Events

  Super Bowl Sunday could be less than super for bars, restaurants

During the holidays, the CDC suggested the safest way to celebrate is at home with family or roommates, and that stands for Super Bowl Sunday.

Kings Island transforms Eiffel Tower into region’s tallest Christmas tree

TurkeyStock 2020 gathers turkeys for families in need

  Festival of Trees and Lights moves virtual

  Health expert offers safe Halloween suggestions amid pandemic

Ninth annual scarecrow trail open at Lost River Cave

Second Trump caravan parade planned for I-275

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  Indiana, Kentucky state leaders give guidance for Halloween activities

Cincinnati chili, blueberry maple bourbon among flavors at cider festival this weekend

  Black horse owners who support BLM to take part in Kentucky Derby

  Kentucky State Fair opens Thursday to participants only

  Oldham Co. Fair continues to frustrate county leaders

  Spectator plans for the 146th Kentucky Derby still in the works

  Beshear signals possible changes to Kentucky Derby crowd control plans

“Am I comfortable with having a crowd at the Derby?” Beshear said Tuesday. “If it were today, I would want to see some changes made to the plan."

Louisville Bats Movie Night canceled due to protests

“Field of Dreams” was going to be played at the field to a sold-out crowd of families.

New Zion Baptist Church holds 7th annual food drive

The church handed out free food packages to anyone in need for the 4th of July during the drive-thru service.

’United for Justice’ discussion event to air Friday in 6 formats nationwide

Amid nationwide civil unrest, Alpha Media, a radio partner of WAVE 3 News, is joining stations from across the United States for a special airing of “United for Justice - A Day of Discussion."

Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival canceled

Ky. State Fair board remains positive about potential festivities

  Veterans urge people to seek alternatives after cancelations of public Memorial Day ceremonies

  Big summer, fall events start to cancel amid COVID-19

  Amid coronavirus, St. Patrick’s Day planners say the show will go on

Santa visits Louisville’s California neighborhood to spread Christmas cheer

  Winter Woods Spectacular at Iroquois Park promises a magical, drive-through experience

Tickets must be pre-purchased for the event and will not be sold at the park.

White Christmas exhibit at the Frazier celebrating 65 years of the famous holiday musical

Several props that were featured in the 1954 holiday musical are on display.

Schedule for Light Up Louisville 2019 announced

The schedule of activities features a day full of fun!

Fourth Street Live! rocks out for the Salvation Army’s holiday campaigns

‘Rock the Red Kettle’ kicked off the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle and Angel Tree campaigns at Fourth Street Live! on Wednesday.

Kids can meet princesses and superheroes at the Jefferson Mall this holiday season

The events include princess parties where kids can make their own crowns and superhero parties for kids looking for a little bit more adventure.

‘America’s Got Talent’ holding auditions in Louisville Tuesday

Auditions for season 15 will be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center on Nov. 19.

Shively preparing to ‘Light Up’ for the holidays

Santa Claus will be in the park as the lights are turned on, all happening Dec. 3 at 6 p.m.

Thanksgiving Day buffets to be served at KY state parks

Kentucky State Resort Parks are serving Thanksgiving Day buffets again this year.

TURKEYSTOCK 2019: Helping feed West Louisville families this Thanksgiving

This year is the sixth TURKEYSTOCK and will be held Thursday, Nov. 21 from noon to 8 p.m. at Brownies the Shed on Linn Station Road in Plainview.

Championship Rodeo returns to Louisville at Freedom Hall

The North American Championship Rodeo is in town this weekend at Freedom Hall.

Brown-Forman Nutracker rehearsals are underway

The Louisville Ballet is gearing up for next month's "Brown-Forman Nutcracker" performances.

Bardstown Road Aglow 2019: Family fun for the holidays

Preparation is underway for Bardstown Road Aglow 2019, slated for Saturday, Dec. 7.

