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Grand Rivers Area Events

Events in Grand Rivers

Including Lake City

If you're looking for something to do, we hope to help fulfill your quest with these events happening in the Grand Rivers area.

Grand Rivers 19th Annual Spring Quilt Show

Where:  Grand Rivers155 W Cumberland Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  April 26, 2017 thru April 29, 2017 -

Contact:  (270) 362-8976

New and Antique Quilts on Display, View the quilts up close, take a chance with the Tulip patterned quilt raffle, visit with Vendors inside and out. $3.00 per person donation accepted at the door, groups of 20 or more $2.00 per person (paying with one check).

'America's Boating Course' at Green Turtle Bay

Where:  Grand Rivers37.0075609,-88.2261649

When:  April 29, 2017 thru April 30, 2017 - Sat. 9a-3p, Sun. 12p-3p

Contact:  Janice Elwood - (812) 401-8300

Green Turtle Bay in Grand Rivers, Ky. will be offering a basic boating course Saturday, April 29th through Sunday, April 30th at the marina. America's Boating Course, provided by the Evansville Bend Sail and Power Squadron, includes boating education, boating safety, boating law and regulations.Boating course material will be presented from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday with a review and exam on Sunday from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. The cost of the course is $50.00 and covers the manual that can be kept for future reference. In addition, a free vessel safety check can be made on personal boats on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Pre-registration for the safety check and the course is required. To pre-register for this event or more information, contact SEO Janice Elwood at (812) 401-8300

Lighthouse Landing Practical Sailing School (4 Day)

Where:  Grand Rivers320 W Commerce Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  May 4, 2017 thru May 7, 2017 -

Contact:  1-800-491-7245

Learn to sail! This fun-filled four day class is Lighthouse Landing's most popular learn to sail course. It adds to your sailing knowledge by taking you on to American Sailing Association's Basic Coastal Cruising certification. Visit the Lighthouse Landing website for a full list of class dates, information, and tuition fees.

Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Cruise-In

Where:  Grand RiversJH O'Bryan Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  May 13, 2017 -

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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, the Second Saturday of the month, April - September, 2017.

Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Cruise-In

Where:  Grand RiversJH O'Bryan Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  May 13, 2017 -

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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, the Second Saturday of the month, April - September, 2017.

Commonwealth Yacht Club Mother's Day Brunch

Where:  Grand Rivers37.0075609,-88.2261649

When:  May 14, 2017 - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Contact:  800-498-0428

Enjoy a beautiful Mother's Day brunch and dine while overlooking the beautiful harbor at Green Turtle Bay Resort. Advance reservations may be made by calling 270-362-4444 (Club) or 800-498-0428 (Resort). Open to the Public. Be sure to check the Green Turtle Bay Specials website page for deals on Condo rentals for this event. Bring Mom for a mini vacation and have a weekend of fun!

2017 Free Kids Fishing Tournament

Where:  Grand Rivers37.0036444,-88.2299608

When:  June 3, 2017 -

Contact:  (888) 493-0152

Plan a fun morning out with the kids! Kids Free Fishing Tournament at Little Lake Park in Grand Rivers. Open for ages up to 12 years old. Bring your own pole - or use one of ours. Bait provided. Trophies awarded by age group. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by Grand Rivers Chamber.

Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Cruise-In

Where:  Grand RiversJH O'Bryan Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  June 10, 2017 -

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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, the Second Saturday of the month, April - September, 2017.

Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Cruise-In

Where:  Grand RiversJH O'Bryan Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  June 10, 2017 -

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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, the Second Saturday of the month, April - September, 2017.

Lighthouse Landing Practical Sailing School (4 Day)

Where:  Grand Rivers320 W Commerce Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  June 8, 2017 thru June 12, 2017 -

Contact:  1-800-491-7245

Learn to sail! This fun-filled four day class is Lighthouse Landing's most popular learn to sail course. It adds to your sailing knowledge by taking you on to American Sailing Association's Basic Coastal Cruising certification. Visit the Lighthouse Landing website for a full list of class dates, information, and tuition fees.

Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Cruise-In

Where:  Grand RiversJH O'Bryan Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  July 8, 2017 -

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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, the Second Saturday of the month, April - September, 2017.

Lighthouse Landing Practical Sailing School (4 Day)

Where:  Grand Rivers320 W Commerce Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  July 6, 2017 thru July 9, 2017 -

Contact:  1-800-491-7245

Learn to sail! This fun-filled four day class is Lighthouse Landing's most popular learn to sail course. It adds to your sailing knowledge by taking you on to American Sailing Association's Basic Coastal Cruising certification. Visit the Lighthouse Landing website for a full list of class dates, information, and tuition fees.

