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Local Fourth Of July Festivities

Spirit_of_76There are a few options in Jefferson County this year if you’re looking for a way to celebrate the Fourth of July.

July 3: Louisville Orchestra on the Waterfront. Event begins at 5:00 PM, concert starts at 8:30 PM and fireworks will follow the Louisville Bats game. Admission is free

July 3: Lousiville Bats will be playing the Gwinnett Braves starting at 6:45 PM. Fireworks will be after the game. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online. Admission starts at $10.

July 4: LouCity will be playing Montreal starting at 7:30 PM. Fireworks will follow the game. Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate. Admission starts at $15.

July 4: The Crescent Hill 4th of July Festival is a two day event that starts on the 3rd. Event runs 10:00 AM until 10:00 PM both days with fireworks on the 4th.

July 4: Fort Knox 4th of July Celebration at Brooks Field from 5PM until 10:30PM features live music, kids activities, hot air balloon rides, inflatables, and fireworks at 10:15PM.  Open to the public.  Don’t miss the Salute to the Nation from 8:45-9:40PM.

And The Winner Is…

The results are in. Louisville’s own Slugger Field has been declared the winner of the Best Triple-A Ballpark in the US for 2016.
The contest, held by Ballpark Digest, ranked fields in a bracket style tournament. Then, fans were given the opportunity to vote for their favorite in each round. Over 14,000 fans voted for their favorite ballparks throughout the tournament.
The final round, came down to Louisville Slugger Field and Indianapolis’s Victory Field. In a narrow margin of 51% to 49%, Louisville won.
A complete list of all fields with rank as well as the results for each round of voting can be found at Ballpark Digest.