June Events in Kentucky 2024


June Events in Kentucky 2024

June events in Kentucky are kicked into high gear with festivals, grand openings, food fests, drinks, music and tons more of events great for couples, family or going out solo! Get out your date book out and add some of these awesome events to your plans for a fabulous June in Kentucky 2024.

Arts Connect Art Walk
Date/Time: Every Thursday
Location: Downtown Lexington, KY
Description: Enjoy delicious appetizers while looking at beautiful pieces of art!

Live Jazz & Big Band
Date/Time: Every Tuesday
Location: Moondance Amphitheater, Lexington, KY
Description: Bring a chair and your family or a friend to enjoy live jazz this summer. Food trucks.

Summer Nights in Suburbia
Date/Time: Every Friday, gates open 5:30, music 7-9PM
Location: Moondance Amphitheater, Lexington, KY
Description: Summer concert series featuring genres to include jazz, bluegrass, indie rock, blues and folk, just to name a few. In addition to the live music, there will also be food trucks. Bring your lawn chairs/blankets and come enjoy the music.

One Dollar Movies
Date/Time: Tuesday and Wednesday at 11AM
Location: Regal Theater at the Hamburg Pavilion, Lexington, KY
Description: Enjoy one dollar movies all summer long!

Bites of the Bluegrass
Date/Time: Several days per week
Location: Downtown Lexington, KY
Description: A walking history tour featuring stops for local eats and drinks.

Read more about downtown Lexington here!


Arts Fest
Date/Time: June 1st, 9AM-4PM
Location: Main Street/ La Grange, KY
Description: Arts and crafts market with food, music, and drinks!


Know Street Thunder
Date/Time: June 1st, 4-8PM
Location: Downtown Barbourville, KY
Description: There will be music, food trucks, corn hole, and inflatables! The best opportunity to view unique vintage cars!

Date/Time: June 1st and 2nd
Location: Redmile, Lexington, KY
Description: Enjoy live music from big names like Chris Stapleton, Noah Kahan, and Hozier!


Al’s Jr. Italian Night
Date/Time: June 3rd
Location: Al’s Jr., Lexington, KY
Description: Three-course dinner, red candles, and the Godfather

Lexington Lions Bluegrass Fair
Date/Time: June 6th-16th
Location: Masterson Station Park, Lexington, KY
Description: Enjoy a fun time with friends and family! There will be games, rides, and fair food!

Beer Cheese Festival
Date/Time: June 8th, 10AM-5PM
Location: Downtown Winchester, KY
Description: Beer cheese tastings, craft beer, live music, local vendors & family friendly activities!

School’s Out Summer Bash
Date/Time: June 8th, 11AM-9PM
Location: Boonedogs, Lexington, KY
Description: Inflatables from 11-4PM and live music from 6-9PM!

Grand Opening Midway Studios
Date/Time: June 8th 11AM-4PM
Location: 100 East Main St, 2nd Floor, Midway, KY
Description: Working studio featuring 5 local Kentucky painters. Shop and meet the artists.


Bourbon & Blues Festival
Date/Time: June 8th 11AM-4PM
Location: Downtown Midway, KY
Description: Enjoy food, live music, artists and purchase a tasting pass.


Wise Bird Cider Anniversary
Date/Time: June 8th
Location: Wise Bird Cider, Lexington, KY
Description: New cider, food, music, and games!

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Strawberry Festival
Date/Time: June 8th and 9th, 9AM-5PM
Location: The Cottage Farmstand and Baking Co, Owensboro, KY
Description: Petting zoo, live entertainment, and craft vendors!

Plant Exchange
Date/Time: Sunday, June 9th, 11am to 3pm It’s happening!
Location: Good Foods Co-op
Description: Several tables set up in front of the store where the community can come by and engage in a plant exchange. It’s 1 for 1. Bring your plant, trade it, and enjoy!


Open Mic Night
Date/Time: June 10th
Location: Thoroughbred Theatre and Wine Bar, Versailles, KY
Description: Show off your skills at open mic night!

National Bourbon Week
Date/Time: June 11th-16th
Location: Heaven Hill Distillery, Bardstown, KY
Description: Celebrate national bourbon week in the bourbon capital of the world!

Woodford Night Market
Date/Time: June 13th, 5-7PM
Location: Downtown Versailles, KY
Description: Shop local vendors, and enjoy food and drinks!


Cinema Trivia Night
Date/Time: June 13th, 6-9PM
Location: Mercantile Coffee and Feed, Nicholasville, KY
Description: Test your knowledge about all things cinema!