Setup underway for 30th annual Festival of Trees & Lights in Louisville

Crews are setting up for the annual Festival of Trees & Lights in Louisville, benefitting Norton Children’s Hospital.

Registration for 2020 ‘Tour de Lou’ cycling event begins

Registration has begun for the 2020 running of Kentucky Derby Festival’s annual cycling event ‘Tour de Lou'.

Bacon Jam Festival brings every bacon dish imaginable to Fourth Street Live

Bacon lovers united at Fourth Street Live as the first Bacon Jam Festival kicked off on Saturday.

Animals at Louisville Zoo end Halloween season with annual pumpkin smash

The animals at the Louisville Zoo signaled the end of the Halloween season by getting a special pumpkin treat during the annual Pumpkin Smash event.

Pets get dressed up for Pawsome Halloween Contest at Mid City Mall

Halloween goes to the dogs (and cats) during the Pawsome Halloween pet costume contest at Mid City Mall on Tuesday.

Big Four Station Park holds Halloween Downtown event

Hundreds of trick-or-treaters and their parents headed to downtown Jeffersonville for the Republic Bank Halloween Downtown party.

Fighting breast cancer one step at a time at Cardinal Stadium

Thousands of people arrived at Cardinal Stadium Sunday afternoon, many wearing pink but all showing their support, as the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk kicked off.

  Halloween bash brings ‘Breath of Fresh Air’ supporting American Lung Association

On Saturday, everyone was dressed up in their Broadway best for the annual Breath of Fresh Air Bash at the Olmsted.

LEGO convention returns to Louisville in February

After a completely sold out event in 2019, the BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Convention is returning to Louisville in 2020.

Churchill Downs begins Fall Meet on Sunday

The last chance of the season to catch horse racing action at Churchill Downs begins on Sunday when the 26-day Fall Meet kicks off.

Rain impacting several Halloween events Saturday

With heavy rain forecast for Saturday the WAVE 3 News StormTracking Team has issued an Alert Day and several community events are making changes.

Watch the Louisville Orchestra’s performance from Monday night’s episode of the Tonight Show

Watch the complete performance of “Back to the End of the World” with the Louisville Orchestra featuring Jim James, frontman of My Morning Jacket right here.

Street painting festival covers Waterfront Park with sidewalk chalk art

Around 100 artists created intricate pieces of art using sidewalk chalk on the sidewalks of Waterfront Park.

Hwang’s Martial Arts hosts competitors from around the globe in World Taekwondo Championship

Martial artists of all ages from around the world got a chance to show off their skills during Hwang’s Martial Arts World Taekwondo Championship.

  Louisville Scholastic Chess Open teaches students strategy and critical thinking

Students got a chance to put on their thinking caps, as the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity hosted their third annual Louisville Scholastic Chess Tournament at the University of Louisville Student Activity Center.

  Pumpkins fly high for Harvest Homecoming’s ‘Pumpkin Chunking’ event

The skies were clear and full of pumpkins on Tuesday as the annual “Pumpkin Chunking” competition kicked off at the Harvest Homecoming festival.

Jeffersonville churches unite in World Communion Sunday

This Sunday, church congregations met outside on the corner of Chestnut and Locust Streets to worship and unite during World Communion Sunday.

Harvest Homecoming festival brings spirit of autumn through New Albany

The absence of crisp autumn air and falling leaves didn’t stop the Harvest Homecoming Festival parade from kicking off a fall tradition in New Albany on Saturday.

  Kentucky Elite Step Team makes national winning moves

On Saturday, more than 60 young talents came to the KY Elite Step Team’s tryouts stepping up for a spot on the elite squad.

Logan Street Market opens to the public

After more than two years of planning, the Logan Street Market opened its doors to the public during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday.

Food First conference calls for a more sustainable future

Calling for changes in how we raise and gather food sources were topics of concern during the Sowing a Nonviolent City Conference at Hotel Louisville on Saturday.

