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:
April 27-28, 2018 - Spring Chicken Festival
This annual festival is held on the fourth weekend in April with festivities beginning with a Chicken Idol singing contest on Friday, from 6 pm - 10 pm. The festivities kickoff on Saturday with a 5k/10k race that begins in Clinton and runs through the beautiful countryside of Hickman County. Throughout the day there will be live music by local artists from Carlisle, Hickman, and Fulton counties. Of course, it wouldn’t be a festival without delicious food. Other activities include arts & crafts booths, a corn hole tournament, antique farm equipment, fun run for kids, a petting zoo and a Wild-Wing Cook-Off contest.
May 11-12, 2018 40th Annual International Bar-B-Q Festival
Every second weekend in May, Owensboro springs to life with the wonderful smells and sounds of the International Bar-B-Q Festival. Smoke from hickory-stoked fires blends with the aromas of sizzling chicken, bubbling burgoo and roasting mutton to complete the festival atmosphere.
May 19-20, 2018 Annual Kentucky Sheep & Fiber Festival
Over 2,000 people come together in Lexington to celebrate, talk and market natural fiber and local food products. Spinning, weaving, shearing and livestock exhibits; photography, skein, fleece and cooking competitions. The Bluegrass Stockdog Trial.