Forest Fest 2019

When: Saturday, May 18, 10:30 am – 7:00 pm

Where: Jefferson Memorial Forest

An unforgettable day of Bluegrass music, food, craft vendors and youth activities in a scenic environment awaits those who visit Jefferson Memorial Forest for this year's Forest Fest. Each year Forest Fest is recognized for providing a great variety of bluegrass and Americana music; this year’s event will continue that tradition as six musical acts hit the stage! Admission is free with $10 parking.

Show kicks-off at 11 a.m. in the Forest’s Horine Section, 12304 Holsclaw Hill Road.

A variety of entertainment options for children, including live nature demonstrations and a climbing wall, will take place during the day, beginning at noon and ending at 5 p.m. Workshops by performers will begin at 12:30 p.m. Artists from across the region will demonstrate their skills as part of a craft fair, food, and beverages will be available for sale.

Contact the Welcome Center if you need additional directions 502-368-5404.

2019 Lineup:

Michael Cleveland

Becky Buller

Amythyst Kiah


Grizzly Goat

Ida Clare


Q: Are coolers allowed?
A: Coolers are allowed, but outside alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Q: Are canopies or tents allowed?
A: Unfortunately, tents and canopies are not allowed within the event venue. You can bring in chairs and blankets.

Q: Is this a dog-friendly event?
A: Dogs are welcome if they are well behaved and remain on a leash under your control at all times. Please remember to clean up after your pet.

Q: Where is the event located?
A: The event is held in the Horine Reservation at Jefferson Memorial Forest 12304 Holsclaw Hill Rd, Fairdale, Kentucky 40118.There will be event signs posted for visitors to follow.


Complete list of event date(s)
05/18/2019 - 10:30am to 7:00pm