Game of Thrones Trivia
Date/Time: June 13th
Location: Bear and the Butcher, Lexington, KY

Time to get out the calendar and mark down some of these great June events in Kentucky!

Wheels of Time: Classic Car Show
Date/Time: June 14th, 6:30-9:30PM
Location: Downtown Lawrenceburg, KY
Description: Enjoy a delicious bite to eat while taking in all the beautiful cars!

KY Wine and Vine Festival
Date/Time: June 14th-15th
Location: Downtown Nicholasville, KY
Description: Enjoy a leisurely walk, delicious wine, and a delightful dining experience!


Heart of Kentucky: Juneteenth Celebration
Date/Time: June 14th-15th
Location: West Lane Park, Harrodsburg, KY
Description: There will be live music, food trucks, a pageant, a fashion show, a car show and so much more!

Soulfest Week
Date/Time: June 14th-23rd
Location: Multiple, see link
Description: SoulFeast Week is a ten-day celebration of Black culinary culture highlighting restaurants, farmers, and chefs in Central Kentucky. Through educational exhibits, curated experiences, and enjoying great food, SoulFeast Week is an opportunity for Kentuckians of all races and backgrounds to support Black businesses by putting their money where their mouths are, literally.


Summer Solstice Craft Festival
Date/Time: June 15th, 10AM-7PM
Location: Log House Craft Gallery, Berea, KY
Description: Shop local crafters and artists!

Juneteenth Festival
Date/Time: June 15th 2-11PM
Location: Lynn Family Stadium, Louisville, KY
Description: Celebrate Juneteeth with festivities with music, food and fun. $10

Night Market
Date/Time: June 15th 4-9PM
Location: Lavender in Bloom, Georgetown, KY
Description: JOIN US for our 2nd annual Lavender Night Market! Tickets are available on our website. We have some amazing vendors, musicians & food lined up. Bring your lawn chairs & stay a while!

Fathers Day Buffet
Date/Time: June 16th
Location: Spark Community Cafe, Versailles, KY
Description: Celebrate the fathers in your life with a special buffet menu!

Jenny Lewis
Date/Time: June 18th
Location: Lexington Opera House, Lexington, KY
Description: Enjoy a night of live music with Jenny Lewis!

Neighborhood Creative Market
Date/Time: June 21st, 4-9PM
Location: Morton Middle School, Lexington, KY
Description: Shop local artists and crafters! There will be live music, food trucks, and a great opportunity to visit with your neighbors!


Morley’s Sip and Shop
Date/Time: June 21 – 22nd, 12-6PM
Location: Morley’s Backyard, Danville, YY
Description: There will be boutique clothing, jewelry, and specialty drinks!

Jurassic Quest
Date/Time: June 21st-23rd
Location: Central Bank Center, Lexington, KY
Description: See life-size dinosaurs and meet baby dinosaurs!

Kentucky Pop Ups
Date/Time: June 21st 4-9PM
Location: Morton Middle School, Lexington, KY
Description: Cultivating a community of artists, small business owners, and creative souls of the Bluegrass

Nicholasville Coffee Week Festival
Date/Time: June 22nd
Location: Jessamine County, KY
Description: Enjoy amazing coffee and other treats!

Paint the Town
Date/Time: June 22nd 8AM-2PM, Reception 6:30-8:30PM
Location: Downtown Lexington
Description: Witness artists painting live in downtown Lexington from 8AM-2PM followed by an exhibition at the Lexington Public Library that evening.


Bourbon Barrel Painting Party
Date/Time: June 25th, 6-8PM
Location: Slainte Public House, Georgetown, KY
Description: Paint your own bourbon barrel lid!

Date/Time: June 26-29th
Location: Owensboro, KY
Description: ROMP Music Festival continues to showcase its dedication to presenting the best in bluegrass and roots music.

Pride Festival
Date/Time: June 29th 11AM-9PM
Location: Central Bank Center, Lexington KY
Description: The Lexington Pride Festival is a community celebration to empower and bring awareness to the intersectional lives of LGBTQIA+ Kentuckians. The event means something different to everyone, but there are some common themes we hear when we ask what it means to attendees. Belonging. Freedom. Safety. Acceptance. Love.

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June events in Kentucky are kicked into high gear with festivals, grand openings, food fests, drinks, music and tons more of events great for couples, family or going out solo! Get out your date book out and add some of these awesome events to your plans for a fabulous June in Kentucky 2024. Arts Connect…