Events in Louisville

The 9th Annual Buy Local Fair

What: The 9th Annual Buy Local Fair


When: July 2nd  12 - 6

Louisville Buy Local Fair

Hosted by the Louisville Independent Business Alliance, the 9th annual Buy local fair returns. The fair will feature some 180 booths hosting a large breadth of local Louisville businesses.

Present at the event will be artists, music, food and drink booths, and community organizations. There will also be events such as the The Trend Appliances cooking competitions and a cocktail competition.

The event will also feature areas for adults and children, making this event perfect for anyone looking for a fun afternoon. Admission to the event is completely free, and parking is listed at $5 (free for bicycles). The event is a great way to support local businesses, and to connect with the larger Louisville community.

To learn more about the event and to get more precise details, click here

Louisville Homes for Sale – Lyndon

Being a part of the Louisville community is the driving force behind events like the Louisville Buy Local Fair, and one of Louisville’s most gorgeous communities lies in Lyndon. Lyndon is home to many community centers, parks, business, and quality schools. The Oatley team is here to help you find the home that fits you and your lifestyle. Lyndon is a great area to consider, and we would love the opportunity to help you find your dream home.

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Family Farm and Forage Day

What: Family Farm and Forage Day

Where: Riverside, the Farnsely-Moremen Landing

When: June 17

Louisville Family Farm and Forage Day

The Farnsely-Moremen Landing is hosting it’s second annual Family Farm and Forage Day, an event that will teach families about historical and modern-day farming day activities.

The event will feature wagon rides, a petting zoo, and barrel train rides. There will also be food tastings as well as guest speakers covering farming topics such as beekeeping, raising chickens, and growing fruit trees.   

The Farnsely-Moremen Landing is one of Louisville’s many historical sites, and it played an instrumental role in the river-based economic prosperity Louisville experienced in it’s earlier days. To celebrate this and educate others, they regularly host tours Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am to 4:30 PM. Sundays, 1-4:30 PM.

You can learn about more events at Louisville’s Farnsely-Moremen Landing by clicking here

Louisville Homes for Sale – Crescent Hill

Crescent Hill is one of the many amazing neighborhoods that make Louisville such a wonderful place to live. With schools, shops, bars, restaurants, and gorgeous homes, Crescent Hill meets the needs of all kinds of people from all walks of life. Our goal at The Oatley Team is to find the right home for you, and Crescent Hill is a fantastic place to start.

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Churchill Downs Tours

What: Golf Cart and Walking Tours of Churchill Downs

Where: Churchill Downs – 704 Central Ave.

When: June 4-13 from 1 to 4:30

Louisville’s Churchill Downs

Derby has just past us by, and there were many fun events surrounding the world’s most famous horse race. However, the summer events at Churchill Downs are just getting started. For the next week, they will be hosting several race day tours, showing off one of Louisville’s most iconic places.

Horseracing is a large part of Kentucky’s history, and Churchill Downs is one of major places that helps to keep that tradition going. The tour lets attendees experience all aspects of the sport, including live race viewing, barn and stable tours, as well as letting guests enjoy some races from box seats.

Churchill Downs is also home to a 2-floor museum, cataloging and displaying history of horseracing and all the exciting things that have happened at the race track over the last 143 years. Tour guest are advised to show up a little early so that they can visit the museum in ample time.

For pricing, directions, and other detailed information, click here to view the site.

Louisville Homes for Sale – Fern Creek

Louisville is not only home to horseracing and gorgeous race tracks. Fantastic communities like Fern Creek help to make Louisville a fantastic place to live. With many neighborhoods, schools, parks, and all the things that you need to live well in Louisville, Fern Creek offers something for everyone. At The Oatley Team we want to help find a home that is right for you, and Fern Creek is a good place to start.

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Germantown Schnitzelburg Blues Festival Returns

What: Germantown Schnitzelburg Blues Festival

Where: 1101 E. Burnett Ave, Louisville, KY 40217

When: June 2nd and 3rd 6-12 PM

Germantown Schnitzelburg Blues Festival

In the last blog, we talked about Louisville and its affinity for great music, and this week’s event is another great example of that. Instead of Rock n’ Roll, this time we are singing the blues.

