These 8 Harvest Festivals In Kentucky Are A Great Way To Celebrate Autumn
While we all love a good summer festival, fall is the ideal time to get outside and celebrate this time of harvest and good fortune. The state of Kentucky is known for its festivals and this time of year does not disappoint. Some of the best gatherings of the year take place in the fall, so be sure to check out the best harvest festivals in Kentucky that are a great way to celebrate autumn.
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Fall is a great time to explore Kentucky and its small town gatherings. Have you been to any of the best harvest festivals in Kentucky? Any others we should be sure to include next time? Share your favorites in the comments!
And for the best time to view fall foliage in Kentucky this year, be sure to check out our recent article here.
What other types of events take place in fall in Kentucky?
There are many things to do in fall in Kentucky. Small town festivals are very popular this time of year, and the 8 events mentioned above are some of the best. In addition to these, you can also take a scenic train ride, go on a ghost hunt, try apple picking, or check out any of the other family-friendly fall events in Kentucky. Don’t forget that fall is also a great time to go hiking and camping in Kentucky, and some of our favorite fall hikes can be found here.
What are the best family-friendly activities to do in the fall in Kentucky?
We’ve already mentioned some of the best family-friendly fall activities in Kentucky, and really you can’t go wrong with any of them. Another unique event to consider is the Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular in Louisville and you can learn more about that here. Any of our state parks are also lovely in the fall and often provide fun-filled, family activities. See a list of our state’s incredible resort parks here.
Which Kentucky town is the best to visit in the fall?
This is a difficult question to answer, because so many Kentucky towns really get into the festive spirit of fall. If you’d like some suggestions of where to go in Kentucky in the fall, start with this list of the most gorgeous spots and check out all of the small towns and big cities along the way.
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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