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Independence, Kentucky Events

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    Historic 1937 Pumper in the Parade
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    Fireworks over the Independence Fire District - Station #1
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    Chinese Lanterns during the 4th of July Celebration
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    Rides during the annual 4th of July Festival

Independence, KY - Annual Community Events

Independence is home to many annual community events. Most events in the city are free and all are family friendly. There are fabulous fireworks shows, concerts and movies throughout the summer. Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on local events.

City of Independence sponsored events

American Legion - Moon Brothers Lodge

  • Memorial Day Parade (in conjunction with the City of Independence). Every Memorial Day at 10:30. Parade starts at Independence Fire District Station #1.
  • Flag Day - An honorable US Flag Retirement Ceremony is held at Sterling Staggs Park every Flag Day (June 14). The American Legion Moon Brothers Post 275 conducts this solemn ceremony every Flag Day at 7pm.

Independence Farmers' Market

  • The market is open every Saturday in May through October from 8:30am - 1:00pm
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Kenton County Farm Tour

  • The Kenton County Farm Tour is a self-guided tour offering behind-the-scenes views into the farms of Kenton County. Most of the farms are located in Southern Kenton County and the event is held every September.
  • Event Website

St. Cecilia Labor Day Weekend Festival
Event Website
This event is held Labor Day Weekend. Saturday through Monday.

St. Barbara Rocktoberfest
Event Website

Kenton County Haunted Halloween Trails
Haunted Halloween Trails Website
This event is held in mid-October

5k Runs

  • 5k Santa Run