Friday, October 22, 2021 | 6 - 10:30pm


Prepare to be enchanted as we transform Broadway Street. Enjoy performances from aerialists to fire eaters and enjoy live music while dining on offerings from our downtown merchants as well as regional food and beverage vendors.


KSU Marching Band will kick off the night at 6pm by marching through Broadway Street and performing on the Old Capital Lawn. Be there right at 6pm, because you don't want to miss this world class performance

Every Hour on the Hour (6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:00)

Cincinnati Circus will perform a heart stopping Arial act with a death defying finale.

Every Hour on the Half Hour (6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30)

Fire performances on St Clair Mall

Performers circulating from 6 - 10:30pm

~ Stilt Walker
~ Human Statues
~ Walking Giants
~ Magician
~ Juggler
~ Face Painting
~ Traveling Dixie Band (The Craw Daddies)
~ Live art performances
~ Kids activities on the Old Capital Lawn
~ Electronic Dance Music & Light Show - Old Capital Lawn
~ Drum Circles
More to be announced

Food Options


Creative Venezuelan cuisine with Latin fusion, and offerings include empanadas, patacon, tequenos, tacos, arepas, and so much more

Cookie Dough Bliss

Premium, small-batch, safe-to-eat cookie dough that can be enjoyed as scoops in a cup, a slice of pie, and even a cookie dough sandwich. Vegan and gluten-free options are available.

Dueling Chopsticks

Authentic Chinese comfort food with all the fan favorites like pot stickers, egg rolls, fried rice, stir fry, sweet and sour chicken, and more.

Petit Bois

Cajun-style cuisine featuring alligator, shrimp, oysters, and more. Enjoy a fresh gulf po-boy, sausage dog, smash burger, nachos, and many delicious side items.

The Flying Waffle

Gourmet waffles in many varieties including a build-your-own choice, savory selections like the Full Monty and pimiento pepper, and sweet options like blackberry key lime and bourbon bread pudding.

The Catered Dog

A gourmet hot dog and toppings bar with classic and specialty varieties such as buffalo, Thai, Reuben, Hawaiian, and more.

Thea's Bass & Biddy Kitchen

Fried fish and chicken made to crispy perfection, served fresh, cooked to order, and paired with mouth-watering sides like slow-cooked collard greens, coleslaw, French fries, and more.

Need a lift? We've got you covered!

Leave your keys in the room. Contact Happy Trails to transport you to and from the event.

Call or Text: 502-369-1760


Bourbon on the Banks Festival, Inc. is dedicated to honoring the legacy and art of making bourbon by producing authentic, celebratory events that promote the advancement of the fermentation and distillation industry and support the economic and cultural development of the City of Frankfort and Franklin County.


1205 127 South
Frankfort KY 40601
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Call us at (970) 270-6573