The eighth Germantown Schnitzelburg Blues Festival is a fantastic two-day event starting in the evening and featuring several local blues musicians including Laurie Jane and the 45’s and the Walnut Street Blues Band. The event is hosted by the Kentucky Blues Society and the always delicious Check’s Café.

The event is completely free and each day features three separate blues groups. Additionally, a portion of proceeds from other sales will go to the Home of the Innocents.

Click here to visit the event's facebook page.

Louisville Homes for Sale – Germantown

With plenty of bars, restaurants, and talented musicians, Germantown is one of Louisville’s liveliest communities. It also features wonderful outdoors areas, shops, and quality schools. Germantown also features many gorgeous homes that can fit all lifestyles, and all of your needs. At The Oatley Team, we strive to find the home that is right for you, so contact us to see some of these great Germantown homes.

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Abbey Road On The River

What: Abbey Road On The River

Where: Big 4 Station Park

When: May 26 – May 29

Louisville’s Abbey Road On The River

As one of the greatest cities in the world, it only makes sense that Louisville would have a long-standing homage to one of the greatest bands in the world. Abbey road on the river is a music festival dedicated to the memory and the spirit of the famous band The Beatles.

Over three days dozens of bands will perform original music, the music of the Beatles, and will even be clad in Beatles style clothes. There will be many talented artists and groups performing at Abbey Road On The River including The Family Stone, Ambrosia and Jake Clemons, and Peter Asher.

There are many ticketing and pricing options, and it is important to note that the festival is suited for music fans of all ages.

To see more information about Abbey Road On The River and to purchase tickets, click here.  

Louisville Homes for Sale – Germantown

If music is your thing, then Germantown is a great place to explore. With many restaurants and bars, it is hard to find a place that doesn’t play host to fantastic local groups and artists throughout the week. As with all the gorgeous neighborhoods in Louisville, there are many wonderful places to live, and The Oatley Team wants to help you find your ideal home.

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Old Louisville Walking Tours

What: A Walking Tour Of Old Louisville

Where: 1340 S. 4th St. Central Park Louisville KY,40208

When: May – October 2017 – Tuesdays through Saturday - Tours start at 1:30 PM

Old Louisville Walking Tour

Old Louisville is one of the city’s most beautiful and historical sites. Old Louisville features several Victorian style homes which provides a feeling of elegance and the sense of a close and friendly community. The walking tour offers the opportunity to hear and see all the wonderful sites in Old Louisville, and it is led by a long-time resident.  

Old Louisville itself covers 45 square blocks, but the walking tour will center around the Old Louisville historic preservation district. The tour is scheduled to last 75 minutes, as there are plenty of gorgeous homes and sites to take in.

Tours run from May to October typically Tuesday through Saturday and begin at 1:30. The listed price for the event is $15.

To see more information, you can visit the Old Louisville Walking Tours page here

Louisville Homes for Sale – Old Louisville

Old Louisville is one of Louisville’s friendliest and most inviting neighborhoods.
Old Louisville is home to many immaculate historical sites, churches, town homes, and larger estates. Despite its name, Old Louisville is home to all the luxuries of the 21st century, with many bars, restaurants, and exciting events occurring, like the St. James art fair. Contact The Oatley Team to view homes in the area, and find the one that is right for you.

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Water Front Jam Friday Concert

What: Water Front Jam Friday Concert

Where:  1 River Road, Louisville, KY 40202

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM 


Water Front Jam Friday

Derby time is quickly approaching which, for those of us in Louisville, means a lot of diverse and exciting events are coming up to celebrate one of Louisville’s proudest traditions. The Waterfront Jam Friday concert is a part of those events, and features a great lineup of musicians across genres for your viewing enjoyment.

The concert will feature pop musician Daya and the musical duo of Tryon. This event is also a part of the Kentucky Derby Festival Water Front Jam which goes from Thursday, April 27 to Friday, May 5th. The Kentucky Derby Festival Water Front Jam includes some local and regional bands as well as numerous national level performers, all right on the gorgeous Louisville Water Front

Like many events in the Kentucky Derby lineup, this event is free for those who have a 2017 Kentucky Derby pin.

