Lawrence County Convention and Visitor's Bureau

Historic Lawrence County

The Lawrence County Convention and Visitor's Bureau recommends The Lawrence County Register to regional history buffs. Newspaper articles, genealogical information, and public records dating from the early history of Lawrence County make up this wonderfully informative website.

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Lawrence County Area Annual Events

Remember to check out our Upcoming Events page for more exact dates for future events. In many cases, the dates listed below are approximations based on the history of each event and the time it has taken place during the year.

Table 1. Annual Events and Dates
Event Date
Spring Victorian Tea/Style Show Late April
Kid's Fishing Derby Mid-May
Gus Macker Basketball Tournament Late May, Early June
Memorial Day Parade Last Monday in May
Community Charity Fair Last weekend in May
Lawrence County Fair July
Appalachian Uprising Music Festival Early August
Rally on the River Mid-August
Symmes Creek Canoe-a-thon Mid-August
Iron City Classic Car Show September
Ironton Artist's Outdoor Show September
Old Fashion Days Mid-September
Old Fashion Sorghum Festival Late September
Council for the Arts Concert Season October-April
Ghost Tour Mid October
Historical Homes Tours Mid-October
Haunted Tunnel Late October
Halloween Parade Late October
Christmas Parade Late November
Christmas Victorian Tea/Style Show Early December
Historical Church Walk Early December
Lighting of Paul Porter Park Early December

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