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NuLu Summer Fest 2023

Join us on East Market Street for some fun in the sun during the inaugural NuLu Summer Fest taking place on Saturday, July 22!

Featuring live music, cocktails, food, and family-friendly summer activities. From sprinklers and sidewalk chalk to a watermelon eating contest, there will be something for everyone! Plus, don’t miss the barbeque smoking demonstration from Pig Beach BBQ.

The event will also include a showcase of our REAL Infused Exotics NuLu Summer Fest Cocktail Competition which will take place leading up to the event.

So mark your calendars and make plans to come visit your favorite businesses and enjoy some summer fun in NuLu!

WHEN:     Saturday, July 22nd, 2023 - SAVE THE DATE!
WHERE:   600, 700, and 800 blocks of East Market Street
TIME:       12 - 7pm 


The East Market District, also referred to as NULU, is now best known for its art galleries, unique specialty stores, antique shops and a growing number of upscale restaurants. The term “NULU” is a portmanteau meaning “New Louisville.” As home to two LEED® certified commercial buildings, many historic restoration projects, as well as several restaurants offering organic and locally sourced ingredients, NULU has emerged with a culture of sustainability.


When is NuLu Summer Fest?

July 22nd, 2023. 12-7pm

Are animals allowed in the festival?

Only service animals are allowed. We DO NOT allow pets. We have informed our security officers to politely escort people who bring their pets out of the festival.

Does it cost anything to attend?

No, we are a FREE festival for you to enjoy all the activities and music. Vendors are set up and many will be selling their locally or regionally handcrafted items. Food and drinks will be available at a number of locations. Beer, wine, and cocktails will be available for cash or credit card. ATMs will be set up throughout the festival.

Where can I park?

There are several side streets in the area that have free parking on the weekend as well as surface lots. Please be sure to check the meter before leaving your car to be sure payment is not needed. Some surface lots will require payment.

What type of food will there be?

There is a variety of food to choose from. We try to offer something for everyone.

Where can I get the music line up?


How can I become a sponsor?

If you would like to find out how you can sponsor, you can email

How do I become a vendor?

Vendor application will be posted soon.

Is this a kid friendly festival?

Yes! There will be several activities for all to enjoy.

Does NuLu Summer Fest take credit cards?

Most vendors accept credit cards, however we will have several ATM’s in the area if you prefer to pay with cash.  This saves the vendors a little money.  Individual vendors can choose to take cash or cards.

Have Questions? Email us!

Trevor Cravens, Event Coordinator
Click here to email Trevor

Katie Meinhart, NULU Business Association President
Click here to email Katie

For all PR/Media inquiries:

Lauren Hendricks, Cambium Marketing
Click here to email Lauren

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