March Family-Friendly Events in Louisville

Please check with each venue and their respective COVID safety precautions before attending any event.

march 2021For us, March means the start of nicer weather, bright colors, longer days, and definitely more to do. Here is our guide to some fun family-friendly events around Louisville.

Pancake Breakfast Family Storytime 
March 6, 11am to 12pm
Louisville Free Public Library (virtual)
Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a pancake recipe shared by Miss Erin!

Family Fun Night – Video Games!  
March 12, 7pm to 8pm
free – Louisville Free Public Library (virtual)
Enjoy a family night of fun with activities, trivia, book suggestions and more. March’s theme is Video Games! Click here to join live on Facebook starting at 7:00 PM. Pick up a Family Fun Night packet starting March 1st at your local library branch!

DIY Youth Workshops: Flower Bunting 
March 13, 2pm to 3pm
$20 – Waterfront Botanical Gardens
Students in grades 6 – 12 are invited to our DIY Studio Workshops. Within these drop-off programs, students create a botanical themed project to bring home. Light refreshments will be served. Pick-up is promptly at 3pm. Use felt, fabric and buttons to create a simple flower bunting, just time for spring.

Campfire Cookout
March 13, 6pm to 9pm
free – HoneyBear Farms KY
Monthly cookout with food. Bring the whole family, talk about bees, and tour the bee yard!

Second Sundays: Cue the Chlorophyll
March 14, 1pm to 2:30pm  
$15 (nonmembers), $10 (members) per child  – Waterfront Botanical Gardens
Children ages 5-12 and their grown-ups are invited to the Graeser Family Education Center on the second Sunday of each month for an afternoon program that includes stories, nature-based learning stations, a craft, and lots of fun. Pre-registration is required by the Friday ahead of the program. Participants will learn how plants use air, sun, and water to make sugars so they can grow!

Wild Lights at the Louisville Zoo 
March 19-April 18, 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Single Tickets: Members $17, General Public $20
Family 4-pack: Members $54, General Public $60
FREE for children 2 and under. Available online only.
See the Zoo in a whole new light as you enjoy one of the largest lantern festivals in the nation featuring thousands of handcrafted silk-covered lanterns aglow with more than 50,000 LED light bulbs!

Louisville Nature Center Night Hike
March 27, 8pm to 9pm
$15 – Louisville Nature Center
See the forest through new eyes! On our night hikes, participants join one of our naturalists for a guided hike after dark. *This night will be almost a full moon!


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