Kentucky Food Festivals and Shows
(Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events)
2018 - 2019 Kentucky Month by month Listings
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JULY & AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOV & DECEMBER
CLICK ON THE MONTHS ABOVE for a Complete Listing for all Kentucky Events, with Descriptions and Links.
Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
August 2-5, 2018 Glier’s Goettafest
Glier’s Goettafest is a family-fun festival celebrating the region’s love of Goetta. Goetta will be prepared in many delicious ways including Goetta Reubens, omelets, pizza and more. There will be continuous live music, games and rides.
August 16-26, 2018 - Kentucky State Fair
Attracting over 600,000 visitors annually, the fair showcases Kentucky's agriculture, products, entertainment and people. Highlights include blue ribbon competitions, concerts, carnival rides, and the renowned World Championship Horse Show. The Cast-Iron Chef Competition is held at 1:30 p.m. every day of the fair on the Gourmet Garden stage. Each day two chefs will contend against each other to create a flawless entrée in 30 minutes or less. Attendance: 600,000.
September 7-9, 2018
Annual Kentucky State BBQ Festival
This is an eating event, so bring your appetite and get ready to enjoy America's original cuisine served up by celebrity Pitmasters from all over the country. Live bands, a huge children's play area, raffles and give-aways make this the "go-to" festival of the summer in Central Kentucky.
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