Welcome to Carter County

Grayson Tourism & Convention Commission
200 N. Carol Malone Blvd., Grayson, KY 41143, (606) 474-8740

www.heartoftheparks.com

Rich in history and natural resources, Carter County, KY, named for Colonel William Grayson Carter, was the 88th county formed in Kentucky. Carter County, created originally by Greenup and Lawrence Counties, is home to Carter Caves, Carter County Clay Products, and was the original location of five iron furnaces.

 

  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Attractions
  • Events
  • Accommodations
  • Campgrounds



EVENTS

MARCH
Pot of Gold Antique Show, Grayson, 606-475-0047

MAY
Memory Days, Grayson, 606-474-4401, www.graysonchamber.org

JUNE
Backyard Bloomers Annual Garden Tour, Grayson, 606-286-6151
Carter County Shrine Horse Show, Olive Hill, www.cartercountyshrineclub.org
Rudy Fest, Grayson, 606-315-1417, www.rudyfest.com

JULY
Carter County Shrine Club Bluegrass Festival, Olive Hill, www.cartercountyshrineclub.org
Carter County Thunder, Grayson, www.cartercountythunder.com
Olive Hill Homecoming, Olive Hill

AUGUST
Carter County Fair, Grayson, www.cartercountyfair.org
U S 60 Yard Sale, County Wide, 606-474-8740
Labor Day Weekend, Last weekend in August, 606-474-8740

SEPTEMBER
Carter County Corn Maze, Grayson, www.cartercountyfair.org
J P Fraley’s Mountain Music, Olive Hill, 606-286-4411, www.parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/carter-caves
Old Time Machinery & Antique Show, Grayson, 606-474-8189

OCTOBER
Funtober Fest, Grayson, 606-474-4401, www.graysonchamber.org

NOVEMBER
Carter County Homemakers Annual Craft Show, Grayson and Olive Hill, 606-474-4401, www.ca.uky.edu/carter

DECEMBER
Christmas Parade, Grayson, 606-474-4401, www.graysonchamber.org
Grayson’s Hometown Christmas, Grayson, 606-474-4401, www.graysonchamber.org