Celebrate 50 Years Of Delicious Food And Small Town Fun At Country Ham Days In Kentucky
Our state is filled with long running traditions that have continued over generations. In fact, many would say that it’s these tried and true events, gatherings, and celebrations that give Kentucky so much character. If you’ve been in the Bluegrass State for awhile, you likely already participate in some of these traditions and one of the most festive is Country Ham Days in Marion County. This massive fall festival is held in the charming city of Lebanon each year and in 2019 it will celebrate its 50th year! Country Ham Days in Kentucky offers delicious food and small town fun and you should join thousands of your neighbors at the celebration this year.
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Country Ham Days in Kentucky is a unique festival that’s been around for 50 years. It had humble beginnings, but now attracts over 40,000 visitors to the small town of Lebanon each year. If you love country ham or even if you just love everything about fall festivals in Kentucky, then check it out this year. Is Marion County Country Ham Days already one of your Kentucky traditions? Let us know in the comments!
For more information on the festival, including its multi-day schedule, visit its website here. And for more on the town of Lebanon, visit here.
And if you’re now craving country ham, try some of the best in the state, featured in our previous article here.
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
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