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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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39th Annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival
Oct 9 - Oct 10, 2015
Cadiz, KY
The 39th Annual Trigg County Country Ham Festival will have over 200 Vendor Booths, Carnival rides, Petting Zoo, and Great Food Booths.  Witness and eat Kentucky's Larges...
Oct 24, 2015
Cadiz, KY
Don't miss Wild Game Night at Lake Barkley's Windows on the Water Restaurant! Menu highlights: Frog Legs Barbequed Buffalo Brisket Buffalo Chili Ca...
Oct 24, 2015
Cadiz, KY
Save the Date! Lake Barkley State Resort Park is hosting its annual Trick-or-Trot 5K Race on October 24, 2015 at 4:45 p.m. The race is part of the Western Kentucky State...


Cadiz Farmers Market
Apr 4 - Oct 31, 2015
Cadiz, KY
Every Wednesday and Saturday morning from 7:00am till Noon Downtown on Main Street you will find the local farmers, bakers, jam & jelly makers. Great products from great p...
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