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2015 Event Tickets Available Now! The 2015 Kentucky Bourbon Festival September event tickets are available for online purchase. Click the Buy Now button below to order or click here to browse our events.

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Welcome to The Kentucky Bourbon Festival!
Happens in 2015 - Don't Miss Being Here!

Celebrating One of the World's Finest Spirits
in the Bourbon Capital of the World™

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.

Feel free to browse our site for loads of information on this year's festival. Questions? Contact us for more details.

As featured on... Travel Blog
Celebrating Everything Bourbon in the Bourbon Capital of the World
by Allison Parrott, Travel Blog

Named the “Most Beautiful Small Town in America” by Rand McNally and USA Today, Bardstown, Kentucky is the second oldest city in the state and has over 11,000 residents, the first diocese of the west, many historic buildings and museums, and bourbon. Speaking of Bourbon, Bardstown is also the “Bourbon Capital of the World”, and home to five distilleries, including the popular brands Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark. So it is only fitting that the annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival is celebrated here. Going into it’s 23rd year, this six-day festival will be held September 16-21. To learn more about the Kentucky Bourbon Festival, I sat down with Linda Harrison, the Executive Director of the event, to hear what it is all about. - READ FULL ARTICLE >>



Featured Event
Spalding Hall VIP LOFT

The Loft, Spalding Hall Penthouse

114 N Fifth Street
12 pm – 10 pm Wed., Sept. 16
Thur., Sept. 17
Fri., Sept. 18
Sat., Sept. 19
1pm – 5 pm Sun., Sept. 20

From Wednesday through Sunday, take a break from Kentucky Bourbon Festival activities. Relax in an exclusive retreat, near The Great Lawn. Sample premium Bourbons and enjoy classic Kentucky cuisine in the comfort of an air conditioned lounge. Access a private bar and restroom. Visit with Bourbon Dignitaries of all kinds. And, don’t forget your one of a kind swag bag! $400 per person. Must be 21. Limited availability.
(800) 638-4877.

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participating bourbons

Barton Brands of Kentucky
Blanton’s Single Barrel Bourbon
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Bulleit Distilling Company
Four Roses Distillery, LLC
Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc.
Jim Beam
Maker’s Mark Distillery
Wild Turkey Distillery
Woodford Reserve Distillery

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contact info:

Kentucky Bourbon Festival
One Court Square
Bardstown, KY 40004

Phone: 1-800-638-4877
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Barton 1792 Distillery Blanton's Buffalo Trace Bulleit Distillery Four Roses Distillery, LLC Heaven Hill Distillery Jim Beam Maker's Mark Distillery Michter's Distillery Wild Turkey Distillery Woodford Reserve
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