You hang out when it’s a Flea Off Market Saturday.
Now, The East Market District, where the motto is “Eat, Play, Shop, Stay,” wants you to make NuLu part of your Kentucky Derby experience.
“The First Ever NuLu Derby Celebration” is scheduled for Sunday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
NuLu retailers, restaurants, and businesses will be open extended hours, offering specials and discounts, according to a news release.
Activities throughout the day include live musical performances by Klondike and the Slow Rush, sponsored by Peace of the Earth, and a live fashion show sponsored by Gifthorse.
From the release:
Many retailers will be showcasing Derby and equestrian-themed fashions and products for this event. It’s the perfect time to complete your Derby-day look and pick up your party essentials! Participating businesses for this Derby event include Peace of the Earth, Barry Wooley Designs, Cake Flour, Rellek, Hudson Home, Garage Bar, Red Tree, Gifthorse, Muth’s Candies, Revolver, Flo, Bluegrass Green Co., Scout, Encuentros, Marti Kuen Gallery, City Concierge, Garner Narrative Gallery, Ghyslain, Swanson Gallery, Bay’s Boutique, and more.
Examples of some Derby-themed offerings for the NuLu Derby Celebration:
Gifthorse: Dresses, Derby Hats, and Fascinators
Muth’s Candies: Bourbon Balls
Peace of the Earth: Horsehead Soaps
Flo: Derby Hats and Jewelry
Scout / Revolver / Encuentros: Jewelry and Accessories
Examples of some of the specials and discounts that will be offered during the NuLu Derby Celebration:
- Rellek – 20 percent off Derby-related art.
- Scout – 20 percent off the entire store.
- Garage Bar – 10 percent off with a receipt from a NuLu retailer.
- Peace of the Earth – 10 percent off the entire store.
- Revolver – 10 percent off the entire store.
- Red Tree – 10 percent off the entire store
- Bays Boutique – 10 percent off entire store.
- Ghyslain – Free chocolate with a receipt from a NuLu retailer.
About NuLu: The East Market District, also referred to as NuLu, is now best known for its art galleries, specialty stores, antique shops and a growing number of local, upscale restaurants. The term “NuLu” is a portmanteau meaning “New Louisville.” As home to two LEED-certified commercial buildings, many historic restoration projects, as well as several restaurants offering organic and locally sourced ingredients, NuLu has emerged with a culture of sustainability. Visit www.eastmarketdistrict.com for more information.