Louisville has a rich baseball history and is the home of Louisville Slugger, so you’ll find lots to see and do before attending a Louisville Bats game. One of the must do things when attending a game in Louisville is taking a tour of the Louisville Slugger Factory. The tour lets you see how the bats the majority of major leaguers used are made and is a must-see for any baseball fan. The tour even comes with a free bat giving you a nice keepsake.
After a day at the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory head over to Louisville Slugger Field for a Bats game. Outside Louisville Slugger Field is a statue of Hall of Famer Pee Wee Reese, so stop by and snap a picture of the Hall of Fame shortstop before entering the park.
The area around the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and Louisville Slugger Field is home to a variety of bars and restaurants providing you plenty of places to grab a bite to eat or something to drink. Stop by one of the bars or restaurants on our list if you’re in need of some inspiration.
The Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is a must-see for any baseball fan and alone is worth making the trip to Louisville, although you won’t want to miss the opportunity to take in a Bats game at Louisville Slugger Field.
Pee Wee Reese Statue
Get a picture with the Pee Wee Reese statue before entering Louisville Slugger Field. The Hall of Famer is the most famous baseball player from the city, so don’t miss your opportunity to check out the statue before the game.
Where to tailgate
Preston Street and Main Street Parking LotsIf you don’t have season tickets, then make sure to get a spot in the Preston Street or Main Street Parking Lots. The lots are open to the general public for a small fee making them an excellent place to park before the game.
Nearby Bars and RestaurantsCheck out our bars and restaurants list for some great places to stop before the game. Those of you who enjoy the bar scene will have fun grabbing drinks at nearby establishments such as Against the Grain Brewery and Smokehouse and Haymarket Whiskey Bar among others.