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.

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 2021, Food Truck Fridays will feature several food trucks and beverage vendors set up to serve at the parking lot next to the Lawrenceburg Green, where a free concert will be held at the stage. 

The dates for 2021 Food Truck Fridays will be June 18, July 16 and August 6. More information about each Food Truck Friday event, including times and the bands scheduled to perform, will be published on the tourism website's calendar of events when details are finalized.

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.

Lawrenceburg Ghost Walk August-October

Each fall, local paranormal investigator Jeff Waldridge leads a series of guided walking tours of downtown Lawrenceburg. Join a walk and you'll see and hear evidence he has captured during investigations. For more information visit the ghost walk website.

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. For 2021, Stave Fest will be a 2-day event, scheduled for Sept. 10-11.

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.