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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

Shamrock Shuffle


Saturday March 13th 2021


Emma Lou Jones Easter Egg Hunt


Saturday April 3rd 2021      Cole Park

Candy and prizes are provided for all children who attend the Egg Hunt!


Thunder Over the Island Labor Day


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

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

Friday 6pm-10pm
Saturday 12pm-10pm

Join Burnside Tourism for Thunder Over the Island. Both days include food trucks, a Beer Garden, live music and more for the entire family. The Friday headliner band is the Conch Republic Band and the Fireworks show is Friday night. In addition to the Food Trucks and Beer Garden, Saturday includes a KY Derby simulcast, BBQ Contest, 3 bands including Ocean’s, The Lake Cumberland Blues Society Band and Saturday’s headliner is the D J Rice & the Payin Dues Blues Band.

7929 S Hwy 27
Downtown Burnside


1st Inaugural Mayor’s Cup Championship Tournament

Opening Wednesday September 22nd 

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