Kentucky's Edge Bourbon Conference & Festival - Where Bourbon Begins

Kentucky's Edge


Kentucky's Edge is postponed until October 1-2, 2021!

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Event Overview

Pairing Bourbon With All Things Kentucky

Music Fest + Block Party

The city will come alive with music. The music festival features bluegrass, bourbon and beer. Feel like dancing? Head to the Smoke Justis Block Party. Both events are free!


The Kentucky's Edge Conference - featuring keynotes, speakers, panels and exhibitors - will improve your bourbon IQ.

Taste, Pair & Tour

There is no better place to refine your palate than bourbon country. Make your reservations today.

Artisan Market

Shop the Duke Energy Artisan Market and bring home a little piece of Kentucky.

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Like Any Great Bourbon

Kentucky's Edge Is Worth The Wait

VIP Experience

Upgrade your weekend with the VIP Experience. It includes lounges at the music fest, block party and artisan market along with tickets to both nights at the Madison Theater. You'll also get a limited edition of Kentucky's Edge bourbon.

Bourbon Conference

With keynotes from Bill Samuels, Jr. - Maker's Mark, Marcus Niemann - Four Roses, and Molly Wellman - Author, Mixologist, plus breakouts featuring some of the best in the industry - this conference should not be missed.

Stay Downtown

Kentucky's Edge will keep you going all day and all night. Do yourself a favor and stay at one of the many hotels in Covington or Newport.