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Jan 20, 2022
A Message from Rebecca Fleischaker
Despite the Omicron surge, we are busy getting ready for a great year, making sure Downtown is looking and feeling good, helping businesses open and planning some really cool
Dec 03, 2021
Response to 12/03 WDRB POV
In response to WDRB’s President and General Manager Dale Woods’s careless Point of View on the health of Downtown, we would like to offer some counter points.
Nov 29, 2021
Louisvillians can support small businesses by shopping online at
LIBA and Community Ventures launched on Cyber Monday
Nov 12, 2021
41st annual Light Up Louisville returns to downtown on the Friday after Thanksgiving 2021
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the city’s largest and most beloved holiday event, Light Up Louisville, is returning Friday, Nov. 26, as an in-person event.
Nov 10, 2021
Our Request for ARP Funding to Enhance and Revitalize Downtown
The economic stability of our urban core and surrounding counties is directly impacted by the commercial, residential, and cultural success of our Downtown.
Aug 05, 2021
Welcome Rodders! New Street Rod Nationals designs for the Ambassadors
Ambassadors are sporting new shirt design featuring logo inspired by the Street Rod Nationals
Jul 09, 2021
Louisville Downtown Revitalization Team Action Plan
This Action Plan showcases the work of a 100+ member team of Louisvillians committed to accelerating downtown Louisville’s recovery following 15 months of the COVID-19

Mar 03, 2021
Events: Welcome Warm Weather and Street Side Dining!
This week we are excited to see many new restaurants in Downtown Louisville expanding and returning to outdoor dining.
Mar 02, 2021
Louisville Downtown Partnership’s New Space: 315 Guthrie
The move will take place the first week of March, please note there may be a day where the staff has limited access to phones.
Feb 23, 2021
Q&A with Charles Reed, Owner of Melba’s Culinary Canvas
Connecting with our Downtown Neighbors: Q&A with Charles Reed, Owner of Melba’s Culinary Canvas
Feb 16, 2021
Downtown Strong
Louisville Downtown Partnership is launching a campaign to celebrate that we are #DowntownLouisville and together we are #DowntownStrong

Jan 20, 2021
2021 Economic Improvement Plan
2021 Economic Improvement Plan from Louisville Downtown Partnership
Sep 15, 2020
Q&A with KPA President and CEO Kim Baker
Connecting with our Downtown Neighbors: Q&A with KPA President and CEO Kim Baker
Jul 23, 2020
COVID-19 Relief Grants
You can find more information about Metro Louisville’s Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grants by clicking the button below.
Jul 01, 2020
The Frazier History Museum Reopens
Tiny Tours & Tastings. This program will allow groups with a minimum of 8 folks to access the Frazier...
Jul 01, 2020
Kentucky Science Center is Reopening
Kentucky Science Center will require masks upon entry for guests 12 years of age and older, and strongly encourage guests 6 years of age to 11 years of age to wear masks upon
Jul 01, 2020
Downtown prepares for opening of Lynn Family Stadium
Louisville City FC’s 2020 season restart will coincide with a long-awaited event: the opening of Lynn Family Stadium.

Jul 01, 2020
Kentucky Derby 146 will be running with spectators on September 5
Spectators will be allowed under strict guidelines throughout Kentucky Derby Week. We look forward to all the Downtown visitors who will be staying with us in September.

Jun 01, 2020
Tips on How to Safely Remove Graffiti from a Historic District
Removing graffiti can be complex in a historic district like Downtown Louisville Kentucky...
May 31, 2020
Ambassadors are hard at work cleaning up Downtown Louisville
We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of our Downtown community. Clean up is just the first step in a long journey to restoration and we will need many friends to join..
May 19, 2020
Re-Opening Downtown Louisville
Downtown is Safe. Downtown is Strong.
Together, we can get things back on track.