To learn more about Waterfront Jam Friday, and the Kentucky Derby Festival Waterfront Jam, click here

To read the last blog post about The Balloon Glow, another Kentucky Derby event, click here

Louisville Homes for Sale – Brownsboro

A quick 10-minute drive away from the water front is one of the many fantastic neighborhoods in Louisville, Brownsboro. Brownsboro is a tight knit community with gorgeous homes of all sizes, designs, and price ranges. Brownsboro is located numerous shopping centers, restaurants, and several high-quality schools. The Oatley Team wants to help you find the home that is right for you, and Brownsboro...

The Balloon Glow Returns!

What: The Great Balloon Glow

Where: The Kentucky Expo Center at 937 Phillips Ln, Louisville, KY 40209

When: April 28, 2017 starting at 6:00 PM

The Great Balloon Glow

The Balloon Glow is one of the most exciting events in the Kentucky Derby Festival lineup. With last year’s glow attracting over 50,000 people, this year is set to be bigger and better than ever. The event is hosted to raise anticipation for the Balloon race, which happens the following day at 7 AM.

Rows with dozens of hot air balloons will be grounded and lit up for the viewing and enjoyment of those in attendance. Gorgeous colors, designs, and unique takes on the hot air balloon will be displayed. The pilots and some owners of the hot air balloons will be there to talk, answer questions, and show off their amazing balloons.  

While gates open at 6 PM, the actual glow won’t begin until 9. Admission to the event is free with a 2017 Pegasus Pin, and parking for the event is listed at $8.

To learn more about the Balloon Glow, click here to see the event information on the Kentucky Derby Festival website.

Louisville Homes for Sale – Anchorage

Anchorage is one of Louisville’s friendliest and most luxurious neighborhoods. Anchorage is home to many beautifully restored historical sites, churches, high quality schools, restaurants, and of course, many amazing homes. Anchorage is also an amazing neighborhood for those who enjoy forestry and parks, sporting such immaculate sites as the Anchorage Trail. With these amazing attributes, Anchorage serves as a great place for anybody to call home.

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Watch Thunder Over Louisville In Style This Year!

What: Thunder over Louisville - ThunderBlast

Where: Kentucky Science Center, 727 W Main St, Louisville, KY 40202

When: Saturday April 22, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM


ThunderBlast is a great way for everyone to enjoy the amazing and unique spectacle that is Thunder over Louisville. For those who may not know, Thunder over Louisville is a very special night in the city where the bridges and area over the Ohio River in downtown Louisville become the center for all manner of entertainment, including airshows, performances, and of course, fireworks!

ThunderBlast is a special opportunity for those who get tickets to watch the show from the comfort and convenience of the Kentucky Science Center, offering indoor restrooms, a smoke-free environment, exclusive food truck options, and other amenities that can be hard to come by at Thunder over Louisville. Tickets are limited and expected to go fast, so be sure to grab yours as Thunder over Louisville approaches.

To learn more information, pricing, and to purchase tickets visit the Kentucky Science Center’s page here

To learn more about Thunder over Louisville itself, click here

Louisville Homes for Sale – Fern Creek

Thunder over Louisville is a community event that everyone from Louisville enjoys and creates great memories at. One of the greatest areas to live in Louisville is Fern Creek (and just a 15-minute drive to the river!), and there are several lovely homes for sale in the area. With plenty of smaller neighborhoods, shopping centers, restaurants, and schools, all your living needs can be met and exceeded in Fern Creek.

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Cincinnati Reds Play Exhibition Against The Louisville Bats

What: A fun afternoon at the ballpark

Where: Louisville Slugger Field (401 East Main Street)

When: March 31st, starting at 6:15 PM

Who: Anyone interested in a great game mixing local and professional Baseball

Next Friday the Cincinnati Reds and the Louisville Bats faceoff in an exhibition game for America’s favorite pastime. This is a great opportunity (and the last!) to see the Reds play before opening day of the new season, and to see Louisville’s own team test out their skills.

The first 5,000 fans to come to the game will be able receive a free bobble head of Reds first basemen and left fielder Adam Duvall. The game starts at 6:15 PM, so be sure to head to the park early! This is a limited availability to one per person.

Tickets are available online at for purchase at:

OR by phone at 1-855-228-8497. The tickets range in price for seating from $17-$59.

