The Kentucky Wool Festival is held on the first full weekend of October in a beautiful area next to the Kincaid Lake State Park in Falmouth, Kentucky. One of the significant fall events of the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky region was named one of the top ten wool festivals in the country and was featured in Southern Living Magazine.
The Kentucky Wool Festival is focused on sheep shearing as well as fall harvest celebration. It features a petting area for kids and a large fair with more than 100 arts and crafts vendors. Entertainment includes live bluegrass music, historical re-enactments, sheep shearing demonstrations, local farm product displays, and much more. Food is one of the main attractions of the festival: barbeque, chilli, corn on the cob, homemade fudge, and other delights.
The Kentucky Wool Festival has been held since the 1980s to promote sheep growing, wool industry, and the local community. It boasts a tremendous family-friendly atmosphere creating an environment where the people can have fun, listen to music and learn about the agricultural heritage of Kentucky.