The Kentucky Proud Kickoff Concert

Presented by Kentucky Proud and Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate


Join us for live music, craft cocktails, yummy food and lots of fun! This event is open to the public, free and friendly for all ages! Music by Grits & Soul + Small Batch on the lawn - it's a great way to kick off the 2018 #BourbonSocial series!


Ashland [120 Sycamore Road, Lexington KY 40502]

6p-10p - FREE to attend, no tickets necessary.

Open seating, bring a blanket or a chair!

Food and beverage available for purchase.

Bourbon & Bites | A Taste Outside The State

Presented by Kentucky Proud


This six course progressive dinner features six out-of-state bourbons and whiskey cocktails, paired with a tapas style course indicative of their state. Plates are prepared by some of Kentucky's best chefs using #KentuckyProud ingredients! Stay tuned for announcements on menu and the chef lineup!

Limestone Hall [215 West Main Street, Third Floor]

6:00 PM, dinner service starts at 6:30~

You must be 21 years old or older to participate in this event. Tickets must be purchased in advance, limited seating is available. Seating assignments are open, first come first served.

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Beer, Bourbon & Bacon "Garden Party"

Presented by Kentucky Proud


Bacon and bacon-like small bites matched with bacon-y bourbon cocktails makes for a perfect garden party evening. Inside the newly renovated venue, The Heartwood, we bring you an always-sunny-steady-70 degree garden party where weather is no bother!

Tickets include an open bar, bourbon tastings, heavy hors d'oeuvres, live music and more! Who doesn't need a reason to celebrate BACON?!

The Heartwood [1195 Versailles Road, #110, Lexington KY 40508]

6:30p-9:30p - come and go style

You must be 21 years old or older to participate in this event.

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The Main Event

Presented by Kentucky Proud

THE MAIN EVENT! Featuring rows of booths with spirits tastings including bourbon, whiskey and other barrel aged spirits. Mixed in are booths with small plate tastings, foods traditional to Kentucky sourced from local farmers, producers and purveyors. Come and go as you please, taste as much or as little as you'd like.

This event also features a cash bar (with beer and wine, too) and live music.

Stay tuned for details on who will be tasting, who will be playing and more!


*You must be 21 years old or older to participate in this event.

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Distillery Brunch

Presented by Kentucky Proud.

The Distillery Brunch features a two course meal paired with signature cocktails from our host distillery. Hear from the pro's themselves on the history of the grounds, the product, and the people making it tasty! Tickets include the two course meal, cocktails a tour and tasting. You must be 21 years old or older to consume alcohol, but any age can attend the brunch and tour.

Distillery TBA!

Stay tuned for menu details! Tickets must be purchased in advance, space is limited. Seating is open, first come first served.

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