May 19, 2020
WEBINAR: Reopening the Workplace: Resources, Best Practices, and Practical Experience to Help Your Business Thrive
Reopening the Workplace: Resources, Best Practices, and Practical Experience to Help Your Business Thrive
Apr 17, 2020
Spring in Downtown Louisville looks different this year. (Video)
Spring in Louisville looks different this year, but spring in Louisville still brings hope. As we separate, we realize we stand together.
Apr 15, 2020
Retail and curbside service in Downtown Louisville
If you are looking for retail therapy from home Downtown Louisville has many shops that have moved online.
Apr 09, 2020
Downtown momentum and taking advantage of the current decreased traffic
Development projects are noticeably under construction and display Downtown momentum, taking advantage of the current decreased traffic while using safe practices. 
Mar 30, 2020
Important Small Business Support from the Downtown Partnership
COVID-19 Member Discussions and Resources - Important Small Business Support from the Downtown Partnership
Mar 27, 2020
Prevent the spread of COVID-19 and stay connected in Downtown Louisville
Follow Downtown Louisville for resources and information on what's open, what's happening, & who to follow during the Covid-19 state of emergency.
Mar 27, 2020
Restaurants Status in Downtown Louisville
Opens, closed, delivery and curbside service status of Downtown Louisville restaurants in response to COVID-19 complete with location and phone contact.
Mar 27, 2020
Your Downtown Ambassadors are still hard at work.
Your Downtown Ambassadors are still hard at work every day of the week sanitizing surfaces throughout the Central Business District,
Jan 07, 2020
Louisville Downtown Partnership is Hiring
Join our team! We have open positions -- Why Work Here? Company mission/passion is to take the long view on
Dec 06, 2019
Bourbonism Website Launch
The Louisville Downtown Partnership has unveiled their new website for the Bourbon District.
Nov 15, 2019
State of the Downtown 2019
The 2019 State of the Downtown was held on Wednesday, November 13th at the Henry Clay Grand Ballroom, featuring keynote speaker, David Downey, President & CEO of the IDA.
Sep 20, 2019
PARC Named An Accredited Parking Organization
Mayor Greg Fischer today celebrated the announcement that the Parking Authority of River City (PARC) was named an Accredited Parking Organization.
Sep 13, 2019
2018 Annual Report
Downtown is currently in an exciting state of revitalization. With 16 major development projects completed this year and 44 development projects announced or underway.
Jul 26, 2019
Changes to Wet Dry Recycling Program
Louisville Metro Council’s final 2019-2020 budget eliminated the “wet” portion of the Wet Dry Recycling Program in the Central Business District
Apr 11, 2019
Blood Drive on Mayor’s Give A Day Week
April is National Volunteer Month. The American Red Cross is teaming up with Mayor Greg Fischer to host a special blood drive during the eighth annual Mayor’s Give A Day Week
Nov 09, 2018
Louisville City FC Wins The 2018 USC Cup
Louisville City FC wins back-to-back United Soccer League Cup titles by defeating a Western Conference opponent and is crowned 2018 USL Cup champions.
Oct 22, 2018
Welcome to Louisville Sir Elton John
Join us as we welcome Sir Elton John to Louisville Kentucky, with support for the Elton John Aids Foundation's 25th anniversary of service.
Oct 10, 2018
Rejuvenated South Fourth Street Alley Renamed To Music Alley
Downtown Louisville’s South Fourth St. Alley is the latest example of "tactical urbanism." After a creative makeover the alley was renamed Music Alley.
Sep 26, 2018
2017 Annual Report
Downtown is experiencing an exciting time of transformation. Read the LDP Annual Report to learn why 2017 may be remembered as “the year of the crane”.
Aug 31, 2018
NuLu Map
Download this newly released NuLu neighborhood map, featuring all the shops, restaurants and businesses in and around the NuLu area.
Aug 06, 2018
Kentucky International Convention Center Grand Opening
The Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) reopens on Monday, August 6th following a two-year, $207 million renovation and expansion project.
