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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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May 14, 2017
Hardin, KY
Treat mom to a wonderful meal the whole family will surely enjoy!  The Mother's Day Buffet here at Kenlake is a wonderful way to treat your mother on this special day.&nb...
Unbridled Adventure Race Series at Kentucky State Parks
Aug 12, 2017
Hardin, KY
Get ready for another great year of the Unbridled Series! Brought to you by 361 Adventures, this series is an exciting collection of adventure races being held in partnersh...
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