We are putting together the Grand Rivers events calendar for 2015, and wanted to share Highlights of what we have planned. Mark your calendars and plan to join us for these 2015 Events in Grand Rivers:
Land Between the Lakes 23K, Marathon, 60K Trail Runs
Saturday, March 14, 2015 | 6:30am
This race starts at Lighthouse Landing Resort in Grand Rivers into Land Between the Lakes on the Canal Loop Trail.
Land Between the Lakes Grand Rivers Ultra Trail Run 23k, Marathon, 60k and 50 mile trail runs. Runners must pre-register with West KY Runners Club.
Hosted by West KY Runners Club.
Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Cruise-In
Second Saturday of each month, April – September / 3 – 8pm
Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Cruise-Ins. The Cruise-ins are open to all cars, trucks, tractors, and motorcycles. All makes, Models, and years of any kind are welcome to join in the fun. Entertainment, music, fun for the entire family. This is a free event with no charge to attendees or cars. Cruise-Ins take place on JH O’Bryan Ave (First KY Bank parking lot, Tourism office lot, Village Market lot) , on the Second Saturday of the month, April – September, 2015.
Visit www.topguncarshows.com for more information.
Grand Rivers 17th Annual Spring Quilt Show
Wednesday, April 22, 9am – 6pm
Thursday & Friday, April 23 – 24, 9am – 8pm
Saturday, April 25, 9am – 6pm
Grand Rivers, KY Sr. /Community Center
New and Antique Quilts on Display
View the quilts up close
Tulip patterned quilt raffle
Vendors inside and out
$3.00 per person donation accepted at the door.
Vendor and Exhibitor Information: Pat Gorbett 270-362-3377
Grand Rivers Marina Day
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Location: Green Turtle Bay Resort, Grand Rivers, KY
In this little village of only 230 households and over 600 boat slips, Grand Rivers Marina Day is a big Celebration. This year’s Marina Day celebration in Grand Rivers will include Free children’s water fun and activities, Live Music, and a Big Fireworks show at Dusk. Visit the Marina Day website for full information- And check back often as we update plans for the day.
Kentucky’s Western Waterlands Arts & Crafts Fair
Saturday, September 5 – Monday, September 7, 2015
Location: Little Lake Park in Grand Rivers, KY
For Labor Day weekend, the place to go is the DOWNTOWN GRAND RIVERS. Original or handmade jewelry, furniture, baskets, quilts, pottery, lace, clothing, and wooden decorative items are featured along with stained glass designs, embroidery and paintings by exhibitors from nine different states. Over 100 different artisan and craftsman booths! Admission: $1.00 per person or $3.00 per car.
THREE DAY SHOW
Saturday, Sunday – 9AM to 5PM
Monday – 9AM – 3PM
Hunters Moon Fall Festival
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Downtown Grand Rivers and Little Lake Park
For over thirty years, the village of Grand Rivers has celebrated small town community life with an old fashion fall festival. This Famous Festival feature a taste of the lakes food vending area, craft and flea market vendors, Little Mr. and Miss Pageant, children’s Halloween costume parade and awards, children’s games and activities, live music and dance in Little Lake Park, and the big parade. Each year, the big parade is Santa’s first visit to Western Kentucky. The festival was started by the Grand Rivers Chamber of Commerce in the 1970’s as a celebration to bring together visitors and the community. Come Join in the fun!
Grand Rivers Festival of Lights
First Friday night in November 2015 through the first weekend in January 2016
Patti’s 1880’s Settlement and downtown Grand Rivers
Lights, Lights, and more Lights – decorations include over 700,000 lights in Patti’s Settlement and downtown Grand Rivers. The Festival of Lights continues through the first week of January. Lights are visable at dark each night.
Each Year Patti’s 1880’s Settlement is Transformed into a Christmas Wonderland! Outside Hundreds of Thousands of Christmas Lights glow and twinkle. While Inside the Restaurants and Gift Stores there are hundreds of trees and garlands loaded with ornaments and lights too!
Be sure to make your reservations early to eat at Patti’s. Call 888-736-2515 or 270-362-8844 for reservations. Ask Patti’s about their Private Banquet Room too. Perfect for Company Christmas Parties and Family Functions.