Derby Day– The City of Williamstown began a Derby Day Festival to celebrate the Kentucky Derby.  Derby Day is held the first Saturday in May on Main Street in Williamstown.  The “Old fashioned, country heritage” festival features live entertainment, music, food, crafts, authentic Kentucky artisans, contests, carnival rides,  a truck/car show and petting zoo.  Admission and parking are free.
For more information contact Stormey Vanover, President of Williamstown Merchants at 859-823-0129.  For more information about vendors/booth space availability; visit the City of Williamstown Website at:  www.wtownky.org .

Grant County Fair – The Grant County Fair draws hundreds of visitors to Grant County each summer.  The 2016 Grant County Fair held the last weekend in July to August is held at the fairgrounds on Northern Kentucky Fairgrounds on Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown.  The event features carnival rides and games, food booths, tractor pulls, beauty contests, horse shows and live entertainment.
For more information about the Grant County Fair, call Tena Webster, Fair Board President at 859-428-1555 or visit their website at:  www.grantcofair.com.

Paddle Williamstown “Kayaks and Canoes in the Country” – is sponsored by the City of Williamstown, this event was created the summer of 2011 to showcase our beautiful Lake Williamstown.  The lake, which is the largest in Northern Kentucky, closes from 7am to 1pm to motorized traffic so that canoe and kayakers and paddle boaters can enjoy the water in a competitive spirit  with canoe/kayak racing events, Poker Paddle as well as dragon boat races.  There is something for everyone!  Plan on making the trip an overnight stay, you won’t want to miss the kickoff party!  The Free Concert at the Williamstown Marina is a collaboration of G.C. Tourism & Parks & Recreations’ Summer Concert Series.
For more information about Paddle Williamstown, call 859-824-6351 or go to www.wtownky.org.
For information about the Summer Concert Series, contact Tracie Kinman-Rothwell, Director Grant County Tourism at 1-800-382-7117.

U.S. 25 Yard Sale – In 2012, the City of Williamstown, along with Judy Wiggington, a volunteer, began organizing a yard sale that would stretch from Cincinnati to Florida, along U.S. 25.  Now this 3 day event is held in June.
For more information, contact the City of Williamstown at 859-824-6351 or visit their website at www.wtownky.org. for detailed information.