Hillbilly Days 2020 has been officially cancelled. This is due to precautions concerning COVID-19. That beings said, the City of Pikeville has expressed that they will attempt to reschedule the event for Fall. If they do so, we will be notifying you via email, as well as posting the notification on our websites TourPikeCounty.com and HillbillyDays.com.
Pike County Tourism CVB executive director Tony K. Tackett would like to reassure everyone that, although many upcoming events have been cancelled, event organizers will do all that they can to reschedule these events. This is just a precaution that is being made to ensure that our visitors, and community remain healthy, and to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
If you wish to keep track of all event cancellations and postponements for Pike County, Kentucky, check out our blog post:
Hillbilly Days is scheduled for April 16, 17 and 18, 2020 in downtown Pikeville, Kentucky. This year’s festival will include all of the fun things that Hillbilly Days has become famous for, such as a carnival, food and craft vendors, goofy hillbilly outfits and cars, as well as three stages of live entertainment. However, this year, Hillbilly Days will be featuring an assortment of new and unique attractions, such as the Dino Roar! Tour, Abby the Spoon Lady & the Tater Boys, an Arm Wrestling Tournament with special guest Travis Bagent, and a Hank Williams Jr. concert at the Appalachian Wireless Arena! Click above to download the Hillbilly Days 2020 brochure, or request a hard copy from us. Events are subject to change, and new events are typically added as the festival approaches.
Hatfield McCoy Heritage Days is an annual homecoming for Hatfield and McCoy descendants that is open to the public. Visitors can expect to enjoy a great Farmer’s Market event with the descendants, live entertainment at Main Street Live!, storytelling from the Hatfields and McCoys, the Sally McCoy Theatre Show at the App, a half marathon run and so much more! Located in Downtown Pikeville, September 20, 21 and 22, 2019.
The Hatfields & McCoys Historic Feud Driving Tour is one of Eastern Kentucky’s most popular attractions, with thousands of visitors each year exploring the sites where the most infamous feud took place. Visitors can see the Hog Trial Cabin, the McCoy Homeplace featuring the McCoy Well, the historic Pike County Courthouse where Cottontop was put on trial, the feudists graves, and much more.
Our Hatfields and McCoys Historic Feud Driving Tour brochure provides visitors step-by-step directions from the Pike County Visitors Center in Downtown Pikeville, Kentucky (Hampton Inn, 831 Hambley Blvd.). The brochure also provides tourists with GPS coordinates for each site.
Downtown Pikeville’s Appalachian Center for the Arts offers top quality, professional productions throughout the year, featuring many popular shows from a variety of different genres. The App also offers the Academy at the App Summer Camp, which provides young performers educational opportunities in the various facets of the performing arts.
Pike County is the largest county in Kentucky, and is packed full of interesting and unique things to explore and do. Experience the Hatfield McCoy Feud Tour, outdoor adventure, theatre, shopping and dining in Pike County’s beautiful scenic backdrop. To help you get around, we have included a link to the Pike County, Kentucky map, which can be downloaded from the link above.