Jessamine Live @Performance Park – The Moron Brothers

Visit Jessamine and the city of Nicholasville are teaming up to start a monthly concert series at the Performance Park in downtown Nicholasville!.  Hear live bands and join in on the excitement of downtown nightlife.  The series will be the first Friday of the month, starting May 5, 2023 with the exception for September and October where the performances will fall on the second Friday of the month.  Action for the night will range from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Music, food and family fun!  Find the music of Jessamine at Performance Park in 2023!  See you there!

May 5, 2023 –  The Encore Of Lexington Band – Boston’s Way Food Truck – Performance starts at 7pm!

June 2, 2023 – Jessamine’s very own, The Moron Brothers – Hill of Beans Food Truck – Performance starts at 7pm!

July 7, 2023 –  Five Below Band – Wake and Bake Food Truck

August 4, 2023 – Featuring, Vanguard Band from Lexington – Wake and Bake Food Truck

September 8, 2023 (Please note the date change due to holiday) – A Common Wealth Band – Wake and Bake Food Truck

October 13, 2023 – Jessamine County Public Schools Art Showcase

November 3, 2023 –  BAREBONES DUO – Wake and Bake Food Truck

December 1 – Jessamine County School Holiday Music event and let’s not forget hot cocoa!

Signature Annual Events

Kentucky Wine And Vine Fest

Kentucky’s premiere wine event celebrating not only wineries here in Jessamine but across the whole bluegrass state.

PGA Barbasol Championship

Enjoy the PGA’s very own Barbasol Championship at Keene Trace. Did you know that the PGA will host this event in Nicholasville through 2023? There’s plenty of time to book your tickets and watch some of golf’s best athletes here in the bluegrass state.

Wilmore Fourth of July Parade

If you love a parade (and who doesn’t love a parade!), especially a 4th of July parade followed by a festival that includes music, food and fun, then Wilmore’s Annual Festival of the Fourth is a “must do” event.

Jessamine Fall Fest

Enjoy the fall festival of Jessamine in downtown Nicholasville. Children activities, petting zoo, music, food trucks, crafts and more.

Spooky Time on Main

Bring the kids to the Trick or Treat Halloween festivities in downtown Nicholasville, Kentucky.

Saint Nick Fest And Parade

Enjoy the spirit of Christmas in downtown Nicholasville, Kentucky. The Saint Nich Fest offers craft vendors, food trucks, kettle corn, lights and of course the annual Christmas parade.

Wilmore's Old Fashioned Christmas

Explore the streets of Wilmore with open houses, official tree lighting and musical concert.

High Bridge Homecoming Festival

Enjoy the beauty of High Bridge Park at the annual High Bridge Homecoming Festival. Antique tractors, cars, craft and food vendors as well as local musicians such as our very own Moron Brothers will truly entertain at this great event.

Taste of Jessamine

We hope you’ll join us for an evening of food, fun and fellowship. At the Taste of Jessamine County, you’re welcome and encouraged to sample tasty samples prepared by more than 75 chefs and aspiring foodies from in and around Jessamine County.

Places to Eat in Jessamine County

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Big City Pizza

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Chicken Salad Chick

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Coffee @ Oak and Main

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Copper River Grill

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Cottage Cafe

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Dixie Cafe & Quick Stop

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