This event is located at Bardstown Farmers Market: 200 East Flaget, Bardstown KY 40004

Parking Shuttle:
Friday & Saturday 1PM-Midnight

Parking for all events: Guthrie Opportunity Center
Pick up: 900 Nutter Drive
Drop off: “Cheers to Bardstown” event corner East Flaget and North 2nd Street
Drop off: Bourbon Festival attendees- 114 North 5th Street

This transportation is free of charge

On Demand Safe Ride Home:
Friday 3pm-11pm
Saturday 3pm-Midnight
Within City Limits

Cheers to Bardstown Attendees: East Flaget and North 2nd Street
Bourbon Festival attendees: 114 North 5th Street

This transportation is free of charge

  • Visitor’s Center
    • 5-7 p.m. (Paxton)
  • 1st Block
    • 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Max Whitaker)
  • 2nd Block
    • 6-8 p.m. (Isaac Morgan)
  • Visitor’s Center
    • 11-1 p.m. (Jordan Wilson)
    • 2-4 p.m. (Carly Johnson)
    • 5-7 p.m. (Ryan Raikes)
  • 1st Block
    • 10-12  p.m. (Carly Johnson)
    • 1-3 p.m. (Isaac Morgan)
    • 6-8 p.m. (Gracie Yates)
  • 2nd Block
    • 11:30-1:30 p.m. (Maxwell Whitaker)
    • 2:30-4:30 p.m. (Jordan Wilson)
    • 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Trey Washburn)
  • Farmers Market
    • 1-4 p.m. (WBRT)
    • 5-6 p.m. (Gracie Yates)
    • 6:30-8 p.m. (Carly Moffa Band)
    • 8:30-10 p.m. (County Wide Band)
  • Visitor’s Center
    • 11-1 p.m. (Matthew Hale)
    • 2-4 p.m. (Allison Bray)
    • 5-7 p.m. (Zach Mosgrove)
  • 1st Block
    • 10-12  p.m. (Catharine Hudson)
    • 1-3 p.m. (Zach Mosgrove)
    • 3:30-5:30 (Chance Danison)
    • 6-8 p.m. (Kenzi Lewis)
  • 2nd Block
    • 11:30-1:30 p.m. (Billy Burton)
    • 2:30-4:30 p.m. (Matthew Hale)
    • 5:30-7:30 p.m. (Chance Danison)
  • Farmers Market
    • 1-4 p.m. (WBRT)
    • 2-4 p.m. (Catharine Hudson)
    • 5-6 p.m. (Allison Bray)
    • 6:30-8 p.m. (Les Masters Band)
    • 8:30-11 p.m. (Jordan Wilson Coalition Band)

Friday 1 p.m. -10 p.m.
Saturday 1 p.m.-11 p.m.

  • Uncle Spoony’s
  • Platos Fugeo
  • Family Kettle Corn
  • Kona Ice
  • Hog Run BBQ
  • Eddie’s Roasted Corn On the Cob
  • Ben’s Jammin Ice Cream
  • Sharky’s
  • James B. Beam Distilling Co. and 8th generation Family Distiller Freddie Noe
    1 pm – 3 pm on Friday, September 17 & Saturday, September 18
    Serving Black Walnut Old Fashioneds and Lemon Basil Sour cocktails. Freddie will be there to personally serve and chat with you on Friday from 2 pm – 3 pm and Saturday from 1 pm – 2 pm.
    The cocktails will be served behind the James B. Beam Distilling Co. popup shop adjacent to the Farmer’s Market.
  • Beer & Seltzers:
    Bud Light, Budweiser, Michelob Ultra
    Bud Light Seltzer: Black Cherry, Peach, Strawberry and Original
    Jim Beam Classic Highball- Bourbon and Seltzer
    Bourbon Cocktail Classics:
    Manhattan (Special)
    Whiskey Sour
    Bardstown Mule
    Bardstown Sunrise

Friday 1 p.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday 1 p.m.-11 p.m.

  • Rattlehillsnake Farm
  • Rooted Apparel and Gifts
  • Sugar Baes and Bows
  • Chuckleberry Farm
  • The Sweet Shoppe
  • Ky Supply Company
  • Bardstown Bourbon Balls
  • Annabelles Designs
  • Barnwood Reborn
  • Cox’s Station Hobby Farm & Crafts

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!