Kentucky Festivals 2016, 2017

Louder Than Life Festival 2016

Louder Than Life Festival

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

Garvin Gate Blues Festival

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

Kentucky Derby Festival

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

International BarBQ Festival

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 2017

Forecastle

July, 2017

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
Kentucky Kids Consignment Elizabethtown Fall 2016

Kentucky Kids Consignment Elizabethtown Fall

September, 2016

Pritchard Community Center , Elizabethtown, Kentucky

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CNC Jamboree Fall 2016

CNC Jamboree Fall

September, 2016

Kre8Now MakerSpace - Lexington, KY 40508, Lexington, Kentucky

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Kentucky Shakespeare Saturday in the Park 2016

Kentucky Shakespeare Saturday in the Park

September, 2016

Central Park, Louisville, Kentucky

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Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival 2016

Rolling Fork Iron Horse Festival

September, 2016

Downtown , New Haven, Kentucky

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Festival at the Springs 2016

Festival at the Springs

September, 2016

Downtown , Russell Springs, Kentucky

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West Point River Days Festival 2016

West Point River Days Festival

September, 2016

West Point Veterans Park , West Point, Kentucky

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Night Risers Film Festival & Expo 2016

Night Risers Film Festival & Expo

September, 2016

Elizabethtown-Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Home Design and Remodeling Show 2016

Home Design and Remodeling Show

September, 2016

Lexington Convention Center , Lexington, Kentucky

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Breathitt County Honey Festival 2016

Breathitt County Honey Festival

September, 2016

Downtown , Jackson, Kentucky

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Corkestra at Norton Commons 2016

Corkestra at Norton Commons

September, 2016

Norton Commons, Prospect, Kentucky

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Simon Kenton Festival 2016

Simon Kenton Festival

September, 2016

Old Washington, Maysville, Kentucky

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Kings of Hollywood Tour 2016

Kings of Hollywood Tour

September, 2016

Mercury Ballroom, Louisville, Kentucky

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Hickman Pecan Festival 2016

Hickman Pecan Festival

September, 2016

Jeff Green Memorial Park , Hickman, Kentucky

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Trail of Tears Indian Pow Wow 2016

Trail of Tears Indian Pow Wow

September, 2016

Trail of Tears Park , Hopkinsville, Kentucky

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Spoonbread Festival 2016

Spoonbread Festival

September, 2016

Various Locations , Berea, Kentucky

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Bernheim BugFest 2016

Bernheim BugFest

September, 2016

Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, Clermont, Kentucky

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Anderson County Burgoo Festival 2016

Anderson County Burgoo Festival

September, 2016

festival, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

Kirksville Day 2016

Kirksville Day

September, 2016

Kirksville Community Center , Richmond, Kentucky

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Roots and Heritage Festival 2016

Roots and Heritage Festival

September, 2016

Elm Tree Lane, Lexington, Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Boyd Orchards Fall Festival 2016

Boyd Orchards Fall Festival

September, 2016

Boyd Orchards, Lexington, 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.