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River View Park

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404 Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort, KY United States

August 2019

Art in the Parks

August 4, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
River View Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort, KY United States
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All ages welcome: Children must be accompanied by adults.

Sunprints

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KY River & Buffalo Trace Paddle Tour

August 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
River View Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort, KY United States
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What better way to tour one of the top distillery's in the world than by the river that built it?

This trip includes a rental on the KY River with a guide, lunch and a special tour of Buffalo Trace. We paddle as a group with the guide through Lock and Dam number 4. Were you will learn some interesting history about the area and see views that can only be seen from the river. We will then dock at Buffalo Trace and travel by vehicle to tour the historical grounds for 45 minutes. Followed by a catered BBQ lunch before our return trip on the river. This will last around 3 hours.

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September 2019

Public Environmental Science Cruise

September 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
River View Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort, KY United States
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Free public cruise aboard the Kentucky River Thorobred

The Kentucky River Thorobred is a 50-ft floating classroom.

Welcome aboard for a free 75 minute environmental science education cruise!

**You must reserve your tickets via Eventbrite to secure your seat.**

Passengers must arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to the cruise for boarding and a safety briefing. Doors close 5 minutes prior to the cruise.

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October 2019

Paddle-Palooza 2019

October 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
River View Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort, KY United States
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Paddlepalooza is our way of sending off the 2019 paddling season. It is a gathering of canoers, kayakers and SUP enthusiasts to get on the water and enjoy the beauty of Kentucky and the company of great people. We will have 2 options for paddling for the day. Beginning at 2:00 PM, we will have our first group launching at The River View Park Boat Dock with a guide, paddling down river to Lock and Dam #4, locking though, taking out at the Buffalo Trace Boat Ramp, shuttled to the distillery for a tour of the grounds, then back to the river to lock back through and finish back at the boat ramp. (must arrive at least 30 minutes prior to sign in for this trip)Throughout the entire day we will Canoe/Kayak/SUP rentals open for those looking to relax on their own time and not take part in the above trip. You can find those Under our KY River Rental Tab or select a Self Guided BoatThere will be a food truck onsite during Paddlepalooza and KY River Jam.After paddling, the fun is not over! The final 2019 KY River Jam will be at Ward Oats Amphitheater until 6pm.Food trucks will be available all day selling bar-b-que, burgers, drinks and more. But feel free to bring the lawn chairs, some snacks and drinks and enjoy a day on the water with friends. Rental canoes and kayaks will be made available. Advanced reservations for rentals are required for the Bourbon Paddle. Make rental reservations by going to our website and making them, or by contacting CKY at either: [email protected] 227 4492888 CANOE KYWe hope to see you on the water!

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Bourbon on the Banks

October 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
River View Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort, KY United States
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Bourbon on the Banks 2020The Commonwealth's premier bourbon-tasting and award’s festival.  Enjoy bourbon from regional and national distilleries while you stroll the banks along the scenic Kentucky river in our capital city and historic downtown Frankfort. In addition, we will offer tastings from world wineries and regional craft beer producers and entertainment from regional musicians.   

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June 2020

2020 River Jam & Music Festival – Cancelled

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
River View Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort, KY United States
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Music Festival. More info to follow.

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July 2020

2020 River Jam & Music Festival – Cancelled

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
River View Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd.
Frankfort, KY United States
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Music Festival. More info to follow.

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Frankfort Public Art

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

800-960-7200
502-875-8687