Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

Click the links below for festivals and events near that city:

Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month Video Book Group
Kentucky Wine & Vine Fesitval LEX Nicholasville 2003 $ June
Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival Louisville Russellville 1939 Free Oct
Lone Star World Championship Rodeo Louisville Bowling Green $$ Feb
Black Gold Festival Lexington Hazard Free Sep
Kentucky State Fair Louisville Louisville 1902 $ Aug
Kentucky Shakespeare Festival Louisville Louisville 1960 Free Jun-Jul
Labor Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Festival Grand Rivers 1975 $ Aug-Sep
Humana Festival of New American Plays Louisville Louisville 1976 $$$ Mar-Apr
Kentucky Derby Louisville Louisville 1875 $$$ May
Dogwood Trail Celebration Owensboro Paducah 1964 Free Apr
Mainstrasse Village Maifest Covington Covington 1979 Free May
Appalachian Holiday Arts & Craft Fair Lexington Morehead $ Dec
Lawrence County Septemberfest Lexington Louisa 1987 Free Sep
Louisville Blues-N-Barbecue Festival Louisville Louisville 1998 $$ Jul
Frankfort River Blast Lexington Frankfort 2015 Free-$ Jun
Woolly Worm Festival Lexington Beattyville 1988 Free Oct
Gaslight Festival Louisville Jeffersontown 1969 Varies Sep
Kentucky Bourbon Festival Louisville Bardstown 1991 Varies Sep
Lexington Junior League Horse Show Lexington Lexington 1937 $-$$ Jul
Duncan Hines Festival Louisville Bowling Green 1996 Varies Jul
Georgetown Rotary Kite Festival Lexington Georgetown 2000 Free Apr
Bluegrass Classic Dog Show Lexington Lexington 1960 $$$ Sept
Derby City Jazz Festival Louisville Louisville 2016 Varies Jun
Louder Than Life Louisville Louisville 2014 $$$ Sep
Glier's Goettafest Covington Newport 2001 Free Aug
Riverside Days Lexington Whitesburg Free Aug
Williamstown Derby Day Celebration Covington Williamstown 2001 Free May
Mainstrasse Village Mardi Gras Covington Covington 1997 Free Feb
Home & Hearth Christmas Bazaar Lexington Berea 1981 Free Nov
Hillbilly Days Festival Lexington Pikeville 1977 Free Apr
Summer Motion Festival Lexington Ashland 1988 Free Jul
Great American Brass Band Festival Lexington Danville 1990 Free Jun
Festival of the Bluegrass Lexington Lexington 1974 $$$ Jun
Kentucky Crafted Market Lexington Lexington 1982 $ Mar
Kentucky Spring Premier Horse Show Lexington Lexington 1990 $$-$$$ Apr
Mainstrasse Village Oktoberfest Covington Covington 1979 Free Sep
Simon Kenton Frontier Festival Covington Washington 1976 Free Sep
127 Yard Sale - The World's Longest Yard Sale Covington Covington 1987 Free Aug
Merry & Bright, A Victorian Kentucky Christmas Louisville Bardstown $ Nov-Dec
Three-Day Event Lexington Lexington 1981 $$-$$$ Apr
Ballet under the Stars Lexington Lexington 1989 $ Aug
Master Musicans Festival Lexington Somerset 1994 $$$ Jul
Capital Expo Festival Lexington Frankfort 1973 Free Jun
Mountain Folk Festival Lexington Berea 1935 $$$ Apr
Berea Festival of Learnshops Lexington Berea Varies Jul
NIBROC Festival Lexington Corbin 1952 Free Aug
Francisco's Farm Arts Festival Lexington Midway 2004 $ Jun
Keeneland Spring Race Meet Lexington Lexington 1911 $-$$$ Apr
Kentucky Wool Festival Covington Falmouth $ Oct
Somernites Cruise & Car Show Lexington Somerset 2001 Free Apr-Oct
Berea Craft Festival Lexington Berea 1981 $ Jul
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Lexington Pineville 1931 Varies May