Aug 02, 2018
Louisville Downtown Partnership Relaunches Positive Change Program
The LDP Positive Change Program relaunch places new donation boxes Downtown. Donations top $9,100 to help homeless move from the streets to housing.
Jul 01, 2018
TARC Unveils LouLift Electric Buses
TARC’s LouLift is a free, all-electric, clean, and quiet way around Downtown. Enjoy this $11 million dollar investment in Louisville transportation.
Jun 26, 2018
Lou City FC Stadium Groundbreaking
The public is invited to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of Louisville City Football Club’s new stadium in Butchertown on June 28, 2018.
May 21, 2018
New Flower Pots On Downtown Sidewalks
LDP's Beautification Program places 100 innovative, self-watering Earth Planters on Downtown sidewalks. The unique designs use 80% less water.
May 18, 2018
Go 502 App
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced the launch of a new mobile, public-private partnership, transportation app called Go502 on May 16, 2018.
May 15, 2018
Alley Gallery First 100 Doors
LDP celebrates the first 100 Alley Gallery doors. This innovative Downtown program showcases local artists turning metal doors into an outdoor gallery.
May 11, 2018
Participate in Downtown Transportation Survey
How do you move around downtown? Please share the ways you travel to help future downtown transportation planning and investments by May 25, 2018.
May 02, 2018
Time To Shine & Show the World Our Hospitality
Thanks for making sure our city looks its best for Derby!
May 01, 2018
Our Love Letter To Downtown Louisville
View The #IGoDowntown music video - our love letter to Downtown Louisville
Apr 14, 2018
Louisville Downtown Partnership Unveils Louisville Citypost Digital Kiosks
The Louisville Downtown Partnership (LDP) unveiled the first phase of Downtown Louisville’s CityPost digital kiosks today at the 400 West Market Plaza, located at the corner o
Mar 29, 2018
LCFC Season Schedule
Louisville City FC, 2017 USL Cup Champions, is Kentucky’s only fully professional soccer club. Cheer them on in their 2018 season at Louisville Slugger Field.
Mar 27, 2018
Lady Cards Are Final Four Bound
U of L Lady Cards head to the NCAA Final Four in Columbus, Ohio the weekend of March 30, 2018. This is the U of L women’s team third appearance in the NCAA Final Four.
Mar 13, 2018
U of L Women - 2018 No. 1 NCAA Seed
U of L Women receive a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history. Their first game is Friday, March 16, 2018 at the KFC Yum! Center at Noon.
Mar 12, 2018
Omni Grand Opening
After more than two years of construction, Omni Louisville Hotel, the city's tallest hotel, opens to welcome guests following a ceremonial ribbon cutting.
Feb 23, 2018
Jefferson ReSquared Open House at Metro Hall Rotunda
Join the Jefferson ReSquared Open House Discussion at the Metro Hall Rotunda on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 5-7 pm.
Jan 19, 2018
TARC Adjusting Schedules on Routes
TARC is making minor schedule adjustments on several routes effective January 21 to accommodate road construction and run time needs that affect bus arrival times at stops.
Jan 12, 2018
We're In This Together 2018
Downtown Ambassadors work hard to clear crosswalks, and they partner with TARC to clear bus shelters within the Central Business District.
Dec 08, 2017
November Construction Update for Omni
The Omni Louisville Hotel pictured just before sunrise on November 20, 2017. The last tower crane came down earlier in November.
Nov 17, 2017
LouCity Are USL Cup Champions!
In a season that saw multiple records broken, LouCity continued to excel through the final game to become the 2017 USL Cup champions!
Nov 10, 2017
Louisville Music Awards Winners
The 5th annual Louisville Music Awards highlight the diverse artists, pioneers, fans, and businesses that make up Louisville's vibrant music community.
Oct 24, 2017
Love In The Street Poetry Project
Love in the Street is seeking submissions from poets! Poems from Louisville residents will be stamped on the sidewalks on 4th Street, Chestnut and Broadway.
