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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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4 - H Fishing Club: Wetland Basics!
Jul 09, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Find out the basic understanding about the wetlands and continue to gain knowledge about the outdoors!
Family Nature Club : Wacky Wild Wetlands
Jul 21, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Bring the family back and go more in-depth about the wetlands and learn stuff you never thought of.
Lake Cumberland Raft Up
Aug 08, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Lake Cumberlands lake wide raft up, with live music in the afternoon! Lake Cumberland already holds the world record for the largest raft up let's see if we can break it again...
4 - H Fishing Club: Guided Fish - Beyond the Trout
Aug 13, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Here is your chance to learn more about fishing and getting a better understanding of what your doing.
Family Nature Club : Water Safety
Aug 18, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Bring your family out and learn about water safety and proper things to do while in the water.
Lake Cumberland Labor Day Weekend Celebration
Sep 05, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Come Celebrate the last holiday of the summer with us on Lake Cumberland.
4 - H Fishing Club
Sep 10, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Take this opportunity to come out and enjoy some fishing!
4 nd Annual Wounded Warriors Fishing Derby
Sep 11, 2015
Jamestown, KY
This is a great event that is put on by Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery, you should come out and help or support the event!
Lake Cumberland Poker Run
Sep 11 - Sep 12, 2015
Jamestown, KY
This is the Event of the year on Lake Cumberland! Fast boats, great food and live music! Music will be on Friday and Saturday night's at the dock!
Friends of Lake Cumberland 26th Annual Shoreline Clean-Up
Sep 19, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Help us clean the shorelines of the Lake Cumberland!
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