Vote W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival the Best Music Festival for Three Years in a Row!

Cast your vote for Henderson’s Best in Kentucky 2018 Candidates!

The W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival has been a two-time consecutive winner of the title Best Music Festival in Kentucky, along with several other tourist attractions in Henderson County! Kentucky Living magazine’s eighth annual 2018 Best in Kentucky Contest is now accepting nominations. Help us get W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival recognized for the third year in a row, along with our other 2017 winners! Participating voters have the chance to win $100 from Kentucky Living Magazine. Voting is taking place at Kentucky Living’s website. Voters must cast their vote before the polls close on April 30, 2018.

1st Place in Best Music Festival – W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival
2nd Place in Best Antique Store – The Elm Street Consignments & More
3rd Place in Best Winery in Kentucky – Farmer & Frenchman Winery
3rd Place in Best Historic Site – John James Audubon State Park
3rd Place in Best Place to Hike – John James Audubon State Park
3rd Place in Best Barbecue – J&B Barbecue

Here’s some 2018 Henderson nominations that could use your vote!

Family Day Trip – Vote for John James Audubon State Park!

Selfie Spot – Vote Henderson Riverfront!

Farm Tourist Attraction – Vote for Blue Moon Stables!

Day Trip – Vote for John James Audubon State Park!

Historic Site – Vote for John James Audubon State Park or Audubon Mill Park!

Winery – Vote for Farmer & Frenchman or Boucherie Winery!

Barbecue – Vote for J&B Barbecue, Tom’s Market, or Thomason’s Barbecue!

Hamburger – (so many to pick from!) Metzger’s Tavern could use your vote! Or you can pick another option from one of our other local restaurants listed at this link.

Down-home Restaurant – Rookies Restaurant is one of the town favorites! Or you can pick another option from one of our other local restaurants listed at this link.

Sweets Spot – How about Second Street Treats or the new Bliss, the new artisan ice cream shop!

Kentucky Musician/Band – Vote for Kings Highway, a local bluegrass band from Henderson!

Event or Festival – Vote for W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival!

Arts/Music Venue – Vote for the Preston Arts Center (formerly the Fine Arts Center)!

Place for Adventure – Vote for Audubon Boardwalk Trail!

Camping Spot – Vote for John James Audubon State Park!

Hunting or Fishing Spot – Vote for the Henderson Sloughs Wildlife Management Area!

Arts & Crafts Fair – Vote for the Lion’s Club Arts & Crafts Festival!

Farmers Market – Vote for the Henderson Farmer’s Market or Downtown Wind-Down!

Cast your vote now!