Optional Tours


Bourbon Distillery Tour

Wednesday, July 27

1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

(Separate registration required.)

Bourbon Distillery

Join us for a visit to Buffalo Trace! The Trace Tour is an incredible introduction to the history and science of bourbon at Buffalo Trace Distillery. You will walk amidst the path of rolling bourbon barrels. You will be captivated by the alluring smell and atmosphere of bourbon sleeping inside the aging warehouses. Our engaging tour guides can teach guests of all levels and will bring the story of Buffalo Trace to life. Your visit will start with lunch on-site, followed by a guided tour. Following the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the gift shop, and guests 21 and over can taste the bourbon for themselves. Space on the tour is limited; register early!

Cost: $58 per person; includes transportation, lunch, and admission fee. Separate registration is required. Space is limited; register early!

Horse Farm Tour

Wednesday, July 27

1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

(Separate registration required.)

Horse Farm

Join us for a visit to Taylor Made horse farm, a 1,100 acre Thoroughbred paradise located in the scenic Bluegrass region of central Kentucky, where you will enjoy lunch on-site followed by a tour. Taylor Made is the former home to 2015 Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah! Starting at our Stallion Complex, you will meet the 2021 Horse of the Year, 2021 Longines World’s Best Racehorse, and Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Knicks Go (G1)! You will also have the opportunity to meet our other stallions which include Not this Time who is the #1 top 3rd crop sire, Instagrand, Instilled Regard (G1), Midnight Storm (G1), Mshawish (G1), Tacitus, and Rowayton. Our next stop will be to one of our Broodmare Divisions to meet some of our mares and foals. At the end of the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to shop local artisans at the gift shop. Space on the tour is limited; register early!

Cost: $58 per person; includes transportation, lunch, and admission fee. Separate registration is required. Space is limited; register early!

Campus Tour

Wednesday, July 27

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

(Separate registration required.)

University of Kentucky

Join us for a tour of the beautiful University of Kentucky campus. You will be led by a student tour guide on a 90-minute walking tour of campus. Your tour will include stops at Gatton Student Center, our campus living room; William T. Young Library, the University's largest library; Jacobs Science Building; a two-bedroom suite in Haggin Hall; Gatton College of Business and Economics; and various other landmarks on campus. We tour rain or shine, so dress comfortably! Space on the tour is limited; register early!

Cost: FREE! Please note, lunch is not provided. Separate registration is required. Space is limited; register early!