Events

A festival for the entire family, with three days of continuous fun and free entertainment at the Capital Plaza Complex in historic downtown Frankfort Kentucky. Come celebrate with us our 41st anniversary this year. Visit our Fine Artisians. Featuring primitive wood crafts, hand turned wooden bowl and woodworking. Women’s and children’s wearables. New sterling and gemstone jewelry. Florals, Mosaic Art, Pottery, monogrammed items, handmade fudge and local area honey....

Whether just looking or buying, you don't want to miss one of Capital Expo Festival’s oldest traditions. Also, you can come hungry to Expo, but you don't need to leave hungry.The Capital Expo Festival food vendors are fantastic and offer a large variety of hot and cold foods and beverages. Then exploding with Rumble on the River, the Fireworks display Saturday June 7th at 10pm.

Childern's Festival
2014 Capital Expo Festival - Children's Festival
Saturday June 7th - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The 2014 Capital Expo Festival has another great Children's Festival planned for this year. All activities at our Children's Festival are free for children ages 2-12.
This years activities include:
Rosies Petting Zoo and Pony Rides, Photo Booth, Captain Carlos' Pirate Ship, Trackless Train Rides by the Oleka Shriners, Face Painting and Sand Art. Pose for your free pictures in a photo booth with many cool props.

Entertainment
STAGE 1
THURSDAY 5th
5:00 - 6:45 Yesteryear Acoustic
Rock Classics
7:00 - 7:30  Opening Ceremony
7:30 - 8:30 "Elvis" Tribute to Billy Noblitt (Billy Presley)
9:00 - 11:00 Ky Myle Coutry/Rock
FRIDAY 6th
11:00 - 1:30 Bonnie Reeves & Company Oldies/Variety
4:00 - 6:00 The Rob Barnes Band Fusion
6:15 - 7:00 Frankfort Ballet
7:30 - 9:30  Joey and  the Cruisers Pop/Motown
10:00 - 12:00 Stillwater Country / Southern Rock
SATURDAY 7th
11:00  -  1:00 Jeff Barnes Band Americana/New Country
1:30 - 3:30 Chester Acoustic
5:30 - 7:30 The Stella Vees Blues Band Blues
8:00 - 10:10 Swing Street Variety / Dance
10:10 - 10:30 Rumble on the River Fireworks
10:30 - 12:00 Dance Party w/  Junie Redden DJ
STAGE 2
THURSDAY 5th
5:00 - 7:00 Baydreamers Beach / Country / Blues
7:30 - 9:30  Hot Chocolate & The Marshmellows Bluegrass
FRIDAY 6th
4:00 - 6:00 Michael Jacobs  Native American
6:30 - 8:30 Sunset Blond Rock
9:00 - 11:15 Phat Mattress Rock
SATURDAY 7th
11:00 - 1:00 Triceratops Jackson  
4:00 - 6:00 Sacre Bleu Cajun 
8:00 - 10:00 Here for the Party Band Blues
Funnel Cake 5k

2nd Annual
Capital Expo Festival
Funnel Cake 5k

Running through Frankfort one yard at a time
in memory of Billy Noblitt, The Yardman

6pm Friday June 6th, 2014
Capital Plaza Complex

ENTRY FEES:   $25 with shirt

Online registration Here

Packet Pick Up: Thursday, June 5th 10-7 and Friday, June 6th 10-12 
                             at Cool Comfort Shoes, 1226 Hwy 127S.  (502) 352-2841 

Race Day:           Late registration and packet pick up starts at 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 pm.The registration will be
                             located in front the main stage (YMCA side) in the information tent.
Awards:               Given to the top male and female as well as age group awards.

Contact:              Leesa Unger (502) 352-2841 FrankfortStridersclub@gmail.com
Expo Contact:    Becky Cottongim (502) 545-1211 

Mail entry form with Check (made out to the Frankfort Striders) to:
   get form here
Cool Comfort Shoes, 1226 Hwy 127 S, Frankfort, KY 40601.
Donations from the race will be going to help out student athletes via WeWannaPlay. They are on a mission to make sure every financially qualifying Franklin County student athlete that wishes to participate in middle or high school varsity sports has that opportunity and is not held back by the escalating costs of uniforms, equipment, fees, etc...


Contacts
EXPO CONTACTS
Persons interested in participating in this year’s 2014 Capital Expo Festival,
contact one of our staff members listed below.

Get your applications or requests in NOW while space is available.

Arts & Crafts- Sherri McMillin: 502-695-1958 or Robin Johnston: 502-695-6975
Children’s Festival- Robin Moore: 502-803-5302
Funnel Cake 5k run- Leesa Unger (Race Director) (502) 352-2841 Becky Cottingim (Expo Contact) (502) 545-1211
Entertainment (deadline 03/1/2014) Pat Talley: expoentertainment2012@gmail.com
Food & Vendor Booths Amanda Presley: 502-320-9247
Forms/Applications

Hurry the deadline to get your applications in is April 1st...
The 2014 Vendor Application is available here.

The deadline for the Arts & Crafts Application has been extended space is still availble.
The 2014 Arts & Crafts Application is available here.

The 2nd Annual Funnel Cake 5k run application is available here.