Where is the best place to hold a wedding party in Downtown Louisville?

Having a wedding or wedding reception in Louisville and need something fun to entertain the guests without breaking the budget?

Here are the top best things to do in Louisville on the cheap.

  1. The Republic Bank First Friday Hop
    • Where: Downtown Louisville
    • What: Gallery openings, wine tastings, window and boutique shopping, music, shows, walking tours and great street food.
    • When: Every First Friday, all day long
    • How much: Free events and free transportation
    • Why: Why is the Hop perfect for a wedding party? The Hop offers free transportation for groups up to 30 or more at a time on the Zerobus all day long from 7am til 7pm and connects you to over 150 unique stops in Downtown Louisville from the Louisville Visitor Center and Belle of Louisville for your out of town guests to great local night life spots like restaurants and galleries in NuLu, Butchertown, Museum Row and South 4th as well as all the best Downtown Louisville hotels.
    • Reservations required: No reservations are required! Just check out the latest events on the Hop event page and make your own itinerary! There is always something fun and exciting to see, do and taste on First Friday!
  2. Get all access passes to Museum Row
    • Where: 600- 800 west main and Market Street
    • What: Visit 6 great museums all in one day in just a few blocks in Downtown Louisville.
    • When: Year Round
    • How Much$31.99 for Adults(13+) $24.99 for Children(6-12)
    • Why: Get 6 museums for a fraction of the price! Fill a day with fun and entertainment for your family and guests as they mingle on Main street. Bonus there are amazing photo opportunities on every corner so bring your photographer. Your ticket includes admission to these exciting attractions! Frazier History Museum, Louisville Slugger Museum, Kentucky Science Center, KMAC Museum*, Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, Muhammad Ali Center, Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts*, Peerless Distilling Co and the 21c Museum.
    • Reservations Required: Purchase tickets any time at Museum Row on Main.
  3. Shake it up on South 4th Street
    • Where: 300 – 800 South 4th Street
    • What: South 4th Historic Store Fronts, Theaters, restaurants and boutiques topped off with 4th Street Live!
    • How Much: Free with Free Zerobus trolley service.
    • Why: From the stunning bridal boutique at Modern Trousseau to the most iconic theater spaces in Louisville, South 4th street is the perfect pairing of vintage style and modern flair. Where bar hopping includes two of the top awe inspiring roof top views, and two of the best locally made chocolatiers as well 5 fabulously affordable art galleries and a  hip haberdasher, your wedding party will be thoroughly wowed while your budget will stay perfectly petite.
    • Reservations Required: Shopping and strolling is always free but do call ahead if you plan to tour the Palace Theater or eat as a group at 8up or SET.
  4. Tour Nulu
    • Where: 500 – 900 East Market and Main
    • What: NuLu Business District
    • How Much: Free with Zerobus Circulation. Parking is limited so plan to park at Slugger and catch the Zerobus.
    • Why: Keeping Louisville weird since 2001, NuLu is the hip spot on the Hop. Ever changing, always growing NuLu is now a dense and sprawling landscape of bars, galleries, shops and restaurants. A perfect spot for a stroll day or night.
    • Reservations: Call ahead to confirm with each location you plan to attend.

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