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10 Things to do in Mt. Washington, Kentucky!

10 Things to do in Mt. Washington, Kentucky!

Discover what it's like to live in Mt. Washington, Kentucky with Fischer Homes! This vibrant city is also known as "The Crossroads of Kentucky" and is packed full of history, entertainment, dining, and shopping options. Mt. Washington also recently received recognition as one of the safest cities for children and families in Kentucky! With a rich history and easy access to Louisville, Kentucky, Mt. Washington is a great place to live! Don’t believe us? Check out these 10 things to do in Mt. Washington and see for yourself!

1. MillaNova Winery

Family-owned and operated MillaNova Winery is situated just off Highway 44, Bethel Church Road to Gentry Lane, and has been voted best winery in Bullitt County for two years! This winery has such a rich history because the Terranova family has been a part of the winemaking tradition since their grandfather came to the U.S. in the early 20th century. MillaNova is open to wine tasting and hosts a variety of public events throughout the year including sip and shop events with local vendors and bridal shows. They also have spacious rooms and a fully equipped kitchen, providing the perfect venue for weddings, reunions, receptions, and parties! 


2. WhoDunnit Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

A Murder Mystery Theater, with a twist! WhoDunnit is a non-profit, donation-supported organization for the performing arts. Previous shows have included ghost stories, lively holiday musicals, a Mystery Cabaret, courtroom dramas, comedies, costumed extravaganzas set in the 1920s and 1930s, and Ye Olde Murder Mysterie, a truly unique tale set in the year 1007. This Murder Mystery Theater is a script improv theater that keeps its audiences on its toes!


3. Mt. Washington Farmer's Market

Looking for a fabulous selection of vegetables, fruits, flowers, cakes, bread, and other local treats? The Mt. Washington Farmer's Market has got you covered! This farmers market brings the community together every summer where you can try locally made goods, including handmade crepes that have raving reviews! The farmers market is open every Wednesday and Saturday from June through September and is located in the parking lot next to First Baptist Church under the City Plaza Pavilion.


4. Vendor City Flea Market

Looking to sell your own items or love a good treasure hunt for the best deals? Look no further than the Vendor City Flea Market! You're sure to find a great deal on home items, games, toys, clothes, and pretty much any other items you can think of! Get to know your neighbors, grab lunch at the Vendor City Cafe, and take some time to look through all that each vendor has to offer. Each time you go, you're sure to find something different as vendors can change throughout the year! 


5. Fairmount Falls Park

We all need time to recharge, and Fairmount Falls Park is the perfect location! This stunning park has a waterfall and trail to explore. Love photography? This is also a great location to bust out the camera and capture some great nature shots. This park is such a hidden gem and access is limited, so make sure to call before going!


6. Mt. Washington Parks

Want to get outdoors and enjoy some sunshine? The City of Mt. Washington has three parks providing tons of recreational options for the whole family! The parks feature a variety of places to play sports, including tennis, basketball, baseball, and much more. There's a walking path, playgrounds for the kids, a dog park, and even a large skate park. There is also a gazebo for you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the fresh air!


7. Milano Italian Restaurant

In the mood for some delicious Italian food? Milano is the place for you! This family-owned business offers a great selection of homemade Italian food including pizzas, tortellini, eggplant parmesan, spaghetti and meatballs, and manicotti. Up for a challenge? Finish one of their 5 lb Godfather Calzones in one hour and get your whole meal for free!


8. Second Chances Wildlife Center

Second Chances Wildlife Center provides hands-on environmental education programs for the whole family. They offer wildlife rescue and rehabilitation as well as the safe release of injured, displaced, or orphaned animals. You can even participate in exciting events hosted by Second Chances, including the Run Wild Trail Run and Kentucky Bat Festival, or join a "behind-the-scenes" tour of their facility!


9. Zoe's Ice-Cream

Ready for a delicious sweet treat? Head on over to Zoe's Ice-Cream! They offer a wide variety of flavors, milkshakes, sundaes, and more! They have tons of fun toppings to make your ice cream even more enjoyable. Zoe's joins a neighboring food trailer, Sissy's Tacos, so you can enjoy the best of both worlds with a taco and ice cream!


10. Derby City Pizza Co.

Derby City Pizza Co. is the perfect place to satisfy your pizza craving. They offer a variety of food, including pizza, subs, pasta, wings, salads, and other appetizers. Looking for something on the healthier side? They offer customizable crustless pizza as well as a broccoli & cheese crust pizza. 


Discover Stunning New Home Communities in Mt. Washington

Bluegrass Meadows

Home to the 2022 St. Jude Dream Home, this new home community is located on the east side of Mt. Washington off Old Mill Road. You'll love where you live because not only will you have your dream home, but the perfect amenities to go along with it! Future planned amenities include a swimming pool, cabana, and playground. You can choose from our Designer, Maple Street, and Paired Patio Home Collections and discover a variety of floorplan options including ranch-style, two-story, and 5-level floorplans featuring open-concept kitchens, flexible living spaces, pocket offices, lower-level recreation rooms, and lofts. Learn more about Bluegrass Meadows here and select your homesite while they last!

The Villas at River Crest

The Villas at River Crest is an extension of the existing River Crest community, and future planned amenities are currently under construction and include a cabana, swimming pool, and splash pool! Choose from our Maple Street Collection and discover a variety of floorplan options including ranch-style and two-story floorplans featuring open-concept kitchens, flexible living spaces, and lofts. Learn more about The Villas at River Crest here!

Harvest Point

This low-maintenance community is conveniently located off Old Mill Road, near US 150. Harvest Point offers snow removal and landscaping services, so you can spend more time relaxing and exploring Mt. Washington! Choose from our Paired Patio Home Collection, which features ranch-style and two-story options with 1,200 - 2,100 square feet of living space! Learn more about Harvest Point here!

Want to Make Mt. Washington, Kentucky Home?

Like what you've read above? Does Mt. Washington sound like the perfect community for you? If so, Fischer Homes is calling your name! Choose from 8 new home communities offering options for everyone! Our variety of floorplan options and price ranges will ensure that your selection of a new home is tailored to fit your every need.

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