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

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.


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.


Hardwood Floors
Cathedral Ceiling
Wood-Burning Fireplace
Bar with Original Copper Sinks
Covered Porch
Full Catering Kitchen
ADA Accessible
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


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

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.


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


80 seated, 150 standing


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

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.


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



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


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.


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.


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.

Click here to download Recommended Caterers


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.


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

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