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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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JR. Duck Stamp Art Contest
Mar 20, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Spend the day in an educational environment and have fun doing it.
Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
Mar 28, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Come celebrate Squirt's birthday and enjoy earth hour as well!
4-H Fishing Clue at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Come join the 4-H Fishing Club at the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery!
4 - H Fishing Club : Fishing Basics: Line, Tackle & Bait Oh My!
Apr 02, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Come see us at the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery and learn the basics of fishing!
Earth Day Event : Environmental Education Program
Apr 18, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Come join and have a chance to win free tree seedlings, go on a nature walk and take part in various crafts for both children and adults.
Family Nature Club: Geology Rocks!
Apr 21, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Join us and take a geology lesson and learn about different types of rocks
Apr 24 - Apr 26, 2015
Jamestown, KY
If you like to pitch a tent and rough it, or prefer the comforts of an RV, we have a deal for you!   Pay for Friday night and Saturday night is on us!  We value...
Apr 24 - Apr 26, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park will be hosting its 10th Annual Geocache Event. You don’t want to miss the fun, food, games, and caches! Mark your calendars no...
4 - H Fishing Club: Casting Basics: Cast like a Pro!
May 14, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Learn how to cast better than ever!
Family Nature Club : – Scavengers
May 19, 2015
Jamestown, KY
Come join and bring your family in learning about scavengers.
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