Upcoming Events

Join us at Fountain Square in Downtown Somerset as we ring in the New Year! We will welcome 2020 with a ball drop, food truck vendors, beverages, See My Set photo booth and plenty of incredible music. We’ll host this event rain or shine! It’s sure to be chilly, but we’ll keep you toasty with warming tents set up around the square. Be sure to bundle up and bring chairs to enjoy our lineup, which includes Chase Cimala & Members of Somerset Big Band, Kevin Dalton & The Tuesday Blooms and The Company Band.

Contact Us!

We always love to hear from folks! If you’d like to tell us about your recent experiences in Somerset we are all ears.  Have a picture you’d like to share on our website? Please submit it in an email to our tourism department and we will be in touch.  Who knows what you will SEE in Somerset? We are pretty sure it’s bound to be something special!


You can find that same big city electric night sky feel right here in Somerset as well. Whether it’s our local breweries, our top-notch dining experiences, our local flare, or our scorching hot musicians, Somerset offers up some of the hottest nights in the region. Whether you come to take in the sunset over the hills of one of our local vineyards or to jam well into the night, Somerset is alive with flavors, sounds, sights, and experiences!


With hundreds of miles of trails and streams all within a short drive Somerset is a jumping off point for experiencing so many of Kentucky and Tennessee’s natural wonders. If you’re into hiking, climbing, kayaking, swimming, trail-running, repelling, bouldering, bird-watching, or simply sitting in the sunshine we’ve got you covered. A trip to Somerset isn’t just an invitation to experience, it’s an invitation to explore!


Somerset, Kentucky hosts one of the top tourist destinations in America in beautiful Lake Cumberland. We offer several public and private access points to one of the crown jewels of recreational boating in the Southeastern United States. Whether you’re wanting to ski, wakeboard, tube, paddle, dock up in a cove, or grill out from the deck of a houseboat we encourage it all. Just make sure you come ready to float!


Somerset is an area rich in arts and agriculture. From our art houses to our rolling fields, our paint brushes to our barn quilts, our guitars to our plows, Somerset is strongly rooted in and connected to the land and the experience of working it. Planting, cultivating, harvesting; Somerset is a place where ideas and dreams come to grow!

Best Kept Secret Around

We had no idea that there was more to Somerset than Highway 27! So happy we stumbled upon SomerStock – the food was great, and SO were the people! What a fantastic downtown!
- Cute little married couple


306 E Mt Vernon St

Somerset, KY 42501


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Photo Credits: Alexander Sexton, John Fitzwater, Bryan Roberts, Shawn Edwards, Shirer Burkett