FRANKFORT, Ky. - June 25, 2010 - The Kentucky Tourism Council has selected the 29th Annual National Corvette Homecoming as part of its 2010 Summer Top Ten Festivals & Events. Held at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green, July 16-18, say "Welcome Home" to America's favorite sports car and its enthusiasts.

See row upon row of the sleek, shiny marvels of modern engineering both inside and outside. While Corvettes from all generations compete for awards and prizes, there will be vendors, crafts, an all-Corvette parade, an open cruise-in, seminars and many more fun activities throughout the weekend.

The Kentucky Tourism Council names its Top 10 Festivals & Events four times a year. To be eligible, festivals or events must be recommended or produced by a Kentucky Tourism Council member. A panel of impartial judges selects the winners for each season. Criteria for selection include popularity of the event, its impact on the local tourism economy as well as cultural and historical significance.

For more information, go to http://www.corvettehomecoming.com or call 270-791-2117. The Kentucky Tourism Council (KTC) is a 600 member statewide association representing all sectors of the state’s tourism and travel industry. The Council’s mission is to unite Kentucky’s third largest industry through governmental interaction, communication and education.

For more information on KTC, phone 502.223.8687, email ktc@tourky.com, or visit http://www.tourky.com