SEPTEMBER 11-17, 2017

Celebrating One of the World’s Finest Spirits in the Bourbon Capital of the World™
Bardstown, Kentucky


March 25, 2017 – 7:00 pm
Guthrie Opportunity Center

900 Nutter Drive, Bardstown, KY 40004

One big night! Iconic Kentucky Bourbons and Kentucky hors d’oeuvres are featured in this fun filled evening.  Join Master Distillers, Brand Ambassadors and Bourbon enthusiasts for a tasty event. Bid on unique items in our Silent Auction.  Entry time is 7:00pm. Opt for our VIP ticket and gain early entry (5:30pm) to the event.  Watch as regional restaurant and distillery mixologists prepare specialty Bourbon drinks and then cast your vote for the People’s Choice winner.  A select group of Bourbon experts will choose the Official Drink of the 2017 Kentucky Bourbon Festival. Entry time is 5:30pm. No refunds on ticket sales.

Ticket price starting at $60.00 per person – NO REFUNDS



About the Kentucky Bourbon Festival

Since 1776, the people of Bardstown, Kentucky have been making Bourbon. Their dedication to the fine art of distilling eventually gave Bardstown the title of Bourbon Capital of the World. Come celebrate this passion and history at The Kentucky Bourbon Festival.

The Kentucky Bourbon Festival gives you 6 full days of smooth Bourbon, delicious food, and great entertainment, with a healthy dose of Kentucky hospitality thrown in for good measure. From black tie galas to historical tours, there is something for all ages and interests. It’s a wonderful six-day event full of activities for the whole family.

Beautiful Bardstown is a historical treasure nestled away in the Kentucky countryside. There are shops, fine restaurants, trains, museums and of course the distilleries that have made Bardstown famous the whole world over. Come celebrate the spirit of Kentucky at The Kentucky Bourbon Festival.

The Loft
VIP Experience

The Loft – 114 N Fifth Street

From Wednesday through Sunday, enhance your KBF experience with our premium VIP package.


Bourbon Fest
2016 Poster & Brochure

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2016 Kentucky Bourbon Festival Pin


2017 Official Cocktail of the Kentucky Bourbon Festival

Congratulations to Four Roses Distillery for their creation of “The Pedal Pusher”