Prestonsburg - We Set the Stage

Festivals & Events


US 23 Country Music Highway Yard Sale

Held the last weekend in May - Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
The Yard Sale will begin in Greenup County - follow through all the counties of Highway 23 -- ending in Letcher County at the Virginia border. Individuals (no commercial vendors please) can set up along Highway 23 with the permission of Landowners. No setups will be allowed on the state highway right of way. The Highway 23 Yard Sale will not assume liability for persons setting up as part of the sale.


4th of July Celebration

Downtown Fireworks Display
Carnival at Archer Park
(606) 886-2336



Hillbilly Arm Drop Drag Racing

Held In May & September
Combs Airport - between Prestonsburg & Paintsville


A Step Back In Time
     Battle of Middle  Creek Re-enactment &
     Kentucky Highland Folk Festival


Held the Second Weekend in September at the Middle Creek National Battlefield.



Jenny Wiley Festival

Held the second weekend in October in downtown Prestonsburg.
Celebrate the heritage of frontier East Kentucky. Live music, carnival, food, arts & crafts, turtle races, a parade, entertainment and much more.

Christmas in the Park

Held at Archer Park
Christmas Lights, Refreshments, Santa & Mrs. Claus


Christmas Parade

After dark featuring Lighted Parade Floats
(606) 886-2336