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Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival 2023

Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival 2023 in Louisville.

Sep 10, 2023 → Sep 17, 2023

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Rated 4.9 by 443,286+ people

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Your Ultimate Guide to the Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival 2023

Are you ready to immerse yourself in a week of vibrant festivities, warm atmospheres, and cultural richness? The Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival, an annual event that transforms the heart of Jeffersontown into a hub of festivity and camaraderie, is just around the corner! Taking place from Sunday, September 10th to Sunday, September 17th, 2023, this festival promises an unforgettable experience for both locals and visitors. Here's your ultimate guide to making the most out of this magical event.

A Glimpse into History

Before we dive into the excitement that awaits you at the 2023 edition, let’s take a brief journey back in time. The Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival has been a staple in the community for many years, growing from a small neighborhood gathering to a grand celebration attracting visitors from far and wide. The iconic gaslight lanterns that line the streets pay homage to Jeffersontown's rich history, providing a nostalgic yet vibrant backdrop to the festivities.

Highlights of the Gaslight Festival

From the spirited parade to the bustling vendor booths, there's something for everyone at the Gaslight Festival. Here are some of the highlights that you shouldn't miss:

Parade and Balloon Glow

Kickstart the festival with the grand parade that showcases a variety of floats, marching bands, and community groups. As the sun sets, witness the sky illuminated by a mesmerizing balloon glow, a spectacle that promises enchanting views and great photo opportunities.

Arts and Crafts Fair

Explore the creativity of local artisans at the arts and crafts fair. Here, you can find unique handmade items, from intricate jewelry to beautiful pieces of art, that bring a touch of Jeffersontown's spirit to your home.

Car Show

For car enthusiasts, the car show is a must-visit. It features a stunning collection of vintage and modern cars, offering a fantastic opportunity to appreciate the craftsmanship and history behind these machines.

What about lugagge storage?

While the festival promises days filled with fun and excitement, carrying your belongings around can indeed dampen the spirit. This is where Bounce steps in to enhance your festival experience. Bounce, the world's largest luggage storage network, invites you to experience the convenience of short-term luggage storage solutions, allowing you to immerse yourself in the Gaslight Festival without being weighed down by your bags.

Conveniently located at multiple points across Louisville, you can easily find a Bounce location to securely store your belongings for a few hours or even days at an affordable rate. By collaborating with local businesses such as souvenir shops, hotels, and cafes, Bounce creates secure storage spaces where you can drop off your bags without any hassle.

With the guarantee of BounceShield™ Protection for every item stored, you can explore the Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival with a light heart and free hands, ensuring a magical and unburdened experience.

The Atmosphere

The Gaslight Festival boasts a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, where smiles are exchanged and new friendships are forged. The streets buzz with the laughter of children enjoying carnival rides and the lively conversations of adults savoring delicious food from various stalls.

Engaging Activities in the Surrounding Areas

Besides the core events of the festival, the surrounding areas of Jeffersontown offer a range of interesting activities. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll in the picturesque parks or indulge in a gastronomic adventure at the local eateries that serve delectable cuisines.

Why the Gaslight Festival is a Must-Visit

Beyond the vibrant events and friendly atmosphere, the Gaslight Festival serves as a celebration of community and togetherness. It’s a chance to step back from the hustle and bustle of daily life and immerse yourself in a week of joy and cultural richness. The event encapsulates a magical experience where traditions meet modern fun, making it a worthwhile destination for people of all ages.

See you in Jeffersontown?

Embark on a magical journey this September by attending the Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival. Whether you are a history buff, an art lover, or someone seeking a fun-filled getaway, this festival promises a remarkable experience. So mark your calendar and get ready to soak in the vibrant energy and community spirit that define this annual event.

Remember, the festival runs from Sunday, September 10th to Sunday, September 17th, 2023. We look forward to seeing you there!

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All you need to know

  • Why is it called Gaslight Festival?

    The name of the Jeffersontown Gaslight Festival, held annually in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, traces back to the town's historical use of gaslights in the 1800s. The transition to electric lighting began in 1911, with a fundraising carnival in 1912. The rediscovery of an original gaslight during a 1960s renovation sparked the idea to adorn the newly renovated town square, now known as "Gaslight Square", with replica gaslights, reviving a piece of the town's heritage. This led to the inception of the Gaslight Festival, initially a small street party in 1969, which has blossomed into a significant event, attracting over 200,000 visitors annually with a vibrant array of activities and events.

  • When is Gaslight Festival in Jeffersontown KY?

    The Gaslight Festival in Jeffersontown, Kentucky is scheduled to take place during the week of September 10th to September 17th, 2023. Various events including a Motorcycle Rally, a 5K run, and a Car Show are part of the festival's lineup, with registrations still open for these events. You can find more details on the official website: Gaslight Festival 2023. If you are travelling to the festival, you can leave your bags or other belongings at multiple nearby locations with Bounce: the world’s largest luggage storage network.

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