Bardstown Tourism, Main Street and the Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce invite the public to join us downtown (Bardstown Farmers Market: 200 East Flaget, Bardstown KY 40004) in the Bourbon Capital of the World for “Cheers to Bardstown”, a free event in celebration of our rich culture Saturday, September 17 – 1:00 p.m. to midnight.  

Cheers to Bardstown will feature live music, craft vendors, local food, beer, tastings, cocktails, shopping and more — no tickets required.  Bardstown Tourism will have Bardstown Ambassadors on hand to direct you to all of the exciting experiences available.  In addition to these offerings, the Bourbon Capital Community Alliance (BCCA) organization will provide information on expanded distillery experiences during these dates.  Click the link for our music lineup, with information on food trucks, cocktails, tastings and more coming soon!

Many of our local stores and restaurants are extending their hours, menus and offerings for this special Cheers to Bardstown weekend. Come sip, shop and dine with us to try out all the new flavors Bardstown has to offer. 

Bourbon Comes From Bardstown, and our distilleries are pulling out all the stops for city locals and visitors during the Cheers to Bardstown weekend celebration. We invite Kentucky Bourbon Festival ticket holders to come enjoy a selection of expanded experiences from our finest distilleries here in Bardstown. 

The festivities continue all across our beloved city, with more special events to enjoy than just downtown. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Please continue to check back for more information and events coming soon!

The safety and health of our community and our guests is of utmost importance to us. Due to the COVID-19 virus, we will be providing temperature checks upon entry to this event and we strongly recommend wearing a mask to protect yourself and our community.

**Giveaway** Those attending the Cheers to Bardstown event who show their vaccination cards at the welcome tent at Court Square can be entered into a drawing for a special Bardstown Gift Basket!