June Festivals in Kentucky

Summer is a great time for communities to showcase their best fun, food, art, vendors and entertainment at festivals. We’ve compiled a great list of June Festivals in Kentucky. Have fun!  Hillview City Fair (Hillview) June 6-8 Hillview is celebrating their 50- year anniversary at the city fair this year. This festival features three days of rides, games, fair food and live music featuring Thunderstruck, Lonesome On’ry & Mean, Tiffany Lynn Puckett and more. $10.00 ride bracelets each day!    Louisville Greek Festival (Louisville) June 7 & 8 Held at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, this annual event features LIVE

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Splash into Fun at Kentucky Waterparks

Let’s have fun at Kentucky Water Parks! When making plans for this summer – don’t miss out on fun at Kentucky water parks. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker looking for adrenaline-pumping slides or prefer a lazy float down a river, Kentucky has something to offer. Let’s dive into some of the best water parks in the Bluegrass State! SomerSplash (Somerset) Opening May 18 SomerSplash is a fantastic destination for water fun known for its family-friendly atmosphere. This park has something for everyone including: Waveland Wave Pool, Lazy River, Kiddie Pool, Kiddie Wade, Speed Slide, Bowl Slide, Tube Slide and Body Slide

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Celebrating Kids to Parks Day in Kentucky

Get ready for an exciting day of outdoor exploration as we celebrate Kids to Parks Day on May 18, 2024! Mark your calendars for May 18 and get ready to create unforgettable memories at Kids to Parks Day events. Appreciate the beauty of the great outdoors. Kids need parks, and parks need kids!    Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site (Wickliffe)  Walk the nature trail, play outdoor games such as Stickball, Hoop & Darts, and try your skills with the Leave No Trace Scavenger Hunt. Kids receive free admission to the museum with each paid adult.   Lake Reba Park at

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Kentucky Capitals Quest Passport Program

Discover Kentucky’s New Kentucky Capitals Quest Passport Program Kentucky, known for its distinctive landmarks and quirky titles, is inviting visitors to embark on an adventure, the Kentucky Capitals Quest. This new passport travel program offers a thrilling journey through Kentucky’s famed sites and hidden gems. From the Batter Capital of the World in Hopkinsville to the Quilt Capital of the World in Paducah, the program includes a total of eleven ‘capital’ destinations, each with its own claim to fame. This engaging program not only highlights these sites but also encourages visitors to delve into the rich culture and history of

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Take a Trip to Mahr Park Arboretum

Take a Trip to Mahr Park Arboretum If you’re thinking about summer road trips consider a trip to Mahr Park Arboretum, a natural oasis located in Madisonville, Kentucky. Spanning over 265 acres, the park is a level 2 arboretum with an impressive array of native trees, plants, and wildlife, making it a great destination for nature lovers, hikers, and outdoor enthusiasts.   The park was gifted to the City of Madisonville in 2009 by Dr. Merle and Glema Mahr, who had a vision of creating a space where people could connect with nature and learn about the environment. After years

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Spring Festivals in Kentucky

Festivals are Springing up all over Kentucky this season and we’ve compiled them so you can keep up with the fun. See our list of spring festivals in Kentucky We’ve put together a list of great list of Spring Festivals in Kentucky  Hillbilly Days (Pikeville)  April 18-20 Be sure to come and enjoy one of the state’s largest festivals. Since 1977, Pike County, Kentucky has been celebrating Hillbilly Days. Three live stages of free entertainment, featuring a wide variety of music genres, clogging and square dancing. Men, women and youngsters pick and grin while trying to outdo each other with

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Thrive Forest School Now Enrolling

Thrive Forest School Now Enrolling

Thrive Forest School  Now Enrolling for 2024-2025 Thrive Forest School Now enrolling for 2024-2025! It’s Louisville’s first nature-based preschool, nestled in the beautiful woodlands of Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve. They have removed the walls and brought child-led, exploratory learning to where it makes the most impact: outside. Forest schools (also known as “forest kindergartens”) have been well established for over 50 years and are among the fastest-growing models in early childhood education. Why? Because they work. Development and learning are enhanced when children are given the space and confidence to follow their curiosities, engage with peers, stimulate all senses, and

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Free Events in April

Free Events in April

Is there anything more FUN than FREE FUN? We’ve gather a fantastic list of free events in April for Kentucky Families! Check out our list of free events in April for Kentucky Families. Here are some ideas for Free Events in April all over Kentucky:   Northern  Family Bingo (Carrollton) Carroll County Library  Thursday, April 18  Children, teams and families are invited to Family Bingo at the Carroll County Library from 3:30-5:00 pm. Fun prizes are up for grabs and light refreshments will be served.    The Hungry Hungry Bookworm with River City Puppets (Erlanger) Kenton County Library Sunday, April

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Beat Boredom During Spring Break at Home

Spring Break at Home

Spring Break at Home. Quick and Easy Ways to Beat Mid Break Boredom!  Many Kentucky families are spending spring break at home this year. Whether you are a few days into the week out of school or you will be in the weeks ahead, we have a few ideas to keep boredom at bay. You can take these ideas and scale them up or back, depending on time and resources.  Turning Your Backyard into a Campsite Creating a camping experience right in your backyard is a convenient way to enjoy the outdoors. Set up your tent on a relatively flat

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Viewing the 2024 Total Eclipse in Kentucky

Do you have a plan to view the 2024 Total Solar Eclipse? Let us help!  If you haven’t made plans for viewing the 2024 Total Eclipse in Kentucky, we’ve put together some options for you. The total solar eclipse will impact eight Kentucky counties and clip portions of four others. The totality phase will enter Kentucky around 2 p.m., CDT, in parts of Fulton and Hickman counties before rolling across Ballard, McCracken, Livingston, Crittenden, Union and Henderson counties along the Ohio River. It also clips small portions of Carlisle, Graves, Webster, and Daviess counties. Some of the events below are

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