Muhammad Ali was quoted as saying that his greatness came and started in Louisville. Starting today, June 2, Louisvillians can honor the champ’s legacy in several places around town for Ali Fest 2023.
The celebrations run through Sunday, June 11 and include the following free events:
🌹 Roses & Remembrance | Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Hear a speech by Muhammad’s wife, Lonnie, and place a rose on Ali’s grave in Cave Hill Cemetery.
🎨 Community Carnival | Sunday, June 4, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Head to the Ali Center downtown for day of family fun, including carnival games, face painters + an international bazaar.
🥊 Ringside @ Logan St. | Saturday, June 10, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Pop by Logan Street Market for boxing demos, a pop-up gallery, T-shirt printing, and free health screenings.
View the full Ali Fest schedule, which also includes a ticketed breakfast with Ali’s daughter + a concert by Grammy-winning musician Christian McBride.