Clarion Hotel Conference Center Louisville North
505 Marriott Dr.
Clarksville, IN 47129
Phone: (812) 283-4411
Fax: (812) 283-1619
Located in the center of the Louisville Waterfront Park, the Great Lawn is a massive and well-manicured space covering 12 acres of lush greenery. The lawn is divided into north and south spaces, each of which can accommodate upto 20,000 guests. The park is used to conduct several events like concerts, celebrations and picnics. If you are visiting the park, ensure that you check out this place for its refreshing surrounds. To know more, check the website.
Built as the Globe Vaudeville Theater in the 1880s, the Nelligan Hall is now a creative space done up by artists and is the base of the North End Social Club. It consists of art studios, rehearsal rooms, a concerts space, a stage, DJ console, a bar and a kitchen. Some of their previous listings are Faun Fables, Lords, Venus Trap, Phlegethon and A Better Yesterday.
The Kentucky Center for Performing Arts is where the Mary Anderson Room is located. The center is a performing arts studio that stages a number of different shows. Music, drama, dance and more, are all staged here at the Mary Anderson Room. You can even rent the room for private events. So do contact hem for show, ticket and rental details.
The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts showcases some of the biggest names in theater, dance, and music. Home of the Kentucky Opera, Louisville Ballet, Stage One, and the Louisville Orchestra, the center's season also includes the hottest touring Broadway shows. Comprised of four theaters, from the 2,406-seat Robert S. Whitney Hall to the far more intimate 319-seat MeX (black box) Theater, the center's venues are as diverse as its artistic lineup. The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts' outreach programs work year-round to bring a wealth of arts programs to the community.
This multi-media exhibit features the history of America's 15th state. From its entrance in 1792 to the present-day, native born Ashley Judd narrates the history of this interesting region. KentuckyShow! is the brainchild of Sharon Potter, a Kentucky transplant who became fascinated with the people, customs, cities, towns and everything else here. After some fundraising and years of work, she and her team produced this 30-minute show as an homage to the state. It plays every day at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, just ask the information desk for directions to the screening room.
Since it was established in 1964, the Actors Theatre of Louisville has received numerous accolades and awards as an outstanding non-profit resident theater. The stage hosts performances throughout the year and in addition to these creative theatrics, the troupes offer apprentice and internships programs, workshops and tours to the general public. The productions range from lighthearted themes and subjects to more avant-garde and political ones. Productions here definitely offer something for everyone.
Built for an estimated $238 million dollars, the KFC Yum! Center is one of the most expensive properties in the entire state. It's a multi-purpose venue that primarily hosts University of Louisville athletics such as men and women's basketball, but it consistently holds other comedy, performance art, dance, drama, etc. The arena holds more than 20,000 spectators and it's a great spot to catch a show, whether it's hoops, music or anything in-between.
The multi-dimensional Glassworks is a gallery, workshop, studio, gift shop, and event venue all rolled into one. Come watch glassmakers transform globs of melted glass into exquisite pieces of art. Those eager to learn the trade themselves can take classes or visit the Walk-In Workshop. Glassworks also hosts birthday parties, and is available to rent for group functions (event planners even have the option of renting glass-making demonstrations during their function).
The Bomhard Theater is named after the founder of the Kentucky Opera. Bomhard is a classy events venue, seating 619, featuring a M1D Meyer Sound system for sound reinforcement.
Size does matter and especially so at the Kentucky International Convention Center, that spreads across 300,000 square feet. The type of events held here vary from trade fairs to meetings and others. Besides a ball room that provides for an expanse of unending space there 52 meeting rooms covering the whole area and a conference theater besides other facilities . For your caffeine cravings there is a Star bucks on the premises and a lunch joint. Catering facilities are also available at the convention center. Call ahead for more details.
Home to the Louisville Bats (the Cincinnati Reds AAA minor league affiliate), Louisville Slugger Field was built in 2000 and has a capacity of over 13,000. This retro-classic venue houses 32 private suites, children's play areas as well as the team and administrative offices. The groundskeepers conduct field tours during the Louisville Bats season, and the diamond is also occasionally rented out for wedding receptions, proms, dances, trade shows, rehearsal dinners, private holiday parties and fund raisers.
Situated right beside Residence Inn Louisville Downtown, this whiskey bar plies Kentucky bourbon as well as other potent libations in a building that dates from 1885. If you love whiskey, this unpretentious downtown bar with its fantastic selection of more than 100 varieties, is one you absolutely must visit. If whiskey isn't really your thing, don't despair because the bar also has craft and tap beers for you to enjoy as well. During the week, this popular watering hole has live bands in action, from traditional bluegrass trios to punk rock ones, each night is different.