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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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Jan 28 - Feb 1, 2015
Frankfort, KY
Come join us for some Basketball Fun!!!
John Cowan Band
Feb 06, 2015
Frankfort, KY
"An evening with John Cowan" brings one of Kentucky's favorites and his band to the Grand to present his new CD "Sixty" with many of his long time favorites.
The Imitation Game
Feb 13, 2015
Frankfort, KY
Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing.
Tchaikovsky
Feb 14, 2015
Frankfort, KY
Opera double bill
The Dark Side of the Wall - Pink Floyd Tribute Bad
Feb 21, 2015
Frankfort, KY
A celebration of music of Classic Pink Floyd. The Dark Side of the Wall's 2015 show will focus on two albums "Dark Side of the Moon", "Wish You Were Here", recreating the mag...
Get Ready for St. Patrick!  SOLAS - The Irish Super Group
Mar 16, 2015
Frankfort, KY
Irish-American Band touring in the US.
Apr 09, 2015
Frankfort, KY
The hard-driving electric blues of Chicago will resound through the Grand Auditorium as the Blues Brothers Revue performs.  This tribute group features the sights and sou...
2015 Pony Car Round-Up Show - 10th Anniversary
Apr 25, 2015
Frankfort, KY
10th Anniversary - Frankfort Mustangs Club
Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre
Apr 29, 2015
Frankfort, KY
Fun for the entire family!!
Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels
May 08, 2015
Frankfort, KY
The high-energy, hard-charging blue-eyes soul of Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels will rock the Grand's stage.
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