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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 17-27, 2017 - Kentucky State Fair
Louisville, Kentucky
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.

September 11-17, 2017
Kentucky Bourbon Festival
Bardstown, Kentucky
One of the Commonwealth’s leading community festivals, saluting and showcasing the Bourbon making process and the storied history of Kentucky’s renowned industry. Many distilleries, plus genuine Kentucky arts and crafters, display their wares…on the lawn of Spalding Hall from Friday evening through Sunday.  The attendance for last year’s Kentucky Bourbon Festival -Bourbon Capital of the World was approximately 53,000 individuals hailing from 44 States and 14 different countries as well as the District of Columbia. 
Attendance: 53,000.

September 21-24, 2017  28th Annual World Chicken Festival
London, Kentucky
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.
 

 

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