Oct 24, 2017
Kentucky International Convention Center Holds Topping Off Ceremony
The new Kentucky International Convention Center is a $207-million economic driver bringing growth and new jobs to the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Oct 19, 2017
West Louisville YMCA Groundbreaking
YMCA of Greater Louisville, Republic Bank, Barbara Sexton Smith, and Mayor Greg Fischer broke ground today on a new YMCA at 18th and Broadway.
Oct 16, 2017
Alberta Jones Honored As Louisville’s Next Hometown Hero
Alberta Jones, a pioneering attorney and civil rights leader, is the latest Louisville “Hometown Hero” to be honored with a giant banner.
Oct 12, 2017
The 2017 Cornerstone Awards
The Louisville Downtown Partnership (LDP) announced the recipients of the 2017 Cornerstone Awards at their annual celebration of Downtown development.
Oct 04, 2017
Teddy Abrams and the Louisville Orchestra hit #1 on the Billboard Classical Traditional Chart with new album All In
The Louisville Orchestra and Conductor Teddy Abrams have reached #1 on the Billboard Traditional Classical Chart with their new album All In.
Sep 22, 2017
Louisville Orchestra Releases New Album
Charismatic conductor Teddy Abrams leads the Louisville Orchestra in a new recording – the first from this orchestra in nearly thirty years
Jul 31, 2017
July Construction Update for Omni
The Omni Louisville Hotel has now reached its total height! The hotel celebrated its topping out on Friday, July 14 with a "bourbon baptism."
Jul 18, 2017
Louisville Downtown Partnership announces new traffic map, construction navigator
Downtown Louisville is in the midst of a major revitalization, with 34 development projects currently underway.
Jul 10, 2017
Fete De La Musique Louisville 2017
Thanks to all of our fantastic buskers and musicians for making Fete De La Musique Louisville 2017 a success.
Jul 10, 2017
Parking & Public Transit For Forecastle Festival
Louisville Downtown Partnership has a handy map to help navigate Downtown Louisville, find a parking spot, and find a FREE TARC Zerobus route to Forecastle.
Jul 10, 2017
June Construction Update for Omni Louisville
The Omni Louisville Hotel has almost reached its total height! By mid-July, the structure will be complete.
Jul 06, 2017
Louisville Click and Park
It's concert season! Be sure to reserve parking before the big show with this quick and easy online option!
May 25, 2017
LouVelo Bike Share
Bike share provides a quick, fun and affordable way to get around Louisville. Users can pick up one of 305 bikes at one of the 27 self-serve bike stations.
May 03, 2017
Construction Update for Omni Louisville
The Omni Louisville Hotel is now more than two-thirds its total height! By the beginning of Derby week, the structure will be complete through floor 23.
May 03, 2017
Louisville And Old Forester Featured In The New Movie, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”
Announcing the upcoming major motion picture, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”, which will be released September 22, 2017.
Apr 27, 2017
Prayer Music Video from Jenna Dean Featuring Carly Johnson
The new music video for Jenna Dean's Prayer featuring Carly Johnson has an amazing cast of people shot at locations all over Downtown Louisville.
Apr 25, 2017
Downtown Louisville Launches Bourbon District
The first phase of the Bourbon District – an initiative that pays homage to Downtown Louisville’s rich bourbon history and recognizes the city’s current bourbon industry boom
Apr 24, 2017
Download Your Thunder Traffic Map
Use our Thunder Over Louisville traffic map to get around before, during, and after Thunder over Louisville. Our map has all the Thunder parking, and TARC Thunder Stops too!
Mar 21, 2017
Fund for the Arts Link App
Fund for the Arts has created Louisville Arts Link, powered by Republic Bank, to be a central location for schedules and information about local arts events.
Sep 08, 2016
Transformation By The Numbers
It is clear that the wave of exciting new development – all slated to be completed by the end of 2018 -- has officially begun in Downtown Louisville.
Aug 09, 2016
TARC Launches New, Free ZeroBus App
Visitors, residents and workers in downtown Louisville can now download a free mobile app that makes getting around on TARC’s all-electric ZeroBus easier than ever.
