From spectacular natural beauty to exciting urban attractions, Kentucky is filled with history and culture. As one of the original frontiers of the United States, the Bluegrass State has a long and storied history filled with mythical figures, including Daniel Boone. The state's industries, including horse breeding and bourbon manufacturing, give the state a rich tapestry of events, activities, festivals, museums and more.
- Louisville, KY in Louisville, KY.
Every year in the middle of July the waterfront community comes together to hear the music presented by a large line-up of artists offering everything from hip hop to rock. Held at the local fairgrounds, visitors enjoy a variety of activities for all ages.
- Louisville Water Tower Louisville, KY 40207 in Louisville, KY.
Get a taste of New Orleans at this event that combines southern BBQ with an array of authentic Blues musicians. Feast on everything from BBQ chicken and beef to pulled pork prepared in a variety of cooking styles while listening to the intoxicating sound of the Blues that fill the air.
- Louisville, Kentucky in Louisville, KY.
Always fun for the whole family, the annual state fair spans 10 days beginning in the middle of August and offers everything from championship livestock shows to a world class carnival, midway games and fun competitions along with a host of food and craft vendors, live entertainment and celebrity guests.
- Paducah, Kentucky in Paducah, KY.
Quilters from across the country unite during the last weekend in April for this gala event that brings thousands of artisans to the community to showcase their talents. Admire the extensive collection of handmade quilts, attend workshops and browse through the many vendor booths.
- Bardstown, Ky. in Bardstown, KY.
Beginning in the middle of every September, the Bourbon Capital of the World commemorates their history of making whiskey with a six day event. Guests enjoy everything from black tie whiskey tasting events to parades, southern cooking and live entertainment along with a host of other activites.
During the last weekend in September, the community celebrates being the home of the first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant by providing southern fried chicken prepared on a 10 foot wide skillet. Guests also enjoy the carnival, crafts and other events.