THE LIMBO GRAND OPENING on the First Friday Hop!

Join us in celebrating our grand opening of Louisville’s first tiki bar in 20 years! We will be whipping up some tiki classic cocktails, with live music from Rick Quisol and the Bluegrass Shack Boys, and burlesque by Ethel Loveless and a special guest! Dress up, get out, and enjoy a tropical night of celebrations with us!

The Limbo

411 West Chestnut Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40202


Louisville’s First Tiki Bar in 20 Years Opens Downtown

The World’s First Bourbon Tiki Bar, the Limbo, Opens in Louisville, Kentucky

The Limbo tiki bar is having their grand opening weekend Friday, February 3rd, and Saturday February 4th, from 4pm to 2 am. Tucked behind Crafts Gallery on Chestnut St., right in the middle of the bustling South 4th district of downtown where 8 Up, the Mercury Ballroom, the Limbo is a tropical oasis where you can cast away your troubles.

Friday’s entertainment will start at 9:30 pm, and feature hawaiian swing by the Bluegrass Shack Boys, fronted by singer and ukulele musician Rick Quisol, as well as burlesque acts later in the evening by Ethel Loveless and Lola Dee Licious.

Saturday’s entertainment will include a band (TBD), and a bathing suit fashion show by local hot designer Laura Patterson of Cannonball Swimwear.

All of the Limbo’s signature cocktails are made with both rum and bourbon, and range from classics like Mai Tais and Blue Hawaiians, to more unusual favorites like 3 Dots and a Dash and Painkillers.

The Limbo has a private party room called “The Luau Room” in homage to the first tiki bar in Louisville in 1959 at the airport. It’s a perfect place to have birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties, work parties, even late afternoon work meetings.

By derby the Limbo will have a fully built out patio as well as a chef that will focus on bar bites that will be Japanese, Korean, and Hawaiian inspired, think poke bowls, crab sliders, Asian tacos.

The Limbo is owned by Olivia Griffin, owner of hat and apparel store on 4th street called The Mysterious Rack. She is originally from San Francisco, and spent her 20’s traipsing around Bay Area tiki bars.
The Limbo will have nightly entertainment and events:

Monday: Industry Night!

$4 Tiki Punch All Night!

DJ Dimestore Dandy 9-11 pm
Tuesday: Titty Tiki Tuesdays at 9 pm!

Burlesque & Boylesque hosted by Ethel Loveless
Wednesdays: Woody Wednesdays

WFPK DJ Woodrow Wilson 7-9pm
Thursdays: Retro Night

Swing Dancing 7-9pm

DJ 9-11 pm
Fridays & Saturdays: Live music, weekly house band

The Bluegrass Shack Boys + featured bands TBD &

Sundays: Rum & cocktail tastings @ 5, 6, 7, & 8 pm $15 per person

DJ 7-9 pm

Contact: Olivia Griffin

Cell: 415-722-8233

Work: 502-822-1222

411 W. Chestnut St @ 4th St.

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