• Become a Hop VIP member and get special invitations to select exclusive Hop events supporting the arts in Louisville.

  • Join us in Downtown Louisville on the First Friday of every month for food, fun, art, and shopping on The Republic Bank First Friday Hop!

News & Information about the Republic Bank First Friday Hop


The Republic Bank First Friday Hop event is every First Friday and includes Downtown art galleries, retailers, and restaurants that will be open all day and extended hours in some locations with specials/discounts and refreshments. This family-friendly and open-to-the-public event takes place all day long all over Downtown Louisville from West main to NuLu and as far South at Broadway.

Thanks to TARC, you can travel all over the Republic Bank First Friday Hop in style by “hopping” on our brand new, eco-friendly, zero-carbon LouLift bus, which replaced the old trolleys in February 2014. The new LouLift drops you off at all the best shopping spots Downtown has to offer. Riding the Republic Bank First Friday Hop is fun – and it’s FREE all day 7am til 7pm.

These are the PARC garages that have entrances right next to ZeroBus Hop stops.
· Brown Hotel Garage
· 1st & Main Garage
· 3rd & Liberty Lot
· Glassworks Garage
· Market Street Garage
· 4th Street Live! Garage

Find a complete listing of all of our current members on our member page.

Want to join us? Just email Jharrington@louisvilledowntown.org or sign up online and become a member instantly.

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Most Recent Press Release for the Hop

Please see our events page for press releases from our members and Hop Stops!

Republic Bank First Friday Hop In The News

  • December Republic Bank First Friday Hop

    • Join us for the Republic Bank First Friday all over Downtown Louisville, Friday Night come out and support the arts! This month’s Feature event: THE HOLIDAY NIGHT MARKET at MUSIC ALLEY The inaugural Downtown Holiday Night Market is Friday, December 7th from 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The family-friendly holiday market will feature work by […]

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  • Zerobus is now LouLift with extended routes!

    • Free ZeroBus Service renamed to “LouLift” Circulator service connecting residents and visitors to Downtown, Old & South Louisville   Downtown Louisville’s all-electric, free ZeroBus service is being renamed “LouLift” and has extended its route to Churchill Downs and other attractions near the Fourth Street corridor. “With one of the largest all-electric fleets in the country, […]

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