Holiday Activities, Winter Events abound in Frankfort

‘Tis the Season to Shop Local With more than 35 locally owned shops in Frankfort and Franklin County, you’ll be sure to find that special gift! Stop by the Visitor Center and pick up our Shop Frankfort guide. Treat the foodie on your list with a gift certificate from one of our local eateries. Or…

Fall Festivities in Frankfort KentuckyūüćĀ

Bourbon on the Banks Returns… More Bourbon, More Food, and More Entertainment: More Reasons to Join In! Frankfort Kentucky’s Premier Annual Bourbon Festival with entertainment, food and bourbon¬†(of course) returns.¬† With 40+ distilleries all along the Kentucky¬†River, you do not want to¬†miss this bourbon packed event!¬†¬† Are you ready to commit for a weekend of…

September brings with it the start of festivals and Fall events to enjoy

Welcome to Frankfort Kentucky! September brings with it the start of festivals and Fall events to enjoy. New to Frankfort this year, is the Symphonic Stroll at Josephine Sculpture Park.¬†Saturday, September 18, #VisitFrankfortKY for¬†an immersive evening of art, nature, and music across the beautiful spaces and sculptures of Josephine Sculpture Park.¬†Engage with Artist-in-residence¬†Andr√©a Stanislav¬†while she…

Dog-friendly Frankfort

40+ Dog-Friendly Spots in Frankfort, Kentucky! Get away to Kentucky‚Äôs capital city with your best friend. Going on vacation doesn‚Äôt mean you have to leave your dog behind. In Frankfort, Kentucky, dog-friendly places to play, eat, and stay are easy to find. Visit during the ‚Äėdog days of summer‚Äô or any time of year and…

Visit Frankfort this August!

Whether you are a Frankfort local looking for staycation ideas, or are planning to visit, one of our curated itineraries should help build a pleasant, authentic Kentucky experience! Our ‚ÄúDay in Frankfort‚ÄĚ itinerary outlines what you can see in one day.¬† ‚ÄúExplore Outdoors‚ÄĚ highlights many outdoor adventures in Frankfort.¬† ‚ÄúA Taste of Frankfort with a…

July 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to Frankfort, Kentucky in July-¬† There is so much to celebrate! July is a great month to visit Frankfort, Kentucky!¬†¬†Live concerts¬†downtown, a¬†newly designated Entertainment district in place,¬† Nice weather for getting out on the water with¬†Kentucky River Tours¬†or¬†Canoe Kentucky… What are you waiting for?¬†¬† READ MORE  

Visit Frankfort Offers Suggestions for Dad’s Honey Do List

This summer’s Honey-do List: We have done all the work for you! From camping, to breweries or distilleries, to listening to his favorite music performed live, Frankfort Kentucky offers¬† all sorts of things to do this summer. We know that once the weather warms up and the days get longer, your “honey-do ” lists usually…

Welcome Back!

From National Travel and Tourism week to Frankfort Heritage Week, the Capital city has a lot to celebrate this month.¬† The Visit Frankfort welcome center has seen a significant increase in visitors and we have welcomed back our first motor coach group since the pandemic. There is more to do and see in Frankfort Kentucky…

NTTW kicks off May 2, 2021

National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW), the annual celebration of the contributions of the U.S. travel industry, will spotlight the critical role that travel will play in driving economic recovery efforts and building the path forward through the theme Power of Travel. Celebrated annually the first full week in May, NTTW was created by Congress…

Historic Tales of Bourbon Trails- a walking tour with the Colonel

Visit Frankfort has introduced a new walking tour to Downtown.¬† Local historian, Russ Kennedy, has spent most of April preparing to welcome tourists to the area with his wealth of information on all things E.H. Taylor. Welcome to Frankfort KY.¬† I’m Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr., and this is my town Bourbon aficionados and history buffs…