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CRAVE is about more than just food & drinks!

The following activities are included with festival admission:


Emceed by Food Network star and Kentucky native, “Lord honey!” Jason Smith

Our Crave Kitchen Stage features two full days of fun and interactive culinary programming with special guests, including Food Network stars Jacki Joseph, Jason Smith and others! The lineup includes culinary demos from Jason Smith, Jeremy Ashby, John Foster, a Burger Battle cook-off and more!

Curated and presented in conjunction with festival presenting sponsor Kroger.

Click HERE for the schedule and more info.


Kids stuff

The Live Green Lexington Kids' tent is sponsored by Lexington's Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works. Everyone of all ages can pick up a CRAVE scavenger hunt booklet, which can be completed to win prizes. Stop by the tent for watershed corn-hole, recycling and urban forestry games, and other kids activities. Don't forget to grab stickers and temporary tattoos!

live music

Two days of great local and regional music is included with festival admission! We take pride in presenting a diverse lineup of music in partnership with the University of Kentucky's college radio station,  WRFL 88.1. From funk, soul and folk to Americana, blues and experimental jazz, the music schedule has something for everyone!

Click HERE for the schedule & band bios!

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