Nominate your Henderson favorites for Best in Kentucky!

Nominate Your Favorites for Kentucky Living’s 2021 Best in Kentucky Awards!

Kentucky Living magazine’s 2021 Best in Kentucky Contest is now accepting nominations. Let’s work together to see Henderson shine once again this year!

Nominations are now live at Kentucky Living’s website. Nominations close on March 31, 2021.

Our local businesses have been so resilient over the past year. Show your Henderson pride! We’ve thrown together a few of our favorites to help you get started. NOMINATE NOW!


Farm Tourist Attraction Kid-Friendly Attraction – Christmas on the Farm at Blue Moon Stables, or your favorite kid-friendly spot (2020’s 3rd place winner!)
Historic Site – Audubon Mill Park, or your favorite historic site
Long Weekend Getaway – Farmer & Frenchman Winery & Cafe– the luxury cabins are to die for (2020’s 3rd place winner!) or L&N Bed & Breakfast, our downtown vacation spot with loads of historic charm!

EATS & DRINKS (non-franchise)

Winery – Farmer & Frenchman Winery & Cafe (2020’s 2nd place winner!) or Boucherie Winery
Craft Beer – Henderson Brewing Company (2020’s 2nd place winner!)
Barbecue – J&B Barbecue (2020’s 2nd place winner!), Thomason’s Barbecue, ChefWhat & More, Taylor’s Grill on Wheels, or Tom’s Smokin’ BBQ
Hamburger – Metzger’s Tavern (2020’s 2nd place winner!)
Pizza – Lots of great options here! Consider Rockhouse on the River, downtown’s pizza venue with live music and outdoor seating in the summer plus killer views of the river! (2020’s 2nd place winner!)
Down-home Restaurant – Hometown Roots (2020’s 3rd place winner!)
Sweet Spot – 2nd Street Treats

Museum – Audubon Museum & Nature Center at John James Audubon State Park (2020’s 2nd place winner!)
Kentucky Musician/Band– King’s Highway
Place for Live Music – On Deck Riverside Bar & Grill (2020’s 2nd place winner!)

Public Hunting/Fishing Area – Henderson Sloughs, Sandy Lee Watkins Park, or your favorite public hunting/fishing spot!
Golf Course – The Bridges Golf Course of Henderson, our newest 18-hole golf course, or any of your favorite Henderson golf courses! (2020’s 2nd place winner!)

Lion’s Club Arts & Crafts Festival


Farmers Market – Henderson Farmer’s Market Made-in-Kentucky Product – LuciaSoapsEtc luxury soaps (2020’s 3rd place winner!) or Hillcrest Farm Baskets, handmade baskets from Henderson, Kentucky

Nominate now!