October Court Day Lexington Mount Sterling 1803 Free Oct
National Farm Machinery Show Louisville Louisville 1966 $ Feb
Festival of the Horse Lexington Georgetown 1980 Free Oct
Thunder Over Louisville Louisville Louisville 1991 Free Apr
Shaker Village Craft Fair Lexington Harrodsburg $$ Aug
Celebration of Traditional Music Lexington Berea 1974 $ Oct
Southern Lights Holiday Festival Lexington Lexington 1993 $$ Nov-Dec
Perryville Battlefield Commemoration Lexington Perryville 1862 $ Oct
Daniel Boone Festival Lexington Barbourville 1948 Varies Oct
World Chicken Festival Lexington London 1990 Free Sep
Southern Kentucky Festival of Books Louisville Bowling Green 1999 Free Apr
Jacksonian Days Festival Louisville Scottsville 1982 Varies Apr
Keeneland Thoroughbred Fall Race Meet Lexington Lexington 1936 $$$ Oct
HarvestFest at Shaker Village Lexington Harrodsburg $$ Sep
Abbey Road on the River Louisville Louisville 2002 $$$ May
Twilight Christmas Parade Lexington Berea 1985 Free Dec
Spoonbread Festival Lexington Berea 1996 Free Sep
Great Steamboat Race Louisville Louisville 1963 $$$ May
C4 Gathering Louisville Bowling Green 1995 $$-$$$ May
Elkton HarvestFest Owensboro Elkton 2000 $ Oct
Stephen Foster - The Musical Louisville Bardstown 1959 $$ Jun-Aug
North American International Livestock Exposition Louisville Louisville 1974 $ Nov
Balloon Classic Louisville Bowling Green 1992 $ Sep
Glasgow Highland Games Louisville Glasgow 1985 $$ May-Jun
St. James Court Art Show Louisville Louisville 1957 Free Oct
Kentucky Bluegrass Music & Burgoo Festival Louisville Louisville 2006 $$ Aug-Sep
Street Rod Nationals Plus Louisville Louisville 1969 $$ Aug
Monroe County Watermelon Festival Louisville Tompkinsville 1980 Free Sep
Bowling Green International Festival Louisville Bowling Green 1989 $ Sep
New Castle Spring Fling Louisville New Castle 1982 Free Jun
4th of July Bullitt Blast Louisville Shepherdsville 2002 Free Jul
Light Up Louisville Louisville Louisville 1981 Free Nov-Dec
Lyndon Summer Festival Louisville Louisville 1989 Free Jun
Barbecue on the River & Market Days Owensboro Paducah 1994 Free Sep
International Bar-B-Q Festival Owensboro Owensboro 1978 Free May
Trail of Tears Indian Pow Wow Owensboro Hopkinsville 1987 $ Sep
Dazzling Daylilies Festival Owensboro Owensboro 2000 $ Jun
Tri-Fest Owensboro Henderson 1987 Free-$$$ Apr
Owensboro Air Show Owensboro Owensboro 2012 Free Sep
W. C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival Owensboro Henderson 1990 Free Jun
ROMP Bluegrass Festival Owensboro Owensboro 2004 $$$ Jun
Owensboro Dragon Boat Festival Owensboro Owensboro 2011 Free Aug
AQS QuiltWeek Owensboro Paducah 1984 Free Apr & Sep
Spring Into Summer Festival Owensboro Oak Grove 2008 Free May
Friday After 5 Owensboro Owensboro 1996 Free May-Sep
Paducah Dragon Boat Festival Owensboro Paducah 2012 Free Sep
Hot August Blues Festival Owensboro Hardin 1989 $$ Aug
Clarkson Honeyfest Louisville Clarkson 1995 Varies Sep
City of Paducah Annual Special Events Owensboro Paducah 1827 Varies Jan-Dec
City of Florence Events Covington Florence 1830 Varies Jan-Dec
Kentucky Derby Festival Louisville Louisville 1956 Varies Apr-May
Mayor's Office-Special Events Louisville Louisville 1778 Varies Jan-Dec
City of Hopkinsville Parks & Recreation Owensboro Hopkinsville 1804 Varies Jan-Dec
Forkland Heritage Festival & Revue Lexington Gravel Switch 1973 $ Oct
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