Events/Schedule of Activities
Run for the Hills 5K
Join us for the Run for the Hills 5k at the 66th Annual Poke Sallet Festival in Harlan, KY! On Saturday, June 5th, come run one of the most challenging 5k routes southeastern KY has to offer as you traverse various areas of downtown Harlan!
The race will begin at 8AM at the Harlan County Courthouse and is $15 for pre-registration and day of registration. Racers will get a free tee shirt and trophies/medals will be awarded to top finishers in their age divisions. You can get a registration at the Harlan Center, we can email you one by sending us a message, or you can download one below!
Ohio Valley Wrestling
Ohio Valley Wrestling is coming to the 66th Annual Poke Sallet Festival. Join your favorite OVW stars in downtown Harlan as they enter the ring on Friday June 4th at 7 p.m. Here's your chance to experience OVW Live!
Join us on Saturday, June 5th for the 66th Annual Poke Sallet Festival's Pet Show on the Harlan County Courthouse lawn! Registration will begin at 10AM and the show will begin at 11AM! This year this event featuring all of your favorite furry friends is sponsored by the Friends of the Shelter, Sittin' Pretty Grooming, and the Tri-City Paws!
Miss Harlan County Pageant
Show your support for an impressive group of local seniors as they compete for the title of Miss Harlan County! The pageant will be held on Tuesday June 1, 2021 at 6 p.m. at Harlan County High School. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students. Children ages 3 and under are free.
The Poke Sallet Festival Car Show returns to 1st Street in downtown Harlan on Saturday June 5, 2021. Registration opens at 10 a.m. that morning. Compete for awards and enjoy classic cars at this event hosted by the Harlan County Christian School!