Bullitt County festivals and many events throughout the year can be found on this convenient calendar. From the weekly Shepherdsville Country Music Show and special tours like Behind the Beam with Jim Beam's Master Distiller to the seasonal activities at Bernheim Forest and more, there are many family-fun things to do in Bullitt County.

January Events

Model A Swap Meet - January 12, 2019 – Sponsored by the Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville, this annual event brings more than 70 Louisville-area home improvement companies together under one roof to offer ideas and expert advice on home remodeling. Admission is free. Parking is free. Advice is free.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Building Industry Association of Greater Louisville (502-429-6000)
Website: BIALouisville.com

Kentuckiana Fly Fishing Show - January 26, 2019 – Fly casting demonstrations, fish and wildlife agencies, guides & outfitters, Kid's Corner, seminars, raffles & much more. Admission $7 – free entry to active military and kids 12 and under. Free raffle drawing for ages 15 and under for complete rod & reel fly fishing combo!
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: 
Website: derbycityflyfishers.com

American Red Cross Blood Drive - January 29, 2019 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

February Events

MillaNova Winery Cheers to Chocolate - February 1-3, 2019 (1st weekend) – Join us in our tasting room and try four different gourmet chocolates, each paired with choices of our award winning wines, for a Valentine's treat! We will also have a special menu. This event is for everyone to enjoy! 
Time: Fri & Sat Noon-6PM; Sun 1-6PM
Location: MillaNova Winery – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Beth Mason (502-509-7793);

Hard Rock MMA - February 2, 2019 – Event will be at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre. Visit the website to purchase tickets and for more information.
Time: 7:30-10:30PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.hardrockmma.com

MillaNova Winery Cheers to Chocolate (2nd weekend) - February 8-10, 2019 – Join us in our tasting room and try four different gourmet chocolates, each paired with choices of our award winning wines, for a Valentine's treat! We will also have a special menu. This event is for everyone to enjoy! 
Time: Fri & Sat Noon-6PM; Sun 1-6PM
Location: MillaNova Winery – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Beth Mason (502-509-7793);

Valentine Gala - February 9, 2019 – Celebrate Valentine’s Day at one of Bullitt County’s most elegant events. This event features dinner, dancing and great prize packages.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre (502-955-7009)

Bernheim Forest 90th Anniversary Valentine Dinner - February 14, 2019 – Celebrate your special sweetheart with a 1920's themed evening of romance in beautiful Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest. 
Location: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest – Exit 112 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest (502-955-8512)
Website: Bernheim.org

Healthy Hearts Wear Red Luncheon - February 14, 2019 – Please visit the website for more information.
Time: 10AM-2PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bullitt County Health Department (502-543-2415)
Website: BullittCountyHealthDept.org

Quilters Day Out - February 23, 2019 – Please visit the website for more information. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: quiltersdayout.com


March Events

North Bullitt Lions Club Sportsman Swap Meet - March 2, 2019 – Sportsmen bring your tackle, accessories, lures – anything hunting or fishing related you want to sell or trade. It can be old or modern, antique or new. No firearms traded or sold. Admission $5.
Location: Bullitt County Fairgrounds – Exit 112 Shepherdsville
Contact: North Bullitt Lions Club (502-777-7370)

MillaNova Winery Annual Bridal Show - March 3, 2019 – Get excited for wedding vendors and ideas to help you plan your big day. There will be cake to taste, DJs, photographers, catering samples, decorations, floral arrangements, and more! Free admission.
Time: 2-5PM
Location: MillaNova Winery – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Beth Mason (502-509-7793); 

KidsFest - March 2, 2019 – A festival designed to entertain and educate children ages 12 and younger.
Time: 10AM-2PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce (502-543-6727)
Website: BullittChamber.org

Bridal Scavenger Bingo - March 9, 2019 – Call Paroquet Springs Conference Center for more information.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre (502-955-7009)

Bullitt County Woman's Style Show - March 16, 2019 – Please visit the website for more information.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bullitt County Woman's Club –
Website: bullittcountywomansclub/facebook

American Red Cross Blood Drive - March 26, 2019 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

Bullitt County Health Fair - March 30, 2019 – Call Paroquet Springs Conference Center for more information.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre (502-955-7009)


April Events

Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim - April 1-5, 2019 – In conjunction with spring break, Bernheim will offer a week of daily drop-in activities and guided programs to celebrate the wonder of nature. Hands-on discovery stations and nature activities will be offered daily at the Visitor Center, and Bernheim educators will lead a guided nature hike each afternoon at 2 p.m. Don't miss the special nature concert with Bernheim's own Mr. Dan on Wednesday, April 3 at 1 p.m. Self-guided activities for exploring the arboretum and forest will be available. 
Time: 11AM-3PM
Location: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest – Exit 112 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest (502-955-8512)
Website: Bernheim.org

Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show - April 12-13, 2019 – Knob Creek Gun Range hosts the Nation’s Largest biannual Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show in April and October. The Machine Gun Shoot is two days of machine gun shooting, dealer displays, shooting competitions and a spectacular Night Shoot both Friday and Saturday. The machine gunners are shooting at a wide variety of used appliances, abandoned vehicles, and barrels of fuel with pyrotechnic charges attached. The Military Gun Show draws dealers from across the country to buy, sell and trade rifles, pistols, shotguns and machine guns. They will also be selling ammo, military surplus, hard to find gun parts, and much more. Admission is just $15 per person per day, with children under 12 only $5. Please visit the website for more information.
Location: Hwy. 44 West – Exit 117 West Point
Contact: Knob Creek Gun Range (502-922-4457)
Website: Knobcreekrange.com

Behind the Beam - April 25, 2019 – Dive into this insider's experience with Fred Noe, 7th generation Master Distiller, alongside his son and creator of Little Book. You'll enjoy a private distillery tour, barrel thieving in a bourbon rackhouse, and a bourbon inspired lunch. Top it all off with a premium tasting with Fred & Freddie Noe. Plus you'll receive a commemorative bottle to remember the experience. Limited availability – Must be 21+ to participate. 
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

Master Gardener Plant and Garden Art Sale - April 27, 2019 – This annual sale features many vendors with assorted plants, herbs, fish, aquatics, flowers, tropicals and yard art. Vendor booths are available for $25. 
Time: 8AM-2PM
Location: Bullitt County Extension Office – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bullitt County Extension Office (502-543-2257)

May Events

The Perfect Mint Julep Party - May 3, 2019 – Join Jim Beam's Master Mixologist Bobby "G" Gleason and 7th generation Master Distiller Fred Noe to celebrate one of Kentucky's signature cocktails – the Mint Julep. Guests will enjoy private access to our Julep Tent, along with live entertainment and the chance to interact with Fred Noe and other Jim Beam ambassadors.  
Time: 10AM-4PM
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

Mount Washington Spring Festival - May 10-11, 2019 – Find food vendors, carnival rides and games, booths, a parade, a car show, live entertainment, a fish fry, homemade pies and tons of fun at the Mount Washington Spring Festival. Your family won’t want to miss this kickoff to spring!  Sponsored by the Lions & Lioness Clubs of Mount Washington. 
Location: Hwy. 31EX – Exit 117 Mount Washington
Contact: Mount Washington Lions Club, Bill Willoughby (502-649-8497)

North Bullitt Lions Demolition Derby - May 11, 2019 – This event is full of "on the edge of your seat" excitement. Don't miss out on the fun!
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Bullitt County Fairgrounds – Exit 112 Shepherdsville
Contact: North Bullitt Lions Club (502-777-7370); 

American Red Cross Blood Drive - May 21, 2019 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

Behind the Beam - May 23, 2019 – Dive into this insider's experience with Fred Noe, 7th generation Master Distiller, alongside his son and creator of Little Book. You'll enjoy a private distillery tour, barrel thieving in a bourbon rackhouse, and a bourbon inspired lunch. Top it all off with a premium tasting with Fred & Freddie Noe. Plus you'll receive a commemorative bottle to remember the experience. Limited availability – Must be 21+ to participate. 
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

June Events

Family Fishing Days at Bernheim - June 1-2, 2019 – The whole family can enjoy fishing on any lake in Bernheim's arboretum without a fishing license. Regular $5 environmental impact fee applies for general admission.
Location: Bernheim – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: Bernheim (502-955-8512)
Website: Bernheim.org

Jim Beam Kentucky Bourbon Affair Barrel Selection - June 4, 2019 – Visit the website for information.  
Time: 10AM-2PM
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

Jim Beam Kentucky Bourbon Affair - June 6-7, 2019 – The Science Behind the Spirit.  
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

Jim Beam Beefsteak Dinner - June 7, 2019 – Visit the website for information.  
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

Circle of Peace Gathering - June 8-9, 2019 – Hosted by the Ohio Valley Native American Veteran Warrior Society, this annual event offers Native American dance, drum, storytelling, flute playing and more! Bring your own blankets and chairs. Admission: Adults & Age 11+ $5; Children under 10 are free; veterans, fire fighters, police and EMTs free with ID. No alcohol, firearms or politics. Gates open 10 AM each day. Grand Entry: Saturday at noon, Sunday at 1 PM.
Location: Shepherdsville City Park – Exit 117 Shepherdsville 
Contact: Jennifer Dunn (502-645-9024);

