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Kentucky Festivals and Events

Kentucky events

Kentucky is a state so enriched with interesting history and heritage, music and arts, sports and outdoors, there always seems to be a fun festival celebrating a Kentucky something or somebody.

The Kentucky Derby may be our best known event, but if you thought it was just a horse race— think again. The Kentucky Derby Festival, a multi-week celebration of the Kentucky Derby itself,  offers festivities ranging from steamboat and hot air balloon races to marathons, celebrity events and the Thunder Over Louisville fireworks display.

Other cool Kentucky festivals include Owensboro's International Bar-B-Q Festival, London's World Chicken Festival, and the oldest bluegrass music festival in the state: Lexington's The Festival of the Bluegrass.

Use the search below to discover Kentucky events by city, region, date and keyword.

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Feb 13, 2016
Cadiz, KY
Lake Barkley is making it easy by designing a weekend dedicated to love.  Check-in to a lake view room and spend Saturday on the park or just relaxing on your private bal...
Apr 22 - Apr 23, 2016
Cadiz, KY
Owl Weekend April 22nd to 23rd 2016  Spend the weekend touring the nighttime of Lake Barkley and Kentucky Lake trying to catch a glimpse of this nighttime bird.  ...
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