Bourbon on the Banks Festival

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2024

River View Park | Frankfort, KY

* TICKETS LIMITED TO 2,000

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The Bourbon on the Banks Festival, brought to you by Limestone Farms, is a bourbon tasting event that takes place on a path along the historic banks of the Kentucky River at River View Park in Frankfort, Ky., and occurs annually on the first Saturday in October.

The upcoming festival is scheduled on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2024. Early access starts at 1 p.m., and general admission starts at 2 p.m. The event ends at 6 p.m.

What to Expect

Attendees will have the option to sample and explore a variety of whiskeys and experience demonstrations and educational discussions designed as enrichment opportunities for bourbon enthusiasts. The festival spotlights influencers in the bourbon industry, live performances from several musicians, fare by regional food vendors, and goods of bourbon-themed artisans. Along with 60+ distilleries, several breweries and wineries will be on site. Bottled spirits and wine will be available for purchase at the festival. 

Individuals must be at least 21 years of age to attend the festival.

Details to Come

Tickets

*Price does not include fees

  • Entry at 1 p.m., an hour before general admission
  • 5 hours of tasting time
  • Sample options from 60+ distillers
  • Educational and enrichment opportunities
  • Access to live music, shopping, and food vendors
  • A Bourbon on the Banks Festival branded tasting glass to keep
  • A festival guide that features all participating brands at the event
  • Access to the Special Access VIP tent with food and refreshments
  • An exclusive bourbon tasting experience with Limestone Farms
  • Private Bathrooms exclusive to Special Access Ticket holders
  • Entry at 1 p.m., an hour before general admission
  • 5 hours of tasting time
  • Sample options from 60+ distillers
  • Educational and enrichment opportunities
  • Access to live music, bourbon-themed artisan shops, and food vendors
  • A Bourbon on the Banks Festival branded tasting glass to keep
  • A festival guide that features all participating brands at the event
  • Entry at 2 p.m.
  • 4 hours of tasting time
  • Sample options from 60+ distillers
  • Educational and enrichment opportunities
  • Access to live music, bourbon-themed artisan shops, and food vendors
  • A Bourbon on the Banks Festival branded tasting glass to keep
  • A festival guide that features all participating brands at the event
  • Entry at 2 p.m.
  • Educational and enrichment opportunities
  • Access to live music, bourbon-themed artisan shops, and food vendors
  • A festival guide that features all participating brands at the event
  • Entry at 4 p.m.
  • 2 hours of tasting time
  • Sample options from 60+ distillers
  • Educational and enrichment opportunities
  • Access to live music, bourbon-themed artisan shops, and food vendors
  • A Bourbon on the Banks Festival branded tasting glass to keep
  • A festival guide that features all participating brands at the event

DISTILLERIES AND MORE (Keep checking back as more will be added)

A large variety of beverages will be available for tasting during the festival.
With that many options, it's smart to have a game plan!

Bottled spirits and wine will be available for purchase at the 2024 Bourbon on the Banks Festival!

Others are being added frequently, please check back often!

FEATURED ARTISANS & SPECIAL GUESTS

You'll be able to browse and purchase from hand-selected artisans and interact with some of our special guests.

SPECIAL GUESTS

Musicians

Take a break between tastings to be serenaded by local musicians.
Contact Happy Trails to transport you to and from the event, keeping you and everyone else as safe as possible.

Now taking reservations! (advanced reservations are not required but highly suggested).