Kentucky Tourism

Natural Bridge Artisan Festival Slade, KY


2135 Natural Bridge Rd
Natural Bridge State Resort Park
Slade, KY 40376

Natural Bridge Artisan Festival

August 22 - 24, 2014

Listen to local folk and bluegrass entertainment, walk through a quilt showcase at Hemlock Lodge, line dancing and clogging every night, browse through handmade jewelry, metal and wood crafts, view and purchase local Appalachian painting and photography, hike on the original trail to the Natural Bridge Arch and more!

Friday, August 22:  Booth setup at 2pm.  Festivities begin at 4pm.  Dancing at Hoedown Island at 6pm and the festival closes for the day at 8pm.

Saturday, August 23:  Festivities begin at 10am.  Local music group performances starting at 1pm with The Wood Nots, The Chester Crabtree Band and The Hilltop Pickers.  A special performance by the Sunshine Cloggers at 4:45pm and the festival closes for the day at 8pm. 

Sunday, August 24:  Quilt show in the private dining room of the Hemlock Lodge form 10:30am - 4:30pm.  Booths open at 1pm with performances by The Grahams at 1:30pm, Leslie & Jim Cable at 2:45pm and From Dust at 4pm.  Festival closes at 6pm.


*Now accepting vendors!  Go online the event facebook page and download the application form at, send the application to Natural Bridge Park Association at P.O. Box 285, Beattyville, KY 41311.  Call 606-464-0494, 606-434-2659 or email for more information. 

Tim Hibbard
Phone: (606) 663-2214
Aug 22 - Aug 24, 2014