Bourbon and So Much More!

Bourbon Classic brings together the best of the Bourbon and culinary worlds 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

Gather in Louisville, the gateway to all the heritage and innovation of Kentucky’s Bourbon Country, to explore the “best of the best” in the world of Bourbon.


2025 Host Hotel - Louisville Marriott Downtown

Louisville Marriott Downtown
280 W Jefferson St
Louisville, KY 40202

The Louisville Marriott Downtown, located in the heart of Bourbon City is the host hotel for Bourbon Classic 2025. Bourbon Classic attendees will receive a special room rate of $195 plus tax while supplies last. Click here to book your room.

The cut-off date for hotel reservations at this special event rate is January 22, 2025. After this date, the hotel will honor reservations on a space and rate availability basis. We encourage you to book your reservations at your earliest opportunity.

Event Venue Information

Friday and Saturday events will be held at the Kentucky International Convention Center - 221 South Fourth Street, Louisville, KY 40202. Guests should enter at the corner of 4th Street and Market Street.

Indoor parking is available at two neighboring parking garages. Cowger Garage is located at 4th & Market Street (next to FedEx). Commonwealth Garage is located on Jefferson Street between 3rd & 4th Streets.

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Additional street parking is available surrounding the Convention Center.


Bourbon Classic is proud to partner with Pegasus Global as the Official Transportation provider of all 2025 Bourbon Classic events. Please visit their website at or contact them at 502-458-1862 for all of your transportation needs.

What to Wear

The attire for Bourbon Classic events is Smart Casual - neat yet casual attire. Nice jeans, slacks or dresses are appropriate.

Must be 21 or older to attend.


Bourbon Classic will take photos at each event. By purchasing tickets you acknowledge and agree that these photos are for Bourbon Classic’s use only and may appear on the Bourbon Classic website, social media outlets, or other future Bourbon Classic promotional material. This also includes photos uploaded using the Bourbon Classic app.

Unique Things to do in Louisville

Louisville is a city that combines heritage with innovation, authenticity with originality and quirkiness with friendliness in a way that’s completely unique to our region.

Overflowing with Bourbon and so much more, there are over 10 unique distillery experiences as well as countless local bars and culinary hotspots in the Louisville area. Louisville is also home to one-of-a-kind attractions like the legendary Churchill Downs, Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, and the Muhammad Ali Center.

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