Outdoor adventures – and a lifetime of memories – begin here.
Convenient location as well as a variety of facilities make Madisonville the perfect city for your next convention, expo, or event.
Stay where southern hospitality mingles with sophisticated charm.
Hungry? Come to Madisonville and satisfy your cravings for fine dining or casual fare.
The perfect vacation in Madisonville starts with the perfect accommodations.
Savor the flavors of Madisonville, from traditional southern dining to international cuisine.
Treat your clients to state-of-the-art meeting facilities set in scenic locations.
Discover a variety of activities for all ages in Madisonville and Hopkins County. Ready. Aim. Fun!
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Scrapbooking Weekend

APR 28 - MAY 1

All day
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Enjoy a spacious table to work all weekend, plus a chance to win scrapbook-related prizes. Registration fee is $30 and is limited to 54 participants. 270-797-3421

First Day Hike


2 pm to 4 pm
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd, Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Hikers will meet begin a 3.25 mile hike on the park’s Lake Trail. Wear proper clothing and bring your own water, snacks, and hiking stick. This hike is not recommended for children under the age of 5. Leashed dogs are welcome on the hike. Hiking sticks are available for purchase in the park’s gift shop. The hike is free and will last approximately two hours. To register for the hike contact the park naturalist at or 1-800-325-1711.

Salute to America: A Patriotic Concert


2 pm to 3 pm
Where: Glema Mahr Center For the Arts, 2000 College Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431, United States
Join us as the MCC Singers and 101st Airborne Jazz Combo pay tribute to our country with a patriotic concert. Sponsored by Dr. Neal and Barbara Rosner. This is a free admission event in recognition of the Glema Center's 25th season. For more information call (270) 821-2787 or visit

Senior Bingo Luncheon


11 am to 2 pm
Where: Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park, 20781 Pennyrile Lodge Rd., Dawson Springs, KY 42408
Meet up with friends, eat, and play bingo. Participants must be 50 years old or older, to play bingo. The lunch buffet begins at 11 am and costs $8.50 plus gratuity. Bingo starts at 12:30 pm and is free! Groups of 10 or more need to contact the dining room for advanced seating at 270-797-3421

National Day of Prayer


6 pm to 7 pm
Where: Historic Courthouse, Downtown Madisonville, KY 42431
Please join us on the steps of the historic courthouse in downtown Madisonville as we come together to pray for our Nation. For more information, call 270-836-0362
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Welcome to Madisonville

Madisonville and Hopkins County are home to Kentucky’s largest variety of outdoor recreation activities, including scenic trails, tranquil lakes, rolling grasslands and dense forests. Madisonville offers a variety of delectable dining, a state-of-the-art fine arts theatre and gallery, and a wide selection of comfortable and hospitable accommodations.

The fun extends beyond Madisonville. Dawson Springs offers a rich cultural history as an 1800s spa town and is the front door to the natural beauty of Pennyrile State Forest and Lake Beshear. Hanson is home to Kentucky’s smallest historic district, offering a wonderfully restored downtown that is a must-see stop for artisan crafts and antiques.

Experience the adventure of Madisonville! Ready. Aim. Fun.