Springfield, Kentucky Events



The seat of Washington County, Springfield is located near the cities of Lexington and Louisville, in central Kentucky’s land of ‘Bourbon, Horses & History’. The city is on the Lincoln Scenic Byway, and being the ancestral home of Abraham Lincoln’s family, is also part of the Kentucky Lincoln Heritage Trail. Springfield is also part of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, TransAmerica Bicycle Trail, the Barn Quilt Trail and Kentucky Fiber Trail. Boasting four gentle seasons, numerous historic and cultural sites and attractions, a full calendar of events and celebrations, beautiful scenery and plenty of opportunities for nature and outdoor adventures, the area makes for a great destination.

For up-to-date event information call Springfield Tourism Commission at (859) 336-5412 x1 or visit www.VisitSpringfieldKY.com.



MAY 2019:
May 17-19: Central Kentucky Theatre “ The Stinky Cheese Man” – Kids Company
May 18: BPW Wine Tasting


JUNE 2019:
June 1: Farmers Market Opens; Bourbon Bike Ride
June 8: Distinguished Young Woman Program
June 14-16, 21-23: Central Kentucky Theatre Main Stage presents “My Way”
June 22: Chamber Golf Scramble


JULY 2019:
July 3rd: 16th Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks
July 5-7: Springfield Hollywood South Film Festival – All Genre
July 7-14: Jets over Kentucky
July 8: Central Kentucky Theatre Launch Party & Awards Gala Opera House
July 27: African American Heritage Golf Scramble
July 28: Manton Music Jam


AUGUST 2019:
Aug 2: 16th African American Heritage Festival
Aug. 3: Holy Rosary Picnic
Aug. 15-25: Kentucky State Fair


Oct. 4-5: 11th Annual Jim Beam BBQ Championship Cook-off
Oct. 5-6: Washington County Sorghum Festival/ Praise Fest
Oct. 11-13: James Bond III Film Festival: Horror Edition, Opera House
Oct. 18: Bourbon Chase – Farmers Market Noon to midnight
Oct. 31: Downtown Halloween Trick or Treat Event 4-5:30 pm


Nov. 22-23: Christmas Crafters Market & Merchants Open houses


Dec. 6-8: James Bond III Film Festival: Christian Edition, Opera House
Dec. 14: Ice Skating Festival with booths



Springfield Tourism Council

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