MARCH 12, 2018

Eat Your Way Through Georgetown During #GtownEats Week

Contact: Natalie Partin

Irish kisses, free cupcakes and discounted delectables – 16 local Georgetown hotspots have cooked up exclusive meals and deals during #GtownEats, an 8-day culinary celebration for local Georgetown restaurants, bakeries and eating establishments that takes place March 24 through 31. Stop in for special offerings – only available during this designated week – and snap a pic of something yummy. Share it on social media and be entered to win dinner for two at one of the participating restaurants. MORE


FEBRUARY 9, 2018

Downtown Georgetown Reviews 2017, Celebrates a Prosperous Year

Contact: Natalie Partin

With the guidance of Georgetown/Scott County Tourism, Downtown Georgetown prospered in 2017 as a shopping and dining mecca, community gathering spot, must-see visitor attraction, hub for history, and implementer of growth. Through additional advertising campaigns and marketing strategies, the downtown area of Georgetown fostered its own culture and has emerged as a very desirable destination for locals and visitors. MORE


JANUARY 25, 2018

Georgetown Tourism Reviews 2017, Anticipates Continued Growth for 2018

Contact: Natalie Partin

Georgetown/Scott County Tourism spent a very busy 2017 bringing visitors to its many attractions and lodgings, raising its profile among social media users and motorcoach operators, hosting travel media, organizing events and in general spreading the word about the city as an enticing destination through speaking engagements, advertising and promotional campaigns, and editorial stories whose publication alone represented a potential circulation/readership of more than 3 million. MORE


NOVEMBER 15, 2017

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas in Georgetown, KY

Contact: Natalie Partin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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