The 9th annual Buy Local Fair, hosted by Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), will be held noon-6 p.m. Sunday, May 21.
Craft cocktail competition a new feature
LOUISVILLE (April 21, 2017) – The 9th annual Buy Local Fair, hosted by Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA), will be held noon-6 p.m. Sunday, May 21 at Louisville Water Tower Park, 3005 River Road.
Presented by Louisville Water Company, admission to the Buy Local Fair is free and parking is $5 per vehicle, or free for bicycle parking. Last year’s fair drew over 8,000 attendees.
The fair will include more than 200 booths from a variety of local businesses, artists and craftspeople, community organizations, and farmers, as well as live music, The Trend Appliances cooking competition, food and drink vendors, ValuMarket craft beer tent, Cox’s Back Porch area for the grownups and a children’s area as well.
For the first time, the fair will also feature a “Drink Local Craft Cocktail Competition,” where local mixologists will create unique cocktails, and attendees will be able to vote for their favorite. The winning mixologist and brand will receive a one year’s membership to LIBA.
The mission of the Buy Local Fair is to provide a venue that fosters cooperation, cross-pollination and strength in numbers for locally-owned, independent entities. By bringing together customers of various businesses, farms, craftspeople and bands unique to the Louisville-area, we expose a variety of endeavors to new audiences and increase business for all.
The 2017 Buy Local Fair is presented by Louisville Water Company and sponsored by Louisville Metro Council, Amish Hills Furniture, The Trend Appliances, Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Markets, Cox’s Smokers Outlet and Spirit Shoppe, Nanz & Kraft Florists, Eclipse Bank, eyedia Design It Again, ValuMarket, Louisville Magazine, Louisville.com, Louisville Public Media, LEO Weekly, , YELP Louisville, Maloney Outdoor Advertising, Heaven Hill Brands, WAKY, Delivra and La Fleur de Merde.
For more information, visit www.keeplouisvilleweird.com/buylocalfair.
About the Louisville Independent Business Alliance
LIBA is a non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the unique community character of the Metro Louisville area by promoting locally-owned businesses and to educate citizens on the value of buying locally. For more information about LIBA, visit www.keeplouisvilleweird.com.
About Louisville Water Co.
Louisville Water provides a safe, high-quality of drinking water to over 850,000 people in Louisville Metro and surrounding communities. Louisville Water began operations in October 1860 as Kentucky’s first public water provider. For more info, visit www.louisvillewater.com.
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