Oct 27, 2014


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Louisville, KY (July 14, 2014) – Following the success of last summer’s plaza movie nights and this year’s World Cup viewing parties, the KFC Yum! Center is launching a Summer Plaza Series in collaboration with the Louisville Downtown Partnership with three free events in August.


On Sunday, Aug. 3, families can come to the KFC Yum! Center’s Norton Healthcare Plaza for a Kid’s Festival.  Jugglers, puppeteers, stilt walkers and a trapeze act will take over the plaza from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., and kids will have the opportunity to participate in fun activities including face painting, pop a shot and mini golf.


The KFC Yum! Center is excited to announce that the Soul Lounge 7th Annual Summer of Soul Series will be stopping at the KFC Yum! Center Norton Healthcare Plaza on Sunday, Aug. 10. from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Enjoy performances by the Soulful Sounds of 90 Degrees Freezing, JD Green, Carri McMullen with Jazz Band Journey To Forever and author Dana Stringer presenting “In Between Faith.”  Open Mic will also be available during the event. The 7th Annual Summer of Soul Series will be stopping at various locations throughout Louisville and Southern Indiana until September 28.


On Sunday, Aug. 17, the longest running Live Salsa night is coming to the plaza. Start the night out with a quick dance lesson from salsa instructor Gabe Scott featuring live music by the seven-piece Latin band, Cosa Seria.  The event runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and is open to dancers of all levels, from beginner to advanced.


“We’re excited to continue working with the Louisville Downtown Partnership to create exciting events on our plaza,” said Dennis Petrullo, General Manager of the KFC Yum! Center. “Our goal is always to provide the community with entertainment options that appeal to various audiences and these events give us the opportunity to share this building with the community in a unique way.”


All three events are free however local food trucks will be onsite offering a variety of food and beverages for sale.