Bullitt County Fair - June 10-15, 2019 – Escape the hustle and bustle and bring your family to the fair! Enjoy pageants, carnival rides and games, horse shows, contests, exhibits, demolition derby, motocross events and much more.  Don’t miss out!
Location: Bullitt County Fairgrounds – Exit 112 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bullitt County Fair Board (502-724-3152)

National Bourbon Day at Jim Beam - June 14, 2019 – Visit the website for information. 
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

Hillview City Fair - June 20-22, 2019 – Carnival rides and games, booths, commercial exhibits, a petting zoo, pony rides, live music and other entertainment, and a beer garden. The Hillview City Fair has something for everyone!
Location: Hillview Government Center – Exit 121 Hillview 
Contact: Hillview City Fair Committee (502-955-8915);
Website: Hillviewcityfair.com

Behind the Beam - June 27, 2019 – Dive into this insider's experience with Fred Noe, 7th generation Master Distiller, alongside his son and creator of Little Book. You'll enjoy a private distillery tour, barrel thieving in a bourbon rackhouse, and a bourbon inspired lunch. Top it all off with a premium tasting with Fred & Freddie Noe. Plus you'll receive a commemorative bottle to remember the experience. Limited availability – Must be 21+ to participate. 
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

4th of July Bullitt Blast and Shepherdsville City Fair - June 28-29, 2019 – Celebrate America’s independence in hometown style with a fantastic fireworks show along the Salt River, carnival rides and games, booths, live entertainment, 25-cent ice cream cones, pageants, fun activities for kids, a car show and much, much more.    
Location: Shepherdsville-First Street Park – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Tony Thompson (502-403-6545)  
Website: Bullittblast.com

July Events

American Red Cross Blood Drive - July 16, 2019 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

APA Pool Tournament - July 25-28, 2019 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Jesse Hecht (502-498-5313)

North Bullitt Lions Demolition Derby - July 27, 2019 – This event is full of "on the edge of your seat" excitement. Don't miss out on the fun!
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Bullitt County Fairgrounds – Exit 112 Shepherdsville
Contact: North Bullitt Lions Club (502-777-7370) 

August Events

CASA Summer Night Out - August 10, 2019 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: CASA of Bullitt County (502-543-4554)
Website: www.bccasa.org

Behind the Beam - August 15, 2019 – Dive into this insider's experience with Fred Noe, 7th generation Master Distiller, alongside his son and creator of Little Book. You'll enjoy a private distillery tour, barrel thieving in a bourbon rackhouse, and a bourbon inspired lunch. Top it all off with a premium tasting with Fred & Freddie Noe. Plus you'll receive a commemorative bottle to remember the experience. Limited availability – Must be 21+ to participate. 
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

Kentucky State Fair - August 15-25, 2019 – Stop by and see the Bullitt County Tourist Commission at this year’s Kentucky State Fair in the Pride of the Counties section of the Exposition Center’s South Wing. We’ll be showcasing some of the best attractions and accommodations Bullitt County has to offer. We’ll have special giveaways and, as always, our booth will be hosted by wonderful volunteers representing all different facets of our county. Booth will be open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Hope to see you there!
Location: Kentucky Fair & Exposition Center
Contact: Bullitt County Tourism 502-543-8656
Website: kystatefair.org

Hard Rock MMA - August 17, 2019 – Event will be at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre. Visit the website for more information.
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.hardrockmma.com

CONNECT at Bernheim - August 24, 2019 – CONNECT at Bernheim will challenge minds and delight the senses. The night includes live musical performances and hands-on experiences for adults and families, including making art, drum circle participation, and participatory science.
Time: 6:23-10:23PM
Location: Bernheim – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: Bernheim (502-955-8512) 
Website: Bernheim.org

September Events

Celebrate Jim Beam Day - September 13, 2019 – Fittingly held during National Bourbon Heritage Month and the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival, this celebration honors the legendary James B. Beam. Enjoy live music, specialty cocktails and Fred's Smokehouse BBQ for purchase.  
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

North Bullitt Lions Demolition Derby - September 14, 2019 – This event is full of "on the edge of your seat" excitement. Don't miss out on the fun!
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Bullitt County Fairgrounds – Exit 112 Shepherdsville
Contact: North Bullitt Lions Club (502-777-7370) 

American Red Cross Blood Drive - September 24, 2019 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

Behind the Beam - September 26, 2019 – Dive into this insider's experience with Fred Noe, 7th generation Master Distiller, alongside his son and creator of Little Book. You'll enjoy a private distillery tour, barrel thieving in a bourbon rackhouse, and a bourbon inspired lunch. Top it all off with a premium tasting with Fred & Freddie Noe. Plus you'll receive a commemorative bottle to remember the experience. Limited availability – Must be 21+ to participate. 
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

