Kentucky Festivals 2016, 2017

Bourbon Festival 2016

September 13, 2016

Bardstown, Kentucky

Held in the Bourbon Capital of the World, the Kentucky Bourbon Festival is six days of fun featuring plenty of liquor sampling, delicious foods from local restaurants and live outdoor music. The festival is host to an array of bourbon-themed activities,.. Read More
Louder Than Life Festival 2016

October, 2016

Champions Park, Louisville, Kentucky

Located in Louisville, Kentucky and catering to everyone from the audiophile to the foodie, the Louder Than Life Festival brings you more than just music. In addition to our fantastic lineup of bands, we offer NXT Wrestling, celebrity chefs, and a wide assortment of beer and liquor. .. Read More
Garvin Gate Blues Festival 2016

October, 2016

The Garvin Gate, Louisville, Kentucky

The Garvin Gate Blues Festival has grown from a parking lot blues jam to one of the largest free blues festivals in the United States. Every Autumn the Garvin Gate Neighborhood Association and the Kentuckiana Blues Society welcome music fans to enjoy performances by well known blues artists... Read More
Kentucky Derby Festival 2017

April, 2017

Multiple Locations in Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville celebrates in style with a two week festival that takes over the city before the race itself. It starts with Thunder Over Louisville, a day long air show followed by a night time fireworks display. The Pegasus Parade takes place the Thursday.. Read More
International BarBQ Festival 2017

May, 2017

Second Street - Owensboro, KY 42301, Owensboro, Kentucky

Top chefs and barbecue lovers have descended annually upon Owensboro for the International Barbecue Festival. Chefs from near and far compete for the Governor's Cup - which is awarded to the team with the best cuisine. This festival provides the perfect opportunity to sample a variety of barbecued meats.. Read More
Forecastle Festival 2016

Forecastle Festival

July, 2016

Louisville Waterfront Park, Louisville, Kentucky

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Moontower Music Festival 2016

Moontower Music Festival

July, 2016

Equus Run Vineyards, Midway, Kentucky

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Kentucky Music Weekend Bluegrass Festival 2016

Kentucky Music Weekend Bluegrass Festival

July, 2016

Kentucky Kingdom Festival, Louisville, Kentucky

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Renfro Valley Bluegrass Festival 2016

Renfro Valley Bluegrass Festival

July, 2016

Festival Field , Renfro Valley, Kentucky

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Festival of Learnshops 2016

Festival of Learnshops

July, 2016

Berea, Kentucky, United States, Berea, Kentucky

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Lexington Lions Bluegrass Fair 2016

Lexington Lions Bluegrass Fair

July, 2016

Masterson Station Park Fairgrounds, Lexington, Kentucky

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The Whippoorwill Festival 2016

The Whippoorwill Festival

July, 2016

HomeGrown HideAways, Berea, Kentucky

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Crescent Hill Art & Music Festival 2016

Crescent Hill Art & Music Festival

July, 2016

Crescent Hill Community Council Peterson Dumesnil House , Louisville, Kentucky

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Ray LaMontagne 2016

Ray LaMontagne

July, 2016

The Forecastle Festival, Louisville, Kentucky

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Fourth of July Spectacular Flea Market 2016

Fourth of July Spectacular Flea Market

July, 2016

KY Expo Center , Louisville, Kentucky

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Duncan Hines Festival 2016

Duncan Hines Festival

July, 2016

Chaney's Dairy Barn , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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National Corvette Homecoming 2016

National Corvette Homecoming

July, 2016

Sloan Convention Center , Bowling Green, Kentucky

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Kentucky Flea Market Fourth of July Spectacular 2016

Kentucky Flea Market Fourth of July Spectacular

July, 2016

Kentucky Expo Center - Louisville, KY 40209, Louisville, Kentucky

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The Forecastle Festival 2016

The Forecastle Festival

July, 2016

The Forecastle Festival, Louisville, Kentucky

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Shriners Bluegrass Festival 2016

Shriners Bluegrass Festival

July, 2016

Carter County Shrine Club Showgrounds , Olive Hill, Kentucky

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Jane Austen Festival 2016

Jane Austen Festival

July, 2016

Locust Grove, Louisville, Kentucky

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Summer Slam Music Festival 2016

Summer Slam Music Festival

July, 2016

Peppers Warehouse, Lexington, Kentucky

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SANDY LEE WATKINS SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL 2016

SANDY LEE WATKINS SONGWRITERS FESTIVAL

July, 2016

Various Downtown Henderson locations, Henderson, Kentucky

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Sun Valley Music Festival 2016

Sun Valley Music Festival

July, 2016

AJ Jolly Park, Alexandria, KY, Alexandria, Kentucky

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Summer Motion 2016

Summer Motion

July, 2016

Ashland Boat Ramp , Ashland, Kentucky

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About Festivals in Kentucky

Many festivals in Kentucky celebrate the state's rich and unique culture. Bardstown hosts the Kentucky Bourbon Festival. After five days of the best offerings of the Bluegrass State's distilleries, attendees will never question Kentucky's claim to being the spirit's world capitol. The International Bar-B-Q Festival and World Chicken Festival will give people a chance to try some local cuisine and see how Kentucky's cooking has influenced the world.

Kentucky music festivals feature many sounds, but some of the best showcase the regions country music roots. Two of the biggest are Lexington's Festival of Bluegrass and Louisville's Kentucky Bluegrass Music and Burgoo Festival. The Blues and Barbecue Festival is also in Louisville. Both of these give people a chance to enjoy local music and food at the same time.

There are many other Kentucky events. The MainStrasse Village Oktoberfest is recognized as one of the best of its kind in the country. The Kentucky State Fair features livestock shows, concerts and a variety of other events. The Trail of Tears Pow-Wow celebrates the local Native culture. The Kentucky Derby is one of the world's biggest horse races and the biggest event in the state. It is preceded by weeks of festivities that take place in Louisville and the surrounding area. Events include hot air balloon races, parades, concerts and much more. At this time there is always something going on.