Kentucky Bourbon Festival

Held in the Bourbon Capital of the World, the Kentucky Bourbon Festival draws bourbon lovers to Bardstown, Kentucky, each year to celebrate the storied history of distilling America’s native spirit during National Bourbon Heritage Month. The annual festival takes place Sept. 15-17, 2023. Started in 1991 as a bourbon tasting dinner, the festival has grown into a truly authentic experience that brings together thousands of bourbon enthusiasts from all over the world.

More than 50 distilleries will be at this year’s festival, pouring samples and offering opportunities for attendees to engage with the most sought-after brands and enjoy engaging sessions with industry leaders and personalities. The weekend-long event includes samples from distilleries, the ability to purchase bottles directly from distilleries as well as access to KBF exclusives, along with workshops, panel discussions, expanded food offerings and more than 30 vendors in the Bourbon Marketplace.

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