Welcome to Harlan County, where there’s always something exciting going on! Whether you’re here for our biggest party of the year at the Poke Sallet Festival or looking to get a little dirty at thrilling off-road events like the Southern Shine Crawl or the Fall Crawl, we’ve got you covered. Harlan County is a place of celebration, adventure, and unforgettable memories.

We like to think we’re on top of all the fun stuff happening around here, but now and then, a cool event might sneak by us. Maybe we missed it in our social feeds, or it’s a new thing we haven’t heard about yet. Whatever the reason, we don’t want to miss out, and neither do you! Got an event you’re excited about? Shoot us an email at harlantourism@gmail.com or send us a message on our facebook page at Visit Harlan County. As long as it meets our parameters, we’ll happily add it to our calendar. We’re all about community and tourism events that bring people together.

So, let’s make every day a reason to celebrate in Harlan County. Share your event, and let’s fill our calendar with fun for everyone!

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6th Annual Fourth Fest in downtown Harlan!

July 4, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

Join Harlan Tourism for their 6th Annual 4th Fest in downtown Harlan on Tuesday, July 4th! The festivities will begin at 9AM with the annual Red, White, and Zoom 5k hosted by the Harlan County Track & Field Boosters followed by activities from 4PM-10PM that night! The event will conclude with a display of fireworks that night lighting up our incredible mountains!
We will be announcing music acts, parade, vendors, and much more as the date draws closer.
For vendors: 4th of July 2023
For parade: 4th of July Parade Application 2023
For 5k: Red, White, and Zoom 5k 2023


July 4, 2023
9:00 am - 11:00 pm