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Lexington Roots & Heritage Festival Celebrates over 25 years of Diversity | Kickoff September 6-8 in Lexington, Ky

September 6-8, 2019

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For over 25 years, during the weekend following Labor Day — the Roots and Heritage Festival has been a pinnacle of regional diversity providing entertainment & education for all ages.

The colorful pageantry of the festival combined with its high-quality offerings of cultural and educational programs has earned its recognition as one of the Top Twenty Events in the Southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society and One of the Top Ten Festivals in Kentucky.

We invite you to join us and celebrate our rich heritage at our month-long events!

 

 


 

Support our festival programming with your donation to our community!

 

Pay Sponsorship here!




 

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Events

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Vendors

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How do I become a vendor??

The Roots and Heritage Festival showcases the region’s most diverse vendors – including food, clothing, literature, music and art. We encourage our vendors to purchase an official Roots & Heritage T-shirt and further support our festival of diversity.

 

Vendor Applications for 2019 will be available soon.

 

 

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A FOOD HANDLER’S PERMIT BEFORE THE FESTIVAL.
THERE WILL BE NO ONSITE PERMITS GIVEN.

We offer an information line at 859.276.3262 for your convenience.

 

Submitted an application and still need to pay?

Click Here. 

 

 

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LEXINGTON ROOTS & HERITAGE FESTIVAL

HERITAGE PARADE

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Click here to download the Parade Entry Form | Click here to fill out a Permission Slip

Click here to download a Liability WaiverClick here for more information about the Parade 


 


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Contact Us

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How to Reach Us

General Inquiries: info@rootsfestky.com

 

Parade inquiries: parade@rootsfestky.com

Vendor inquiries: vendors@rootsfestky.com

 

For Music & Entertainment inquiries

Main Stage: Stage1@rootsfestky.com

Youth Stage: Stage2@rootsfestky.com

Gospel Stage: gospel@rootsfestky.com

 

For Fine Art inquiries: arts@rootsfestky.com

For t-shirts inquiries: tshirts@rootsfestky.com


Looking to be a vendor this year? Please fill out the Vendor Application above.

Sponsors

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Be a part of our community. Be a Sponsor!

Our month long events represents an exceptional opportunity to put your company’s brand in front of a wide audience that could have direct interest in your products. By becoming one of our sponsors, you have the chance to reach a unique targeted audience and demonstrate your businesses diverse activism within the local community.

 

For sponsorship information email: sponsors@rootsfestky.com