Hopkins County is home to The Glema Mahr Center for the Arts -- a performing and visual arts venue with a 1,036-seat auditorium, located on the campus of Madisonville Community College. Additionally, Hopkins County has a wide variety of outdoor festivals, art clubs, a movie theatre complex, and a host of other leisure opportunities.
The Glema Mahr Center for the Arts
West Kentucky Photography Club
Hopkins County Art League
FESTIVALS AND PARADES
Friday Night Live
Downtown street festival in Madisonville held on the second Friday in June, July and August.
Village Arts Festival
Artists from throughout Kentucky sell and demonstrate their artwork in the city of
Hanson on the third Saturday in March.
Antique Tractor and Mule Days Festival
The city of Hanson hosts this lively 2-day event featuring a parade, street fair, concert
and more. This event is held on the first Saturday in May.
Madisonville Fourth Fest
Enjoy baseball, fireworks, live bands and more during Madisonville 4thFest, the premier summer celebration for Madisonville and Hopkins County, Kentucky!
Children's festival in downtown Madisonville in October. Activities include pumpkin
and face painting, stick horses, obstacle course, jump rope, Wii games, jewelry-
making and more.
Holiday Open House
All the downtown buildings in Hanson are outlined in white lights while roving musicians
entertain shoppers and merchants on the second Saturday in November.
Veteran's Day Parade
Madisonville hosts Kentucky's largest annual Veteran's Day Parade.
One of western Kentucky's largest Christmas parades.