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Henderson Favorites Recognized in Kentucky Living’s Best in Kentucky Awards

The results are in! Winners and finalists of Kentucky Living magazine’s annual Best in Kentucky Awards were officially announced at an awards show at the Kentucky State Fair and via Facebook Live on Aug. 26. Local attractions, restaurants, and events in Henderson County were recognized as being among the best in their categories thirteen times. Finalists from Henderson include:

Second Place, Hamburger – Metzger’s Tavern
Second Place, Winery – Farmer & Frenchman Winery & Cafe
Second Place, Museum – Audubon Museum & Nature Center at John James Audubon State Park
Second Place, Craft Beer – Henderson Brewing Company
Third Place, Golf Course – The Bridges Golf Course of Henderson
Third Place, Pizza – Rockhouse on the River
Second Place, Barbecue – J&B Barbecue & Catering
Third Place, Long Weekend Getaway – Farmer & Frenchman Winery & Cafe
Third Place, Farmers Market – Henderson Farmers Market
Third Place, Event or Festival – W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival
Third Place, Down Home Restaurant – Hometown Roots
Third Place, Farm Tourist Attraction – Cates Farm
Second Place, Sweet Spot – 2nd Street Treats

Finalists will also be recognized in the September edition of Kentucky Living magazine, which focuses on travel and tourism throughout Kentucky.

We are so proud of these businesses and events that are pillars in our local tourism economy! The vibrancy and energy that they each add to our visitor experience is second to none, and Henderson just wouldn’t be Henderson without them. Congratulations to all!