The Anderson County Burgoo Festival has a lot of exciting events for 2017! Make plans to attend the festival in downtown Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, September 22, 23, and 24. On Saturday, a pancake breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Western Avenue. There will be many other activities throughout the weekend. The festival officially ends at 5:00 p.m. Sunday. Lawrenceburg is located in the heart of central Kentucky on US 127, just miles south of Frankfort.
There will be lots of burgoo, music, and entertainment, as well as vendors of all kinds. Vendors will fill all avenues of the festival with crafts, food, and other assorted goods beginning on Friday morning and will be open during all festival hours.
There are many sponsors that make the Burgoo Festival possible. We thank each of them for their generosity in supporting this annual community celebration.
Some Winners from 2016 Burgoo Festival
First Place - Dudley Darnell
Second Place - Brian Ralston
Third Place - Eddie Johnson
Burgoo Eating Contest:
Winner - Bobby Murphy
Quilt Block Contest:
Clara Rose Tingle
Ugly Lamp Contest:
Pumpkin Decorating Contest:
Merchants Window Decorating Contest:
Bourbon Barrel Boutique
Burgoo Cook Off:
First Place - Applied
Second Place - Stoney Top Burgoo
Third Place - Darnell's Old Tyme Burgoo
2017 Winner of a drawing for a "Pillow" at the Business & Community Expo: