LouisvilleKY’s 10th Annual Buy Local Fair to be Held May 20th

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Louisville, KY  -The Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 10th Annual Buy Local Fair on Sunday, May 20th from 12:00pm – 6:00pm 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. For more information, visit keeplouisvilleweird.com/buylocalfair.
 
The fair will include more than 200 booths from a variety of local businesses, artists and craftspeople, community organizations, and farmers. Guests can also enjoy live music, food and drink vendors, a children’s area, a craft beer, bourbon and brandy tent sponsored by ValuMarket, a Back Porch area for the grownups sponsored by Cox’s Smokers Outlet and Spirit Shoppes, a cooking competition sponsored by The Trend Appliances, and a craft cocktail competition sponsored by Wilson Muir Bank. The event’s trash, recycling and compost program is sponsored by Facilities Management Services.
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For the first time, the fair will include a “Kidpreneur Marketplace” from 12:00pm-3:00pmshowcasing ten local mini businesses run by kids age 12 and under.
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 2018 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, Wilson Muir Bank & Trust, Nanz & Kraft Florists, eyedia Design It Again, ValuMarket, Louisville Magazine, Louisville.com, Louisville Public Media, LEO Weekly, Maloney Outdoor Advertising, Heaven Hill Brands, WAKY, Carmichael’s Bookstore, Eclipse Bank, Luminary, Facilities Management Services, Dependable Dumpsters, and Quest Outdoors.
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, visitwww.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, visitwww.louisvillewater.com.

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