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:
September 20-23, 2018
Annual World Chicken Festival
Colonel Harland Sanders' (founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken) original restaurant was established Laurel County in the 1940's. World's Largest Skillet (10 1/2 ft) cooks 600 chicken quarters at once; Colonel Sanders look-alike contest; cooking contest; hot wing eating contest, Crowing, Strutting & Clucking Contest; much more. Attendance: 250,000.
September 28-30, 2018
Marion County Country Ham Days
The festival welcomes over 40,000 visitors and has been named a “Kentucky Top-Ten Event.” Today, over 4,000 pounds of country ham are served at our famous Country Ham Breakfast. We also have a large food court with numerous vendors; one of largest 5K runs in Kentucky with over 1,000 runners; tremendous entertainment; a big carnival; a huge parade; two hot air balloon events; a large juried Arts & Crafts show; Kentucky Proud products, a Classic Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show featuring over 200 vehicles: and much, much more! Come enjoy one of the biggest and best fall festivals in Kentucky!!!
October 6-7, 2018 - Sorghum Festival
Many events are planned including the 5K Sorghum Shuffle, Baby Contest, Baking Contest, Corn Hole Corner, Political Rally, Parade, Car, Tractor, and Motorcycle Cruise In, Praise Fest, Washington County Fair Exhibits, Food and Craft Vendors, and Free Concerts!!!
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