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Bourbon & History Walking Tour (September 21, 2021)

Frankfort Tourist Commission

September 21 @ 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.

Citizen Kane – 80th Anniversary

The Grand Theatre

September 22 @ 7:00 pm

A boy abandoned by his parents inherits a fortune, builds a global newspaper empire and aspires to become President of the United States, be he loses everything over an affair with an untalented nightclub singer.

Bourbon & History Walking Tour (September 23, 2021)

Frankfort Tourist Commission

September 23 @ 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.

All A Classic Soccer Tournament

Capitol View Park

September 25
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 26, 2021

More info to follow.

Kentucky River Jam & Music Fest

Ward Oates Amphitheatre

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until September 25, 2021

Schedule of activities coming soon.

Historic Frankfort Walking Tour

Old State Capitol

September 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 16, 2021

Get to know Kentucky through her capital city! As the Commonwealth’s seat of government since 1792, Frankfort has been the backdrop for countless events that impacted Kentuckians across the state and made headlines around the country. Join us on Saturdays at 1:30 pm for a stroll through our beautiful downtown and stories about the people and places that have helped make Frankfort – and Kentucky – so unique! Sign up below or in person at the History Center at 100 W. Broadway St, Frankfort.

Length: 1 hour; Capacity: 10

Cost: Free with admission, tickets must be purchased in advance.

Meet on the front steps of the Old State Capitol at 300 W. Broadway Street five minutes before the tour.

Tours may be canceled due to adverse weather. To check the status of a tour, call 502-564-1792.

To register:

Admission tickets must be purchased in advance
KHS members are always FREE — no purchase required. Stop by the front desk at 100 W Broadway Street to get your sticker.

Tipsy Town Tales – Frankfort Edition

Kentucky Historical Society

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 13, 2021

This ain't your normal pub crawl!!  This walking tour will go from KHS to three of Frankfort's finest taverns as we drink our way through the bawdy & brazen moments of the past.

This exiting program will lure you in with stories of vice and disorderly conduct, uncovering the seedy side of our Capital City.

Alcohol is optional (of course), and if you prefer to sip as you walk, all three taverns participate in Frankfort’s new MIX District. This program is limited to guests 21 and over.  Cost does not include drinks, which can be purchased at the local establishments on the tour.

All A Classic Soccer Tournament

Capitol View Park

September 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until September 26, 2021

More info to follow.

Bourbon & History Walking Tour (September 28, 2021)

Frankfort Tourist Commission

September 28 @ 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 (September 30, 2021)

Frankfort Tourist Commission

September 30 @ 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.

Frankfort Public Art

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

800-960-7200
502-875-8687