As reopening measures begin across our state, we want to make sure visitors to the “Most Beautiful Small Town in America” have the latest information for area businesses and attractions. We’ve detailed the hours of operation, current COVID-19 restrictions, and other pertinent information below to ensure safe travels.

WELCOME CENTER

Visitors must wear mask.
Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

ATTRACTIONS

Face mask required, see Kentucky’s Response to COVID – 19

Abbey of Gethsemani 

Closed until further notice

Around The Town Carriage

Open for carriage tours
Monday – Sunday from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Basilica of St. Joseph Proto-Cathedral

Open for Mass only
Monday – Friday Mass 11:00 am
Saturday Mass 4:00 pm
Sunday Mass 7:00 am, 9:00 am, & 11:00 am

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

Open 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Guerilla Hollow closes at 7:30 pm & Forest Hill Drive closes at 7:00 pm
Visitor Center & Education Center closed
Reservations Required; must be made in advance, last reservation at 7:00 pm.
no public restrooms; giants roped off
Bernheim.org/reopening/

Chuckleberry Farm & Winery

Open for retail & tastings
Tuesday – Thursday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Civil War Museums

Open, following state guidelines
Monday – Sunday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Forest Edge Winery

Open for tastings/retail, following state guidelines
Monday – Thursday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Kentucky Railway Museum

Museum open:
Tuesday – Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Train rides Saturdays only:
Train departs at 1:00 pm & is approximately 1.5 hours in duration, arrive 30–45 min. early; Tickets should be purchased in advance by phone or online

McIntyre’s Winery & Berry

Open for retail & tastings
Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm

My Old Kentucky Dinner Train

Reservations suspended until further notice

My Old Kentucky Home State Park

Open for mansion tours & gift shop
Camping/self-contained units open
Tours limited to 9 guests with social distancing
Monday – Sunday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tours are given on the hour; last tour is at 4:00 pm

Old County Jail

Open, tours limited to 9 guests
Monday – Sunday 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Old Talbott Tavern

Gift shop open (same hours as restaurant)

Sisters of Charity of Nazareth

Closed until further notice

Spalding Hall
Oscar Getz Museum of Whiskey History

Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Springhill Winery

Thursday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Stephen Foster Story

2020 Season Canceled
See website for 2021 information

Wickland, Home of Three Governors

Open Friday – Sunday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm for self-guided tours
Closed for Private Events on August 1st, 15th, 23rd, & 30th

DISTILLERIES

Face mask required, see Kentucky’s Response to COVID – 19

Bardstown Bourbon Company

Open for tours & tastings/retail
Tour Schedule:
Sunday & Wednesday: 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm
Friday – Saturday: 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:00 pm
Reservations Recommended for tours & tastings; 1-12 guests per tour
Retail Shop Hours:
Sunday & Wednesday 9:45 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:45 am – 6:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 9:45 am – 7:00 pm

Barton 1792

Curbside Sales & Gift Shop Open
Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Barton Tradition Tour (includes tour & tasting) Tours limited to 6 guests
Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Call or email RSVP is required; Visitors must arrive 20 minutes early; Last tour is at 3:00 pm & last tasting is at 4:00 pm

Four Roses Warehouse & Bottling Facility Visitor Center

Open for retail
Wednesday – Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Heaven Hill Distillery Bourbon Heritage Center

Open for retail & tours (tour includes tasting)
Reservations Required
Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
last tour 1 hr. prior to closing

Jim Beam American Stillhouse

Visitor experiences temporarily suspended

Lux Row Distillers

Open for retail
Tuesday – Saturday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Open for hourly tours:
Standard Lux Row Distillery Tour w/ tasting
Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Limited to 10 people per tour; Reservations highly recommended; Last tour is at 4:00 pm
Evenings With Ezra: Fridays at 5:00 pm
New Experience- Taste Lux Row: 25 min. abbreviated tour & premium tasting- Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday at 9:30 am ONLY. Limited to 8 people per tour.

Maker’s Mark Distillery

Distillery temporarily closed to the public

Preservation Distillery

Open for tours & tastings
Open for tours; 6 people per tour; Reservations Recommended
Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm:
last tour at 4:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm:
last tour at 3:00 pm
Tastings occur hourly on the half hour.

Willett Distillery Visitor Center & Whiskey Shop

Open for retail & tastings: A Taste of Willett
Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Reservations highly recommended; 1-6 guests per booking;
(502) 501-9699

TOUR OPERATORS

Face mask required, see Kentucky’s Response to COVID – 19

Bardstown

Louisville

Lexington

RECREATION

Face mask required, see Kentucky’s Response to COVID – 19

Bardstown Country Club at Maywood

Monday – Wednesday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Cedar-Fil Golf Course

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 7:30 pm
Saturday – Sunday 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

Kenny Rapier Golf Course at MOKHSP

Sunday – Saturday 7:40 am – 6:30 pm

Sympson’s Lake

Open daily 1 hour before sunrise to 1 hour after sunset
Fishing license and a boat permit required.
(Boat Permits obtained at City Hall; $50.00 for Nelson Co. residents; $100.00 for nonresidents per year)
(Fishing Licenses obtained online or in person at Walmart, Bardstown Mills Farm, Pet & Outdoor, or Bourbon City Firearms)

RESTAURANTS

Face mask required, see Kentucky’s Response to COVID – 19

Alexander Bullitt’s Brewery & BBQ

Sunday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

Bardstown Burger 

Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

BJ’s Steakhouse

Monday – Thursday 11:00 am – 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bourbon Brick Oven Grill

Tuesday – Wednesday 11:30 am – 9:00 pm
Thursday – Saturday 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday 11:30 am – 8:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

Buffalo Wings and Rings

Sunday – Thursday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Café Primo

Open for outdoor seating, curbside and carryout
Monday – Saturday 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Call to make reservations, enter from rear entrance, 502-348-8822

Chili’s Grill & Bar

Sunday – Thursday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Carryout open till 11:00
Outdoor seating available

Cinco De Mayo Mexican Bar & Grill

Sunday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

Colton’s Steakhouse & Grill

Open for curbside & dine-in
Monday – Sunday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

Cracker Barrel

Sunday – Thursday 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 7:00 am – 10:00 pm

Down Home BBQ

Wednesday – Saturday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

El Jimador

Sunday – Thursday 11:00 am – 9:30 pm
Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

El Patron Mexican Grill

Monday – Thursday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:30 pm

Fazoli’s

Sunday – Saturday 10:30 am – 10:00 pm

Fresh

Monday 7:30 am – 3:00 pm
Tuesday – Wednesday 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am – 7:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

Hadorn’s

Window service available
Tuesday – Sunday 7:00 am – 1:00 pm

Huddle House

Monday – Wednesday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thursday – Sunday 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Hunan Chinese Restaurant

Open for carryout
Tuesday – Thursday and Saturday 11:00 am – 9:30 pm
Friday 1:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Hurst Soda Fountain 

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Just Baked

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kreso’s

Monday – Saturday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

Kurtz

Friday – Saturday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Limited menu; Reservations recommended

La Herradura Mexican Bar & Grill

Sunday – Monday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tuesday – Thursday 11:00 am – 9:30 pm
Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

Mammy’s Kitchen

Sunday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monday – Tuesday 6:30 am – 3:00 pm
Wednesday – Saturday 6:30 am – 9:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

Mi Lindo Mexican Restaurant

Monday – Saturday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Milantoni Italian Restaurant

Monday – Thursday 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

Old Talbott Tavern

Monday – Thursday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Pat’s Place

Monday – Saturday 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Sunday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm (Breakfast only)
Outdoor seating available

Stephen Foster Restaurant

Tuesday – Friday 10:30 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday 7:30 am – 3:00 pm

Susie Q’s

Open for curbside and carryout
Sunday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wednesday – Thursday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

The Bar at Willett

Wednesday – Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

The Grill at Maywood

Monday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday– Thursday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Outdoor seating available

The Kitchen & Bar @ Bardstown Bourbon Co. (formerly Bottle & Bond)

Open for lunch
Wednesday-Thursday & Sunday 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
Open for lunch & dinner
Friday – Saturday 11:30 am – 6:30 pm
Reservations recommended & outdoor seating available

The Rickhouse

Tuesday – Thursday 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Outdoor seating available and reservations recommended

Umami Sushi

Monday – Friday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Uncle Spoony’s Sports Bar & Kitchen

Open for curbside and carryout
Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

BARS & PUBS

Face mask required, see Kentucky’s Response to COVID – 19

3RD Street Tap House

Open 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The Blind Pig Bourbon Speakeasy

Open Thursday – Sunday 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
After 3:00 pm call to reserve your seat at 502-388-9313; Max. 5 people per seating; You must show up at your assigned time or your seat will be given to someone else.

Mammy’s Kitchen & Bar

Sunday 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Monday – Tuesday 6:30 am – 3:00 pm
Wednesday – Thursday 6:30 am – 9:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 6:30 am – 10:00 pm

Meri Merlo

Monday – Tuesday 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Wednesday – Saturday 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm &
re-opens again from 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sunday 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Old Talbott Tavern Bar

Monday – Thursday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Xavier’s Pub

Open Monday – Saturday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

RETAIL

Face mask required, see Kentucky’s Response to COVID – 19

Abound Credit Union

Monday – Friday
Lobby Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
ATM: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday
Lobby Hours: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
ATM: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Artist’s Barrel 

Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

At Mary’s

Open for retail, curbside/online
Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Barbara’s Etc.

Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bardstown Art Gallery and Thomas Merton Books

Open Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bardstown Florist

Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bardstown for the Arts/The Gallery 

Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Brandi’s Boutique

Monday – Thursday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Crume Drug Store

Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Farmer’s Market

Tuesday, Friday, & Saturday 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

Gartland’s Art Sales

Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Joetta Marie

Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Just Barked

Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Just Jane at Merle Norman

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Lincoln National Bank

Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Making Good Scentz

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Marshall’s Jewelers

Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Peacock on Third

Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Pink Fine Consignments

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Quarter Acres Western Shop

Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Shaq & Coco

Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Shoe Sensation

Monday – Thursday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday – Saturday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

That Cute Little Shop

Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Blind Pig Bourbon Market

Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Bug’s Ear

Thursday – Saturday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Cozy Cottage

Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Rustic Rose 

Tuesday – Thursday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Tea Cozy Yarn Studio

Monday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Three Chicks Quilts & Chenille 

Call for appointment- (502) 348-7046

Town & Country Bank and Trust Co.

Limited lobby access
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Wild Thyme Apothecary

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wilson & Muir Bank & Trust

Following CDC guidelines
Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

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