To see more information about the game, click here

Louisville Homes for Sale – Germantown

Not too many bases over from Louisville Slugger field is a vibrant and beloved Louisville community, Germantown. In addition to being just a few minutes away from the home of the Louisville Bats, Germantown also sports a wide variety of delicious restaurants, quality bars, gorgeous parks, and, of course, many beautiful homes. To talk more about the area, or to make Germantown your new neighborhood, make sure The Oatley Team is your first call!

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Illusionists come from Broadway to the Kentucky Center

What: A spectacle of magic and illusions

Where: The Kentucky Center located at 501 West Main Street

When: March 14-19 2017 (see link below for specific times!)

Who: Anyone looking for a great night of entertainment (recommended age 7+)

The Illusionists

The Illusionists are a collective of death-defying magicians and showmen straight from Broadway. Each performer brings their own unique skillset and flair to the show, employing everything from handcuffing themselves inside of tanks of water to suspension from unbelievable heights in order to amaze their audiences.

The Illusionists will perform for roughly two and a half hours, showcasing their amazing levitations, disappearances, and daring escapes.

The show runs at several different times, so for specific information and general pricing and ticket purchasing, click here!

Learn more about the Illusionists and see photos and videos from their performances at their website by clicking here

Louisville Homes for Sale – The Highlands

Right around the corner from the Kentucky Center one of Louisville’s liveliest and most cherished communities can be found in the Highlands. The Highlands is home to gorgeous churches, excellent parks, and quality schools. With many bars, restaurants, and shops, Bardstown Road and the larger Highlands area also provides endless entertainment all while providing luxurious and affordable housing. The Highlands is perfect for people from all walks of life, and we at The Oatley Team want to find the right home for you!

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Louisville Arcade Expo Hosts Seventh Year

What: A great weekend of classic video game fun

Ramada Plaza Louisville Hotel and Conference Center

700 Bluegrass Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40299

When: March 3-5 2017 (see link to even below for specific operating hours)

Who: Anyone and everyone who loves games!


Louisville Arcade Expo

Old school video games and all things retro are coming back to Louisville for the seventh year of the Louisville Arcade Expo. Everything from classic arcade games, retro video game consoles, and pinball machines can be found at the exposition, and these games are begging to be played.

If you pre-register before Saturday February 18th, you will be able to receive a discounted price for entry, either for induvial days or entire weekend passes. Once you have your tickets, you will have full access to dozens of amazing games that have the power to bring back great memories from your childhood.

In addition to all of these amazing free-play games, the event will feature special guests from the retro video game community, vendors, panels, and video game tournaments to test your skills.

To learn more, visits the arcade expo website here

Louisville Homes for Sale – St. Matthews

Not too far from the expo center, you will find one of Louisville’s most active and beautiful areas in St. Matthews. St. Matthews has many gorgeous homes that fit all manner of lifestyles and needs. St. Matthews is also home to many fantastic schools, clubs, areas for outdoor activities, and of course Mall St. Matthews and the Oxmoor Center. With so much to do and talk about, you can count on the Oatley team to help guide you to a home that is right for you.

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Family Performing Arts Night at the Jeffersontown Community Center

What: A fun interactive evening engaging in the performing arts

Jeffersontown Community Center
10617 Taylorsville Road
Jeffersontown, KY 40299

When: February 17, 207 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Who: Families with younger children and the Louisville community

Theater Masks

Family Performing Arts Night

Join the talented members from the Kentucky Opera as they perform alongside selected fourth grade students from Wheeler Elementary, performing song and dance from such celebrated Gilbert and Sullivan pieces as The Mikado and The Pirates of Penzance.

The skilled thespians of Kentucky Shakespeare will also be performing Midsummer Night’s Dream in a way that is interactive for the children in the audience. Children in grades K-8 will be given the special opportunity to perform alongside the actors!

This event is completely free to the public, so head to the Jeffersontown Community Center to enjoy the singing, dancing, acting, and interactive fun suited for your family.

See more details about this exciting event at:

Louisville Homes for Sale - Jeffersontown

Jeffersontown, or J-Town as it is called by the locals, is one of the many gorgeous and friendly parts of the greater Louisville Area. With many quality schools, fun events, and a strong community, Jeffersontown is a great place to live with your family. We want to provide you with the opportunity to become a part of one of these fantastic neighborhoods. Homes with various features, amenities, and price...