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Events in and near Burnside, KY

Burnside is a happenin’ place year-round. From our annual summer Raft Up, to our Christmas lights events in the winter time, there’s always something going on and you won’t have to travel far to find it. Check back often to see what’s going on in this neck of the woods.

Upcoming Events

June Jam 2021


Saturday June 19th 2021      Cole Park

FREE live concert (presented by Four Shots In) to benefit God’s Food Pantry. Any and all donations are appreciated.

Dagan Robbionson & Band 12:00 – 1:00

Coyote Waits 1:20 – 2:20

Catdaddies 2:40 – 3:40

Bobby Strunk 3:45 – 4:30

Scott Wells and Band 4:50 – 5:50

Josh seacrest 6:00 – 6:45

Four Shots In 7:00 – 8:00

Black Kettle Swamp 8: 20 – 9:30


Thunder Over the Island Labor Day Festival


Friday and Saturday, September 3rd – 4th, 2021

2-Day Labor Day Weekend Celebration with live music and fireworks display!

Friday 6pm-10pm
Saturday 11am-10pm

Join Burnside Tourism for Thunder Over the Island. Both days include food trucks, a Beer Garden, craft vendors, and live music. Check out Thunder on Saturday for our exciting Kid Central for kids of all ages.

Live usic performed by Ronnie McDowell, Cody Lee Meece, Eldon Huff, The Leftovers, Conch Republic Band, Radiotronic, and Lake Cumberland Blues Society.

There is no better way to draw a crowd and celebrate Labor Day Weekend!

7929 S Hwy 27
Downtown Burnside


Mayor’s Cup Championship Tournament

Opening Wednesday October 6th, 2021 

General Burnside Island Golf Course

Sign-ups and more information to be opened soon!

8801 US-27
Burnside, KY 42519

Haunted Trail and Bodean’s Haunted House 

Cole Park 

7929 US-27


Burnside, Ky 42519

2021 dates to be released soon!

Trick Or Treat in Cole Park 

Saturday October 30th, 2021.       Cole Park

Exact times to be announced!


Get in touch

Burnside Tourism Commission
& Burnside City Hall

7929 S. Hwy. 27
Burnside, KY 42519