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Mason Warren is the Marketing & PR Director for ShelbyKY Tourism.

Six can’t-miss events this September

Ahh, September. The unofficial start to autumn and National Bourbon Heritage Month brings crisper mornings and leaves just starting to change. Don’t miss these six must-see festivals and events in ShelbyKY this September! Read on for more details. See all the fun festivals and events in ShelbyKY…

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Five great things to do outside this summer

Nestled in the heart of Kentucky's Bluegrass region, ShelbyKY offers an abundance of natural beauty and opportunities for outdoor adventure. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, an avid hiker, or simply looking to unwind amidst scenic landscapes, charming ShelbyKY has something for everyone. Immerse…

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Start summer with a road trip!

Sometimes you just need to get away. With the easy breezy days of summer right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to plan a leisurely drive through Kentucky's famed horse and bourbon country — ShelbyKY. As the mid-point between Louisville and Lexington and within a day's drive from Chicago…

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Bring your Derby festivities to ShelbyKY!

"The most exciting two minutes in sports." "The run for the roses." It has several nicknames, but there’s just one Kentucky Derby. As one of the largest sporting events held annually anywhere in the world, with in-person crowds reaching nearly 150,000 in 2022 and millions more watching on TV. The…

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Dogwood Weekend in ShelbyKY

One of Kentucky's Best Festivals is Back! Spring is an exciting time in ShelbyKY – warmer weather invites people young and old to enjoy the picturesque scenery, sample world-class dining and shopping, and experience the best of what Kentucky has to offer in the Saddlebred Capital of the World. This…

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Your Kentucky Bourbon Trail® Vacation Starts in ShelbyKY!

Shelbyville is the home of Bulleit Distilling Company and their award-winning Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Distilled and aged in the Bulleit family tradition using a distinctive high rye recipe, the state-of-the-art distillery received the 2020 “Highly Commended” award for Sustainable Distillery of the…

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The American Saddlebred Capital of the World

Shelby County, Kentucky, is known internationally as the American Saddlebred Capital of the World®, home of the “Horse that America Made.” Rich in heritage and an important part of Shelby County history, the American Saddlebred, once known as the “Kentucky Saddler,” descended from riding-type horses…

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There's no place like ShelbyKY for the holidays!

Ah…Christmas in Bluegrass country, the warm and fuzzy feeling that Hallmark movies are made of! Imagine strolling down Main Street with its charming shops decorated with fresh greenery and sparkling lights, popping into a cozy restaurant for lunch or dinner, or browsing through an antique store:…

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