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.


2023 Host Hotel - Hyatt Regency Louisville - 320 W Jefferson St, Louisville, KY 40202.

The Hyatt Regency Louisville, located in the heart of downtown is the host hotel for Bourbon Classic 2023. Friday and Saturday events will be held at the Hyatt so get your room now for an easy commute after the event.

Bourbon Classic attendees will receive a special room rate of only $139 plus tax while supplies last. Click here to book your room or call the reservation desk at (877) 803-7534 and mention Bourbon Classic to receive the discounted rate.

The cut-off date for hotel reservations at this special event rate is Wednesday, February 1, 2023. 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.

Download the App

The NEW app is loaded with information about Bourbon Classic and will be your guide before and during the event! Search 'Bourbon Classic Event' in app store or click to download from the buttons below. Once you download the app you are in and ready for unrivaled sips!

Engage even more! Create a profile to view attendees and participate in the feed:

  • Click "Log In" located in the upper right side
  • Click "Sign In" ("Sign In as Administrator" will not work)
  • Important! Please use your email address that you purchased tickets with to sign-in. If your other guests want full access, please reach out to with their email address and we will set them up.
  • You will receive a one-time code sent to your email address for you to type into the app (be sure to check your spam folder).
  • Add your code and set up your profile!

Note: "My Schedule" is a way for attendees to manage your plans but does not reflect your ticket or Bourbon University selections.

Make sure to download this app to keep up with all things Bourbon Classic!

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.


Friday and Saturday events will be held at the Hyatt Regency Louisville - 320 W Jefferson St, Louisville, KY 40202.

Indoor parking is available at Commonwealth Garage, which is attached to the hotel and is accessible from Jefferson Street between 3rd and 4th Street.

Additional parking is available near the hotel.

  • Surface lot located at 416 West Jefferson St.
  • 4th Street Live parking garage located at 425S South 5th St.
  • Street parking is available after 6PM.


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.

Health and Safety Requirements

In light of COVID-19 measures being relaxed by the CDC, the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the City of Louisville, Bourbon Classic will NOT REQUIRE individuals participating in the event to provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to attend at this time.

Bourbon Classic is committed to hosting unique and interactive events showcasing Kentucky’s native spirit and culinary community. We intend to deliver a safe event, allowing our attendees, sponsors and speakers to connect, learn and network - while gathering in a spirit of hospitality and safety. In light of that commitment, the health & wellbeing of our guests and employees is our top priority. Bourbon Classic will continue to follow CDC & City of Louisville COVID-19 mandates to ensure the safety of our staff & guests.

We will update our protocols if and when necessary and reserve the right to require vaccination or negative COVID-19 tests should circumstances change where we feel in our judgment these measures would enhance the health and safety of Bourbon Classic attendees.

By participating in this event, attendees acknowledge the risk of exposure to COVID-19 and additionally acknowledge that Bourbon Classic cannot guarantee attendees will not be infected with Coronavirus/COVID-19. Attendees must also comply with all guidelines at the time of the event.  Any new COVID-related updates will be posted on this page.

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.

To learn more please visit

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