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

Cast your vote for Henderson’s Best in Kentucky 2019 Candidates!

The W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival has been a three-time consecutive winner of the title Best Music Festival in Kentucky, along with several other tourist attractions in Henderson County!

Kentucky Living magazine’s ninth annual 2019 Best in Kentucky Contest is now accepting nominations. Help us get W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival recognized for the fourth year in a row, along with our other 2018 winners!

Participating voters have the chance to win $100 from Kentucky Living Magazine, or a grand-prize trip to the Land Between The Lakes! Voting is taking place at Kentucky Living’s website. Voters must cast their vote before the polls close on April 30, 2019.

Show your Henderson pride! Consider voting for your favorites across the board. We’ve thrown together a few of our favorites to help you get started! Vote here!

Ruthie Foster, appearing at the 2019 Handy Blues Festival!


  • Red Banks Park in Henderson, Kentucky

  • Metzger’s Tavern

    EATS & DRINKS (non-franchise)

  • Craft Beer – Vote for Henderson Brewing Company, Henderson’s newest brewery!
  • Henderson’s BIAC


  • Public Hunting/Fishing Area – Vote for the Henderson Sloughs, Sandy Lee Watkins Park, or your favorite public hunting/fishing spot!
  • Lion’s Club Arts & Crafts Festival



Cast your Best in Kentucky votes at this link !