Downtown cruise-ins April-October

For more than 25 years, the Wheels of Time car club has been hosting cruise-ins along South Main Street in downtown Lawrenceburg, the second Friday night of each month, April-October.

Up to 250 cars line the street, with car owners and enthusiasts gathering to visit and appreciate the wide variety of vehicles on display. Some downtown shops and restaurants also stay open late to serve those who come downtown. Check the calendar of events on the tourism page for the schedule of upcoming cruise-ins.

Vertigo Bungee jumping May-October

Vertigo Bungee owns the former railroad bridge spanning the Kentucky River, adjacent to the Wild Turkey distillery. They offer an experience you won't find anywhere else in the eastern United States.

One weekend a month, May-October, the 240-foot-high bridge is opened up for bungee jumping, under the supervision of an experienced crew of bungee jumping enthusiasts. Advance registration is required to jump, which can be done through Vertigo's website.

Ladies Day in Lawrenceburg Every May

Each year, women get together to spend a Saturday in early May on a shopping, dining, and winery adventure at several businesses in and around Lawrenceburg. The day wraps up at Rising Sons Winery, where participants have the chance to share wine, socialize, and participate in drawings for prizes. Find out more on their Facebook page.

Wildman Days First Weekend in June

Do you believe in Bigfoot? Whether you are a believer or a skeptic, you'll want to come to Wildman Days, Kentucky's only Bigfoot street festival in Lawrenceburg, the first weekend of June. You can learn more about Anderson County's unique connection to Bigfoot - who many people have reported seeing over the years in an area near the Kentucky River not far from the Wild Turkey distillery - or just enjoy the other activities, entertainment, and food that is part of this unique event. Learn more on their website.

Food Truck Fridays June, July and August

Food Truck Fridays were introduced in 2019 and were immediately proved to be wildly popular.

Returning again for 2020, Food Truck Fridays will begin at lunch, with several food trucks and beverage vendors set up to serve at the parking lot next to the Lawrenceburg Green.  In the evening, with the trucks still serving, a concert will held at the stage at the Green.

Exact dates and more information about each Food Truck Friday event can be found on the tourism website's calendar of events.

Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show Held each June

For almost 150 years, Lawrenceburg has hosted the Lawrenceburg Fair and Horse Show. Come out to the American Legion fairgrounds and you can watch numerous equestrian events, get a thrill on the carnival rides, and see who wins the pageants. More details can be found on the fair and horse show's website.

127 Yard Sale Early August

In early August, thousands of people will come through Lawrenceburg as they travel along the 127 Yard Sale, the world's longest yard sale, which stretches from Michigan down to Alabama. Eagle Lake is Lawrenceburg's official stop during the yard sale, where dozens of vendors set up. Numerous independent yard sales are also set up in the area as well.

Stave Fest Held in mid-September

Stave Fest is a music, arts and food truck event, held downtown for the first time in 2019.

Juried arts and craft vendors set up along Main Street, while musicians perform live on the stage at the Lawrenceburg Green throughout the day. Plenty of food trucks and beverage vendors are also there to keep folks fed and to quench their thirst.

Anderson County Burgoo Festival Held last weekend in September

Burgoo is a stew and for more than 25 years, residents and visitors have celebrated this Kentucky culinary creation with an annual festival. Complete with food and craft vendors, carnival tides, and plenty of contests, the Burgoo Festival is one of Lawrenceburg's signature annual events. Find out more on the burgoo festival's website.

Anderson County Art Trail First Saturday in November

In early November, Anderson County's art community gets together for the annual art trail, put together by the Anderson County Arts Council. Artists have live displays and wares for sale at multiple locations in the county. Watch as hand-blown glass is created or as blacksmiths transform raw steel into unique works of art. The trail is free to attend and new features are added each year.