Activities in Louisville

$16 for an Underground Christmas Light Show at Louisville Mega Cavern ($ Value)

Louisville Mega Cavern

Poplar Level

One-of-a kind Christmas light show with more than 850 light displays and over two-million points of light

$25 $16

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Grand Tasting Cane Aficionados Admission for Two or Four at MidWest Rum Fest on December 6 (Up to 60% Off)

MidWest Rum Fest

Kentucky International Convention Center

Rum festival brings the drink back to national prominence with cocktail tastings, seminars, and mixology demonstrations

$25 $12.50

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Louisville Cardinals Hockey Game for Two or Four at Iceland Sports Complex (Up to 50% Off)

University of Louisville Cardinals Hockey

Iceland Sports Complex

The Louisville Cardinals take on opponents at the Iceland Sports Complex throughout the 2014-15 season

$14 $7

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The Pink Floyd Experience – Four Sides of Floyd at Louisville Palace on March 11 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 57% Off)

"The Pink Floyd Experience - Four Sides of Floyd"

Louisville Palace

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Expert rockers recreate every note of Pink Floyd’s greatest hits and seldom-heard b-sides while a pink pig floats over the crowd

$47 $20

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Nickelback at KFC Yum! Center on February 25 at 8 p.m. (Up to 20% Off)

Nickelback

KFC Yum! Center

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Chart-topping rockers behind “How You Remind Me” deliver slick yet heavy hits in support of their latest album, No Fixed Address

$49.45 $39.45

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Four Laser Tag Passes and Arcade Fun Card or One Unlimited Winter Pass at Renaissance Fun Park (Up to 55% Off)

Renaissance Fun Park

East Louisville

4-acre fun park with go-kart track, two 18-hole miniature-golf courses, and a multilevel indoor laser-tag arena

$45 $25

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Ice Skating with Skate Rental and Soda or Hot Chocolate for Two, Four, or Six at Alpine Ice Arena (Up to 52% Off)

Alpine Ice Arena

Gardiner Lane

Lace up rental boots and skate in ovals at an indoor rink; visit the concession booth for a cup of soda or hot cocoa

$20 $12

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$99 for 20-Minute Biplane Tour of Louisville from Classic Biplane Tours ($185 Value)

Classic Biplane Tours

Bowman

Certified pilots helm fire-engine-red biplanes to circle downtown Louisville, Churchill Downs, and Ohio River

$185 $99

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$25 for $45 Worth of Horseback-Riding Lessons — Razor Creek Stables

Razor Creek Stable

East Louisville

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$45 $25

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Sensory and Motor Skill Educational Assessment from Minds-in-Motion (Up to 76% Off). Two Options Available.

Minds-in-Motion

Multiple Locations

Specialists meet with children to evaluate how their brains and bodies interact, and how this interaction affects their learning

$250 $59

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One-Hour Bourbon Class with Optional Cigar Pairings for Two or Four at The Vernon Club (Up to 56% Off)

The Vernon Club

Butchertown

Historic 1886 bowling alley hosts gatherings that include an appetizer and a guided tasting of five different bourbons and optional cigars

$50 $25

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$60 for $120 Worth of Martial Arts — Olympic Karate

Olympic Karate Studio

Highview

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$120 $60

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Unlimited Krav Maga Classes or 2-Hour Kid's or Women's Self-Defense Clinic at Reality Krav Maga (Up to 83% Off)

Reality Krav Maga

East Louisville

Krav Maga classes and self-defense clinics get students in shape and teach technique for thwarting strikes, holds, and gun and knife attacks

$130 $35

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Fun Package for Two or Four Kids, Including Ziplining, Mini Golf, and Drink, at Puzzle's Fun Dome (Up to 53% Off)

Puzzle's Fun Dome

East Louisville

Family fun center packed with a variety of attractions, such as ziplining, mini golf, cosmic hoops and an arcade

$47.98 $25

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$22 for $40 Worth of Tumbling Training

Unity Cheer

Louisville

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$40 $22

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Two, Four, or Eight Power Tumbling Classes at GymTyme (Up to 56% Off)

GymTyme

Middletown

Students of all skills and ages learn progressively difficult maneuvers such as jumps, cartwheels, and back handsprings

$31.60 $15

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart Rental at Glenmary Country Club (Up to 44% Off)

Glenmary Country Club

East Louisville

The course’s undulating terrain spans 6,542 yds. of slick bentgrass greens and multiple water hazards

$76 $45

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Cavalcade of Comics Convention for Two, Four, or Eight from Derby City Comic Con on November 22 (40% Off)

Derby City Comic Con Presents Cavalcade of Comics

Ramada Plaza Louisville - Triple Crown Pavilion

This celebration of comics includes retail vendors and appearances by comic-book creators and artists

$10 $6

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Presale: $46 for a Harlem Globetrotters Game at KFC Yum! Center on January 16, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. ($83 Value)

Harlem Globetrotters

KFC Yum! Center

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$83 $46

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Nearly three decade ago, New Orleans transplant Sharon Potter became so enamored with her new hometown of Kentucky that she raised 1.2 million dollars to assemble and present her own 4,000-image slideshow, KentuckyShow!, which celebrated the state’s unique beauty, culture, and history. In 2003 Potter was approached by the Louisville Convention and Visitors Bureau about the possibility of updating the visual spectacle and rose to the challenge with the help of seasoned producer Donna Lawrence and graphic designer Julius Friedman. The updated 32-minute documentary now amazes audiences with new high-definition images of the Bluegrass State, as well as narration by Hollywood starlet Ashley Judd and director’s commentary by Kentucky’s state bird, the northern cardinal.

