The Randolph McCoy Monument Project

This post was written by jshepherd1102 | July 24, 2014

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Monument MockupPike County Tourism CVB is in the process of planning the construction of a Randolph McCoy Monument. The monument is in the very early stages of development, and ideas for what it will depict are still being sorted through. Continue reading The Randolph McCoy Monument Project

Pike County, KY: The Place To See Hatfield McCoy Feud Sites

This post was written by jshepherd1102 | September 11, 2013

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feud_sitesCome and see the sites of the legendary Hatfield-McCoy Feud, located in beautiful Pike County, Kentucky. Each site features a marker telling tragic stories from the feud, serving as a reminder of past mistakes and the price of a grudge. When it comes to fun, recreation and scenic locales, Pike County rivals the finest vacation destinations anywhere. The landscape is surrounded by towering mountains with lush foliage and vegetation that provide spectacular views throughout the year. Enjoy a day out on the water, or an evening at the Artists Collaborative Theatre. Plan your Pike County getaway today, “Where Beauty Abides & Hospitality Flows!”

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Dwight Yoakam Set To Perform at the Expo

This post was written by jshepherd1102 | April 4, 2016

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Hillbilly Days kickoff concert 2016
 featuring Dwight Yoakam
 with special guest Lee Ann Womack.

Saturday, April 16
Doors at 7pm
Show at 8pm
Tickets $59.50, 
$49.50 and 
$39.50 
plus applicable fees.

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.

Hillbilly Days will be held April 21, 22 and 23, 2016. Pikeville, KY.

Hillbilly Days 2016Hillbilly Days Hillbilly Days is Kentucky’s second largest festival! Every year, hillbillies from all walks of life migrate to Pikeville City for three days of fun, friends, fiddlin’ and food! Hillbilly Days is a fundraiser for the Shriners Hospital for Children in Lexington KY.
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5 Goofy Hillbilly Days Events To Look Forward To

This post was written by Antwan Jacobs | March 28, 2016

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Hillbilly Days is not just about hillbillies and food. It is also about the many unique events that makes this great festival stand out. Here is our list of 5 goofy and entertaining events we are looking forward to at this year’s Hillbilly Days.

5. 3 Stages of Live Music
Throughout the Hillbilly Days festival, from Thursday to Saturday, music from a multitude of genres can be found across Pikeville City. While this is not exactly goofy, the variety alone makes it something to be experienced. One could enjoy everything from bluegrass to metal music, cover bands to overall clad country performers.  This year, there will be 3 stages of live music. Stages will be located in the Pikeville City Park, the East KY Expo Center Billy Johnson Stage off Main St., and beside the historic Pike County Courthouse on the corner of Main St. and Division St. Each of these stages will be hosting music throughout the event.

4. Hillbilly Carnival
Another fixture of Hillbilly Days is the carnival. Located in the Riverfill Area area and Riverfill 10 parking lot, one could expect plenty of rides, games, funnel cake, and lots of fun. One could also expect carnival staples such as the ferris wheel, carousel, fun slide, and much more.

3. Hillbilly Parade
The Hillbilly Parade is truly something to behold. Featuring all the trappings of a traditional parade, such as floats, marching bands and candy throwers, the Hillbilly Days parade has a flavor that truly sets it apart. Perhaps the most interesting feature of the Hillbilly Days parade are the hillbilly cars known as jalopies. These cars and trucks, which look like vehicles resurrected from the dead, each have a character of their own that makes them as much a work of art as an eye sore. Taking place on Hambley Blvd. on the last day of Hillbilly Days, Saturday, April 23rd, the Hillbilly Days parade is a must-see, goofy event.

2. Outhouse Races
This year, outhouse racing returns to Hillbilly Days. You read that correctly, outhouse races. If you thought car races were exciting to watch, just wait until you see this. While it is uncertain just how aerodynamic an outhouse can be, there is much, these tricked-out outhouses will surely be fun to watch either way. Are you a speed demon? It only cost $25 for a team to enter to races. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will receive a trophy. This great event will be held on Thursday, April 21st, at 11 a.m. on the corner of Main St. & Division St.

1. Pig Drop
Last, but definitely not least, is a brand new event coming this year, the Pig Drop. Think of it as a big game of Bingo or Roulette. There’s a big panel set out, decorated with some numbers and it cost $20 to pick a square. Participants who pay for a square in the panel have to wait for a pig to pick a square to, well, drop their business. Whoever chose the correct square is the “winner”. Proceeds from this event will go to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Lexington, KY, and will take place at the East Kentucky Expo Main Street entrance, 11 a.m. on Friday, April 22nd.

Hillbilly Days 2016Hillbilly Days Hillbilly Days is Kentucky’s second largest festival! Every year, hillbillies from all walks of life migrate to Pikeville City for three days of fun, friends, fiddlin’ and food! Hillbilly Days is a fundraiser for the Shriners Hospital for Children in Lexington KY.
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