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Kentucky Bourbon Festival

Celebrating Bourbon in the Bourbon Capital of the World

Kentucky Bourbon Festival Announcement

The 33rd annual Kentucky Bourbon Festival returns to Bardstown, Kentucky this year!

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This year the festival will be held September 13-15. With unique and updated offerings, the festival draws bourbon lovers to the Bourbon Capital of the World each year to celebrate the storied history of distilling America’s native spirit during National Bourbon Heritage Month. The 2024 festival will feature opportunities for bourbon enthusiasts to engage with the most sought-after brands along with engaging educational experiences.  

The ever-improving festival will feature an enlarged footprint this year, allowing for additional distillery tents, a new bottle shop, a two-story tent with cigar lounge upstairs and more. Guests will continue to enjoy unlimited sampling from more than 50 Kentucky distilleries, access to exclusive barrel picks, engaging programs with industry experts, dining options for every appetite, the Bourbon Marketplace with more than 40 vendors and unlimited re-entry during the festival. 

  • Tickets go on sale April 17
  • Insiders get early access to buy tickets — become one by signing up for the KYBF newsletter!
  • Four tiers of VIP packages will be available
  • Weekend general admission tickets are also available, as well as Sunday-only tickets
  • All ticket types include unlimited re-entry during the festival so you can come and go as you like
  • This year’s festival includes sampling from more than 50 Kentucky distilleries, engaging programing, more than a dozen food trucks, and the ability to buy bottles directly from distilleries as well as more than 2 dozen exclusive KYBF barrel picks
  • The 2024 Kentucky Bourbon Festival is Sept. 13-15 in Bardstown, Ky. (the Bourbon Capital of the World)

Tickets are on sale NOW! Don’t miss your chance to score a VIP package, they sell out every year! General admission tickets for the weekend are also available and include sampling from 50+ Kentucky distilleries, great programs, and the ability to buy bottles from the distilleries and get exclusive barrel picks.

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  • location:

    Bardstown, Kentucky
  • date:

    September 13, 2024 - September 15, 2024
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