City of Henderson Announcements

Posted on: April 17, 2017

Henderson could have two-time 'Best in Kentucky' winners


HENDERSON, Ky. -- In 2016, Henderson, Henderson County attractions nearly swept the board when Kentucky Living Magazine readers voted for the annual “Best in Kentucky” contest.

Henderson voters rallied at the polls, and Henderson County brought home 10 different awards and recognitions. This year’s online voting is underway, and Henderson needs your votes.

Participating in the voting enters your name for a chance to win $100, so what are you waiting for? Visit, and start voting. Voting closes on April 30.

2016 Best in Kentucky Awards & Recognitions for Henderson County:

Best Music Festival in Kentucky Winner: W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival

Best Museum in Kentucky Winner: John James Audubon State Park Museum

Best Ice Cream Shop in Kentucky Winner: 2nd Street Treats

Outdoor Recreation Spot – Second Place: John James Audubon State Park

Dive/Diner/Drive-In Non-Franchise – Second Place: Metzger’s Tavern

Community Theater – Second Place: Henderson Community Theatre

Winery – Second Place: Ruby Moon

Kentucky Musical Group (Current) – Third Place: Kings Highway

Haunted Tour/Walk – Third Place: Depot Community Room Spooks and Legends Tour

Selfie Location – Third Place: Henderson Riverfront

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