Jul 19, 2016
Santa Surveys Aegon Plaza for Holiday in the City
While checking out the Visitors Center’s “Christmas in July” event, featuring holiday fun from The Galt House, Santa decided to scope out the ice rink location.
Apr 21, 2016
TARC increasing service for Thunder Over Louisville
About 10,000 passengers are expected to take TARC for the annual fireworks and air show on the river. Passengers are encouraged to plan ahead.
Apr 19, 2016
Sue Grafton “Hometown Hero” Banner
Downtown Louisville will add an air of local mystery to the city scene on Wednesday morning, April 20th, with the 10:30 a.m. dedication of the new Sue Grafton banner
Apr 13, 2016
Patrick Piuma And Urban Design Studio Become Part Of Louisville Downtown Partnership
LDP and the UofL’s Urban Design Studio (UDS) are pleased to announce an innovative new partnership that allows the organizations to share the expertise of Patrick Piuma.
Mar 29, 2016
Green Fork Awards
Plaques and window stickers were awarded to 18 downtown Louisville restaurants that earned Green Fork distinction for 2016.
Feb 16, 2016
NuLu Streetscape Project Moving Forward
The East Market Streetscape project is moving forward and is proceeding to the engineering design phase, with a tentative construction start date of fall 2016.
Feb 12, 2016
Downtown Ambassadors Pass Out Candy For Valentine's Day for 10th Year
Downtown Ambassadors will once again be passing out nearly two thousand boxes of Valentine’s Day sweethearts candies on Friday, Feb. 12th throughout the Downtown area.
Feb 08, 2016
Omni Hotels & Resorts Breaks Ground On Louisville Property
Executives from Omni Hotels & Resorts, Mayor Greg Fischer, the Metro Council, leaders from the LCVB, and LDP broke ground today on Omni Louisville Hotel.
Feb 05, 2016
Mayor Greg Fischer’s State of the City Address
By the end of 2016, the East End Crossing will open; all the downtown construction will wrap up, and we will finally complete the untangling of Spaghetti Junction.
Jan 09, 2016
We're All In This Together
Downtown Ambassadors work hard to clear crosswalks, and they partner with TARC to clear bus shelters within the Central Business District.
Dec 23, 2015
Happy Holidays From LDP
Happy holidays from The Louisville Downtown Partnership.
Dec 14, 2015
South Fourth Street Receives $1.5 Million Dollar Federal Grant
Louisville to put $1.5 million dollar federal grant into South 4th Street for accessibility renovations.
Dec 14, 2015
Holiday in the City
The inaugural 2015 Holiday in the City Pin Program will offer great discounts and event opportunities during the holiday season.
Dec 14, 2015
2015 Window Wonderland Winners
Mayor Greg Fischer, LDP, and The Main Street Association congratulate Grand Prize Winner: Frazier History Museum and People's Choice Award Winner: Craft(s) Gallery.
Nov 15, 2015
2015 Window Wonderland Contest
Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Downtown Partnership, and The Main Street Association invite you to decorate your storefront windows for the 2015 Window Wonderland Contest.
Oct 23, 2015
Jennifer Lawrence - Hometown Hero
Downtown Louisville will be even more beautiful Saturday with the unveiling of the new Jennifer Lawrence “Hometown Hero” banner on the KY Center for the Performing Arts.
Apr 27, 2015
2015 Green Fork Awards
In January 2015, Mayor Greg Fischer created a new "Green Fork" award to recognize those that consistently comply with the new environmental program.
Feb 10, 2015
2015 State of the Downtown
The Louisville Downtown Partnership presented the 2015 State of the Downtown on Tuesday, February 10th from 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM at The Henry Clay, 604 South Third Street.
Jan 12, 2015
All-electric ZeroBus fleet launches downtown
Mayor Greg Fischer joined TARC and other local officials today at the Louisville Slugger Museum to kick off the start of ZeroBus service in downtown Louisville.