Ali Week 2019

Join Louisville in celebrating the Greatest Of All Time! Ali Week is a community-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali. Every year during the first week in June, Ali’s hometown of Louisville, Kentucky marks the anniversary of his passing with special events, activities, discounts, film screenings, art, music, and other family activities that encourage people to keep alive The Champ’s worldwide impact as a heavyweight champion, cultural icon, and global humanitarian.

Monday, June 3

Interfaith Memorial/Spirituality Service & Candlelight Vigil

7pm-8:30pm. Annual memorial held at the Muhammad Ali Center. Speakers will include friends and family of Muhammad and special guests.

Tuesday, June 4

Ali Appreciation Night with the Louisville Bats at Slugger Field.

Doors Open at 6pm. Game is at 7pm. Central High School Choir will be performing the National Anthem. 

Wednesday, June 5

Accessing the Archives Tour at the Ali Center

10a-12pm

Four collections items will be presented in conjunction with a Muhammad Ali Center exhibits tour to talk about his boxing career, life, and his legacy.

Thursday, June 6

Louisville Airport Unveil

10a-12pm

Annual memorial held at the Muhammad Ali Center. Speakers will include friends and family of Muhammad and special guests.

Friday, June 7

Daughters of Greatness Featuring Dr. Neeli Bendapudi

Muhammad Ali Center

8:30a-10a

Stories of Ali

Muhammad Ali Center 

The Stories of Ali program will explore boxing in Ali’s Louisville and ask questions about his experiences with boxing here.

6p-8p

Saturday, June 8

"The Greatest" Bike Ride led by Mayor Greg Fischer

The bike ride will begin and end at the Ali Center, and will take riders past local Ali landmarks.

10a-12p

Screening of HBO'S "What's My Name"

Muhammad Ali Center

10a-5pm. 

Sunday, June 9

Special Advance Screening of the Upcoming "City of Ali" Documentary

Muhammad Ali Center. The screening is free but registration is required at https://19291.blackbaudhosting.com/19291/City-of-Ali-730-PM-Screening

7:30-8:30pm.

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