Bourbon Classic : Official Travel Source

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February 21st
recurring event

Bourbon Classic

  • Location: Kentucky International Convention Center
  • 501 W. Main St.
  • Louisville, Kentucky 40202
  • Contact: Michael Alderson
  • Email:

Bourbon Classic

Bourbon Classic is the holy trinity for experiencing the very best in the culinary, cocktail and Bourbon arts through a collection of rare, interactive events. Infused with exceptional tastings, workshops and unrivaled sips, these events are sure to thrill any Bourbon connoisseur and enthusiast.

Since launching in 2013, this event quickly arose to become a consumer darling. Bourbon Classic was bestowed with the distinct honor of making Travel & Leisure’s “7 Best Cocktail Festivals Around the Country” list as well as a write up in USA Today featuring annual cocktail competitions across the country. This event is really the Bourbon experience of a lifetime.

Signature Bourbon Classic events returning for 2024 include:
• Cocktail and Culinary Challenge (Friday, February 23) - showcasing exemplary Bourbon cocktails paired with a chef’s Bourbon-themed culinary complement
• Bourbon University (Saturday, (February 24) - an opportunity to learn from industry experts through lively moderated discussions, demos and tastings
• TASTE (Saturday, February 24) – grand finale featuring samples from top Bourbon brands, food pairings from featured restaurants and Bourbon-inspired products.

Upcoming Dates For This Event:

  • Thursday, February 22
  • Friday, February 23
  • Saturday, February 24

Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC)

The Kentucky International Convention Center is a hub of activity in the center of downtown...