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Taste of the Bluegrass returns on May 18, 2018, and we’ve got a holiday treat just for you! For a limited time tickets will be available at the very special price of $75.00 each. There’s not a better gift for your foodie friends or those hard-to-buy-for family members, and at this price you can stuff a ticket in your own stocking!

We know you love a tasting event, and that’s why we’re inviting you to purchase these tickets at a special holiday price! This special will disappear completely at 11:59 pm on December 31. Get your tickets now!


The 38th Taste of the Bluegrass will be held on Friday, May 18, 2018 at Keeneland’s Keene Barn and Entertainment Center.  Ticket sales begin in March 2018!

Planning for the event is underway. Would your like your restaurant to be a part of the event? Contact Julia Curry at [email protected] or 859-288-5332.

Interested in joining us as a sponsor? Contact Kristin Ingwell Goode at [email protected] or 859-288-5328.



2017 Taste of the Bluegrass was held on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Keeneland’s Keene Barn and Entertainment Center. Proceeds from the event will allow us to help provide 1.18 million meals to our neighbors in need in Central and Eastern Kentucky. We couldn’t do it without your help!



Presented by

Corporate Partners

Thanks to the participants and our judges and congratulations to the Peoples’ Choice and Judges’ Best Awards winners.

Thanks to these participating businesses!

Alltech Lexington Brewing and Distilling
Bad Wolf Burgers
Blue Stallion
Bluegrass Hospitality Group
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Carson’s Food and Drink
Chrisman Mill Vineyards
City Barbeque
Clark Distributing
Cork & Barrel
Country Boy Brewing
Crank & Boom Ice Cream Lounge
Dad’s Favorites
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Edible Arrangements
Ethereal Brewing
Four Roses Bourbon
Giuseppe’s Ristorante
Goodfellas Pizzeria
Howard’s Creek Authentic Beer Cheese
Hunt Brothers Pizza
Jarfly Brewing Co.
JB’s PROOF Alcohol Ice Cream
Joella’s Hot Chicken
John Conti Coffee
JW’s Steakhouse at Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
Keeneland Hospitality
Kentucky Eagle- Spirits
Kentucky Eagle- Wine
Kern’s Kitchen
Louie’s Wine Dive & Chevy Chase Kitchen
Louisiana Passion Catering
Mark’s Feed Store
Mooshine Beer Cheese
Murray’s Cheese
Noodles & Company
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Old 502 Winery
Rock House Brewing
Saul Good
Scotto Cellars
Shakespeare and Co.
Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits of KY
Sullivan University Culinary Arts
Sweet Lilu’s Catering
Ted’s Montana Grill
Tinker’s Cake Shop
West Sixth Brewing
Willie’s Locally Known