Kentucky Festivals 2016, 2017

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.

International BarBQ Festival 2016

May, 2016

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 2016

July 15, 2016

Louisville Waterfront Park, Louisville, Kentucky

Every year since 2002 tens of thousands of persons gather on eighty-five acres of land for the Forecastle Fest. Outdoor recreation and environmental activism is uniquely promoted at this festival. While bands perform on four different stages, .. Read More
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
Fantastic Fibers 2016

April, 2016

Yeiser Art Center , Paducah, Kentucky

Louisville Girls Idea Festival 2016

April, 2016

Spalding University Center Building, Louisville, Kentucky

Bethel Harvest Spring Fest 2016

April, 2016

Bethel Harvest Church , Nicholasville, Kentucky

Old Brownsboro Arts and Crafts 2016

April, 2016

Ballard High School, Small Gym - Louisville, KY 40222, Louisville, Kentucky

Mountain Mushroom Festival 2016

April, 2016

Downtown , Irvine, Kentucky

Cherokee Triangle Art Fair 2016

April, 2016

Cherokee Triangle Neighborhood , Louisville, Kentucky

Hands Four Spring Dance Festival 2016

April, 2016

Berea Folk Center & Berea Center Arts - Berea, KY 40403, Berea, Kentucky

Kentucky Derby Festival miniFun Run 2016

April, 2016

City of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

Chicken Festival 2016

April, 2016

Clinton, KY 42031, Clinton, Kentucky

Georgetown International Kite and Culture Festival 2016

April, 2016

Cardome Centre , Georgetown, Kentucky

American Quilter's Society Quilt Show & Contest 2016

April, 2016

Paducah Expo Center , Paducah, Kentucky

El Hasa Antique and Collectibles Sale 2016

April, 2016

El Hasa Shrine Center , Ashland, Kentucky

Bead & Jewelry Expo 2016

April, 2016

Clarion Hotel Lexington South , Lexington, Kentucky

Historic Bardstown Antique Show and Sale 2016

April, 2016

Nelson County Senior High School - Bardstown, KY 40004, Bardstown, Kentucky

CycLOUvia 2016

April, 2016

Bardstown Road, Louisville, Kentucky

Rolex Kentucky Three 2016

April, 2016

Kentucky Horse Park , Lexington, Kentucky

Hillbilly Days Festival 2016

April, 2016

Downtown , Pikeville, Kentucky

GCA Art In The Park 2016

May 21, 2016

James D Beville City Park , Leitchfield, Kentucky

Art in the Park 2016

May 27, 2016

Grounds of Addie's Woodford Inn , Versailles, Kentucky

Memorial Day Spectactular Flea Market 2016

May 27, 2016

KY Expo Center, Louisville, Kentucky

Arts & Crafts Show 2016

May 28, 2016

Old Beach Area , Gilbertsville, Kentucky

Highlands Beer Festival 2016

May, 2016

ValuMarket Mid-City Mall, Louisville, Kentucky

ThirtyThird Little River Days Festival 2016

May, 2016

1101 Bethel Street - Hopkinsville, KY 42240, Hopkinsville, Kentucky

UofL Guitar Festival and Competition 2016

May, 2016

University of Louisville School of Music, Louisville, Kentucky

Kentucky Flea Market Memorial Day Spectacular 2016

May, 2016

Kentucky Fair and Expo Center, Louisville, Kentucky