LOUISVILLE AREA EVENTSStay at the Galt House and enjoy all the wonderful events Louisville has to offer!
BIG BAT EXPERIENCE PACKAGE
The Big Bat Experience Package is a home run for the whole family. This package provides an exclusive tour of the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, in particular showcasing “The Big Bat” exact-scale replica of Babe Ruth’s 34-inch Louisville Slugger bat. The experience also includes seeing “The Big Glove,” a giant baseball glove handcrafted from 450-million-year-old Kentucky limestone. Kids and adults alike will be easily entertained exploring the museum’s unique memorabilia. The package includes deluxe accommodations at The Galt House Hotel, two Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory tour tickets and a $50 gift card for food and beverage at The Galt House Hotel.
FRAZIER HISTORY MUSEUM EXPERIENCE PACKAGE
The Frazier History Museum is Kentucky’s most notable historical museum located on Museum Row in downtown Louisville. As an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, the Frazier History Museum showcases historical artifacts covering regional, national and international history. On the museum tour, guests can enjoy The Stewart Collection, one of the largest collections of toy soldiers and historic miniatures in the world, along with other permanent exhibitions including The Spirit of Kentucky, The Founder’s Gallery and The Lewis and Clark Experience. The package includes deluxe accommodations at The Galt House Hotel, two general admission tickets to the Frazier History Museum and a $50 gift card for participating locations at The Galt House Hotel.
MUHAMMAD ALI EXPERIENCE PACKAGE
The Muhammad Ali Experience Package is a knock-out for entertainment where guests of all ages can learn about the life of Louisville-born Olympic gold medalist in boxing, three-time heavyweight champion and political activist, Muhammad Ali. The exclusive tour held at the Muhammad Ali Center is a cultural attraction and education center inspired by the hometown hero. The Ali Center features two levels of exhibits, a five-screen orientation theater film, Civil Rights era media footage, videos of Ali fights, interactive boxing games, two art galleries, a children's Hope and Dream wall and more. The package includes deluxe accommodations at The Galt House Hotel, two general admission tickets to the Muhammad Ali Center and a $50 gift card for participating locations at The Galt House Hotel.
In addition to the package, guests visiting June 3-13, 2021 can enjoy the 5th annual Muhammad Ali Festival in Louisville, a celebration that marks the anniversary of Ali’s passing and celebrates his impactful legacy and love for the city. In honor of Ali Week, The Galt House will be serving Mrs. Ali’s special bread pudding recipe in Walker’s Exchange. The hotel was granted special permission to use the recipe as a tribute.
June 2021 Events
The Louisville Unions Rediscovered; Louisville Slugger Museum
In a true Louisville, Kentucky mash-up – bourbon and baseball came together as Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory discovered the truth behind mysterious and fascinating photographs of a black baseball team that had been exceptional in its time but lost to history.
What Is a Vote Worth: Suffrage Then and Now Exhibit; Frazier History Museum
What is a Vote Worth? Suffrage Then and Nowexamines the women’s suffrage movement in the U.S., while zeroing in on features of the movement in Kentucky — its stars and villains, triumphs and defeats
Wild Lights at Louisville Zoo
See the Zoo in a whole new light as you enjoy one of the largest lantern festivals in the nation featuring thousands of handcrafted silk-covered lanterns aglow with more than 50,000 LED light bulbs.
Loiusville City Soccer Game
Since starting play in 2015, Louisville City FC, Kentucky’s only fully professional men’s soccer club, has quickly established a reputation both for winning on the pitch and solid fan support of it. Cheer on the team this season at one of the home games listed below:
Opens on May 8th for the season.
July 2021 Events
Waterfront 4th of July Celebration
Celebrate the Fourth with music, fireworks and family fun!
FREE concerts with performances:
- Dr. Dundiff
- Otis Jr.
- Jenna Dean
- The Afrophycisists
- and DJ Kaos.
The Catfish Louie Kids’ Area (5-7pm) will feature pony rides; a petting farm; putt putt sponsored by the Louisville Downtown Partnership; and science, music, art, and other activities by:
- Friends of the Waterfront
- Kentucky Science Center – Do Science!
- Jug Band Jubilee, Louisville Folk School, and WUOL’s Summer Listening Program – make your own instruments and conduct a band!
- DrumSmart LLC – Discover the Drummer in You! DrumSmart LLC will engage community members of all ages and abilities in a drum circle that will make you feel refreshed, creative, and full of energy. Let your inner drummer out and learn more about the positive benefits of drumming.
- Louisville Visual Art
- Waterfront Botanical Garden
- Louisville Metro Police Department and Louisville Fire Department – helicopter and safety equipment display, child ID station
- Waterfront Park playground
Fireworks by Zambelli! (10pm)
Upscale festival cuisine, Coors Light Beer Garden, Old Forester Bourbon Bar.