Floyd County Events & Attractions


Archer Park

Swimming, tennis, playground, soccer, basketball, and picnic areas. (606) 886-6390

David Appalachian Crafts

Shop and buy traditional crafts on Ky. Rt. 404. (606) 886-2377

East Kentucky Science Center and Planetarium

Featuring laser light show, full dome projector, and hands-on exhibits with unique events year-round. Located on the campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College. (606) 889-0303

Elkhorn Recreation and Education Park

Hiking and biking along trails, picnic area. Located Just off Rt. 680 in Minnie.

German Bridge Horse Trail

(606) 886-9193

Jenny Wiley Pioneer Festival

Floyd County’s largest fall festival, held the week ending with the second Saturday in October. Parade, carnival, crafts, food vendors, car show, concerts and more.

Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

Offers a lodge, cottages, campground, outdoor theater, convention center, 9 hole par 3 golf course, marina, swimming pool, and hiking trails within its 1,100 acres. Scenic mountains surround Dewey Lake, offering bass, crappie, and catfish. Ky. 302, Prestonsburg. (800) 325-0142

Middle Creek National Battlefield

Largest and most important Civil War battle in eastern Kentucky. Re-enactment in the fall. (606) 844-4704

Mountain Arts Center

Theater hosting the Kentucky Opry, a country music variety show with fun for all ages. Regularly hosts local and national musicians, and the Opry’s famous Jr. Pros. (606) 886-2623 or (800) MAC-ARTS

Red, White, and Blue Festival

The city of Martin hosts this annual patriotic tribute to our soldiers and our veterans, with a parade, beauty pageant, carnival, car show, and games. Held in late autumn.(606) 285-9335

Samuel May House

Tour the federal-style mansion, one of Prestonsburg’s oldest and most historic structures, built in 1817. (606) 886-1341

Stonecrest Equine Complex

Featuring stables and numerous equine events. (606) 886-6390

Stonecrest Golf Course

Featuring a full 18-hole championship course, built atop reclaimed mine lands. (606) 886-1006.

Thompson Country Club and Golf Course

A 9-hole course located on Ky. Rt. 1428. (606) 886-6390

Thunder Ridge Entertainment Center

Enjoy the excitement of seasonal live harness racing and intertrack wagering. (606) 886-7223

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