Bullitt County festivals and many events throughout the year can be found on this convenient calendar. From the weekly Shepherdsville Country Music Show and special tours like Behind the Beam with Jim Beam's Master Distiller to the seasonal activities at Bernheim Forest and more, there are many family-fun things to do in Bullitt County.

January Events

Model A Swap Meet - January 11, 2020 – Sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville, this annual event brings more than 70 Louisville-area home improvement companies together under one roof to offer ideas and expert advice on home remodeling. Admission is free. Parking is free. Advice is free.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville (502-429-6000)
Website: BIALouisville.com

American Red Cross Blood Drive - January 21, 2020 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

Kentuckiana Fly Fishing Show - January 25, 2020 – Fly casting demonstrations, fish and wildlife agencies, guides & outfitters, Kid's Corner, seminars, raffles & much more. Admission $7 – free entry to active military and kids 12 and under. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: 
Website: derbycityflyfishers.com

February Events

Hard Rock MMA - February 1, 2020 – Event will be at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre. Visit the website to purchase tickets and for more information.
Time: 7:30-10:30PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.hardrockmma.com

MillaNova Winery Cheers to Chocolate (1st weekend) - February 7-9, 2020 – Join us in our tasting room and try four different gourmet chocolates, each paired with choices of our award winning wines, for a Valentine's treat! We will also have a special menu. This event is for everyone to enjoy! 
Time: Fri & Sat Noon-6PM; Sun 1-6PM
Location: MillaNova Winery – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Beth Mason (502-509-7793);

Valentine Gala - February 8, 2020 – Celebrate Valentine’s Day at one of Bullitt County’s most elegant events. This event features dinner, dancing and great prize packages.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre (502-955-7009)

Healthy Hearts Wear Red Luncheon - February 13, 2020 – Please visit the website for more information.
Time: 10AM-2PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bullitt County Health Department (502-543-2415)
Website: BullittCountyHealthDept.org

MillaNova Winery Cheers to Chocolate (2nd weekend) - February 14-16, 2020 – Join us in our tasting room and try four different gourmet chocolates, each paired with choices of our award winning wines, for a Valentine's treat! We will also have a special menu. This event is for everyone to enjoy! 
Time: Fri & Sat Noon-6PM; Sun 1-6PM
Location: MillaNova Winery – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Beth Mason (502-509-7793); 

Quilters Day Out - February 22, 2020 – Please visit the website for more information. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: quiltersdayout.com

March Events

 

North Bullitt Lions Club Sportsman Swap Meet - March 7, 2020 – Sportsmen bring your tackle, accessories, lures – anything hunting or fishing related you want to sell or trade. It can be old or modern, antique or new. No firearms traded or sold. Admission $5. Children under 12 free.
Time: 8AM-1PM
Location: Bullitt County Fairgrounds – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: North Bullitt Lions Club (502-777-7370) 

MillaNova Winery Annual Bridal Show - March 8, 2020 – Get excited for wedding vendors and ideas to help you plan your big day. There will be cake to taste, DJs, photographers, catering samples, decorations, floral arrangements, and more! Free admission.
Time: 2-5PM
Location: MillaNova Winery – Exit 117 Mt. Washington
Contact: Beth Mason (502-509-7793); 

Bridal Scavenger Bingo - March 14, 2020 – Call Paroquet Springs Conference Center for more information.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre (502-955-7009)

Bullitt County Woman's Style Show - March 21, 2020 – Please visit the website for more information.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bullitt County Woman's Club –
Website: bullittcountywomansclub/facebook

Pamper Yourself for a Cause Cancer Event - March 21, 2020 – Please visit the website for more information.
Time: 1-3PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Faith Portman City of Shepherdsville – f

American Red Cross Blood Drive - March 24, 2020 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

Bullitt County Health Fair - March 28, 2020 – Call Paroquet Springs Conference Center for more information.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre (502-955-7009)


April Events

Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim - March 30 - April 3, 2020 – Come enjoy a Spring Break Adventure at Bernheim! Hands-on Discovery Stations featuring a variety of animal, plant and nature activities will be open at the Visitor Center daily from 11AM-3PM. The Fire Tower will be open for tours from 11AM-4PM, and each day will feature a Nature Hike from 2-3PM. Special Nature Concert with Mr. Dan on Wednesday, April 4 from 1-1:45PM at the Visitor Center. This event is free and open to the public.
Time: 11AM-4PM
Location: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest (502-955-8512)
Website: Bernheim.org

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show - April 3-4, 2020 – Knob Creek Gun Range hosts the Nation’s Largest biannual Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show in April and October. The Machine Gun Shoot is two days of machine gun shooting, dealer displays, shooting competitions and a spectacular Night Shoot both Friday and Saturday. The machine gunners are shooting at a wide variety of used appliances, abandoned vehicles, and barrels of fuel with pyrotechnic charges attached. The Military Gun Show draws dealers from across the country to buy, sell and trade rifles, pistols, shotguns and machine guns. They will also be selling ammo, military surplus, hard to find gun parts, and much more. Admission is just $15 per person per day, with children under 12 only $5. Please visit the website for more information.
Location: Hwy. 44 West – Exit 117 West Point
Contact: Knob Creek Gun Range (502-922-4457)
Website: Knobcreekrange.com

Master Gardener Plant and Garden Art Sale - April 25, 2020 – This annual sale features many vendors with assorted plants, herbs, fish, aquatics, flowers, tropicals and yard art. Vendor booths are available for $25. 
Time: 8AM-2PM
Location: Bullitt County Extension Office – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bullitt County Extension Office (502-543-2257)

May Events

Mount Washington Spring Festival - May 8-9, 2020 – You will find something for the entire family at this year's 41st Annual Mt. Washington Spring Festival. Over 100 booths featuring handmade and craft items, as well as food to satisfy any taste. There also will be a Kids Zone, Art Show, 5K Run, Petting Zoo, Beauty Pageant, Car Show, and more. Entertainment featured both days and a Parade on Saturday morning that will put a smile on everyone's face.  
Location: Hwy. 31E – Exit 117 Mt. Washington
Contact: Mount Washington Lions Club, Mike Frye (502-376-9391)
Website:
www.facebook.com/Mount-Washington-Spring-Festival

North Bullitt Lions Demolition Derby - May 9, 2020 – This event is full of "on the edge of your seat" excitement. Don't miss out on the fun!
Time: 8:00PM
Location: Bullitt County Fairgrounds – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: North Bullitt Lions Club (502-777-7370); 

Bullitt County GOP Annual Dinner - May 14, 2020 – Please contact the Bullitt County GOP for more information.
Time: 6-10PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Mike Hibbard –

FeFiFo FunFest & Spring Plant Sale at Bernheim - May 16, 2020 – Bernheim's annual celebration of spring features the Forest Giants in a Giant Forest, local artisans, food vendors, and tons of great activities for children – including arts, crafts, faerie house construction, a faerie costume area to prepare for the great Faerie Parade, and naturalist-led discovery stations. The day also includes Bernheim's annual Spring Plant Sale. This event is free and open to the public, however there is a $10 per car admission fee for non-members. 
Time: 11AM-4PM
Location: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest (502-955-8512)
Website: Bernheim.org

Gun-Con - May 16, 2020 – Please visit the website for more information.
Time: 10AM-5PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Ross or Mary Cloe –

American Red Cross Blood Drive - May 21, 2020 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

June Events

Family Fishing Days at Bernheim - June 6-7, 2020 – The whole family can enjoy fishing on any lake in Bernheim's arboretum without a fishing license. 
Location: Bernheim – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: Bernheim (502-955-8512)
Website: Bernheim.org

Bullitt County Fair - June 15-20, 2020 – Escape the hustle and bustle and bring your family to the fair! Enjoy pageants, carnival rides and games, horse shows, contests, exhibits, demolition derby, motocross events and much more.  Don’t miss out! 
Location: Bullitt County Fairgrounds – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: Bullitt County Fair Board (502-724-3152)

American Red Cross Blood Drive - June 21, 2020 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

Hillview City Fair - June 25-27, 2020 – Carnival rides and games, booths, commercial exhibits, live music and other entertainment, and a beer garden. The Hillview City Fair has something for everyone!
Location: Hillview Government Center – Exit 121 Hillview 
Contact: Hillview City Fair Committee (502-955-8915);
Website: Hillviewcityfair.com

KidsFest - June 27, 2020 – A festival designed to entertain and educate children ages 12 and younger.
Time: 10AM-2PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce (502-543-6727)
Website: BullittChamber.org

July Events

4th of July Bullitt Blast and Shepherdsville City Fair - July 3-4, 2020 – Celebrate America’s independence in hometown style with a fantastic fireworks show along the Salt River, carnival rides and games, booths, live entertainment, 25-cent ice cream cones, pageants, fun activities for kids, a car show and much, much more.    
Location: Shepherdsville-First Street Park – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Tony Thompson (502-403-6545)  
Website: Bullittblast.com

APA Pool Tournament - July 24-26, 2020 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Jesse Hecht (502-498-5313)

North Bullitt Lions Demolition Derby - July 31, 2020 – This event is full of "on the edge of your seat" excitement. Don't miss out on the fun!
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Bullitt County Fairgrounds – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: North Bullitt Lions Club (502-777-7370) 

August Events

CASA Summer Night Out - August 1, 2020
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: CASA of Bullitt County (502-543-4554)
Website: www.bccasa.org

Hard Rock MMA - August 15, 2020 – Event will be at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre. Visit the website for more information.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.hardrockmma.com

Kentucky State Fair - August 20-30, 2020 – Stop by and see the Bullitt County Tourist Commission at this year’s Kentucky State Fair in the Pride of the Counties section of the Exposition Center’s South Wing. We’ll be showcasing some of the best attractions and accommodations Bullitt County has to offer. We’ll have special giveaways and, as always, our booth will be hosted by wonderful volunteers representing all different facets of our county. Booth will be open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Hope to see you there!
Location: Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center
Contact: Bullitt County Tourism 502-543-8656
Website: kystatefair.org

CONNECT at Bernheim - August 22, 2020 – CONNECT at Bernheim will challenge minds and delight the senses. The night includes the Forest Giants lit up under the night sky, live musical performances, and hands-on experiences for adults and families, including making art, drum circle participation, hacker creations and participatory science. Local food trucks and craft beer and wine vendors will be on hand to complete this unique experience. Bernheim members free; $10 per adult, $5 per child for non-members.
Time: 6:26-10:26PM
Location: Bernheim – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: Bernheim (502-955-8512) 
Website: Bernheim.org

September Events

North Bullitt Lions Demolition Derby - September 12, 2020 – This event is full of "on the edge of your seat" excitement. Don't miss out on the fun!
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Bullitt County Fairgrounds – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: North Bullitt Lions Club (502-777-7370) 

Greater Louisville HamFest - September 12, 2020 
Time: 6AM-5PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bob Myers –

American Red Cross Blood Drive - September 22, 2020 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

BugFest & Fall Plant Sale at Bernheim - September 26, 2020 – Join us for BugFest, our annual celebration of insects and their relatives, at the Bernheim Visitor Center. Children and their families will go buggy exploring live critters at our insect zoo in, and at, our naturalist-led Discovery Stations. Bug-themed crafts and games for all ages will also be offered throughout the day. Don't miss the parade of bugs or our visitor favorite – Eat-A-Bug. Also, browse Bernheim's annual Fall Plant Sale. All plants are suitable for north central Kentucky growing. 
Time: 9AM-4PM
Location: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest (502-955-8512)
Website: Bernheim.org

October Events

Lebanon Junction Wall Street Park Festival - October 2-3, 2020 – This annual event features lots of food, fun, rides, vendors, great entertainment, and a beer garden.
Time: 11AM-9PM
Location: Wall Street Park, Lebanon Junction – Exit 105
Website: www.facebook.com/LebanonJunctionWallStreetPark

Knob Creek Gun Range Fall Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show - October 9-10, 2020 – Knob Creek Gun Range hosts the Nation’s Largest biannual Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show in April and October. The Machine Gun Shoot is two days of machine gun shooting, dealer displays, shooting competitions and a spectacular Night Shoot both Friday and Saturday. The machine gunners are shooting at a wide variety of used appliances, abandoned vehicles, and barrels of fuel with pyrotechnic charges attached. The Military Gun Show draws dealers from across the country to buy, sell and trade rifles, pistols, shotguns and machine guns. They will also be selling ammo, military surplus, hard to find gun parts, and much more. Admission is just $15 per person per day, with children under 12 only $5. Please visit the website for more information.
Location: Hwy. 44 West – Exit 117 West Point
Contact: Knob Creek Gun Range (502-922-4457)
Website: KnobCreekRange.com

Kentucky Pug Rescue - October 10, 2020  
Time: 9AM-4PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: 

One Hop Shop Quilt Show - October 16-17, 2020 
Time: 10AM-4PM both days
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville

COLORFEST at Bernheim - October 17-18, 2020 – Celebrate the fall season at ColorFest, a family favorite! Visitors can slingshot pumpkins, navigate the hay maze, play in the corn pit, make mud pies, and enjoy a hayride in the splendor of Bernheim's colorful landscape. Other highlights include live music, hands-on nature activities, unique local foods, Kentucky arts and crafts vendors, and more. $10 per car admission fee for non-members.
Time: 10AM-4PM
Location: Bernheim – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: Bernheim (502-955-8512) 
Website: Bernheim.org

Think Pink Event with Bullitt County Health Department - October 20, 2020  
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Liz McGuire 502-955-5355

Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce Dinner - October 22, 2020  
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce (502-543-6727) 
Website: bullittcountychamber.org

Halloween – Horror Sci-Fi Comic Toy Show - October 22-24, 2020  
Time: 10AM-4PM both days
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville

November Events

Opals Dream Foundation Gala - November 7, 2020  
Time: 5:45-11PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville

Toys for Tots Biker Run - November 8, 2020  
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville

American Red Cross Blood Drive - November 24, 2020 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

December Events

Home for the Holidays Dinner at Jim Beam - December 4, 2020 – Join us as Master Distiller Fred Noe and his son Freddie share stories of the holidays past while spirits fill the air in more ways than one! Includes dinner, mixology creations, live music, premium bourbon tasting and a special gift.  
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 112 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

Light Up Mount Washington - December 4, 2020
Time: 6-9PM
Location:
 First Baptist Church Pavilion – Exit 117 Mt. Washington
Contact: City of Mount Washington (502-538-4216)

Light Up Shepherdsville - December 5, 2020 – Visit Santa and Mrs. Clause at Journey Church (419 S. Buckman St) from 2-5:30pm for free cookies and hot chocolate. Parade begins at 6pm. Parade will start at Bullitt Lick Middle School to Hwy. 44 West, right onto Buckman Street, then into First Street Park. Mayor will Light Up Shepherdsville around 7pm. 
Time: 6PM
Location: First Street Park – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Faith Portman, City of Shepherdsville (502-609-6013)

Christmas In The Park - December 5, 2020
Time: 6PM
Location:
 Lebanon Junction City Park and Community Center – Exit 105 Lebanon Junction
Contact: City of Lebanon Junction (502-833-4311)

Train Ride to See Santa - December 7-9, 2020  – Sponsored by Paroquet Springs Conference Centre
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville