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Bourbon & History Walking Tour (June 15, 2021)

Frankfort Tourist Commission

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Colonel E. H. Taylor Jr. for a 45-60 minute guided walking tour in historic downtown Frankfort. Historian Russ Kennedy portrays Col. Taylor, the father of the modern bourbon industry and will be your guide.  You will be entertained and informed as you learn about Frankfort’s rich and spirited bourbon history! The tour is 1 mile in length and begins promptly at 1pm in front of the  Frankfort Visitor Center, 300 St. Clair, Suite 102.

Masks required. Please maintain 6ft. from participants not from your household.

Suitable for ages 16 and above.

Per Person ticket price is $10 plus $1 processing fee.  Total price per person is $11.

Tickets for scheduled tours are available for purchase until 24 hours before the scheduled date and time.

Cancellation Policy

The walking tour may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Every effort will be made to notify ticket holders in advance. In the case of a cancellation due to weather conditions, a refund of the tour price, minus processing fees will be made to the purchaser.

Purchased tickets may be refunded if cancelled 24 hours or more before the tour date and time. Refunds, minus processing fees, will be credited to the card number used for the purchase. Cancellations after the 24 hour cut off will not be refunded.

Live Music at Casa Fiesta

Casa Fiesta

June 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Music returns to the Casa patio!!  Whoop-Whoop

Bourbon & History Walking Tour (June 17, 2021)

Frankfort Tourist Commission

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Colonel E. H. Taylor Jr. for a 45-60 minute guided walking tour in historic downtown Frankfort. Historian Russ Kennedy portrays Col. Taylor, the father of the modern bourbon industry and will be your guide.  You will be entertained and informed as you learn about Frankfort’s rich and spirited bourbon history! The tour is 1 mile in length and begins promptly at 1pm in front of the  Frankfort Visitor Center, 300 St. Clair, Suite 102.

Masks required. Please maintain 6ft. from participants not from your household.

Suitable for ages 16 and above.

Per Person ticket price is $10 plus $1 processing fee.  Total price per person is $11.

Tickets for scheduled tours are available for purchase until 24 hours before the scheduled date and time.

Cancellation Policy

The walking tour may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Every effort will be made to notify ticket holders in advance. In the case of a cancellation due to weather conditions, a refund of the tour price, minus processing fees will be made to the purchaser.

Purchased tickets may be refunded if cancelled 24 hours or more before the tour date and time. Refunds, minus processing fees, will be credited to the card number used for the purchase. Cancellations after the 24 hour cut off will not be refunded.

JUNETEENTH

The Grand Theatre

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A roundtable with poetry and song.

Learn the history and context of the Juneteenth holiday and hear from key members of Frankfort's educational, spiritual, and cultural organizations as they engage in dialogue about the concept of freedom in Frankfort’s past, present and future. Be uplifted by poetry, prayer, and song shared by local community leaders and artists.

Partners: Focus on Race Relations, Josephine Sculpture Park, The Grand Theatre, Frankfort Plant Board, Together Frankfort and Beta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Ticket info: Limited seats are available, please call The Grand Theatre to reserve your seat in advance at (502) 352-7469. Tickets will be emailed.

Bourbon History & Walking Tour

Frankfort Tourist Commission

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Colonel E. H. Taylor Jr. for a 45-60 minute guided walking tour in historic downtown Frankfort. Historian Russ Kennedy portrays Col. Taylor, the father of the modern bourbon industry and will be your guide.  You will be entertained and informed as you learn about Frankfort’s rich and spirited bourbon history! The tour is 1 mile in length and begins promptly at 1pm in front of the  Frankfort Visitor Center, 300 St. Clair, Suite 102.

Masks required. Please maintain 6ft. from participants not from your household.

Suitable for ages 16 and above.

Per Person ticket price is $10 plus $1 processing fee.  Total price per person is $11.

Tickets for scheduled tours are available for purchase until 24 hours before the scheduled date and time.

Cancellation Policy

The walking tour may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Every effort will be made to notify ticket holders in advance. In the case of a cancellation due to weather conditions, a refund of the tour price, minus processing fees will be made to the purchaser.

Purchased tickets may be refunded if cancelled 24 hours or more before the tour date and time. Refunds, minus processing fees, will be credited to the card number used for the purchase. Cancellations after the 24 hour cut off will not be refunded.

Bourbon & History Walking Tour (June 24, 2021)

Frankfort Tourist Commission

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Colonel E. H. Taylor Jr. for a 45-60 minute guided walking tour in historic downtown Frankfort. Historian Russ Kennedy portrays Col. Taylor, the father of the modern bourbon industry and will be your guide.  You will be entertained and informed as you learn about Frankfort’s rich and spirited bourbon history! The tour is 1 mile in length and begins promptly at 1pm in front of the  Frankfort Visitor Center, 300 St. Clair, Suite 102.

Masks required. Please maintain 6ft. from participants not from your household.

Suitable for ages 16 and above.

Per Person ticket price is $10 plus $1 processing fee.  Total price per person is $11.

Tickets for scheduled tours are available for purchase until 24 hours before the scheduled date and time.

Cancellation Policy

The walking tour may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Every effort will be made to notify ticket holders in advance. In the case of a cancellation due to weather conditions, a refund of the tour price, minus processing fees will be made to the purchaser.

Purchased tickets may be refunded if cancelled 24 hours or more before the tour date and time. Refunds, minus processing fees, will be credited to the card number used for the purchase. Cancellations after the 24 hour cut off will not be refunded.

2021 Summer Film Series – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

The Grand Theatre

June 25 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:30 am, repeating until June 26, 2021

Tensions and temperatures rise at a Chicago music studio in 1927 when fiery, fearless blues singer Ma Rainey joins her band for a recording session.

Starring:Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman

Mix District Grand Opening

Broadway

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The City of Frankfort is pleased to announce the official opening of its
entertainment destination center (EDC), the MIX District, in downtown Frankfort on Friday, June 25, 2021.

The EDC is a Kentucky ABC license held by the City of Frankfort that allows permitted businesses
within district boundaries to sell open container alcoholic beverages to-go. These beverages are for
consumption in the public right of ways within the district.
Named the MIX District, Frankfort’s EDC includes the entire downtown business district, from Mero
Street to Second Street, and from Wilkinson Boulevard to High Street. The MIX District encourages
residents and visitors alike to come downtown to meet with friends, interact with all that downtown has to
offer, and experience our restaurants, bars and shops. Several downtown bars and restaurants will be
participating in the district, and a full list will be announced on the city’s website prior to the June 25
opening.
The MIX District will be open every Thursday-Sunday beginning June 25. The City, in partnership with
the Frankfort Bourbon Society and the Bourbon on the Banks Festival, is hosting a MIX District grand
opening event from 6:00-9:30 on Friday, June 25. Entertainment for the evening will be provided by the
band SUPERFECTA, beginning at 6:30 on the City’s concert stage which will be located on Broadway.
The Frankfort Bourbon Society will be hosting a membership event and the City will be available to give
information about the District. Mayor Layne Wilkerson, County Judge/Executive Huston Wells, and
Frankfort Bourbon Society President Charlie Jones will officially open the District for business at 6:15.
Participants are encouraged to come downtown and visit our restaurants and bars for dinner and drinks,
and then take drinks to-go to enjoy Frankfort’s downtown.

Live Music Fridays with Jeri Katherine Howell and Nat Colten

West Sixth Farm

June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

WE'RE BACK! After a year off, Nat Colten and I are about as giddy & grateful as our wedding day to once again kick off Live Music Fridays at West Sixth Farm! Join us monthly from May to August, and especially on July 9 for our CD RELEASE SHOW!

2021 Summer Film Series – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

The Grand Theatre

June 26 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:30 am, repeating until June 26, 2021

Tensions and temperatures rise at a Chicago music studio in 1927 when fiery, fearless blues singer Ma Rainey joins her band for a recording session.

Starring:Viola Davis, Chadwick Boseman, Glynn Turman

Frankfort Public Art

Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist & Convention Commission
300 Saint Clair St., Suite 102
Frankfort, KY 40601

800-960-7200
502-875-8687