SAVE THE DATE: The 2023 Kentucky Bourbon Festival® will take place September 15-17, 2023 in Bardstown, Kentucky.
Last year’s Kentucky Bourbon Festival completely sold out so watch this space for upcoming ticket sales. Cheers!
America’s original bourbon festival celebrates Kentucky bourbon in the Bourbon Capital of the World®. This year’s festival will be like no other. Mark your calendars for September 14-17, 2023. We highly recommend you order tickets now before the event sells out.
All Kentucky Bourbon Festival Tickets Include
- SAMPLING included from all distilleries throughout the weekend
- ABILITY TO purchase bottles from the distilleries AND exclusive KBF Single Barrel bottles from the KBF Bottle Shop.
- ACCESS TO distilleries, educational sessions, musical entertainment, food trucks, and exhibits.
- UNLIMIITED re-entry to the festival grounds throughout the duration of your pass.
- PREMIUM EVENTS will be offered in addition to the regular event tickets.
The Festival on the Great Lawn
While you are enjoying the festivities, stop by the KBF Bottle Shop and pick up some unique, limited-availability bottles from the 2023 “Distillers’ Row Series” of single barrels.
Serious Fun for 21 and Older – There are multiple ticket options for entry in the festival for one day or all three days.
Sampling and Sales – For attendees of all levels eager to sip their favorite and hard-to-find and bourbons, special wristbands can be purchased for use at nearly two dozen distillery booths. Are cocktails more your speed? Get signature mixed drinks prepared by pro mixologists at our new bar on the Great Lawn!
Single Barrel – Choose from 20 single barrel offerings from the “Distillers’ Row Series” – available on-site throughout the weekend at the KBF Bottle Shop. In partnership with Justins’ House of Bourbon!
World Championship Bourbon Barrel Relay
This free event is open to the public (no ticket needed). Watch distillery warehouse teams race against the clock to roll and position multiple full, 500-pound barrels perfectly into a rick. This exciting and family friendly event is FREE to the public and open to ALL AGES!
The World Championship Bourbon Barrel Relay will be held next to Spalding Hall- just outside of the festival grounds.
Order your 2023 Kentucky Bourbon Festival Tickets here.