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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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2016 Hot August Blues Festival
Aug 26 - Aug 27, 2016
Hardin, KY
2016 Hot August Blues Festival August 26 & 27, 2016 Kenlake State Resort Park Amphitheater Advanced Tickets Friday $15 Saturday $20 Combo $30 At The Gate Frida...
Kenlake State Resort Park
Dec 31, 2016 - Jan 1, 2017
Hardin, KY
Celebrate New Year's Eve at Kenlake State Resort Park where you can Pick You Own Party! Start your afternoon with a Farewell to 2016 Happy Hour in the Aurora Landing Restau...
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