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Festival Directions and Location

Located in historic Paris, Kentucky, just north of Lexington. Driving east or west on I-75/64, take Paris Pike exit 113 heading north on Highway 27/68 approximately 18 miles. Pass through the 2nd stoplight at the Paris Bypass intersection, and continue straight through downtown Paris on Main St. Continue north under overpass and across Stoner Creek turning left onto Legion Rd. to enter the Bourbon County Fairgrounds.


Lexington Accommodations: A diverse selection of hotels can be found in Lexington with fewer choices as you exit I-75/64 north to Paris. The following hotels are convenient to all Festival events: Best Western Paris, Clarion Hotel Lexington, Griffin Gate Marriott, Ramada Lexington North Hotel, Days Inn Lexington, Fairfield Inn Lexington North, Embassy Suites Lexington, Four Points Sheraton Lexington

Louisville Accommodations: For those of you who may prefer accommodations in Louisville or will be attending the Sunday events scheduled there, we offer the following well-situated hotels. Crowne Plaza, Four Points Sheraton, Galt House, Hampton Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Residence Inn

Other Locations

Paris ArtWalk – Main Street
Barrel Mane-ia and the Bill Nack Event – Oasis Event Hall, 610 Main St.