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Looking for something to do on your getaway? Between the ever-popular fall festivals in Kentucky to the foot-tapping bluegrass Kentucky music festivals, we know you’ll find something to love in The Bluegrass State. Check out these featured events for an unbridled experience, or search the full events calendar to find everything from a Kentucky bluegrass festival to big-name events such as the Kentucky State Fair Horse Show.

We encourage you to attend one of the many fall festivals in Kentucky or sing and dance year round at a variety of Kentucky music festivals, or find an event below that interests you. Start planning your getaway today!
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Front Porch Pickin
Mar 7, 2017 - Jan 1, 2016
Paintsville, KY
Enjoy live bluegrass music at Front Porch Pickin' every Thursday at 7pm at the Country Music Highway Museum. Admission $3.
The 1778 Siege of Boonesborough
Sep 24 - Sep 25, 2016
Richmond, KY
Saturday and Sunday battle re-enactments.  Come early and spend the day learning about 18th century life in Kentucky.  See a Living History Event including militia a...
Marion County Country Ham Days
Sep 24 - Sep 25, 2016
Lebanon, KY
Marion County Country Ham Days has been recognized as a "Top 10 Fall Event in the South." More than 30,000 people attend the two day festival in downtown Lebanon the last week...


26th Annual World Chicken Festival
Sep 22 - Sep 25, 2016
London, KY
This festival has it all. Worlds largest skillet. parade,games, music, lots of food and crafts. 800-348-0095
Fort Harrod Jazz & Art Festival
Sep 25, 2016
Harrodsburg, KY
Come and enjoy world class Jazz and much more at this fast growing festival.  Artist from all over come to display their museum quality artwork while great jazz fills the...
A House Divided
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
Bardstown, KY
Visit Kentucky's most famous historic site, My Old Kentucky Home, to explore its connection to the American Civil War. Learn how mid-19th century public sentiment was forever ...
First Day Hike: Monthly Hiking Series
Oct 01, 2016
Dawson Springs, KY
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park will host a guided hike the 1st of each month again in 2016! All hikes will meet in the lodge lobby. Hike times and trails will va...
Kentucky Apple Festival
Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2016
Paintsville, KY
Join us in downtown Paintsville for the 54th Annual Kentucky Apple Festival which is always held the first Saturday in October. The festival features a parade, carnival rides,...
Monterey Homecoming Fair
Oct 1 - Oct 2, 2016
Monterey, KY
The Monterey Homecoming Fair happens every other year on even years.  They are celebrating the 40th fair.  Family, friends, food and fun. Small town located on KY Ri...
Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival
Oct 1 - Oct 8, 2016
Russellville, KY
  Come on Out! Come on Home!  Is it a festival? Is it a homecoming? It’s both! For 60 years, Logan Countians have rolled out the welcom...
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