HOST A HISTORIC TRACE EVENT

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.

For information on the availability of our venues, please contact the Buffalo Trace Distillery Events Team at events@buffalotrace.com.

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.

FACILITIES

Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse

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
Sound System

Square Footage:

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

Seating Capacity:

Upstairs main hall: 150 seated, 350 standing
Bar: 25 seated
Downstairs: 130 seated

*Weddings held only in the Clubhouse

Rates:

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.

Master Distiller's Room

(Located inside the Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse)

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
Sound System.

Square footage

250 square feet

Seating Capacity

14

Rates:

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

Giants Hall

Located on the 2nd Floor of our newly renovated Visitor Center, Giants Hall is an expansive open concept that boldly pays tribute to our Distillery legends. This space is recommended for evening events such as rehearsal dinners and corporate receptions. This space seats 150, with standing room for 350 for a cocktail style event.  

Amenities

Original Hardwood Floors from the 1880's
Exposed Wooden Pillars
Beamed Ceilings
Studio Lighting
Bar Areas
Catering Kitchen
ADA Accessible
Wireless Internet
Portable Screen
Sound System

Square footage

3,700 square feet

Seating Capacity

150 seated, 350 standing

Rates:

Weeknight (Mon-Thurs): $650
Weekend (Fri-Sun): $1,000


*Daytime Events are not available 

*Weddings are only permitted in our Elmer T. Lee Clubhouse 

Single Oak Room

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
Wireless Internet

Capacity:

80 seated, 150 standing

Rates:

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

SET-UP & DECORATIONS

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.

CORPORATE MEETINGS & EVENTS

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.

RENTAL RATES & POLICIES

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

Rate Sheet
Distillery Venue Summary
Clubhouse Rental Agreement for Corporate Events
Clubhouse Rental Agreement for Leisure Events
Single Oak Room Rental Agreement

*Weddings held only in Clubhouse.

CATERING

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

Click here to download Recommended Caterers

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

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

REQUEST INFORMATION

Please check available dates for the Clubhouse by requesting information here:

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

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