Today, local and out-of-state visitors—enjoying jaw-dropping views of Kentucky’s gorgeous landscape and meeting some of the commonwealth’s most memorable characters from past and present—come to the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts to feast their eyes on KentuckyShow!. Renée S. Gordon of the Philadelphia Sun referred to the majestic video tour as “an outstanding overview of the state’s multicultural history.”

501 West Main Street
Louisville,
KY
US

Professional football player Corey Taylor always knew he was born to fling the pigskin, but it wasn’t until a serious knee injury that he discovered his true passion was coaching. It was during this time off the field when Corey began working as a performance coach at the Institute for Sports and Medicine, developing an appreciation and talent for the work while earning his credentials. Even after returning to football, Corey continued to work as a trainer at sports-performance facilities around the US for years.

Today, Corey teams up with a staff of fellow fitness aficionados to conduct a variety of sports-training and fitness programs at his facility. The coaches have trained athletes from all walks of life and disciplines—from youngsters to professional-football players to champion MMA fighters. Amidst the advanced training equipment of local fitness facilities, the trainers lead challenging workouts designed to enhance speed and agility, build strength, and prevent injuries. They also strive to impart mental techniques for performing under pressure, whether on the field, in the ring, or at a karaoke bar alongside professional Freddy Mercury impersonators.

1800 Elite Dr.
Louisville,
KY
US

Amid the hustle and bustle of the city, Louisville Nature Center offers a tranquil escape from urban sprawl. At its 41-acre Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve, more than 2 miles of hiking trails wind past a verdant forest populated by 180 species of tree, shrub, and wildflower. The latter blooms in a native pond and garden, and dragonflies and 30 butterfly species in other gardens pay homage to Lord of the Flies by trying to collectively lift a conch. More creatures soar skyward inside one of Louisville's only bird blinds, where visitors can watch 150 species of resident and migratory birds fluttering about.

After exploring on their own, guests can relax on one the picnic tables or beneath the covered gazebo before joining in on special events such as owl hikes. Youngsters, meanwhile, can discover more nature factoids at summer camps, educational programs, or birthday parties, which include guided hikes and live animal presentations.

3745 Illinois Ave
Louisville,
KY
US

The phone rings. Michael Clark picks it up. "He made it," the father of one of Phenom Baseball Academy's students exclaims over the line. "He made the team." Michael, a former pro-baseball player and current local scout for the San Diego Padres, has received this call from many parents. He started the academy after his time as a high-school coach put him face-to-face with numerous youth players who would try out for his team and clearly struggle, suffering from a lack of sound fundamentals. Michael and his group of seasoned coaches lead their group and individual training sessions inside a 4,700-square-foot training facility, which is furnished with quality field turf and three batting cages. During sessions, players aged 8–18 years old move about the expansive field, hitting, catching, and throwing under the guidance of up to four instructors. Parents who want to watch can do so from the upstairs viewing area, which positions them safely away from flying balls and the catcher's hand-signal requests for a juice box.

1858 Production Court
Louisville,
KY
US

The 18-hole course at Glenmary Country Club presents players of every ability level a challenging test of their capacity for long, booming drives and cup-seeking putts. If club swingers are to threaten the course par of 72, they must first surmount a battery of hazards that range from the synthetic, such as strategically placed bunkers, to the natural, such as trees and a tendency to trip on shoelaces. Golfers pursuing better on-the-course performance can work on whittling away strokes on the pitching and putting green, or practice strokes of an altogether different sort on the club's tennis courts or in the club pool.

Course at a Glance: * 18-hole, par 72 course * Total length of 6,542 yards from the back tees * Course rating of 72.4 from the back tees * Course slope of 135 from the back tees * Three sets of tees per hole * View the scorecard

10200 Glenmary Farm Dr
Louisville,
KY
US

Owner Holly Elswick combines her experience as a personal trainer and her extensive knowledge of yoga and Pilates to put together Fierce Fitness By Design's eclectic schedule of fitness classes. Patrons can opt to gracefully increase strength and flexibility in barre and Pilates classes. After each sweat session, patrons may retire to the onsite spa, where massage therapists soothe soreness acquired from the day’s activity. Specialists go even further in one-hour Escape sessions, which aim to pacify the body and spirit with a mix of guided imagery, meditation, and naps on piles of freshly laundered socks.

1500 Poplar Level Road
Louisville,
KY
US