October 2023 guide to Family-Friendly Events


october 2023

Fall has arrived, and so has your guide to family-friendly events for October 2023 in Greater Louisville! It’s time to spend time celebrating all the activities that come along with the season.

Make sure to check out our guide to all things fall around Louisville!

Urban Bourbon Half Marathon

October 14th

Via Colori Street Painting Festival

October 21-22

Louisville’s International Festival of Film

October 5-7

St. James Court Art Show

October 6 – October 8
Friday & Saturday 10am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm
Free Admission. Rain or Shine. No pets allowed.

Jack O Lantern Louisville

Trail Opens At Dusk. Get out and enjoy this AMAZING walking path at Iroquois Park.

University of Louisville Women’s Soccer

Various games throughout the month of October

Paristown The Fleur de Flea

October 21 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Enjoy an eclectic mix of vendors selling vintage, vinyl, antiques, mid-century, art deco, plants, books, repurposed and more!
Food Trucks & Pop-Up Bar

Harvest Homecoming

October 12-15

Boo at the Zoo

September 30 – October 29 (Thursdays – Sundays)
Party starts at 5 p.m. Route closes at 10 p.m.
Special Tickets Required for all guests ages 3+

Twilight Tour at Hermitage Farm

Select Evenings through October 19th

Pumpkins at Kentucky Kingdom

Weekends September 30 – October 29

Louisville Taco Festival

The 5th annual Louisville Taco Festival is returning to the action-packed Fourth Street LIVE on Sat. October 21st & Sun. October 22nd, 2023!

Garvin Gates Blues Festival

October 13-14

Urban Bourbon Half Marathon

October 14

Vernardos Circus

October 5th – October 15th
South Great Lawn at Waterfront Park
1101 E River Rd, Louisville, KY 40206

Ultimate Halloween Fest

October 26-29
Lynn Family Stadium

Make sure to tag us on Instagram and use #MomsAroundLouisville to show us all your fun during October 2023!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here