Events marked with           are sponsored by the Speed School Student Council.

 

Events marked with           are sponsored by the University.

 

All University & SSSC events can be found at: events.louisville.edu

 

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Engineering Exposition.

First Saturday in March | engineering-expo.com

 

Speed School's open house showcasing the work of students and societies. E-Expo is used to educate the public and get kids excited about engineering. 

 

Engineers' Ball.

Mid-March | speedcouncil.org

 

Speed School Student Council's formal banquet celebrating the work of council and inducting new Executive Directors.

 

Kentucky Derby Festival.

April | kdf.org

 

A month long celebration leading up to the Derby. Some events are listed below:

-Thunder Over Louisville

-Marathon & Mini-Marathon

-Great BalloonFest

-Pegasus Parade

 

The Kentucky Oaks & Derby.

First Weekend of May | kyderby.com

 

The fastest two minutes in sports takes place just a few blocks away at Churchill Downs. Infield tickets can be purchased for under $100 per person (a steal compared to seats in the grandstand which can sell for over $1,000).

 

Summer Concerts, Movies & Plays.

May - August

 

Louisville is home to many great venues for concerts, movies and plays. During the summer a lot of these venues offer free or low-cost events throughout Louisville. Notable ones are listed below:

 

-Abbey Road on the River

arotr.com

-Cards Under The Stars

louisville.edu

-Fourth Street Live!

4thstreetlive.com

-Louder Than Life

        louderthanlifefestival.com

-The Forecastle Festival

forecastlefest.com

-Shakespeare in the Park

kyshakespeare.com

 

Holiday Light Shows.

December 

 

Holiday lights to the extreme! Here are our favorites:

-Lights Under Louisville

louisvillemegacavern.com

-Light Up Louisville

lightuplouisville.org

Fandom Fest (Comic Expo).

Early August | fandomfest.com

 

An annual event celebrating celebrities, gaming, anime, literary, comics, horror, films, exhibitors, music and fan panels.

 

Society Picnic.

Early Fall Semester | speedcouncil.org

 

A cookout where you can learn about Speed Societies

 

The Kentucky State Fair.

August | kystatefair.com

 

The “Pride of Kentucky” draws over 600,000 people with attractions from rooster crowing contests, pig racing, and top name concerts.

 

St. James Court Art Show.

First Weekend in October | stjamescourtartshow.com

 

More than 750 artists come together to showcase their talent.