Events in Kentucky

Kentucky Events

Events in Kentucky

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  • AMELZER2000
    Ovid, MI54 contributions
    Infield trip. Bring chairs or a blanket. Bring rain ponchoes the weather is unpredictable. And wear shoes for some mud and wet grass. There are food booths and porta pottys in the infield. They has now stopped the infield tickets from allowing you into the rest of the derby location. No resturaunts. No museum. Ect. Strictly infield. They have the offical drinks and beer in the infield and food vendors and also betting booths (but we uses the app it saves for standing in another long line.) The have gift shop too infield. Get there early its a lot of walking and you probably will only see the race from the jumbo tv in the center of the field. Look of the website for the DERBY DAY things you are allowed to bring and not to bring. 2 unopened bottles of water per person. A bag but check the dementions a tarp if its rainy
    Written July 30, 2022
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  • Betty W
    New Albany, IN9 contributions
    Wonderful and relaxing experience. Brought our own chairs. no suffocating crowds. Great view of the air show and fireworks. Certainly worth the price
    Written August 31, 2022
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  • lawtonjl2002
    Norwich, NY344 contributions
    Staying nearby we walked down to this riverside festival. The festival celebrates the local Goetta sausage. All vendors must include the sausage in their foods. There are so many choices to pick from. I settled on the donut breakfast sandwich. It was so delicious and made with two whole donuts. Musical entertainment is playing throughout the festival and family friendly carnival games were available. The festival is held for only two weekends in the summer.
    Written August 14, 2019
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  • Dan Hoehler
    Louisville, KY19 contributions
    Been a annual staple to the Kentucky Derby Festival Hot Air Balloon Race. Each spring the sky’s brighten with the inflation and preparation for launch.
    Written November 4, 2018
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  • DonnaK2013
    Corbin, Kentucky46 contributions
    Little bit of a wait, but definitely with it… recommend for all ages!! We did the 7:15 time slot but recommend the 6:15 because the ones arriving at that time actually started the walking tour around dusk/dark…. Such a fun time!!!
    Written October 10, 2021
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  • Donald B
    44 contributions
    The festival that runs over the two weeks leading to the derby is a festival for the citizens. 90% of the is done by people that live in the area. The only exception is the air show. These planes and pilots come from all over the US. It's really a fun time.
    Written September 27, 2016
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  • Paul H
    Cincinnati, OH117 contributions
    Very, Very nice Christmas light drive thru. Lots of lights and very cute displays all set to music. The drive was about 1.5 miles with new displays at each turn. Cincinnati area has several drive Christmas displays and this is one that should be added to your list during the holiday season. Cost is $ 6 per person. Check it out.
    Written December 24, 2019
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  • 2017art
    Texico, IL512 contributions
    Drove down to buy a 25 lb bag or so. nothing. 4 or 5 tents set up selling some jewelery, and t-shirts, et. Saw nothing of Pecan pies. When ordered one from menu, they immediately erased it saying they don't serve that kind. Suppose to be a Pecan festival, without being able to buy a single bag of Pecans except for the little hand size munchies.saw one lady on stage singing, and that was it!!!No events, nothing for the kids. Noy really the right time of the year for this, as the 2019 crop is still in the trees.. Too early for this festival!!!...Didn't find one place open in hickman Hy. yo buy some Pecans..
    Written September 15, 2019
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