FoodReference.com (Since 1999)

 

fr-logo-w230

 

Home   |   Food_Articles   |   Food_Trivia   |   Today_in_Food_History   |   Food_History_Timeline   |   Recipes   |   Cooking_Tips   |   Food_Videos   |   Food Quotes   |   Who’s Who   |   Culinary_Schools_and_Tours   |   Food_Trivia_Quizzes   |   Food_Poems   |   Free_Magazines   |   FOOD_FESTIVALS_&_EVENTS

 

U.S. Food Festival Section:  Listed by State & Month

Submit an Event for Free Listing

You are here > Home > Food Festivals

UNITED STATESKentucky >  Kentucky: October

•    U.S. Food Festivals by STATE >>
All U.S. Festivals by MONTH
Food Festivals by COUNTRY
All Countries by Month
· Food Holidays

 

CULINARY SCHOOLS
& COOKING CLASSES

From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training & Degrees
More than 1,000 schools & classes listed for all 50 States, Online and Worldwide

 

See also the Today in Food History Section for Food Holidays, and Special Food Weeks and Months

 

 

KENTUCKYJanuary & February   -   March & April   -   May   -   June  -  July & August   -   September   -   October   -   November/December

Check previous year if event is not yet updated to current year

2018 KENTUCKY: OCTOBER 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

(See also: 2016  -   2014)


 

Sept 14-Oct 28, 2018  Devine's Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
Harrodsburg, Kentucky

September 15-October 29, 2018
Harvest Festival
Georgetown, Kentucky
 

October 4-6, 2018
23rd Annual Harvest Festival
Antique Engine & Tractor Show
- Renfro Valley, Kentucky
An old-fashioned celebration of the fall harvest including molasses made by mule-drawn press, authentic covered wagon train, antique farm machinery and steam engine show, clogging, mountain music, children's activities, country and comedy talent search and craft demonstrations featuring blacksmithing and basket weaving.

October 5-6, 2018 - 56th Kentucky Apple Festival
Paintsville, Kentucky
Love Them Apples! Always the first Saturday in October.  You absolutely cannot come to the Apple Festival without eating a Tiger Ear, or a Fried Apple Pie. But you don't have to stop there, with dozens of food booths all conveniently located in the downtown area, you can try one of everything.  Crafter's come from all over the United States to sell their hand made crafts here at the Apple Festival. So come and join us won't you, bring the kids and we guarantee that you will find something for everyone, and we know that you and your family will have a great time at the Kentucky Apple Festival.

October 5-6, 2018  Jim Beam BBQ Classic - Springfield, Kentucky
Our cook-off event has been sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society and named a KY State Championship Competition by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear. $10,000 in cash prizes up for grabs!  (also: https://jimbeambbqclassic.wordpress.com/ )

October 6, 2018  Annual Metcalfe County Pumpkin Festival
Edmonton, Kentucky
A day full of food, and music and events including a 5K Run/Walk, car cruise-in, beauty pageant, tractor show, karaoke, dance, and children's parade.

October 6-7, 2018  32nd Annual Farm Festival - Owensboro, Kentucky
Located at Lampkin Farm at 8284 Short Station Road in Daviess County, features John Deere Tractors & Equipment from the 1800's to the present. Family fun including kiddie rides, tractor pulls, antique cars & trucks, and a flea & craft market.

 

October 6-7, 2018
Sorghum Festival
Springfield, Kentucky

October 6-7, 2018
The Great Pumpkin Fest
Utica, Kentucky
Everything pumpkins...... A celebration filled with pumpkins. The Great Pumpkin Hunt will begin at 2PM (Children bring your baskets). Prizes Given. The event will include pumpkin painting and contest, Guess the Weight of the Giant Pumpkin, pumpkin bowling, Funky Pumpkin Game, pumpkin sculpting and contest, a pumpkin toss, and face painting. Listen to live entertainment, hop aboard a hayride to the Pumpkin Patch, find a pumpkin in the Pumpkin Poundage Patch, Get Lost in the interactive Giant Corn Maze, visit our new Animal Barnyard, or enjoy the scenery while the children play in the Family Fun Acre. The entire family will enjoy tasting pumpkin pies, pumpkin bread, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin rolls, pumpkin juice and having bushels of family fun!

October 12-13, 2018  42nd Trigg County Country Ham Festival
Cadiz, Kentucky
A celebration of the county's world-famous country hams, and the world's largest edible country ham biscuit!

October 13, 2018 - Wine on the River World Tour
Louisville, Kentucky
Louisville’s Annual Wine tasting event at the beautiful Big Four Lawn at Waterfront Park from 2pm-6pm. Sample wine from NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL vineyards. With an “Around the World” theme focusing on cultural regions with wine, food and beer in each selected area. Live Music Entertainment.

October 15-19, 2018 - National School Lunch Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.

October 19-20, 2018  James Beard Foundation's Taste America
Louisville, Kentucky
James Beard Foundation’s Taste America national epicurean tour, featuring one-night-only collaborative dinners.  Enjoy a unique, one-night only menu created by a Taste America All-Star joined by an elite team of notable local chefs. These exclusive dining events are perfect for the food enthusiast, as well as offering ideal entertaining opportunities for executives, clients, media, and VIPs.  See website for ticket prices and details for each city.

