Events

Event Information

US 23 Country Music Highway Yard Sale
Held the last weekend in May - Thursday, Friday & Saturday
The Yard Sale will begin in Greenup County and follow through all the counties of Highway 23, ending in Letcher County at the Virginia border. Individuals (no commercial vendors please) can set up along Highway 23 with the permission of landowners. No setups will be permitted on the state highway right of way. The Highway 23 Yard Sale will not assume liability for individuals setting up as part of the sale.

4th of July Celebration
Downtown Fireworks Display
Carnival at Archer Park
(606) 886-2336

Hillbilly Arm Drop Drag Racing
Held In May & September
Takes place at Combs Airport, which is located between Prestonsburg & Paintsville.

A Step Back In Time
Features Battle of Middle Creek Re-enactment & Kentucky Highland Folk Festival.
Held the Second Weekend in September at the Middle Creek National Battlefield.

Jenny Wiley Festival
Held the second weekend in October in Downtown Prestonsburg.
Celebrate the heritage of frontier East Kentucky. Live music, carnival, food, arts & crafts, turtle races, a parade, entertainment & much more.

Christmas in the Park
Held at Archer Park
Includes Christmas lights, refreshments, Santa & Mrs. Clause!

Christmas Parade
The Christmas Parade takes place after dark & features lit up parade floats.
(606) 886-2336

New Years Eve Celebration
Celebrate the New Years in Prestonsburg, Kentucky at Archer Park. Enjoy music, winter carnival rides, food, 5K Run as well as the main attraction, the "Star Rising".