6-Day Festival to Celebrate Kentucky Bourbon

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (AP) -- All things bourbon will be celebrated at the Kentucky Bourbon Festival later this month.

The six-day event opens Sept. 16 in Bardstown, which bills itself as the world's bourbon capital.

The 23rd annual celebration of America's native spirit will feature more than 40 major events and attractions. Events will range from the Great Kentucky Bourbon Tasting & Gala to the World Championship Bourbon Barrel Relay. Festival-goers can also learn about bourbon mixology and cooking with bourbon.

The event will also feature live music, tours and various competitive events.

Last year, about 52,000 people from 46 states and 15 countries attended the festival in the central Kentucky town.

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