Media Advisory: Locust Grove’s 29th Annual Gardeners’ Fair


Contact: Harlan Dawkins

Marketing Coordinator


Locust Grove’s 29th Annual Gardeners’ Fair


WHAT: Discover a botanical wonderland at the 2024 Gardeners Fair hosted by Locust Grove. Immerse yourself in a vibrant tapestry of blossoming beauty and verdant foliage. Witness captivating demonstrations showcasing farm animals, gardening techniques, conservation efforts, and more. Beyond an event, Gardeners’ Fair celebrates nature’s wonders and the passion of those who nurture it. On Saturday, May 11, there will also be a Mother’s Day Tea in the Gardens (SOLD OUT). Join us for a weekend of growth, inspiration, and the pure joy of all things botanical. There will be 45+ local and regional vendors.

  • There will be food available from Alchemy Food Truck, Crowler Catering, Gelato Gilberto, Judy’s Baked Goods.
  • Enjoy live jazz from Will Spade and T. Moore.
  • This event is sponsored by Fleur de Tea, Curate and Plate, Perfectly Cordial, St. Matthews Feed and Seed, Heine Bros, Mark Gaston Sr. Memorial Sponsorship (gifts in memory of Mark), and Mr. & Mrs. LaMar Gaston, Jr.
  • Admission is $10 per adult (over 18) and $5 per child (under 18).

WHERE: Historic Locust Grove  

               561 Blankenbaker Lane  

               Louisville, KY 40207  

WHEN: Saturday May 11 and Sunday May 12, 10am to 4:30pm each day.

ABOUT: Historic Locust Grove is a National Historic Landmark whose mission is to preserve and interpret the remaining 55-acres of William Croghan’s estate, Locust Grove, with its circa 1792 historic house, grounds, and collection of period furnishings as examples of early nineteenth-century America, and to share the stories of the many people who contributed to the history of the site, emphasizing the lives and experiences of General George Rogers Clark, Revolutionary War figure and founder of Louisville, the Croghan family, and the nearly 100 people enslaved at Locust Grove from 1792-1856. Locust Grove tells the story of Louisville’s history through agriculture, conservation, distilling, and special events, while offering diverse experiences that capture the story of the site and educates the community and visitors about where Louisville begins.

Locust Grove is located at 561 Blankenbaker Lane (between Brownsboro Road and River Road), Louisville, KY 40207. For more information, please contact Harlan Dawkins, Marketing Coordinator at or call 502.897.9845.