What is Lou Year’s Eve?

This December 31st, 2016, join your friends and neighbors for dance, art, story-telling, magicians, music of all kinds, food, beverages, performers and much more at the inaugural celebration of Lou Year’s Eve. From 2:00pm – 12:00 midnight, Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic and open to bicycle and foot traffic only. Bring your family and friends downtown to enjoy an afternoon and evening filled with interactive activities and fun surprises to make for a spectacular ringing in of the New Year. The celebration is accessible to all, with tickets for adults costing $8 in advance/$10 at the door, $5 for children age 6-12, and free admission for children 5 and under. 

Highlights of Lou Year’s Eve will include: interactive children’s activities beginning at 2:00pm at venues such as the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, the Frazier History Museum, the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and the Kentucky Science Center; a People’s Procession that will march down Main Street at 5:00pm; an adult beverage garden opening at 6:00pm at The Kentucky Center; live music and entertainment on the outdoor main stage at 5th and Main beginning at 6:00pm; and dance, art, story-telling, magicians, music of all kinds, food, beverages and performances at various venues, both inside and outside, all night long. Of course, there will be a special countdown to midnight with fun surprises to ring in the New Year.

Lou Year’s Eve will be the grand finale of Louisville’s holiday celebration, and we invite you to be a part of this memorable, legacy event for the City.   

Lou Year’s Eve is presented by Arts and Cultural Events, Inc. (ACE), a nonprofit foundation whose mission is to produce quality events that highlight the work of Louisville’s most imaginative and celebrated artists in an effort to enrich our community and inspire greater love for the visual and performing arts. For more information, please email us at info@louyearseve.com

Interested in becoming a sponsor of Lou Year’s Eve? Contact Lucy Dalton at lucyrdalton@aol.com for info about sponsorship benefits.

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