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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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Apr 10 - Apr 26, 2015
Covington, KY
Alluringly pretty housewife Louisa ignites debauchery in Dusseldorf when her underpants accidentally fall down during the king's parade, shaming her stuffy husband and driving...
May 7 - May 9, 2015
Covington, KY
Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Boogie Band pays tribute to two legendary horn bands: Blood, Sweat and Tears and Chicago.
May 15 - May 17, 2015
Covington, KY
One of the top events of spring. Food, Drink,Music, Art & Crafts. 859-491-0458
Apr 24 - Jun 13, 2015
Covington, KY
Exhibition of works by fines arts students in the region.
Jun 19 - Jun 21, 2015
Covington, KY
Enjoy this German staple cooked up in Goetta pizza, Goetta balls, Goetta Gumbalya, Goetta burgers and more. Fun for the whole family. Arts and Crafts, Live Music, Child...
Sep 11 - Sep 13, 2015
Covington, KY
Great Food and Entertainment. Arts & Crafts. Children's activities.
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