The 2016 Kentucky Bourbon Festival takes place in Bardstown, Kentucky from September 12-18, 2016. The festival will kick off with the Balloon Glow, which will showcase several hot air balloons. It was also feature bourbon tastings, cooking demonstrations and live music.
"Begun in 1992 as a Bourbon tasting and dinner, The Kentucky Bourbon Festival has grown with the leadership and support of the following distilleries – Barton 1792 Distillery, Buffalo Trace Distillery, Four Roses Distillery, Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc., Beam, Maker’s Mark Distillery, Rebel Yell, Wild Turkey Distillery, and Woodford Reserve Distillery plus the Independent Stave Company and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. Additional major sponsors include Kentucky Bourbon brands – Bulleit Bourbon, Blantons and Michter’s. Many other sponsors have also made the festival possible."
Dates and times of events can be found on their website.