Remembering The Black Gold Festival in Hazard Kentucky

Black Gold Festival in Hazard KentuckyFor over 30 years, the town of Hazard Kentucky (one “z”) has hosted a festival called the Black Gold Festival. Then add in the wild popularity of the hit TV series, The Dukes of Hazzard and you have your self an amazing event in the right place at the right time! The year was 1981 and Boss Hogg, Daisy Duke, Cletus and Roscoe P. Coltrane came to town and made the festival a one-of-a kind event for the Dukes of Hazzard fans in the area. A massive crowd of around 100,000 people came to see the celebrities and everyone left happy! Don’t you wish you could have been there to enjoy this one?

For more information on this great event from 1981, click here.