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ReGeneration Fair 2016

September 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Waterfront Botanical Garden’s 2nd Annual ReGeneration Fair will take place on the future Gardens site, with vendors and booths from around the city and region showcasing sustainable practices. Food trucks, sweet treats, and adult beverages will be available!

This family-friendly event will include activities for the kids, as well as a special Plein Air Paint Out in coordination with the Louisville Visual Art.

This event is FREE, with a $10 suggested donation to build the Waterfront Botanical Gardens!

Parking and bike racks available. Please, no pets. The fair will take place rain or shine.


Demonstrations and activities include:

  • Bird Walk with Rob Lane and the Beckham Bird Club
  • Beneficial Insects and Butterflies with Blair Leano-Helvey of Idlewild Butterfly Farm
  • Rain Garden Display by Dropseed Nursery
  • Weed walk with Clinical Herbalist, Carletta Delonjay
  • T-shirt painting with Steam Exchange
  • Sky’s the Limit Stilt Walking
  • New Earth Garden Center hydroponic growing demo
  • Bonsai Display with Twisted Nature Bonsai
  • University of Louisville EcoReps, Compost and Vermicompost Demonstration
  • Water Purification “Water Ball” Demonstration with Waterstep
  • Hemp demonstration with Kentucky Hemp Industries Association
  • Hydroponics 101 with New Earth Garden Center
  • Natural rainwater management with MSD
  • Natural wreath workshop with Don’t Forget the Flowers
  • Fall home gardening with UK Extension Services
  • Limberwalker Tree Service, “Ask an Arborist”


Kids Activities Include:

  • Butterfly release with Idlewild Butterfly Farm — 4:00 pm
  • The Food Literacy Project Truck Farm and Pollinator Tag
  • Recycled musical instruments with Good Garbage, Center for Creative Reuse
  • Face painting
  • Plant activities with Wallitsch Nursery and Rainbow Blossom
  • Scavenger hunt and water activity with Waterfront Botanical Gardens’ Education Committee


Thank you to our sponsors!

sponsors reGen fair (1)

Owsley Brown III

Dropseed Native Plant Nursery

Valerie J. Smith


September 10, 2016
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site
1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States