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 Lexington Nicholasville 2003 $ Jun
Logan County Tobacco & Heritage Festival Louisville Russellville 1939 Free Oct
Lone Star World Championship Rodeo Louisville Bowling Green 1949 $$ Feb
Black Gold Festival Lexington Hazard Free Sep
Kentucky State Fair Louisville Louisville 1902 $ Aug
Kentucky Shakespeare Festival Louisville Louisville 1960 Free Jun-Jul
Grand Rivers Arts & Crafts Festival Grand Rivers 1975 $ Aug-Sep
Somernites Cruise & Car Show Lexington Somerset 2001 Free Apr-Oct
Kentucky Derby Louisville Louisville 1875 $$$ May
Humana Festival of New American Plays Louisville Louisville 1976 $$$ Mar-Apr
Dogwood Trail Celebration Owensboro Paducah 1964 Free Apr
Appalachian Holiday Arts & Craft Fair Lexington Morehead 1986 $ Dec
Louisa Septemberfest Lexington Louisa 1987 Free Sep
Louisville Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival Louisville Louisville 1998 $$ Jul
Woolly Worm Festival Lexington Beattyville 1988 Free Oct
Gaslight Festival Louisville Jeffersontown 1969 Varies Sep
Kentucky Bourbon Festival Louisville Bardstown 1991 Varies Sep
Duncan Hines Festival Louisville Bowling Green 1996 Varies Jul
Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show Lexington Lexington 1937 $-$$ Jul
Bluegrass Classic Dog Show Lexington Lexington 1960 $$$ Sep
Derby City Jazzfest Louisville Louisville 2016 Varies Jun
Louder Than Life Festival Louisville Louisville 2014 $$$ Sep
Glier's Goettafest Covington Newport 2001 Free Aug
Williamstown Derby Day Celebration Covington Williamstown 2001 Free May
Summer Motion Lexington Ashland 1988 Free Jul
Merry & Bright, A Victorian Kentucky Christmas Louisville Bardstown $ Nov-Dec
127 Yard Sale - The World's Longest Yard Sale Covington Covington 1987 Free Aug
Great American Brass Band Festival Lexington Danville 1990 Free Jun
Capital Expo Festival Lexington Frankfort 1973 Free Jun
Ballet Under the Stars Lexington Lexington 1989 $ Aug
Festival of the Bluegrass Lexington Lexington 1974 $$$ Jun
Kentucky Crafted Market Lexington Lexington 1982 $ Mar
Kentucky Spring Premier Horse Show Lexington Lexington 1990 $$-$$$ Apr
Three-Day Equestrian Event Lexington Lexington 1981 $$-$$$ Apr
Hillbilly Days Lexington Pikeville 1977 Free Apr
Master Musicans Festival Lexington Somerset 1994 $$$ Jul
Simon Kenton Festival Covington Washington 1976 Free Sep
Daniel Boone Festival Lexington Barbourville 1948 Varies Oct
Berea Craft Festival Lexington Berea 1981 $ Jul
Berea Festival of Learnshops Lexington Berea Varies Jul
Celebration of Traditional Music Lexington Berea 1974 $ Oct
Mountain Folk Festival Lexington Berea 1935 $$$ Apr
Southern Kentucky Festival of Books Louisville Bowling Green 1999 Free Apr
NIBROC Festival Lexington Corbin 1952 Free Aug
Festival of the Horse Lexington Georgetown 1980 Free Oct
Kentucky Wool Festival Covington Falmouth 1983 $ Oct
Shaker Village Craft Fair Lexington Harrodsburg 1998 $$ Aug
Keeneland Spring Race Meet Lexington Lexington 1911 $-$$$ Apr
Southern Lights Holiday Festival Lexington Lexington 1993 $$ Nov-Dec
World Chicken Festival Lexington London 1990 Free Sep
National Farm Machinery Show Louisville Louisville 1966 $ Feb
Thunder Over Louisville Louisville Louisville 1991 Free Apr
Francisco's Farm Arts Festival Lexington Midway 2004 Free Jun
October Court Days Lexington Mount Sterling 1803 Free Oct
Friday After 5 Owensboro Owensboro 1996 Free May-Sep
Perryville Battlefield Commemoration Lexington Perryville 1862 $ Oct
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Lexington Pineville 1931 Varies May
Jacksonian Days Festival Louisville Scottsville 1982 Varies Apr
Spoonbread Festival Lexington Berea 1996 Free Sep
Bowling Green International Festival Louisville Bowling Green 1989 $ Sep
The Stephen Foster Story Louisville Bardstown 1959 $$ Jun-Aug
Twilight Christmas Parade Lexington Berea 1985 Free Dec
C4 Gathering Louisville Bowling Green 1995 $$-$$$ May
Elkton HarvestFest Owensboro Elkton 2000 $ Oct
Keeneland Fall Race Meet Lexington Lexington 1936 $$$ Oct
HarvestFest at Shaker Village Lexington Harrodsburg $$ Sep
Abbey Road on the River Louisville Louisville 2002 $$$ May
Great Steamboat Race Louisville Louisville 1963 $$$ May
Light Up Louisville Louisville Louisville 1981 Free Nov-Dec
Lyndon Summer Festival Louisville Louisville 1989 Free Jun
North American International Livestock Exposition Louisville Louisville 1974 $ Nov
St. James Court Art Show Louisville Louisville 1957 Free Oct
Street Rod Nationals Plus Louisville Louisville 1969 $$ Aug
New Castle Spring Fling Louisville New Castle 1982 Free Jun
4th of July Bullitt Blast Louisville Shepherdsville 2002 Free Jul
Bar-B-Q Block Party Owensboro Owensboro 1978 Free May
Trail of Tears Indian Pow Wow Owensboro Hopkinsville 1987 $ Sep
Tri-Fest Owensboro Henderson 1987 Free-$$$ Apr
W. C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival Owensboro Henderson 1990 Free Jun
Dazzling Daylilies Celebration Owensboro Owensboro 2000 $ Jun
Owensboro Air Show Owensboro Owensboro 2012 Free Sep
Owensboro Dragon Boat Festival Owensboro Owensboro 2011 Free Aug
ROMP Bluegrass Festival Owensboro Owensboro 2004 $$$ Jun
BBQ on the River Festival Owensboro Paducah 1994 Free Sep
Spring Into Summer Festival Owensboro Oak Grove 2008 Free May
AQS QuiltWeek Owensboro Paducah 1984 Free Apr & Sep
Paducah Dragon Boat Festival Owensboro Paducah 2012 Free Sep
Kenlake Hot August Blues Owensboro Hardin 1989 $$ 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
City of Hopkinsville Parks & Recreation Owensboro Hopkinsville 1804 Varies Jan-Dec
Kentucky Derby Festival Louisville Louisville 1956 Varies Apr-May
Louisville Office of Special Events Louisville Louisville 1778 Varies Jan-Dec
Forkland Heritage Festival & Revue Lexington Gravel Switch 1973 $ Oct
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