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Host A Historic Occasion

Whether you’re looking to host a small, intimate event or large gathering, our event sites provide a charming and distinguished setting for you and your guests. Surrounded by the Distillery’s distinct architecture and beautiful landscape, your event will be a unique and unforgettable experience.

Buffalo Trace's facilities can accommodate anywhere from 15 to 350 guests and can adapt to your specific needs. From corporate events to weddings to private dinners, the Distillery is the perfect backdrop for any occasion. Incorporate your event into the Distillery’s already rich history.

For information on the availability of our venues, please contact the Buffalo Trace Distillery Events Team at


Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse

1,950 sq. ft., Upstairs Main Hall
770 sq. ft., Bar

Built in 1935 from centuries-old log cabins, this clubhouse easily accommodates large parties. The upper level seats 150, with standing room for 350 for a cocktail style event.

Amenities: Hardwood Floors, Cathedral Ceiling, Wood-Burning Fireplace, Bar with Original Copper Sinks, Covered Porch, Full Catering Kitchen, ADA Accessible, Stage. Wireless Internet, Wireless Projector, Built In Screen and Sound System.


Weekday (Mon - Thurs): $550
Weeknight (Mon - Thurs): $650
Weekend (Fri-Sun) $2,000

Please note, weddings held in Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse only. For weddings, there is an additional $300 ceremony fee.

George T. Stagg Gallery and Single Oak Room

780 sq ft.

Located inside the Visitor Center, the Single Oak Room is well-suited for cocktail receptions and small dinners. The Single Oak Room seats 48 guests comfortably, standing room for 75 guests. Larger groups can be accommodated by extending your event into George T. Stagg Gallery for a total of 64 guests seated comfortably, standing room for 150 guests.

Amenities: Original Hardwood Floors from the 1880's, Exposed Brick Walls, Beamed Ceiling, Studio Lighting, Portable Bar, ADA accessible and Wireless Internet.


Weekday: (Mon - Thurs): N/A
Weeknight (Mon - Thurs): $450
Weekend (Fri-Sun): $850


Master Distiller's Room

(Located inside the Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse)

250 sq. ft

Suited for more intimate gatherings, this room seats up to 14 — a perfect space for exclusivity and privacy. The room is dedicated to the famous people of the Distillery’s past such as Col. Albert B. Blanton, E.H. Taylor, Jr. and George T. Stagg.

Amenities: Hardwood Floors, Cathedral Ceiling, Ambient Lighting, Wood-Burning Fireplace, Private Entrance, ADA Accessible, Wireless Internet, Wireless Projector, Built In Screen and Sound System.


Weekday (Mon - Thurs): $550
Weeknight (Mon-Thurs): $650
Weekend (Fri-Sun): $2,000

The Distillery has relationships with many different caterers. Accordingly, there is an array of caterers in the region to match your event size and budget.

We invite you to add your own personal touches for your reception, party or business meeting. The Clubhouse can be available to you for decorating and setup the day of the event.

As part of your meeting at Buffalo Trace Distillery, a personalized tour can be arranged for you. You and your guests can learn how fine Kentucky bourbon whiskey is made as they visit the oldest continuously operating distillery in the United States.

For out-of-town guests or business associates, overnight accommodations are available at several nearby hotels. Click here for local maps and information for Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville.

Click below to download information for corporate or leisure rentals, including room rates and specifications.


*Weddings held only in Clubhouse.

For corporate meetings and events, you may also contact Sarah Newnam at 502-696-5929 or email

For weddings and all other leisure events, you may also contact Rebecca Hobbs at 502-696-5983 or email

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