Events

No matter the time of year, we have something going on to celebrate the season in a unique way.  Check out our annual events below or scroll through our event calendar and schedule the right time to visit that just so happens to peak your interest.

Annual Events

400 Mile Yard Sale – US 68

Travel along US 68 for a yard sale like no other.  June 6-9, 2019

Asbury University Sports

Let’s go Eagles!  No matter the season, Asbury always has a great game to catch!

Camp Nelson Civil War Days.

Discover the rich history of Camp Nelson with their annual Civil War Days.  Second weekend in September

Gospel on the Green Music Series

Gospel on the Green Music Series takes place in Wilmore, KY on Friday evenings during the summer.

2019 Dates:  June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26 and August 9 & 23

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.  August 17-18, 2019.

Highbridge Film Festival

The Highbridge Film Festival is the largest event on Asbury’s campus each year…other than graduation. It is sold out year-after-year. It showcases high school and Asbury University student films. Highbridge is dedicated to expressing and exploring the human condition through the power of the visual story.  April 27, 2019.

Jessamine County Fair

It’s the annual county fair!  From funnel cakes, cotton candy, pageants, mud runs, livestock show and carnival rides, there’s so much to enjoy!

Jessamine Fall Fest

Enjoy the fall festival of Jessamine in downtown Nicholasville.  Children activities, petting zoo, music, food trucks, crafts and more. September 28, 2019

Kentucky Wine & Vine Fest

Kentucky’s premiere wine event celebrating not only wineries here in Jessamine but across the whole bluegrass state.  This year’s Wine&Vine will be June 14 & 15, 2019.

More Tales, Wilmore Storytelling Festival

Come to Wilmore and enjoy the 3rd annual More Tales, Wilmore Storytelling Festival. This year features Kim Weitkamp, Stephen Hollen and Tim Lowry, just a few renown storytellers that will grace the stage.  There will also be food and craft vendors. So come enjoy a weekend of stories, food, fun and crafts.  September 20-21, 2019

Nicholasville’s Farmers Markets

Open Every Saturday now May thru October 9 am – 1 p, 717 North Main Street Nicholasville, Kentucky

PGA’s 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.  July 18-21, 2019.

Saint Nich Fest & 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.  December 14, 2019.

Spooky Time on Main – Nicholasville

Bring the kids to the Trick or Treat Halloween festivities.

Stonebridge Concert Series

On Saturday evenings in Wilmore during the summer, this concert series features a variety of music: jazz, bluegrass, big band, folk, Dixieland, etc.  Event starts at 7pm.  2019 Dates:  June 15 & 29, July 13 & 27, and August 10 & 24

Taste of Jessamine

Who doesn’t enjoy some good food and company?  The annual Taste of Jessamine features a wide variety of delicious foods and treats brought to you by the locals of Jessamine.  Sponsored by First Southern National Bank, this event takes place at the RJ Corman Hanger directly off US 27 in Nicholasville, May 10, 2019

Treats on Main – Wilmore

Bring the kids to the Trick or Treat Halloween festivities.

VisitJessamine Bowl

August 23, 2019 Enjoy the bowl game hosted by VisitJessamine as our two local teams of East & West Jessamine High invite other teams in a fun football and soccer tournament.

Wilmore’s Coaster Car Derby

Enjoy Main Street in Wilmore and watch the coaster cars race down the street in this fun event in the spring.  This year’s Coaster Car Derby will be April 27, 2019.

Wilmore’s Craft Fair

Wilmore opens the streets to art and craft vendors in conjuction with the Asbury Alumni Weekend.  October 5, 2019

Wilmore’s Farmers Markets

Wilmore’s Farmers Market takes place every Saturday from May to the end of September.  Located at 339 East Main Street, Wilmore, KY 40390 from 8am to Noon.

Wilmore’s Old Fashioned Christmas

Explore the streets of Wilmore with open houses, official tree lighting and musical concert.  This event takes place the first Saturday in December.  December 7, 2019

Wilmore’s Veteran’s Day Parade

Celebrate the veterans the Saturday morning before Veteran’s Day Parade.  This year the event will take place November 9, 2019.

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