will occur from 5-9 p.m. and are completely free.

Admission: FREE!
Thanks to our generous sponsors:
• Coors Light
• Louisville Metro
• Louisville Public Media
• Louisville Downtown Partnership
• Waterfront Development Corporation
• Old Forester
• WHAS11 News
• Magic 101.3 FM
• Friends of the Waterfront
• Louisville Bats
• Bearno's 502 Pizza
• Flags4Vets
• Simon Signs
• WaterSide at RiverPark Place
• Jug Band Jubilee
• Kentucky Science Center
• Louisville Folk School
• Louisville Visual Art
• Steam Exchange
• WUOL Summer Listening Program
• Waterfront Botanical Gardens

Later Event: November 2
Open Studio Weekend 2018