Hatfield McCoy Heritage Days 2017

This post was written by Mikal Howard | September 22, 2017

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831 Hambley Blvd. Pikeville, KY

The feud is over, let the fun begin! Hatfield and McCoy Heritage Days is coming to Pikeville and Pike County, Kentucky, September 22, 23 and 24, 2017! Expect plenty of friends, food, and fun during this highly anticipated event.
You don’t have to be a Hatfield or a McCoy to attend, everyone is welcome! There is a wealth of activities planned for this anticipated event. Check out the information below for more details.

Ruff Tuff Cuss Race 2017

Challenge yourself with The Ruff Tuff Cuss Race, Eastern Kentucky’s Premier All-Terrain Obstacle and Road Adventure! This is a 3 Day Race Series fun for all, from the avid runner to the hardcore runner.

We Start off with a foot race Friday Evening Starting at 7:00 p.m.; “The Bullet” A Short 2 mile run to the Expo Center Plaza, where there will be fans, music and a party just for the contestants.

Saturday at 8:00 a.m. we have the “The Cuss” named appropriately, This race will separate the Men from the Boys and Women from the Girls,  This race is 8 to 9 miles of Obstacles that will test your endurance, stamina, and your will!!

Finally, Sunday at 8:00 a.m. we have “The Gun”  this is a half marathon run thru the beautiful town of Pikeville!!

We have awesome metals for those of you that dare to run all three races, with shirts, and other goodies along the way.

Live Music on Billy Johnson Stage

Friday evening, from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the Pikeville Main Street’s Billy Johnson Stage. Featuring food, a cash bar, various artists, and varying genres. Admission is free.

Pikeville Farmer’s Market with the Hatfields & McCoys

Don’t let the title shock you, the Hatfields and McCoys are coming together at the Pikeville Farmer’s Market this Saturday, September 23, 2017 for their Pig Roast. This event will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., and will feature no feudin’, just family fun. This very special event offers a wealth of fun activities, such as arts and crafts, an apple butter demo, vintage corn mill in operation, kids activities, face painting, tie dye station and guest vendors featuring local produce. Live entertainment is also planned, with Jason Goble and Jessica Gillum set to perform. Event scheduled from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 24. Held at the Pikeville Farmer’s Market’s new location, 130 Adams Ln., Pikeville, KY 41501.

Service at the McCoy Well Site

The pinnacle of the Hatfield McCoy Heritage Days, the Service at the McCoy Well Site will be held on Sunday, September 24 at 10 a.m., and will feature a special presentation by the feud descendants, lead by William Keith Hatfield, great grandson of Anderson “Devil Anse” Hatfield.

 

Hatfield McCoy Heritage Days Gallery

 

Vendor Signup

Vendor registration and setup for Hatfield McCoy Heritage Days 2017 will be different than years past. Pike County Tourism CVB is working closely with the Pikeville Farmer’s Market to host vendors, and there are guidelines that must be followed. If you are a vendor, please feel free to contact us for details:

Director@tourpikecounty.com
Or Call (606) 432-5063

Details for this event are subject to change.

Hillbilly Days 2017

This post was written by jshepherd1102 | April 20, 2017

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Photo courtesy of Larry Epling. 3 generations of Shriners helping kids.

Y’all be sure to come and enjoy one of the state’s largest festivals. Since 1977, Pike County has been celebrating Hillbilly Days. This nationally known annual event is a fundraiser to benefit the Shriners’ Children’s Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Continue reading Hillbilly Days 2017