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
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.
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
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
-Cards Under The Stars
-Fourth Street Live!
-Louder Than Life
-The Forecastle Festival
-Shakespeare in the Park
Holiday Light Shows.
Holiday lights to the extreme! Here are our favorites:
-Lights Under Louisville
-Light Up Louisville
Fandom Fest (Comic Expo).
Early August | fandomfest.com
An annual event celebrating celebrities, gaming, anime, literary, comics, horror, films, exhibitors, music and fan panels.
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.