Kentucky Tourism


To help us celebrate 225 years of statehood, make plans to attend some of these fun-filled events in Kentucky! Try a food festival, check out a craft market or sit back and take in a little live entertainment. Whether you’re here for a day or a week, we’d love to celebrate this occasion with you!

Use the search tool below to find an event by category, location or keyword. You can also filter by start and end date to find all types of events in Kentucky during the time you plan to be there. Click on the event listings for more details or add them to your trip itinerary with our custom Trip Planner.

More information on special events related to the 225th Anniversary - 

225: Kentucky Artists Celebrate Kentucky's History
March 25 - September 23, 2017 at the Kentucky Artisan's Center 

 Roebling Fest - Iconic Bridge Turns 150 years old! 

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Jul 04, 2017
Paducah, KY
Bring the entire family to the riverfront for a spectacular concert and fireworks display. Paducah Concert Band will perform at this free event and kick off the fireworks ...
Jul 7 - Jul 8, 2017
Somerset, KY
We're going on 24 years strong and can't wait to bring another round of amazing music to you in Somerset, Kentucky! Mark your calendar now for July 7-8, 2017. We'll see ...
Jul 7 - Jul 9, 2017
Berea, KY
Discover new work by over 100 artists from across the country. Take part in craft demonstrations, live music and regional entertainment. Held at Indian Fort Theater, Hyw 21E (...


Jul 15, 2017
Greenville, KY
On July 15th, “Saturdays on the Square” will be hosting a very special “Kentucky Talent Showcase & 225th Birthday Celebration”! The talent showcase...
Jul 15, 2017
Union, KY
Join us for two days of discovery at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site!  On Saturday June 17th and July 15th from 11A.M. to 3 P.M. there will be lots to explore including...
Jul 21 - Jul 22, 2017
Augusta, KY
Come to Augusta, Kentucky and take a breathtaking scenic stroll down Historic Riverside Drive. You'll be sure to be entertained by panoramic unobstructed Ohio River Valley vie...
Jul 7 - Jul 23, 2017
Berea, KY
Imagine almost 3 weeks packed with master craftsmen, artists, musicians, chefs, award-winning writers, and experts in sustainable living. Now imagine yourself being right ther...
Jul 24 - Jul 29, 2017
Harrodsburg, KY
  Mercer County Fair & Horse Show 190th Mercer County Fair & Horse Show The Mercer County Fair and Horse Show is the longest running fair and horse s...
Aug 2 - Aug 8, 2017
Paducah, KY
Join in the festivities of this long-standing annual celebration of African American heritage in Paducah. The event includes open houses, community meals, dance competitions, ...
Aug 10 - Aug 12, 2017
Corbin, KY
Three days of fun, family and friends on Main Street, Downtown Corbin. Headlining NIBROC are the three nights of FREE Concert Entertainment on our outdoor stage. Nibroc ...
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