NOVEMBER 15, 2017

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas in Georgetown, KY

Contact: Natalie Partin

GEORGETOWN, KY – NOVEMBER 15, 2017 – Unwrap the joys of a small-town Christmas this year. A parade and tree lighting in the heart of downtown, holiday musicals, candlelight tours, a reading of The Polar Express in a train car, shopping at locally-owned shops and boutiques and a festival with three miles of lights – Georgetown is pure small-town charm, especially during the holidays. MORE


OCTOBER 23, 2017

Georgetown, KY Celebrates Small Business Saturday

Contact: Natalie Partin

GEORGETOWN, KY – OCTOBER 23, 2017 – Shop small and celebrate your community with the small businesses that make it special – this is the mission of Small Business Saturday, a promotion launched by American Express in 2010 to encourage people across the country to support small, local businesses. With dozens and dozens of independently-owned shops and boutiques, galleries and restaurants – many located in its picturesque Victorian-era downtown, Georgetown makes it easy to support this annual shopping tradition, set for Saturday, Nov. 25, in 2017. MORE


SEPTEMBER 26, 2017

Georgetown Welcomes the CP National Horse Show Oct. 31-Nov. 5, 2017

Contact: Natalie Partin

GEORGETOWN, KY – SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 – The CP National Horse Show, a 6-day hunter/jumper event consistently ranked by the North American Riders Group as one of the top shows in the United States, takes place at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park beginning Tuesday, Oct. 31. A full array of hunter divisions, Junior & Amateur Owner Jumpers, the top Open Jumpers from the USA and around the world, and the ASPCA Maclay National Championship will be featured. MORE


AUGUST 29, 2017

The Festival of the Horse Returns for 37th Year in Georgetown, Kentucky

Contact: Natalie Partin

GEORGETOWN, KY – AUGUST 29, 2017 – The Annual Festival of the Horse located along Main Street in historic downtown Georgetown takes place on September 8-10, 2017. This three-day event consists of live entertainment, art & craft exhibits, local & regional food options, multiple parades, Fox Creek Amusement rides, horse games, and a youth & open horse show. MORE


AUGUST 24, 2017

‘Best’ Barbeque, Beer, Horseback Riding and Bargains in Kentucky

Contact: Natalie Partin

GEORGETOWN, KY – AUGUST 24, 2017 – Four venues with locations in Georgetown, KY, have been awarded “Best In Kentucky” plaques by Kentucky Living magazine. This annual contest, sponsored by the magazine, invites readers to select what they consider to be the very best in Kentucky in a number of categories, including best tourism attraction, family getaway, music festival, arts and crafts fair and more.  MORE


AUGUST 14, 2017

Georgetown, KY Welcomes Fall with Festival of the Horse, Seed to Feed Dinners

Contact: Natalie Partin

GEORGETOWN, KY – AUGUST 14, 2017 – The 37th Annual Festival of the Horse kicks off fall fun in the midst of Kentucky Horse Country. This event celebrating the role of the horse and its heritage takes place in Georgetown and features a chili cook-off and family-friendly activities.   MORE


AUGUST 8, 2017

Geocaching Trots Its Way Into Scott County, Kentucky

Contact: Natalie Partin

GEORGETOWN, KY (August 8, 2017) – Grab your handy compass and geographical map for Scott County’s GeoTrot: Geocaching in Horse Country event on Saturday, August 12th. Spend the entire day navigating along country roads passed charming horse farms to some of the most historical locations in Scott County, Kentucky.   MORE


MAY 23, 2017

Georgetown/Scott County Tourism Contributed Nearly $178 Million to Local Economy in 2016.

Contact: Natalie Partin

GEORGETOWN, KY (May 23, 2017) – The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet released earlier this month the Travel and Tourism Industry’s Economic Impact for 2016. The results concluded that Scott County generated approximately $178 million in total tourist spending for the area, which is an increase of 16.1% over 2015.   MORE


FEBRUARY 3, 2017

Georgetown/Scott County Tourism Creates Passport in Efforts to Spread Love to Downtown Businesses.

Contact: Natalie Partin

GEORGETOWN, KY (February 3, 2017) – The month of February kicks off a time of love and admiration in Georgetown, Kentucky. Georgetown/Scott County Tourism presents the town’s first “Love Your Downtown” Passport during February 6-28th hoping to encourage locals and frequent guests to visit the wide variety of Downtown Georgetown businesses.   MORE


JANUARY 12, 2017

Horsey Hundred Generates an Impressive Economic Impact on Scott County, KY.

Contact: Natalie Partin

GEORGETOWN, KY (January 12, 2017) – With the 40th annual Horsey Hundred in sight, the Georgetown/Scott County Tourism Commission reflected on the previous year’s event by conducting the 2016 Horsey Hundred Economic Impact Analysis. The first ever cycling event analysis was prepared by University of Kentucky’s Assistant Professor, Dr. Jason R. Swanson, who found that this two-day event contributed more than $623,000 in direct and in-direct expenditures throughout Georgetown and Scott County.   MORE



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