Paristown neighborhood’s inaugural holiday event coming this winter

The fall season just began, but the Paristown neighborhood on Tuesday brought out the wintertime cheer as it announced its inaugural holiday event.

63rd annual St James Court Art Show kicks off rain or shine Friday

Artists and art lovers unite as one of Old Louisville’s biggest outdoor art shows kicks off on Friday.

  Planning commission to hold public meeting to discuss the future for One Park

Louisville’s Planning Commission is holding a public meeting on Monday night for residents in the Highland neighborhood and the developers of One Park to discuss the mixed-use high-rise planned at Lexington Road and Grinstead Drive.

  First responders got in free over the weekend at Kentucky Kingdom

Kentucky Kingdom gave a VIP treatment for first responders on Sunday, as Louisville’s own amusement park gave back to the men and women who serve our communities.

Classic cars cruise through Iroquois Park

Hundreds of hot rods and specialty cars were in town and on display for the 41st annual Cruise the Park Auto Show at Iroquois Park.

Historic monument anchor of Anchorage moved to new location

The Historic Anchor monument in the city of Anchorage debuted its new central location on Saturday.

16th annual Bark in the Park leashed up for a good cause

On Saturday, companions and canines alike headed to Seneca Park for the 16th Annual Bark in the Park, held by the Animal Care Society.

  Indiana University Southeast holds walk to bring awareness to suicide

On Saturday, Indiana University Southeast held a walk on campus to bring awareness to the large number of people that die by suicide.

  Neighbors upset by Trifesta music noise can call new public hotline

Louder than Life promoters have promised changes have been made after the first two weekends of Trifesta and have set up a community hotline for any complaints.

KSP troopers to participate in “Coffee with a Cop”

KSP troopers and other local law enforcement to chat with community members over a cup of joe.

Hall of Fame luncheon at New Albany High School honors former students

The cafeteria of New Albany High School was packed with previous graduates Sunday afternoon as new members were inducted into the New Albany High School Hall of Fame.

Jazz Festival marks ten years as Tyler Park renovations continue

The Tyler Park Jazz Festival, which started ten years ago, usually takes place on multiple weekends throughout September, but this year's event has been cut down to just one day.

  Neighbors complain Louisville festivals are too loud for the second weekend in a row

The festival did not want to comment on the noise complaints, instead mentioning there's going to be a community meeting in November to discuss these types of issues.

  Walking for a cause at the Kentuckiana Heart Walk

This Saturday, people laced up their walking shoes and headed down to Waterfront Park for the 2019 Kentuckiana Heart Walk.

Migraine sufferers can find relief through new medical techniques

Through new techniques and medications, there’s a chance to learn how to manage migraines and other neurological disorders.

The Big Table brings people together with food and fellowship

Thousands are expected to pack Iroquois Park for a massive potluck dinner that plans to bring the community together.

Metro Council honors Trifesta producer, additional weekend event details released

The Trifesta consists of Louder than Life, Bourbon and Beyond, and Hometown Rising.

Salvation Army raises awareness on poverty in Fight for Louisville Breakfast

Salvation Army hosts Fight for Louisville Breakfast to raise awareness on poverty and strategies to help.

Veterans compete in rugby, slalom races for National Wheelchair Games in Louisville

The event brings together more than 600 veterans.

Norton employees fill 1,000 backpacks for Unity Jam

Norton hopes to help underserved communities with this event.

Riverview Independence Festival takes place Saturday

Riverview Independence Festival will take place Saturday, June 29 at Riverview Park.

Bon Air Library offering free model train show

The display features more than 2,000 square feet of tracks and trains.

Celebrate Fourth of July at Waterfront Park

The plans for 2019 Louisville Waterfront Fourth of July Celebration have been released.

Book of Mormon is coming to The Kentucky Center

A pre-show lottery will be available at the box office for "The Book of Mormon", making a limited number of tickets available at $25 apiece.

Five Questions on the Louisville Jewish Film Festival

The festival runs from Feb. 7 to 27 at various Louisville venues.