A Family Resource Guide Serving Lexington, Louisville, Southern Indiana and Surrounding Areas!


Central Bank Thursday Night Live

April 27, 2017

Weekly Live Music, Family Friendly, Not to be Missed

Louisville Zoo: Earth Day Celebration

April 30, 2017

Earth Day Celebration
April 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Earth Day with us on April 30, 2017. Zoo hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (visit until 6 p.m.). Enjoy special keeper talks throughout the day and more than 20 community eco-partner displays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Zoo admission is just $8.25 per person courtesy of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company. Plus parking is FREE in the Zoo lot, first come, first park. Visit LG&E and KU's Mini City display and Louie the Lightning Bug mascot. Come join the fun and learn what you can do to help save our planet!

Louisville Zoo: Throo the Zoo 5K Run/Walk 2017

May 13, 2017

May 13, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Dash on over to the Zoo to take part in Louisville’s only road race that doesn’t just go around the Zoo but actually “Throo” the Zoo. Enjoy an early morning adventure where you watch the Zoo wake up! All of the proceeds from Throo the Zoo 5K help to support the Zoo's mission to "better the bond between people and our planet." Advance Registration starts as low as $30 Race fee includes a commemorative t-shirt, post-race refreshments, door prizes and…

Louisville Zoo: McDonald’s® Mother’s Day 2017 May 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

May 14, 2017

Celebrate Mother’s Day with free Zoo admission for moms courtesy of McDonald’s® Restaurants of Kentuckiana. Enjoy Zoo keeper talks featuring our animal moms and participate in a fun scavenger hunt. The first 500 Moms receive a FREE goody bag. McDonaldland® characters Birdie, Grimace and Hamburglar will make appearances from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Storybook Character Day May 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

May 20, 2017

Imagination comes to life as kids of all ages meet characters from some of their favorite storybooks. Visit Pete the Cat, Llama Llama, Curious George, Rainbow Fish, Mama and Papa Berenstain Bear and Mouse (from “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie”) as well as McDonaldland® characters Birdie®, Grimace® and Hamburglar®! Be sure to bring your camera.

Poolapalooza! May 28, 2016, noon – 4 p.m.

May 28, 2017

Kick-off the summer swimming season with a splash at Poolapalooza. Held at the Southland Aquatic Center, this event will feature free pool admission, games, giveaways, music and other family-friendly activities.

Event contact: (859) 288-2973

Southland Aquatic Center
625 Hill-n-Dale Rd. Lexington, KY

Cost: free

May 28, 2016, noon – 4 p.m.

Free Friday Flicks

June 2, 2017

Free Friday Flicks is the only place in Lexington to enjoy recently released movies in the park.

Louisville Zoo: Friday Movie Night: Sing June 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

June 16, 2017

Field opens at 6 p.m.;
Movie starts at sundown.

Enjoy a movie under the stars at the wildest theater in town. Watch your favorite movies on our giant inflatable screen. The Zoo Crew will provide free entertainment before the show. Snacks and other refreshments will be available for purchase.

Don’t forget to pack your blanket or lawn chairs.
Movie nights are FREE to Zoo members and only $5 after 5 p.m. for non-members.

Presented by Great Clips

Louisville Zoo: Ford’s Father’s Day 2017 June 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

June 18, 2017

Celebrate Dad by treating him to Father’s Day at the Zoo! FREE Zoo admission for dads courtesy of Ford Motor Company of Kentuckiana. The entire family will enjoy zoo keeper talks about animal fathers in the wild

Fifth Third Bank Presents Lexington's Fourth of July Festival

July 3, 2017

Woodland Art Fair

August 19, 2017

Woodland Park
Admission: Free