Appalachian Big Ideas Festival
Friday, October 6th – Saturday, October 7th
Appalachian Big Ideas Festival (ABIF) announces its programming and line-up of dynamic talent, panelists, and performances for the 2nd annual event to be held throughout Hazard, KY October 5-7th.
Come ready to share your BIG IDEAS for Appalachia’s future, make new connections, and leave inspired to rise where you’re rooted.
Registration is SOLD OUT and now closed.
Friday, October 6th
Hazard Community and Technical College – Hazard, KY
Address and Directions:
1 Community College Drive, Hazard, KY 41701
Arrive at 9a.m. for Registration! 6:30p.m.-8:30p.m. Power of the Porch afterparty & dinner Downtown Hazard at the Grand Hotel Lot (Maps provided at registration)
Saturday, October 7th
8:00a.m.-9:00a.m. Breakfast on your own Perry County Farmers Market – Downtown Hazard
9:00-12:00p.m. Program, Reflections & Closing Circle Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky 420 Main Street, 2nd Floor
12:00-on Enjoy festivities at the Perry County Farmers Market & Downtown Hazard’s Oktoberfest!
If you’re coming from out of town, we have a block of rooms reserved at the Holiday Inn AND Hampton Inn & Suites in Hazard for October 5th – 7th, 2023!
Both have rooms available at a discounted rate! Give either one a call, and ask for a room reservation under “Appalachian Big Ideas Festival!”
Hampton: 606-439-0902 | Holiday Inn: 606-487-0595
If you have any questions or concerns, please send us an email at email@example.com OR firstname.lastname@example.org!
Hazard is also home to a plethora of locally-owned and operated AirBnB’s and the best bed and breakfast around!