Filson140: A Heritage Jubilee | In Person


The Filson Historical Society Sat, May 18 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Please join us for a family-friendly celebration in Old Louisville as The Filson Historical Society commemorates its 140th anniversary! Bring the family for a day of exciting activities, engaging exhibits, and fascinating tales from the past. Enjoy live music from The Louisville Leopards and Appalatin, Kona Ice, story time with StageOne, vintage fire truck rides, bubbles, balloon animals, face painting, photo oppor­tunities, and fun giveaways. The historic Ferguson Mansion and Filson exhibits will be open for guided tours. The festival will also include booths featuring some of our community partners who are celebrating milestone anniversaries, such as the Kentucky Derby Museum, Cave Hill Cemetery, the Belle of Louisville, the Louisville Slugger Museum, the Division Street School, Kentucky State Parks, Stock Yards Bank & Trust, and more! We are excited to hold this celebration in collabora­tion with Springfest (10:00am–7:00 pm) for an extended weekend of Old Louisville festivities.