(And if you’re waiting for us to explain the whole “Big Lebowski”/Coen Brothers thing here, what are the odds you’re really going to go?) The 11th Annual Lebowski Fest is scheduled for Thursday, July 19 through Sat., July 21. 4th St., 589-5200, Three different party packages that include overnight accomodations, buffets, champagne toasts and dancing. Liberty St., 584-7170, nye-live.com/louisville, 21 Live music by 100% Poly with balloon drops, confetti cannons, party favors, a midnight champagne toast and the Times Square ball drop.
, 690-7040, 2nd Annual Neon Night Bash with a champagne toast at midnight. Flanagan’s Ale House 934 Baxter Ave., 585-3700, NYE party with a count down to midnight, balloon drop, bag pipers, party favors and a Jameson Toast at midnight. Free; All night Gerstle’s Place 3801 Frankfort Ave., 742-8616, Live music by War Panties and the Shane Dawson Band, with a champagne toast at midnight. Market St., 690-6595, NYE dance party with live music by a local DJ, with champagne. Market St., 442-0523, Live music by The Deloreans, Jalin Roze, Sketching, OK Deejays and Midnight Hour Sound System. Headliners 1386 Lexington Road, 584-8088, Live music by Billy Goat Strut Revue, Zach Longoria, Carly Johnson, DJs Matt Anthony and Woodrow on the Radio with a burlesque troupe, Vaudeville Louisville and a Prohibition Era dance party. Patron’s are encouraged to bring a canned good for Kentucky Harvest. Monkey Wrench 1025 Barret Ave., 582-2433 Live music by The Dime Store Dandy, with a champagne toast at midnight, a chocolate fountain, cigar smoking lounge and patrons are incouraged to dress in 20’s and 30’s attire. 4th St., 568-2202, Karaoke with the live band, Full Contact Karaoke. Holy Grale 1034 Bardstown Road, 459-9939, Live music by DJ Laylow, and the cover includes a five-course meal, a beer pairing and a toast drink. Loui Loui’s Authentic Detroit Style Pizza 10212 Taylorsville Road, 266-7599, Live music by Bag of Hammers with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Main St., 217-6360 Cover includes a four-course, table d’hote dinner with a Foie Gras Hot Brown and each guest will receive two complimentary drink tickets. Smoke & Rye (Southern Horseshoe Casino) 11999 Casino Center Drive, 969-6000, Live music by The Louisville Crashers. 3rd St., 749-3483, facebook.com/thirdstreetdive/ Live music by Dive Karaoke and a champagne toast at midnight. Time and Space 1279 Bardstown Road, facebook.com/timeandspacelouisville/ Live music by Handsome Bahb and Friends.
Preston St., 635-9227 Live music by Jaxon Lee Swain, Hotwires, Blythe of the Ball and late night DJs.
Main St., 217-6300, 21Live music by DJ Glitter Titz and two free cocktails for every patron. : Acoustic 80s Explosion and Mananabango, and drink and food specials.
Broadway, 583-1234, Cover includes a five-course meal at the English Grill and room accommodations for two. Prices vary; Times vary The Bard’s Town 1801 Bardstown Road, 749-5275, Comedy by Derby City Dating Scene, live music by Totally Boss!
Hosted by The Monkey Wrench with the incomparable booty shaking skillz of DJ Jason Clark.
Food Trucks will be parked just outside the bowling alley providing some awesome late night bites.
#300, (812) 218-1995, Cover includes a five-course meal with six wine pairings of global dishes from Italy, France, Argentina and Hungary.