Foundation Events

Attend a Norton Children’s Event

The Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation hosts several events throughout the year. From a black-tie gala to a walk/run, there’s an event out there for everyone.

Event dates and details are subject to change in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s current recommendations related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation Golf Outing

May 2, 2022
Lake Forest Country Club and Valhalla Golf Club

Foundation Golf Outing

The Kentucky Derby brings many great traditions to Louisville. Another great tradition occurs on the Monday of Derby week: the Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation Golf Outing, which raises funds for Norton Children’s Hospital. The 2021 outing raised more than $400,000, thanks to our generous sponsors and community support!

Participants also are invited to the John Asher “Just for Kids” reception on the Sunday before the golf outing.


Bourbon & Bowties™

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Fleur de Lis Farm
Prospect, Kentucky

Bourbon & Bowties

The 13th Bourbon & Bowties™ will be held on Thursday, June 1, 2023.

The event will feature some of the area’s best chefs preparing hors d’oeuvres, bourbon tastings, the opportunity to purchase a custom bow tie or bangle, and more. Tickets for the 2023 Bourbon & Bowties event will go on sale Thursday, March 23, 2023, at 9 a.m. To be added to the 2023 mailing list, click here.


Wings for Kids

Saturday, June 4, 2022, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 5, 2022, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bill Fluke Airfield at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park

The Wings for Kids Air Show features a variety of radio controlled flying exhibitions, including aerobatic airplanes, Warbirds from World War I and World War II, turbine-powered jet aircraft and scale vintage planes. Kids will enjoy the popular airplane candy drop, inflatables and a tour of the “Just for Kids” transport vehicles.


Norton Children’s Hospital Home & BMW Raffle

Tickets on sale June 20, 2022

Win a house, help a child! You could win a beautiful new home in Norton Commons built by Ramage Company, or a new BMW from BMW of Louisville plus $10,000! Tickets are $100 and only 15,000 will be sold. Don’t miss your chance to win with the 12th annual Norton Children’s Hospital Home & BMW Raffle!


Norton Children’s Hospital Splash ‘n’ Dash Walk/Run

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022

Splash N Dash

Join us this year to splash, dash, walk or run in support of Norton Children’s Hospital! Choose a designated 1K splash course or 5K dash course with a scenic view of E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park. After the race, enjoy family-friendly activities in the “Just for Kids” Zone. Not a runner or walker? Join a Splash Zone team and help blast participants with water at a splash zone.


Bike to Beat Cancer

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022

Bike to Beat Cancer

For more than a decade, thousands of families, friends and neighbors have come together to support loved ones and further the lifesaving mission of Norton Cancer Institute!

Whether you are ready to hit the road, want to participate but can’t be there, or have never been on a bike before, we have an option for you! Choose from a 15-, 35-, 65-, or 100-mile supported ride, a 5-mile Family Ride, an hourlong Spin Ride or a Virtual Ride.


Festival of Trees & Lights

Nov. 11 to 13, 2022

Festival of Trees & Lights

There’s no better way to deck your halls for the holidays than through the Festival of Trees & Lights, presented by Republic Bank. You can enjoy shopping for hundreds of beautifully decorated trees, wreaths and greenery, and it’s all for a great cause — supporting the patients at Norton Children’s Hospital.


Snow Ball

Nov. 19, 2022
Galt House Hotel

Snow Ball

This black-tie gala, presented by Konica Minolta, features a silent auction along with an elegant dinner and dancing amid a winter wonderland.


Upcoming Community Events

Many generous groups and businesses in the community host fundraisers or special giving opportunities that benefit Norton Children’s Hospital. Check in regularly to learn about these unique ways to get involved in the community while supporting a great cause.

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