2019 REGISTRATION IS NOT OPEN - here is a general idea thus far:

FREE Registration - Save the dates - TWO FREE EVENTS, Friday & Saturday July 19-20, 2019. Saturday July 20th - Annual Greyt Fest - Gathering of Greyhounds and Sighthounds and the people who care about them, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Pre-event concert on Friday July 19th is still in the planning stage.

Both events are inside AIR-CONDITIONED Floral Hall at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, 1513 Midland Trail, Shelbyville, KY 40065. This location is about 20 miles east of Louisville, KY.

Please help spread the word and see if we can top 10 states represented! Past attendees have been from IL, IN, MO, NC, OH, SC, TN, TX, WV and KY had a greyt time.

The main Greyt Fest, Saturday, July 20, 10 am - 5 pm, event offers vendors, silent auction, (pre-paid) catered BBQ lunch, costume contest (theme - to be announced) and so much fun. Sodas and water will be available for a donation. An optional pre-paid lunch is also available. We will update as plans become final.

Friday night, July 19 is a planned for a FREE pre-event concert. Details to come. Feel free to bring your dinner. Sodas and water will be available for a donation. You are welcome to come and go as you please, no pressure to stay for the entire concert.  Bring your hounds bedding so they can enjoy too. Vendors will NOT be open on Friday evening.

Vendors* will be listed as they become available.

Past vendors have included: Animals Can Talk^, Rock Your Pets, Heart Dog Creations, Run With It Embroidery, D&J Glass Designs, Couch Potato, Bluegrass Greyhound Adoption (Lexington, KY), Candles by Jenni, Mr. Puparazzi, Designs by Jan, Burp Dog, Paws Pet Care, Corks Creation, Reiki and Stone Reading, Greyt Wear, Studio 351 Pet Portraiture, and Nail Trimming (only) by Aussie Pet Mobile Bluegrass.

Please use this link to register for either or both of the FREE events and to pre-order the optional BBQ lunch (vegetarian option available) and also to pre-order event t-shirts (3XL and 4XL are only available via pre-order). Limited sizes availabe at the event. 

REGISTRATION METHOD TO COME SOON. The event is FREE, but we will be offering a method to track registration in the coming weeks. Also to be able to order an event t-shirt or to pre-order optional Greyt Fest lunches. We will also ask if you believe that you will be attending the Pre-event Concert. You can always come back and register for each free event later.

HOTEL: Will be announced soon!


  1. 10:00 am - doors open, silent auction begins
  2. 11:00 am speaker to have a brief introduction
  3. 12:00 noon Blessing of the Hounds
  4. 12:30 pm Lunch
  5. 1:30 Costume Contest
  6. 2:00 pm Live Auction
  7. 3:30 keynote speaker
  8. 4:15 pm Last call for silent auction
  9. 5:00 pm Time for Goodbyes, event ends.
  10. 7:00 pm not ready for the fun to end? Head over to Talon Winery 400 Gordan Lane, Shelbyville, KY 40065 


It's for the hounds! See you in July.

*Vendors are subject to change