Grand Rivers Dragon Boat Festival

Where:  Grand Rivers320 W Commerce Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  July 15, 2017 -

Contact:  (270) 362-8201

High Five Dragon Boat produces and markets dragon boat events across the United States and is excited to bring the 2nd Annual Grand Rivers Dragon Boat Festival to Lighthouse Landing and Kentucky Lake in July 2017.

Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Cruise-In

Where:  Grand RiversJH O'Bryan Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  August 12, 2017 -

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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, the Second Saturday of the month, April - September, 2017.

Grand Rivers Marina Day

Where:  Grand Rivers37.0075609,-88.2261649

When:  August 12, 2017 -

Contact:  (270) 362-8364

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.

Grand Rivers Labor Day Arts & Crafts Festival

Where:  Grand Rivers37.0036444,-88.2299608

When:  September 2, 2017 thru September 4, 2017 -

Contact:  (888) 493-0152

The event features original and handcrafted items from almost 100 crafters and artisans from 10 states. Examples of items for sale include floral arrangements, baskets, lawn furniture, paintings, honey, soaps, lotions, jewelry, quilts, woodwork, holiday decorations, pottery, candles, gourds, stained glass, birdhouses, rocking chairs, rocking horses, weather vanes, and much more. Visitors can also enjoy a wide variety of delicious carnival food and regional specialties while at the festival. Admission The cost is $1 per individual at the walk- in gate or $3 per vehicle parking inside the park.

Bluegrass Productions Top Gun Car Show Series Cruise-In

Where:  Grand RiversJH O'Bryan Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  September 9, 2017 -

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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, the Second Saturday of the month, April - September, 2017.

Lighthouse Landing Practical Sailing School (4 Day)

Where:  Grand Rivers320 W Commerce Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  September 7, 2017 thru September 10, 2017 -

Contact:  1-800-491-7245

Learn to sail! This fun-filled four day class is Lighthouse Landing's most popular learn to sail course. It adds to your sailing knowledge by taking you on to American Sailing Association's Basic Coastal Cruising certification. Visit the Lighthouse Landing website for a full list of class dates, information, and tuition fees.

Green Turtle Bay Fall Boat Show

Where:  Grand Rivers37.0075609,-88.2261649

When:  September 16, 2017 thru September 17, 2017 -

Contact:  (270) 362-8364

Green Turtle Bay Yacht Sales Annual Fall In-Water Boat Show. Over 5 million $ inventory in quality pre-owned vessels on display. Special Condo Packages available for Boat Show weekend. Check out the Green Turtle Bay Website for more information and to view the inventory of boats for sale.

Lighthouse Landing Practical Sailing School (4 Day)

Where:  Grand Rivers320 W Commerce Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  October 5, 2017 thru October 8, 2017 -

Contact:  1-800-491-7245

Learn to sail! This fun-filled four day class is Lighthouse Landing's most popular learn to sail course. It adds to your sailing knowledge by taking you on to American Sailing Association's Basic Coastal Cruising certification. Visit the Lighthouse Landing website for a full list of class dates, information, and tuition fees.

Grand Rivers Hunters Moon Fall Festival

Where:  Grand Rivers37.0036444,-88.2299608

When:  October 14, 2017 -

Contact:  (888) 493-0152

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. Come Join in the fun!

Patti's 1880's Settlement Festival of Lights

Where:  Grand Rivers1793 J H O'Bryan Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  November 3, 2017 thru January 6, 2018 -

Contact:  (270) 362-8844

Decorations include over 700,000 lights in Patti's Settlement and downtown Grand Rivers. Each Year Patti's 1880's Settlement is Transformed into a Christmas Wonderland! Outside Hundreds of Thousands of Christmas Lights glow and twinkle and Put on a Show for all to Enjoy. While Inside the Restaurants and Gift Stores there are hundreds of trees and garlands loaded with ornaments and lights too!

Patti's 1880's Settlement Festival of Lights

Where:  Grand Rivers1793 J H O'Bryan Ave, Grand Rivers, KY 42045

When:  November 3, 2017 thru January 6, 2018 -

Contact:  (270) 362-8844

Decorations include over 700,000 lights in Patti's Settlement and downtown Grand Rivers. Each Year Patti's 1880's Settlement is Transformed into a Christmas Wonderland! Outside Hundreds of Thousands of Christmas Lights glow and twinkle and Put on a Show for all to Enjoy. While Inside the Restaurants and Gift Stores there are hundreds of trees and garlands loaded with ornaments and lights too!

Looking for more?  View all the Kentucky Lake & Lake Barkley Events.


Fall at Kentucky Lake
Photo by Shane Dunnaway

A beautiful palette of colors can be experienced at Kentucky Lake during autumn. It's a site to see!