LouisvilleKY group to celebrate Fat Tuesday


Louisville, KY., – Join the Highland Commerce Guild on Fat Tuesday for a Mardi Gras celebration of Louisville’s “Restaurant Row”, featuring picks from the city’s biggest collection of local, unique, and eclectic establishments on our beloved Bardstown Road. All to support Highlands Community Ministries, helping neighbors in need of food, emergency financial help, and quality-of-life programs.

Up to 20 establishments will be represented. Restaurants inlcude Asiatique, Bristol Bar & Grille, Eat-a-Pita, Highland Morning, Jack Fry’s, Kizito Cookies, Morris Deli, O’Shea’s Irish Pub, Somewhere Louisville, Uptown Cafe, Wild Ginger, and Wiltshire Pantry plus more in the works. Spirits provided by Cumberland Brews and Great Flood Brewery, as well as a bourbon experience by Maker’s Mark and a sampling of wine from Morris Deli & highland mardi grasLiquors. Ale-8-One, Heine Brothers’ Coffee, and Louisville Pure Tap round out the beverage selection.
Live Bourbon Jazz by the Billy Goat Strut Revue will fill the air with the sounds of New Orleans. You’ll enjoy a festival atmosphere in the Highlands bustling community center, the Highlands Community Campus, an antique former German church and building that prominently sits at the corner of the Original Highlands and Paristown Pointe Neighborhoods, and houses the main operations of Highlands Community Ministries.

Your all-inclusive ticket allows you to sample all of the savory tastes, spirits, and beverages offered. All guests must be at least 21 years of age. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Safety and Security Store, 622 Baxter Ave., Louisville, KY, 40204, 502-587-8273. Proceeds from the event goto Highlands Community Ministries. The Highland Commerce Guild requests that all guests drink responsibly.

A Taste of The Highlands is sponsored by Maker’s Mark, Coffee News Louisville, ValuMarket, Park Community Credit Union, Sign-a-rama Downtown, Louisville Magazine, and LEO.