October 20-21, 2018  Reid's Orchard Annual Apple Festival
Owensboro, Kentucky
The Apple Festival is an event for the whole family with 20 food booths, 90 crafts booths, entertainment, demonstrations and carnival riders. The festival has been named a Top 10 event by the Kentucky Tourism Council and a Top 20 event by the southeast Tourism Society which covers eleven states. Save the dates on your calendar.

 

October 24-26, 2018
HFTP Annual Convention
Louisville, Kentucky
Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals.  Join hospitality controllers and industry experts for two full days of club and hotel specific education, designed to help you solve professional challenges and maximize the potential of your workplace.

October 27-28, 2018
Halloween Bash & Pumpkin Smash Festival
Utica, Kentucky
Join us for an extra-special Halloween celebration this year. The Festival will start off with Brunch with Fairy Dust Entertainment Princesses and Super Heroes from 10:00AM - 12:00PM. Your little trick-or-treaters will enjoy a brunch with Fairy Dust Entertainment Princesses and Super Heroes! The whole family can enjoy a delicious buffet of fresh fruit, bewitching sausage links, paranormal pancakes, and of course your favorite bubbling beverage of hot cocoa, coffee, milk, or orange juice. As you dine on our scenic Back Porch overlooking the farm, you will be entertained by Fairy Dust Entertainment Princesses and Super Heroes! Click here to save $1 per ticket by purchasing online before the event by entering code: BRUNCH at checkout. After breakfast, enjoy the Family Fun Acre, be in the costume contest, get your face painted, take a scenic wagon ride to the Pumpkin Patch, enjoy pumpkin smashing activities, and so much more!  Don't miss our pumpkin smashing activities ranging from The Giant Pumpkin Roll, Whack-A-Pumpkin, The Great Pumpkin Drop, The Tractor Smash, Pumpkin Darts, Pumpkin Chunk’N, Pumpkin T-ball, Pumpkin Baseball, Bash 'Em & Smash 'Em, Pumpkin Bowling, and a few Pumpkin Smash 'em Surprises!

October 30-November 15, 2018  North American International Livestock Exposition - Louisville, Kentucky
The North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) is the world's largest all-breed, purebred livestock exposition. Ten different species of livestock compete in the exposition, and the purebred beef and sheep events are the largest in the world. Accompanying the event, the North American Quarter Horse Show is one of the largest shows in the nation and the North American Championship Rodeo features the Great Lakes Circuit finals for the Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA). Throughout the show, visitors will also enjoy the Giant Country Store with its nearly 200 commercial vendors.
 

2016 KENTUCKY: OCTOBER 2016
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events waiting for new dates

October 8, 2016 - Harvest Fest - Newport, Kentucky
Restaurants and retail shops in the Historic Newport Downtown Business District are hosting their Sixth Annual Harvest Fest. The fun begins at just before the lunch hour with lots to see, do and enjoy on Monmouth at the many businesses and vendor spots between Third and Eleventh Street. Monmouth Street will remain open to vehicular traffic. Harvest Fest showcases dining, entertainment and shopping venues and specials.

October 8, 2016  The Tastemaker's Supper - Loretto, Kentucky
Join us on the beautiful grounds of the historic Maker's Mark Distillery for a delicious Deep Run Roots-inspired country supper and meet guest of honor, Vivian Howard, star of the James Beard Award-winning television series A Chef's Life.  We'll be pouring some of Vivian's favorite bourbon cocktails and setting the table, family-style, with signature dishes from her brand new cookbook Deep Run Roots (Little Brown, 2016). Blue Grass music will fill the air, The Wooks will be performing live!  Grab a friend. Bring your family. Pull up a chair. You will not want to miss this special, delicious experience.   $160.00 per person {includes an autographed copy of Deep Run Roots}
 

2014 KENTUCKY: OCTOBER 2014
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

these events are waiting for new dates

October 3-4, 2014  Kentucky Crossroads Harvest Festival
Springfield & Washington County, Kentucky
The first weekend in October come home to Springfield & Washington County KY! A weekend filled with entertainment, food and fun for the whole family – you won’t want to miss it.

 

UNITED STATES FOOD FESTIVALS LISTED BY STATE

Alabama   |   Alaska   |   Arizona   |   Arkansas   |   California   |   Colorado   |   Connecticut   |   Delaware   |   Florida   |   Georgia   |   Hawaii   |   Idaho   |   Illinois   |   Indiana   |   Iowa   |   Kansas   |   Kentucky   |   Louisiana   |   Maine   |   Maryland   |   Massachusetts   |   Michigan   |   Minnesota   |   Mississippi   |   Missouri   |   Montana   |   Nebraska   |   Nevada  |   New_Hampshire   |   New_Jersey   |   New_Mexico   |   New_York   |   North_Carolina   |   North_Dakota   |   Ohio   |   Oklahoma   |   Oregon   |   Pennsylvania   |   Puerto_Rico   |   Rhode_Island   |   South_Carolina   |   South_Dakota   |   Tennessee   |   Texas   |   Utah   |   Vermont   |   Virgin_Islands   |   Virginia   |   Washington   |   Washington_DC   |   West_Virginia   |   Wisconsin   |   Wyoming  |   ADD_AN_EVENT

  Home   |   About Us & Contact Us   |   Cooking Contests   |   Magazines   |   Food Timeline   |   Food Links  

GO TO TOP OF PAGE

Please feel free to link to any pages of FoodReference.com from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: [email protected]
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2018 James T. Ehler and www.FoodReference.com unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.   You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission.