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Current Events in Northern Kentucky

Experience the many exciting and unique festivals, fairs and other events
in the Northern Kentucky River Region. the events are annual events. Contact the counties websites for more information.

All Year
First Friday Gallery Hop in Covington Arts District (First Friday of each month )
859-292-2322, Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

JANUARY

Winter Family Days at Newport Aquarium, Newport (Up to 2 kids free)
800-406-3474 www.newportaquarium.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

FEBRUARY

Perfect Harmony Weekend at General Butler State Resort
866-462-8853 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Valentine Dinner Theater at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort, Mt. Olivet
859-289-5507 www.parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/blue_licks/default Robertson County

Valentine"s Day events at Newport on the Levee, Newport
859-291-0550 www.newportaquarium.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

U.S. Marine Corps Flag Raising at Iwo Jima Monument, Elizaville Cemetery
606-845-1223, Fleming County

MARCH

JB Shannon Memorial Bowling Tournament at Double S Entertainment, Flemingsburg, 606-845-0407 www.flemingkychamber.com Fleming County

St. Patrick's Day celebration at Newport on the Levee, Newport
859-291-0550 www.newportaquarium.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Maysville Quilt Gathering Show at The Cox Building, Maysville
606-584-1734, Mason County


APRIL

Flower Show tie-in event at Newport on the Levee, Newport
859-291-0550 www.newportaquarium.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Village Vintage & Arts Bazaar - 4th Sunday each month (April thru October)
859-491-0458, Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Easter on Main - Main Street, Downtown Carrollton
502-732-5713,Carroll County

Easter Sunrise Service at General Butler State Resort
866-462-8853 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Camper Appreciation Weekend at General Butler State Resort
866-462-8853 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Campers Appreciation Weekend at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort , Mt. Olivet
859-289-5507 www.parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/blue_licks/default Robertson County


MAY

Farm & Craft Market at Courthouse Square, Owenton
Every Friday, (May thru November), 10am-1pm, 502-484-5703, Owen County

Maifest at MainStrasse Village, Covington (Weekend after Mother's Day)
859-491-0458 www.mainstrasse.org Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Archery Bow Hunter Tour at General Butler and Camp Kysoc (First weekend May),
Carroll County

Pioneer Power Club's Annual Antique Tractor Show at Kentucky Motors on Hwy. 42, Carrollton, 800-325-4290 www.carrolltontourism.com/tractors Carroll County

Backyard Concert Series at General Butler State Resort Park
502-732-4384 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Derby Day Festival on Main Street, Williamstown (First Saturday in May)
859-824-3633 www.gctcc.org Grant County

Live on Electric Avenue in Downtown Flemingsburg (Selected Fridays, May thru September), 606-845-1223 www.flemingkychamber.com Fleming County

Quilt Box Garden Week in Dry Ridge (First week of May)
859-824-4007 www.gctcc.org Grant County

Wild Herbal Walk at Mullins Log Cabin, Williamstown (Second Saturday in May)
859-322-3082 www.mullinslogcabin.net Grant County

Garden Days in Old Washington, Maysville
606-759-7423, Mason County

Sweet Owen Arts in the Park in Owenton (Third Saturday)
502-484-3450, Owen County

Spring Bash Demolition Derby at Carroll County Fair Grounds
800-325-4290 www.carrolltontourism.com Carroll County

Three Rivers Motorcycle Festival at Carroll County Fairgrounds (Memorial Day Weekend), Carroll County

Buffalo Trails Duathlon & Triathlon in Maysville
Call for dates; 606-564-5534 chamber@maysvilleky.net Mason County


JUNE

Owen County Relay for Life at Owen County High School (First weekend in June)
502-484-3405, Owen County

Chamber of Commerce Sporting Clays Shoot at Elk Creek Hunt Club
(First Saturday in June), 502-484-9900, www.owencounty.ky.gov Owen County

U.S. 25 Yard Sale all along U.S. 25 (First weekend in June), Throughout Kentucky

Art in the Garden in Augusta (First Saturday in June)
606-756-2183 www.augustaky.com Bracken County

Maysville Uncorked!! in Maysville (Second Saturday in June)
606-563-2596 www.cityofmaysville.com Mason County

Gallatin County Fair in Warsaw (Second weekend in June)
www.visitgallatincountyky.com Gallatin County

Pendleton County Relay for Life at Griffen Centre, Falmouth (3rd weekend in June)
859-372-7885, Pendleton County

Original Goetta Festival at MainStrasse Village, Covington
859-491-0458 www.mainstrasse.org Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Summer Concerts, Events and Car Shows in Warsaw @ The River Front Park (June, July, August and September) www.visitgallatincountyky.com Gallatin County

Newport Italianfest at Riverboat Row, Newport, 859-292-3666 www.newportky.govBoone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Backyard Concert Series at Butler-Turpin State Historic House, General Butler State Resort, 800-325-4290 www.carrolltontourism.com Carroll County

Carroll County Fair at the Fair Grounds, Carrollton
800-325-4290 www.carrolltontourism.com/ Carroll County

Racefest at Courthouse Square in Downtown Carrollton
502-732-7034, Carroll County

Kincaid Regional Theatre Children's Summer Production in Falmouth
859-654-2636 www.krtshows.com Pendleton County

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Nationwide Series' and Quaker State 400 Sprint Cup Race at Kentucky Speedway
888-652-RACE www.kentuckyspeedway.com Gallatin County


JULY

Warsaw Riverfest in Warsaw
www.cityofwarsawky.org Gallatin County

July Celebration in Downtown Vanceburg (First weekend in July)
606-796-6563 www.visitlewiscountyky.com Lewis County

Logan's Auto Body's Cruise-In in Flemingsburg
606-849-8629 www.flemingkychamber.com Fleming County

4th of July Celebration in Flemingsburg at Fleming County Recreational Park
606-845-1223 www.flemingkychamber.com Fleming County

Farm & Craft Evening Market at Courthouse Square, Owenton 6pm - Dusk
(First Friday in July), 502-484-5703, Owen County

Quilt Box Barn Sale in Dry Ridge
859-824-4007 www.gctcc.org Grant County

Baton Rouge Blast at N. KY Fairgrounds, Williamstown (Saturday closest to 4th of July) www.grantcofair.com Grant County

Backyard Concert Series at General Butler State Resort Park
502-732-4384 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Newport Arts & Music Festival at Newport Festival Park, Newport
859-292-3666 www.newportky.gov Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Backroads Farm Tour in Rural Campbell County
859-635-9587 www.home.fuse.net/campbellcd Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Firework Celebration at Point Park on Main Street in Carrollton
502-732-7036, Carroll County

Kincaid Regional Theatre's Professional Summer Production in Falmouth
859-654-2636 www.krtshows.com Pendleton County

Tollesboro Lions Club Fair in Tollesboro
606-798-2421, Lewis County

America's Celebration and Motorcycle Rally at Newport Festival Park, Newport (July 4th Weekend)
859-912-2509 or 859-912-2510 www.newportky.gov Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Queen City Sausage Festival at Newport Festival Park (Early to Mid July)
513-541-5581, Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Owen County Fair at Fairgrounds (Second week in July)
502-484-5679, Owen County

Pendleton County 4-H Youth Fair at Pendleton County Fairgrounds (Second week in July), 859-654-3395, Pendleton County

Kentucky Art Outpost at World Peace Bell Park (Late July)
www.newportky.gov Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Grant County Fair & Horse Show at N. KY Fairgrounds, Williamstown (Last week in July thru 1st week of August) www.grantcofair.com Grant County

The Augusta Riverfest Regatta in Augusta (Last weekend in July)
606-756-2183 www.augustaky.com, Bracken County

Germantown Fair in Germantown (Last week in July)
606-883-3755, Bracken County


AUGUST

Concerts, Events and Car Shows in Warsaw @ The River Front Park (August and September) www.visitgallatincountyky.com Gallatin County

Grant County Fair & Horse Show (First week in August and continued from last week of July), 859-824-5943, www.grantcofair.com Grant County

Old Reliable Germantown Fair (First week in August)
606-883-3755 Mason County

Farm & Craft Evening Market in Courthouse Square, Owenton (First Friday in August, 6pm-Dusk), 502-484-5703, Owen County

127 Yard Sale along St. Rt. 127 (First weekend in August)
502-484-3405, Throughout Kentucky

Re-Enactment Celebration at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort in Mt. Olivet
859-289-5507 www.parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/blue_licks/default Robertson County

Glier's Goettafest at Newport Festival Park, Newport (First weekend in August)
www.goettafest.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Great Inland Seafood Festival at Newport Festival Park, Newport
859-292-3666 www.newportky.gov Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Rides on Monmouth Car Show on Monmouth Street between 3rd & 11th
859-547-9329 www.newportky.gov Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

First Friday on Carrolton Courthouse lawn (First Friday in August), Carroll County

August Golden Gala at General Butler State Resort
www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Backyard Concert Series at General Butler State Resort Park
502-732-4384 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Battery Hooper Days at James A. Ramage Civil War Museum (Third weekend of August), 859-344-1145 www.fortwright.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Fleming County Covered Bridge Festival in Flemingsburg (Fourth Saturday in August), 606-845-1223 www.flemingkychamber.com Fleming County

Oktoberfest in Downtown Maysville (Second Friday & Saturday of August)
606-564-5865 www.maysvilleoktoberfest.org Mason County

Art Explosion in Downtown Maysville, 606-301-1788, Mason County

Lewis County School Fair in Vanceburg (Third Friday & Saturday of August)
606-796-2653, Lewis County


SEPTEMBER

Heritage Days in Augusta (Labor Day weekend)
606-756-2183 www.augustaky.com Bracken County

Swingtime on the River in Augusta
606-756-2183 www.augustaky.com Bracken County

Oktoberfest at MainStrasse Village, Covington (Weekend after Labor Day)
859-491-0458 www.mainstrasse.org Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Robertson County Car Show at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort in Mt. Olivet
859-289-5507 www.parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/blue_licks/default Robertson County

Bands & BBQ at Point Park, Carrollton
800-325-4290 www.carrolltontourism.com Carroll County

Backyard Concert Series at General Butler State Resort Park
502-732-4384 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Riverfest at Newport Riverfront (Labor Day weekend)
859-912-2509 www.newportky.govBoone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Simon Kenton Festival in Washington Historic District (Third weekend in September)
606-563-2596 www.cityofmaysville.com Mason County

Sweet Owen Days in Owenton (Third weekend in September)
502-484-3405 www.owencounty.ky.gov Owen County

Swing on Main in Downtown Flemingsburg (Third Saturday in September)
606-845-1223, Fleming County

The Rosemary Clooney Concert in Maysville (Third weekend in September)
606-564-9419 www.cityofmaysville.com Mason County

Pig-Out in Maysville in Maysville (Fourth weekend in September)
606-564-4869 www.cityofmaysville.com Mason County

Fall Harvest Days at Lewis County Farmers Market Facility, Vanceburg (Last Saturday in September, Rain or Shine)
606-796-2732 www.visitlewiscountyky.com Lewis County

Newport Oktoberfest at Newport Riverfront (Last Weekend in September)
www.newportky.gov Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Ironman Catfishing Tournament at Point Park in Downtown Carrollton
260-343-1074, Carroll County

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and IndyCar Series at Kentucky Speedway -
888-652-RACE www.kentuckyspeedway.com Gallatin County


OCTOBER

Carroll County Tobacco Festival in Downtown Carrollton on the Courthouse Square
800-325-4290, Carroll County

Heritage Saturday at the Historic Masterson House in Carrollton
800-325-429 www.carrolltontourism.com/heritage, Carroll County

Fall Brawl Demo Derby at Carroll Co Fair Grounds (behind Kroger & Walmart)
502-732-5924/0699, Carroll County

Hoedown in the Holler Country Music Festival at Mandolin Farm
410-534-0540 www.hoedownintheholler.com, Fleming County

Farm & Craft Evening Market at Courthouse Square, Owenton (First Friday in October, 6pm-Dusk), 502-484-5703, Owen County

Monterey Arts & Craft Fair, Monterey, (First weekend in October)
502-484-3240, Owen County

Wool Fest, Falmouth (First weekend in October)
859-654-3378, Pendleton County

Antiques Fair, (First weekend in October)
859-344-1145 www.fortwright.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Art Off - Pike Art Show, Madison (Covington Arts District)
859-292-2163 www.covingtonarts.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

"R" Farm Pumpkin Fest
606-742-2429 www.r-farm.com Mason County

Camp Springs Herbst (Autumn) Tour in Camp Springs
859-635-2228 or 859-635-7547 www.campsprings.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Turning of the Leaves Festival in Augusta, (Second Saturday in October)
606-756-2183, Bracken County

Fleming County Court Days in Downtown Flemingsburg (Weekend before Columbus Day), 606-845-1223, Fleming County

Halloween Campout at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort
859-289-5507 www.parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/blue_licks/default Robertson County

Monsters on Monmouth Parade & Leveeween at Newport on the Levee, Newport
859-291-0550 www.newportonthelevee.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Halloween Family Weekend at General Butler State Resortin Carrollton
866-462-8853 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Backyard Concert Series at General Butler State Resort Park
502-732-4384 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Augusta Ghost Tour in Augusta, (Halloween weekend)
606-756-2183 www.augustaky.com Bracken County

Ghost Stories From the Grave and Beyond at Mullins Log Cabin, Williamsburg (Halloween weekend) 859-322-3082, Grant County

NOVEMBER

Larkspur Press Christmas Open House in Monterey (Weekend after Thanksgiving Day) www.larkspurpress.com Owen County

Dinner Theatre at General Butler State Resort in Carrollton
866-462-8853 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Another Reason to be Thankful in Downtown Carrollton
502-732-5713, Carroll County

Small Business Saturday in Downtown Carrollton
502-732-5713, Carroll County

Ewing Christmas Fest in Downtown Ewing (Third Saturday in November)
606-748-2525, Fleming County


DECEMBER

Santa's Wonderland, Downtown Williamstown (First Saturday in December)
859-824-3322, Grant County

A Christmas Celebration - Owen County Chamber of Commerce (First Sunday in December)
502-484-9900, Owen County

Civil War Christmas (First weekend in December)
859-344-1145 www.fortwright.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Christmas Parade & Friendship Night in Flemingsburg (First Friday in December)
606-845-1223, Fleming County

Scuba Santa's Water Wonderland at Newport Aquarium, Newport
800-406-3474 www.newportaquarium.com Boone, Campbell & Kenton Counties

Frontier Christmas at Washington Historic District (First weekend)
606-759-7423 www.cityofmaysville.com Mason County

Churches by Candlelight - Starts at Lewis County Courthouse Vanceburg (Second Wednesday) 606-796-0238 www.visitlewiscountyky.com Lewis County

Augusta White Christmas Parade in Augusta (Mid-December)
606-756-2747 www.augustaky.com Bracken County

Dinner Theater at Blue Licks Battlefield State Resort in Mt. Olivet
859-289-5507 www.parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/blue_licks/default Robertson County

Festival of Trees and Winter Wonderfest Days at General Butler State Resort in Carrollton , 866-462-8853 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Christmas in the Park at General Butler State Resort in Carrollton
866-462-8853 www.generalbutler.com Carroll County

Christmas at the Quilt Box in Dry Ridge (Second week of December)
859-824-4007 www.gctcc.org Grant County

Give the Gift of Art - Grant County Tourism Office (Second weekend of December)
859-824-3451 www.gctcc.org Grant County

Kincaid Regional Theatre Christmas Production in Falmouth
859-654-2636 www.krtshows.com Pendleton County

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