Weekend Picks: Sept. 15th-17th

There is always something exciting happening in Madisonville- Hopkins County! Whether it’s a festival, a concert, an art exhibit, or connecting with the outdoors, you’ll find several enticing activities on our calendar. 

Check out this weekends top picks!

Harvest Fest

September 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
September 16 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Mahr Park Arboretum

Join us at the Arboretum for some fall fun for the third-annual Harvest Fest at Mahr Park! FREE EVENT! 

Tractors, pumpkins, and fun, oh my! You will delight in many agricultural, educational, community, retail, and food vendors and activities. Kick back and enjoy some live sounds and a cool fall breeze! Take a dive into the corn-pit, get lost in a hay maze, or enjoy “Touch-a-Tractor”!

Friday, Sept. 15  | 5-9 pm : Live music, shopping, food

Saturday, Sept. 16  |  10 am – 6 pm : Shopping, food, hayrides, ag demonstrations and more! 

Ladies Night Out

September 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
MadCity Crafts DIY Studio and Cafe

It’s all about Fall y’all!

Grab your girlfriends and join MadCity Crafts DIY Studio and Café for September Ladies Night Out!  Choose your size from one of these super cute door/wall hangers or shelf sitter set! Have a birthday this month?!?! They have a gift for you!!

Their events are BYOB! You are welcome to sip and paint! They have some great refreshers at the café that make great mixers! The cafe will be open during party for drinks and food! They have a great smoked chicken salad croissant, pulled pork nachos and pulled pork baked potato, plus lots of baked goods and treats! Come hungry! Pulled Pork Items must be preordered on this event. You can order just your pulled pork item and still come and pick your project off the wall if you’d like! Please call the shop with any questions! 270-841-7404

Be sure to process your payment to reserve your seat!

Madisonville Gun Show

September 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
September 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
West Kentucky Archery Complex

The Madisonville Gun Show will be held on Sep 16th-17th, 2023 in Madisonville, KY. This Madisonville gun show is held at West Kentucky Archery Complex and hosted by R.K. Shows Inc. All federal and local firearm laws and ordinances must be obeyed.


  • General: $10.00
  • Kids: $4.00

VIP Tickets: 

  • General: $12.50
  • Kids: $6.50
Friday Night Live Concert Series in downtown Madisonville, Ky.

Live Music

September 16 @ 4:00 pm
First United Bank Plaza

A great night of music at The First United Bank Plaza! Grumpa’s BBQ will be on-site!

Bands include: 

The Sorrels
Jettison the Pilot
Brent Seaton


September 16 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Behind The Crowded House

Madisonville, Kentucky is gearing up for a celebration like no other as The Crowded House proudly announces the inaugural Oktoberfest. This highly anticipated outdoor event promises a day filled with Bavarian-inspired fun, regional brews, delectable food, captivating live music, and a vibrant atmosphere that will make Madisonville the place to be on Sept. 16th, 2023 from 5 PM-10:30 PM.

Regional Breweries: Raise your steins and savor the flavors of exceptional craft beers from some of the finest regional breweries in Western Kentucky. Beer enthusiasts will have the opportunity to sample a wide variety of brews, from traditional German-style lagers to innovative, locally crafted ales. Participating breweries include Brew Bridge, Hopkinsville Brewing Company, Henderson Brewing Company, Tradewater Brewing Company, and the Madisonville Community College Fermentation Science Program.

Culinary Delights: Foodies rejoice! The event will feature an array of mouthwatering dishes that perfectly complement the beer selection. From The Crowded House’s legendary pretzels to classic bratwursts and other delicious food, there’s something to satisfy every palate. The Crowded House will also be offering a full menu and bar inside during the event.

Local Vendors: Explore a marketplace of local vendors offering a shopping experience unlike any other. Featured businesses include Clements Jewelers, MadCity Wicks and Wine, Maggie’s Cakes & More, Sum’n Sweet, MadCity DIY Studio & Café, Evolve Nutrition and more! The West Kentucky Brewery Hop Trail will be giving away free pint glasses while supplies last and local businesses like Big City Market and Coffee Bar will also be offering extended hours to accommodate eventgoers!

Live Music: Get ready to dance the evening away with a fantastic lineup of live music acts that will keep the energy high throughout the event. Landon Adams will be taking the stage from 5:30 pm-7 pm and Muhlenberg County’s “181 South” will be on from 8 pm-10:30 pm!

Family-Friendly Fun: Madisonville Oktoberfest is a family-friendly event with activities for all ages.

Admission to Madisonville Oktoberfest is free, and guests can purchase food, beverages, and merchandise from vendors on-site. Stations will be set for I.D. Verification—Attendees must have a wristband to purchase beer. All alcoholic beverages must stay inside the marked areas.

The event will take place outdoors behind The Crowded House (26 W. Center St. Madisonville, KY). Limited seating will be available, so  bring your lawn chairs or blankets!

“We are thrilled to bring a unique Oktoberfest event to Madisonville,” said event organizer, Ashley Sutton. ” We hope this event will become a tradition in Madisonville, and we can’t wait to welcome our community and visitors to enjoy a day of fun, food, and fantastic beer.”

Don’t miss out on the excitement of Madisonville Oktoberfest! Mark your calendars, invite your friends and family, and join us for a day of German-inspired revelry, delicious brews, and a fantastic time.

Pickleball Tournament

September 17 @ 10:00 am
Madisonville City Park

1st annual Pickleball Tournament hosted by Madisonville Soccer Club!

$60 for each mixed double. 

For more information text 270-871-9773! 

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