Garfield Gathering Hotel Information

Hello Garfield Enthusiasts!!

Our next Garfield Convention is just around the corner. It will be held June 19th thru the 22nd , 2024 in Clarksville Indiana with Leslie Crain as our local host. Our hotel is the Radisson Louisville North, 505 Marriott Dr, Clarksville IN 47129. This hotel is located just 2 miles from downtown Louisville, KY and less than 15 minutes from the airport.

We have secured special rates starting Sunday June 16th thru Sunday June 23rd. You must call the local number at the hotel 812-283-4411 and ask for the Garfield Convention rates to reserve rooms. You cannot book online to get the special rates. Please book asap. The group rates will only be held thru June 2, 2024. Reservations can be canceled up to 24 hours prior to arrival.

Two double beds $119.00 plus taxes

King bed $129.00 plus taxes

King Suite $149.00 plus taxes

Below is the schedule for the four days.

Wed June 19th, 2024

Garfest Registration table check in starts at noon until 5 pm. At least one registration bag needs to be purchased per party. This includes Garfest 2024 themed t-shirt, pin, and other goodies.

Our opening reception and dinner buffet starts at 6 PM in the hotel.

Since opening night falls on Garfield’s birthday we will have a birthday theme, Italian food including lasagna,

birthday cake, and plenty of games and raffles.

Thurs June 20th 2024

Our group outing is to the Kentucky Derby Museum.

Our tour starts at 10 AM and includes a film, guided track tour of Churchill Downs, lucky horseshoes craft activity, a wonderful Kentucky lunch buffet including Kentucky Hot Brown Casserole and BBQ Pulled Pork.. self guided museum and exhibits

Evening activities get started at 6 PM with a Gourmet BBQ dinner buffet that includes BBQ ribs and Fried Chicken. Hand made Kentucky Derby Garfield themed hat Contest, plus horse race themed games, raffles, etc.

Fri June 21st 2024

Our morning group outing is to the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory at 9 AM

Our guided tour of the factory starts at 9:15 AM followed by time in the museum and free mini bat

We then depart for the Lousivlle Zoo. Arrive by Noon. Group taco buffet at 12:30 and zoo time on your own..

Evening activities get started at 6 PM in the hotel with a backyard cookout buffet with grilled hamburgers and hotdogs and baseball themed games and activities.

Saturday June 22 nd 2024

Our annual swap meet from 8 am to 11 am in the hotel. 6ft tables can be purchased to sell goods or you can just shop.

Final American traditonal buffet with grilled chicken and sliceb beef with live auction of hard to find Garfield collectibles starts at 6 PM in the hotel.

Room hopping to see and buy Garfield collectibles will be going on in participating attendees rooms over the course of our stay.

Registration takes place on my site at Deadline to register for events is June 1st!!!

I look forward to seeing everyone there.!