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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WCMG/Backroads of Appalachia Slay the Dragon Ride for Autism Research 2023

May 20, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

WCMG/BOA Slay the Dragon Ride 2023 over Kentucky’s Highest Mountain on the trail were it all began, the Dragonslayer Highway 160! 20 miles and 226 curves currently ranked the number 3 ride in the country for Harley riders by Sport Bike Magazine! The WCMG Will be leaving Williamsburg, KY at 9:00 AM from The Mint Gaming Hall parking lot and riding to Lynch, KY. We will be visiting our friends for dinner 4:00PM at the Harlan County Beer Company! Come ride with us on one of our favorite trail routes for OAR-Organization for Autism Research. 1 in every 100 children in the world have some form of Autism and in the U.S 1 in 44. $20.00 donation recommended but all donations accepted. Money Goes directly to OAR. Do not miss your chance to sign the “Wall of Fame” and get the merch at our Dragonslayer 160 Welcome Center! Do not miss this ride as it is going to be epic!
Let’s Ride The Dragonslayer 160 for Autism Research Appalachia!


The Dragon Slayer Hwy 160 Welcome Center
7 East Main St.
Lynch, KY 40855 United States
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(423) 293-1712
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