Must-See Events in Kentucky

Kentucky

Here's the Cream of the Crop of Must-See Events in Kentucky

So heady is Kentucky's potent heritage and history, arts, and culture, that there's always something cracking in the state. Whether it be the internationally renowned Kentucky Derby, a hot air balloon race, an open-air barbecue festival, or the World Chicken Festival, there's something on the table for every comer.

The Best Family-Friendly Events in Kentucky

Turn back the hands of time at Eminence's Renaissance Fair or leap into a sea of sound and color at Louisville Art Fair – must-see events in Kentucky delight children year round.

Best Places to Stay for Events in Kentucky

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Burnside, Pulaski County, Kentucky
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House ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Hillsboro, Fleming County, Kentucky
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5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
New Concord, Calloway County, Kentucky
from $145
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4.6
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The Best Outdoor Events in Kentucky

Kentucky's outdoor events are so happening they leave a cloud of dust in their wake. Don't miss out. Watch stately elk roam the mountains and dig into sticky ribs by the river.

Recommended Accommodations for Kentucky Events

House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Campbellsville, Taylor County, Kentucky
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4.7
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Verona, Boone County, Kentucky
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4.7
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
New Haven, Nelson County, Kentucky
from $118
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4.9
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The Best Music Events in Kentucky

Sounds of the south-central States reverberate across the world – word-of-mouth praise for these Kentuckian music festivals carries far.

Top Offers for Events in Kentucky

House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky
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4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
East Bernstadt, Laurel County, Kentucky
from $63
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4.5
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Beechmont, Louisville, Kentucky
from $82
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5.0
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Average Nightly Rental Prices in Kentucky

Vacation Rental Availability in Kentucky