2019 Chill Out & Proud Schedule


October 5th, 2019, Judicial Center Plaza, Downtown Somerset, KY




Welcome & kickoff

12:00pm – 1:00pm 

Chili picnic

Musical performance by Amelia Hall

1:00pm – 2:00pm 

Musical performance by JoAnna Moses

2:00pm - 3:00pm

 Artist Paint-Off 

Visual artists will paint a work live while attendees can pay to

sabotage the artists as they work: $1 earns the right to take the artist’s paintbrush forcing them to finger paint or choose a color to eliminate from their palette or add glitter to their canvas, $5 earns the right to switch the canvases of 2 artists

3:00pm - 4:00pm

 SomerCity Roller Derby Expo

4:00pm - 5:00pm

 Musical performance by Tiny Tiny

5:00pm – 6:00pm

 Musical performance by The Band Eleanor

6:00pm - 11:00pm 

Mixer/Drag Show @ Jarfly Brewing Co. – bring cash to tip the performers

Vendors will be set up selling art, crafts, handing out organizational information, & doing various activities throughout the event. Make sure to check them out & sign our interactive guest book!

There will also be live painting at Wandering Elm Photography Studio & an LGBTQ gallery show at Shine House throughout the day. We welcome everyone to explore downtown, check out our murals, & visit the various businesses that make our downtown so unique.


Chill Out and Proud 2019


This festival is FREE and open to the public.


Free street and lot parking is available downtown.


Consider a stay with one of our partner hotels. Mention the festival when booking for a special event rate:

Country Inn and Suites

Courtyard by Marriott


We will be serving a beef or vegetarian chili lunch for $5 per person. 

Post-Festival Celebration:

Join us after the festival at Jarfly Brewing for a mixer and drag show afterparty, featuring local and regional performers! Starts at 6:00PM. No Cover! 

Help us make our inaugural event the best it can be by getting involved!

All Proceeds benefit this year's and future events.

Festival Rules & Tips!

For everyone’s safety and to ensure a successful event, here are the policies we are implementing for the big day.

  • Personal coolers prohibited
  • No alcohol in the plaza
  • Camping chairs are encouraged
  • Pets are welcomed, but on a leash & please clean up after them
  • No non-festival signs or voice amplifiers allowed in the plaza
  • This is an all ages, family-friendly event so please conduct yourself accordingly
  • Make sure to bring cash to visit vendors, sabotage artists during the paint-off, & for the drag show to follow at Jarfly
  • Street/lot parking available, please adhere to traffic, pedestrian, & parking laws
  • Do not block the flow of traffic
  • Do not engage or antagonize potential protesters in any way

Thank you for your generous cooperation and we will see you on the 5th!

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50 Public Sq, Somerset, Kentucky 42501, United States

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