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Fancy Farm Political Speaking Picnic
World’s Largest One Day BBQ
The 141st Annual St. Jerome Fancy Farm Picnic will be held on Saturday, August 7, 2021, in Fancy Farm, Kentucky. Meetings are being held now to plan.
The parish picnic is held on the first Saturday of August every year in Fancy Farm, Kentucky. This event draws national attention and politicians and the picnic provides a day of fellowship, food, and activities for all ages. It takes adult and youth volunteers to set up, clean up, serve food/drinks, transport supplies, supervise games, and other tasks.
The political speaking event has attracted attention from the news media for decades at the Fancy Farm Picnic. Political speaking dates back to the early 1900’s when politicians visited the picnic informally to campaign among the large crowds. The Fancy Farm Picnic, which serves as a charitable fundraiser for the sponsor, St. Jerome Catholic Church, has quickly transformed into Kentucky’s inaugural event for the statewide fall political season.