Top Five Summer Activities for Kids in Louisville
1.) Family Adventure Day at Churchill Downs
Take this kids or grandkids out to Churchill Downs on June 23rd for a day of racing, pony rides, inflatables, petting zoo, face painting and more! You can purchase individual tickets or purchase the Family Four Pack that includes 4 Family Adventure Day tickets, 4 family meals from the concession stands and 2 racing programs. Head over to the Churchill Downs website to purchase your tickets!
2.) Henry’s Ark Petting Zoo
Located just a short drive in Prospect, Henry’s Ark is home to many types of animals including bison, Llamas, doe, goats, water buffalo, emus and much more. The owner, Henry Wallace adopted a variety of animals from Kentucky Humane Society. He was notorious for adopting animals that no one else wanted, so he started his nonprofit, Henry’s Ark in 1992. Although Henry died in 2006, his non profit still lives on. Henry’s Ark encompasses 25 acres and is run separately from the Wallace Farm with numerous types of animals. Admission is free and the grounds are open to the public Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Please keep in mind that Henry’s Ark is a non profit and solely operated by donations of it’s visitors. For more information, you can call 502-228-0746.
3.) Movie Night at Slugger Field
Be there when Slugger Field is transformed into the ultimate theater under the lights. Tickets are $3 per person and the movie is shown on a 1,300 sq. ft HD video board. Special $5 popcorn and soda packs will be available on the night of the event. You can bring a blanket and sit on the outfield grass or sit in a stadium seat (first come first serve). You can attend Movie Night #1 which is Spiderman on Friday, June 7th at 7:30pm or Movie Night #2 which is the Sandlot on Friday, Aug 23rd at 7:30pm.
4.) Concert Night at Westport Village
Take the kiddos out to concert night in Westport Village in Graymoor-Devondale! The first concert is Radiotronic on June 6th from 6-8pm. Family friendly event and you can get exclusive discounts from shops and restaurants in the Village. Bring your lawn chair with some food and hang out!
5.) Home Depot Workshops
Need to keep the kids or grandkids entertained? Take them to a workshop at Home Depot! These workshops keep the kids busy by exercising their mental strength, work with their hands and develop planning skills. They work out problems, strategize and find solutions. To view the offered classes, you can visit your local Home Depot website and register!