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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Southern Shine Crawl

May 24 - May 26

This May 24th – May 26th, elevate your plans literally and figuratively at Kentucky’s highest elevated off-road park – Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Area!

Spread over 7,000 acres of breathtaking landscapes, our trails offer the perfect blend of beauty and thrill for every level of off-road enthusiast.

Whether you’re just starting your off-road journey or you’re an adrenaline junkie craving extreme terrains, we’ve got you covered. With a diverse range of trails, each offering unique challenges and views, your adventure awaits across every hill and valley. Suitable for all levels – from beginners to extreme adventurers

Don’t just spend your long weekend; transform it into an unforgettable exploration at the peak of Kentucky’s off-road playground. 🌳🛣️ Unleash your spirit of adventure, make memories that last a lifetime, and pay tribute to the essence of Memorial Day by embarking on a journey of freedom and exhilaration.

Ready for an adventure that you won’t forget? Gear up, gather your friends and family, and make your way to where adventure meets the sky. 🌤️🏔️

Don’t let this Memorial Day pass by unnoticed. Turn it into an epic story of adventure at Black Mountain Off-Road Adventure Area. See you at the top! 🚗💨


May 24
May 26