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


Bourbon + Kentucky

Even if you don't like bourbon - or think you don't like bourbon - Kentucky's Edge likes you! There so much to see and do.


Music on every corner

Kentucky has a strong music history and vibrant music scene. As you stroll around Covington and Newport, follow the sounds of live music from some of the areas best musicians. You'll know you're on the right path.


Local Restaurants Will Tempt Your Tastebuds

Only In Your State picked Covington for the best food in the state of Kentucky. We couldn't agree more. Just wait until you see what they do when they add a little bourbon to their cooking. Don't wait to reserve your table and buy your meals in advance.


Sample The Best Bourbon Kentucky Has To Offer

You can't have a bourbon conference and festival without bourbon tastings. A plethora of bourbon tastings make Kentucky's Edge a unique event. The bars and restaurants in Northern Kentucky have put together some special tastings that will probably sell out fast. It might be tough making up your mind, but don't take too long.


Make A Day Of It

There are three distilleries to check out when visiting Northern Kentucky: Old Pogue, Boone County, and New Riff. Buy your tickets for tours on Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5 from the Kentucky's Edge website.


Discover All The Aspects Of Bourbon

The bourbon conference is a one-day affair that takes place Saturday, October 4 at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center. There will be keynotes, speakers, panels and workshops with an emphasis on storytelling. Check back in mid-June when all the sessions and the agenda is released.

FREE Music Festival

Enjoy Great Music & Bourbon On The River

Tucked away under the railroad tracks and the Clay Wade Bailey Bridge is the entrance to the music fest on the river. Friday is cover band night. A regional favorite - The Rusty Griswolds - headlines. Saturday is all original music with a national touring act headlining. Look for the entire lineup to be released by early June. And yes, there will be bourbon.

FREE Block Party

DJ's Mix Music. Bars Mix Cocktails.

Creator's studio Self Diploma will bring their stable of DJ's to the block party at Roebling Point.

Kentucky Artisan Market

Shop While Enjoying A Bourbon

Listen to music while shopping at the artisan market. Sample some bourbon from some small, craft distilleries. Grab a hand-rolled cigar while your at it. If you're hungry, there is plenty to eat in the market or at the nearby restaurants.

Madison Theater

Two Great Nights Of Live Music

Check back soon as we'll be announcing two-nights of music at the Madison Theater.

Create Your Bourbon Experience

Kentucky's Edge - Where Bourbon Begins