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There’s always something to celebrate in Madisonville and Hopkins County! Whether it’s folks gathering for a citywide cookout or a major festival that draws visitors in from throughout the region, you’ll find several enticing activities on our calendar.

Mine Rescue Safety Days

Fourth week of May

Hopkins County Fairgrounds

Mortons Gap Coalfield Festival

First weekend in June

Mortons Gap, Ky

Pennyroyal Herb Club Spring Garden Tour

First Saturday in June

Various homes in Hopkins County

Friday Night Live Concert Series

Various Friday nights through the summer

Downtown Madisonville

Madisonville 4th Fest

Independence Day

Madisonville City Park

Dawson Springs Fireworks

First weekend in July

Riverside Park, Dawson Springs

“I Love Hanson” Weekend

Fourth weekend in June

Historic Downtown Hanson

Hopkins County Fair

Last week in July

Hopkins County Fairgrounds

Dawson Springs Bar-B-Q Festival

Last Friday in July

Dawson Springs Community Center

Gospel Music Extravaganza

First Friday and Saturday in September

Victory Church, Madisonville

Christ the King Old-Fashioned Barbeque Picnic

Third Saturday in September

Christ the King Catholic Church, Madisonville.

Hanson BBQ Festival

Second weekend in October

Historic Downtown Hanson

Madisonville Kidapalooza Children’s Festival

Fourth Saturday in October

Downtown Madisonville

Kentucky’s Largest Veterans Day Parade

First Sunday in November

Downtown Madisonville

Hopkins County Regional Chamber of Commerce Holiday Open House

First Friday and Saturday in November

Madisonville and Hanson

Madisonville Christmas Parade

First Saturday in December

Downtown Madisonville

Christmas at Munn’s School

First Saturday in December

Munn’s Historic Schoolhouse, Madisonville

Return to Bethlehem

Starts the second weekend in December

First Baptist Church, Madisonville