Family friendly July 4th events in Louisville 2017

We have covered fireworks in Louisville, now it’s time to get family friendly on July 4th.

Louisville and its surroundings are the perfect areas to attend a 4th of July festival that will be fun for the whole family, and here are five of the best that will rock metropolitan Louisville for Uncle Sam’s birthday.

Independence Day Celebration
July 4 @ 10 am
Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum @ Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area -- 4512 The Trace, Dover, TN 37058
(931) 232-6457

If you ever wanted to experience what life was like in the 1800s, this is your chance. The Land Between the Lakes Recreation Area will hold an old-fashioned Independence Day event that will allow guest to experience what life was like in a working farm house.

2017 4th of July Festival
July 3 @ 4 pm and July 4 @ 10 am
Peterson-Dumesnil House -- S.Peterson Ave, Louisville, KY 40206
(502) 895-7975

The Crescent Hill community is one of Louisville’s best neighborhoods, and it will be ground zero for this awesome July 4th festival. The 2017 edition of the 4th of July Festival will have games, a kid’s fun zone, food, cake booth, and fireworks to wrap up a perfect summer evening.

4th of July Parade and Celebration
July 4 @ 11 am
Warder Park -- 109 E. Court Ave., Jeffersonville, IN 47130
(812) 283-0301

If you’re on the Indiana side of the Louisville area, this is an event you’ll want to take the entire family. The 4th of July Parade and Celebration is one of the largest of its kind in the Louisville area, and with a stunning parade, activities, and fireworks, you really don’t want to miss all of the action of this celebration.

Fourth of July Festival
July 3 - 4 @ Various Times
Downtown Lexington
(859) 335-8640
For two straight days, downtown Lexington will be the place to be to celebrate Uncle Sam’s birthday. The Fourth of July Festival will have everything you could ask for in a festival, from activities for the kids to spectacular fireworks show that will leave everyone in awe.

Louisville Waterfront Fourth
July 4 @ 5 pm
Waterfront Park -- 129 E. River Rd., Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 574-3768

The main family friendly July 4th event will be right on Louisville’s waterfront. Louisville Waterfront Fourth is the largest of its kind in Kentucky, and there will be no shortage of activities that will provide an entire evening of fun for the whole family.