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. Ladies Day in Lawrenceburg is scheduled for May 11 in 2019.
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.
Free, live concerts are held on the Lawrenceburg Green on the second Saturday nights of June, July, and August. Just bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the music, a cold craft beer, and a bite to eat from a food truck. Information about dates and bands performing will be listed on our calendar.
Like the concerts, it is free to come watch the movies shown on the Green every other Friday night during the summer. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged. You don't even have to pay for popcorn and drinks. Those are free too. A list of dates and movies being shown will be listed on our calendar.
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.
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.
In Mid-September, civil war reenactors will live, eat, and breathe the battles of Lawrenceburg and Dogwalk as they make camp, cook over open fires, and reenact the battles fought more than 150 years ago. There are several opportunities for people to come visit the camps and see what camp life was like during the Civil War and then experience the battles as they play out.
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.
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.