Get ready for a summer filled with laughter, excitement, and unforgettable memories as our vibrant city gears up for a season of fantastic fairs and festivals. From thrilling rides and live entertainment to mouthwatering food and vibrant cultural celebrations, there’s no shortage of fun to be had. Whether you’re a resident looking for local happenings or a visitor seeking an authentic experience, our city’s festival scene is sure to deliver. So mark your calendars, gather your loved ones, and prepare for a summer of great fun as we present the ultimate guide to the upcoming fairs and festivals that will keep you entertained all season long. Let the festivities begin!
Hillview City Fair
June 1st – 3rd
Get ready for an extravaganza of sights, sounds, and flavors at this year’s Hillview City Fair! From thrilling rides that will make your heart race to the delightful melodies of live music filling the air, this fair promises an unforgettable experience for all. Step right up and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere as the carnival rolls into town, offering a whirlwind of excitement for thrill-seekers of all ages. Take a leisurely stroll through the artisan and vendor booths, where talented craftsmen and local businesses showcase their unique creations and wares. Indulge your taste buds with an array of delectable cuisines. For the animal lovers, a charming petting zoo awaits, where gentle creatures of all sizes eagerly await your affection. And that’s not all – hop aboard enchanting carriage rides or let the little ones enjoy the magic of pony rides, adding an extra touch of whimsy to your fair experience. With an impressive lineup of live music and other forms of entertainment, including thrilling performances and captivating shows, the Hillview City Fair truly offers something for everyone. So gather your family and friends, immerse yourself in the jubilant atmosphere, and create lasting memories at this must-attend event. Get ready to make this summer the most exciting one yet at the Hillview City Fair! Click here to learn more!
Bourbon Brews & BBQ Festival
Mark your calendars and prepare your taste buds for an epic celebration of bourbon, brews, and mouthwatering BBQ at the highly anticipated 3rd Annual Bourbon Brews & BBQ Festival! On Saturday, June 10th, from 2pm to 8pm, rain or shine, join us for an incredible day filled with local flavors, live music, and a lively atmosphere that will leave you craving for more. As you explore the festival grounds, make sure to visit the diverse array of local vendors, offering a treasure trove of unique products and crafts just waiting to be discovered. If you’re a beer enthusiast, head over to the beer garden, where you can relax and savor the rich flavors of handcrafted brews from talented local breweries. For those seeking a little adventure, get ready for some fun in the sun as waterslides and dry bounce houses await, providing endless laughter and excitement for kids and adults alike. And that’s not all! Engage in friendly competition by participating in additional gaming activities that will test your skills and keep the thrill alive throughout the day. At 4:00pm, the adrenaline kicks into high gear with the highly anticipated Cornhole tournament, where teams will battle it out for the title of champions. Then, at 5:00pm, prepare to be tantalized by the mouthwatering BBQ Contest, where pitmasters showcase their smoky creations in a fierce competition of flavors and techniques. The best part? Admission and parking are absolutely free, ensuring that this incredible event is accessible to all who wish to join in the festivities. But the excitement doesn’t stop there – the 3rd Annual Bourbon Brews & BBQ Festival goes beyond just a day of enjoyment. In a spirit of giving back, 100% of the proceeds from this year’s festival will be donated to The Nephrotic Syndrome Foundation, supporting their important work in making a difference in the lives of those affected by this condition. So come on down, bring your appetite and your enthusiasm, and let’s come together to create unforgettable memories, celebrate community, and support a worthy cause. We’ll see you there, ready to raise a glass, savor the flavors, and revel in the contagious energy of the Bourbon Brews & BBQ Festival! Click here to learn more!
Bullitt County Fair
June 12th – 17th
The much-awaited moment has arrived – it’s time to gather your loved ones, reconnect with familiar faces, and immerse yourself in the joyous atmosphere that only comes once a year. The air is filled with excitement as families from all corners of Bullitt County come together for a remarkable time of laughter, thrills, and heartwarming reunions. It’s a time to witness the dazzling lights and hear the delightful sounds of exhilarating rides and captivating shows that fill the fairgrounds. But this fair is more than just entertainment and indulgence—it’s a moment to honor the spirit and essence of Bullitt County. So, let the laughter fill the air, let the rides spin you into exhilaration, and let the joy of connection and celebration envelop your heart. It’s time to create cherished memories, to revel in the magic of this moment, and to pay tribute to the exceptional people and experiences that make Bullitt County truly special. Welcome to a time of wonder, family, and celebration – a time to rejoice in all the good things that Bullitt County has to offer. Click here to learn more!
Get ready for a day of pure excitement and wonder as we cordially invite you to join us at KidFest, the festival created with the sole purpose of bringing joy, entertainment, and education to children aged 12 and younger. Our top priority is ensuring the safety and well-being of every child, so please note that they must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible adult throughout the festival. The best part? Admission to this extraordinary event is absolutely free, opening the doors to endless possibilities for families from all walks of life. Get ready for an experience that will leave smiles on the faces of children and warm memories in the hearts of all who attend. Click here to learn more!
Shepherdsville City Fair / Bullitt Blast
June 30th – July 1st
Get ready to experience the grandest event of the year as Bullitt County proudly presents its highly anticipated and largest festival to date! It’s time to mark your calendars and gather your loved ones because this 4th of July celebration promises to be an unparalleled extravaganza that will leave you in awe. Prepare to immerse yourself in a vibrant tapestry of exhilaration, delectable flavors, refreshing libations, and captivating performances that will ignite your senses and create memories to last a lifetime. Click here to learn more!
Kentucky State Fair
August 17th – 27th
Get ready for the grandest celebration of all things Kentucky at the iconic Kentucky State Fair! This annual extravaganza brings together the rich cultural heritage, diverse traditions, and vibrant spirit of the Bluegrass State. As the largest fair in Kentucky, it’s an event that captures the essence of the region and leaves visitors in awe. Whether you’re a lifelong Kentuckian or a visitor from afar, the Kentucky State Fair is a celebration that showcases the best of the Bluegrass State. It’s a time to come together, embrace the rich traditions, and create memories that will last a lifetime. So, mark your calendars and join us for a remarkable experience filled with laughter, fun, and the true spirit of Kentucky. The Kentucky State Fair awaits, ready to dazzle and inspire with its extraordinary blend of entertainment, culture, and community. Click here to learn more!
As the summer heat rises, Bullitt County is gearing up for an unforgettable season filled with vibrant city festivals that promise endless fun and excitement. From thrilling rides to mouthwatering cuisine, from captivating performances to engaging activities, the upcoming fairs and festivals have something for everyone. So mark your calendars, gather your loved ones, and get ready to embark on a journey of joy, laughter, and unforgettable memories. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor, these festivals offer the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the community spirit, celebrate the unique culture, and create cherished moments that will last a lifetime. So come one, come all, and join us in experiencing the remarkable festivities that Bullitt County has to offer this summer. Get ready for a season of great fun and lifelong memories that will leave you yearning for more. Let the excitement begin!