Greyt Fest - 2018

July 21, 2018 @ 10:00AM — 5:00PM

Two FREE events - Annual Gathering of Greyhounds, Sighthounds and their people. Friday night and Saturday day

Help KyGreyhounds raise funds to continue helping hounds while enjoying a GREYT FEST for humans and sighthounds.

There are currently no tickets available for this event, but you can still make a donation.



TWO FREE EVENTS - Come to one or both

--FREE-- Friday night, July 20 and Saturday day, July 21, 2018

Attend KyGreyhounds largest fund raiser of the year. Yes, it is air conditioned!

To honor our retired racing greyhounds, this years theme - "A second "leash" on life!"

With your attendance and support you will play a major role in helping KyG continue helping hounds. Please consider donating even if you are not able to attend and definitely help spread the word. Details of event activities will be updated and found on the KyGreyhounds site.

Events are Free! Ticketing is to help with head count and for pre-ordering the optional pre-purchased items during Greyt Fest, prices include KY sales tax. Soda and water are available for a donation at each event.

Limited quantities of event t-shirts and lunch will be available at the Greyt Fest Saturday event, if not pre-ordered. Pre-ordering your Saturday lunch and event t-shirt will ensure we have available what you want. Lunch entrees available for pre-order are Pulled Pork, Shredded Chicken and grilled Veggie Burgers. Also included with your lunch are 3 sides: cole slaw, baked beans and mac 'n cheese. Your lunch also includes choice of brownie or banana pudding. The caterer, Smokin' Grub BBQ, has asked us to get a count for the entrees and desserts to help KyGreyhounds keep our costs down.

Event #1 - A pre-event concert - FRIDAY JULY 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm - 9 pm FREE: parking & admission

A Greyt opportunity to be entertained. Feel free to come and go as your schedule allows. Feel free to bring your dinner and make sure you bring bedding for your hounds so they can enjoy too. "The DONs" lead singer ended up with a work conflict that required out of town travel. Amy lead singer of Amy's Band will perform for us. Thanks Amy for coming to the rescue at such late notice! Amy is a country music performer. Hope you enjoy her style of music.

Event #2 - GREYT FEST - JULY 21, 2018 - FREE parking & FREE admission

Vendors, Blessing of the Hounds, Silent Auction, Costume Contest, *Pet Communicator and more...information will be posted here as it becomes available as well as Greyt Fest tab and on Facebook (KyGreyhounds and KyGreyhounds Friends). ^Vendors are: Bird Pottery,Candles by Jenni, *Animals Can Talk, Rock Your Pets, Heart Dog Creations, Run With It Embroidery, D&J Glass Designs, Crown Collar, Burp Dog,Couch Potato, Reiki & Stone Reading, Bluegrass Greyhound Adoption (Lexington, KY), Royal Sighthound Connection (Galgos), Designs by Jan, Mr. Puparazzi,and Paws Pet Care.

*Latifa Meena, Pet Communicator, can be reached via Animals Can Talk for appointments and other information. Latifa is also our speaker for the event. ^Vendors subject to change.


Please spread the word of our air-condition FREE events in Shelbyville, KY, near Louisville, KY. You are welcome to attend the concert, the Greyt Fest or both. Donations are appreciated to help retired racing greyhounds find homes.

We hope you enjoy the event. Please remember this is a fund raiser, bidding high on the silent auction items and giving generously is appreciated. Don't forget to shop our generous vendors. We thank you in advance for the part you will be playing in helping more Greyhounds.

Event #3 - GREYT FEST - JULY 21, 2018 We will finish off with Talon Winery starting about 7:00 pm

Talon Winery - 400 Gordon Ln, Shelbyville, KY 40065

Just a chance to gather, enjoy the hounds and some wine.


Limited Rooms available at Best Western, 115 Isaac Shelby Dr., Shelbyville, KY. 502-633-4400 Ask for Jeri & mention KyGreyhounds to get $90 special rate + $20 flat rate pet fee.

Questions? Email and we will get back with you. (While you are near your calendar go ahead and Save the Date for Greyt Fest - 2019 on Saturday, July 20, 2019, with the pre-event concert to be July 19, 2019.) This year's events are Greyt Fest, Saturday, July 21 and the pre-event concert, Friday, July 20 2018.

Since these are FREE events...if you happen to be in the area and want to come on by, please do... and we hope you will. Although pre-registration is appreciated. It is a Greyt time!

Thanks and see you SOON! It's for the Hounds!

Event Location

Shelby County Fairgrounds - Floral Hall
1513 Midland Trail
Shelbyville, KY 40065
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Can't Attend?

You can support us by making a donation!