October Events

Lebanon Junction Wall Street Park Festival - October 4-5, 2019 – Please visit the website for more information.
Website: www.facebook.com/LebanonJunctionWallStreetPark

Knob Creek Gun Range Fall Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show - October 11-12, 2019 – Knob Creek Gun Range hosts the Nation’s Largest biannual Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show in April and October. The Machine Gun Shoot is two days of machine gun shooting, dealer displays, shooting competitions and a spectacular Night Shoot both Friday and Saturday. The machine gunners are shooting at a wide variety of used appliances, abandoned vehicles, and barrels of fuel with pyrotechnic charges attached. The Military Gun Show draws dealers from across the country to buy, sell and trade rifles, pistols, shotguns and machine guns. They will also be selling ammo, military surplus, hard to find gun parts, and much more. Admission is just $15 per person per day, with children under 12 only $5. Please visit the website for more information.
Location: Hwy. 44 West – Exit 117 West Point
Contact: Knob Creek Gun Range (502-922-4457)
Website: KnobCreekRange.com

Kentucky Pug Rescue - October 12, 2019  
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville

One Hop Shop Quilt Show - October 18-19, 2019  
Time: 10AM-4PM both days
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville

COLORFEST at Bernheim - October 19-20, 2019 – Celebrate the fall season at ColorFest, a family favorite! Visitors can slingshot pumpkins, navigate the hay maze, play in the corn pit, make mud pies, and enjoy a hayride in the splendor of Bernheim's colorful landscape. Other highlights include live music, hands-on nature activities, unique local foods, Kentucky arts and crafts vendors, and more.
Time: 10AM-5PM
Location: Bernheim – Exit 112 Clermont
Contact: Bernheim (502-955-8512) 
Website: Bernheim.org

Think Pink Event with Bullitt County Health Department - October 22, 2019  
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Liz McGuire 502-955-5355

Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce Dinner - October 24, 2019  
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce (502-543-6727) 
Website: bullittcountychamber.org

Behind the Beam - October 24, 2019 – Dive into this insider's experience with Fred Noe, 7th generation Master Distiller, alongside his son and creator of Little Book. You'll enjoy a private distillery tour, barrel thieving in a bourbon rackhouse, and a bourbon inspired lunch. Top it all off with a premium tasting with Fred & Freddie Noe. Plus you'll receive a commemorative bottle to remember the experience. Limited availability – Must be 21+ to participate. 
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

Halloween – Horror Sci-Fi Comic Toy Show - October 26-27, 2019  
Time: 10AM-4PM both days
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville

November Events

Opals Dream Foundation Gala - November 2, 2019  
Time: 5:45-11PM
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville

Toys for Tots Biker Run - November 3, 2019  
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville

Behind the Beam - November 14, 2019 – Dive into this insider's experience with Fred Noe, 7th generation Master Distiller, alongside his son and creator of Little Book. You'll enjoy a private distillery tour, barrel thieving in a bourbon rackhouse, and a bourbon inspired lunch. Top it all off with a premium tasting with Fred & Freddie Noe. Plus you'll receive a commemorative bottle to remember the experience. Limited availability – Must be 21+ to participate. 
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com

American Red Cross Blood Drive - November 26, 2019 – Be a hero and help save lives – please donate. 
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Website: www.redcross.org

Light Up Mount Washington - November 29, 2019
Time: 6-9PM
Location:
 First Baptist Church Pavilion – Exit 117 Mount Washington
Contact: City of Mount Washington (502-538-4216)

December Events

Light Up Shepherdsville - December 1, 2019 – Visit Santa and Mrs. Clause at Journey Church (419 S. Buckman St) from 2-5:30pm for free cookies and hot chocolate. Parade begins at 6pm. Parade will start at Bullitt Lick Middle School to Hwy. 44 West, right onto Buckman Street, then into First Street Park. Mayor will Light Up Shepherdsville around 7pm. 
Time: 6PM
Location: First Street Park – Exit 117 Shepherdsville
Contact: Faith Portman, City of Shepherdsville (502-609-6013)

Christmas In The Park - December 7, 2019
Time: 6PM
Location:
 Lebanon Junction City Park and Community Center – Exit 105 Lebanon Junction
Contact: City of Lebanon Junction (502-833-4311)

Train Ride to See Santa - December 9-11, 2019  
Location: Paroquet Springs Conference Centre – Exit 117 Shepherdsville

Home for the Holidays Dinner at Jim Beam - December 6, 2019 – Join us as Master Distiller Fred Noe and his son Freddie share stories of the holidays past while spirits fill the air in more ways than one! Includes dinner, mixology creations, live music, premium bourbon tasting and a special gift.  
Location: Jim Beam American Stillhouse – Exit 116 Clermont
Website: www.jimbeamstillhouse.com