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FRANKFORT, FRANKLIN COUNTY, KY (March 28, 2017) –With around 15,000 eggs to hunt for, there’s a lot to be egg-cited about at Buffalo Trace! As Easter is right around the corner, Buffalo Trace Distillery and the City of Frankfort Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites are teaming up again to host the 18th Annual Buffalo Trace Distillery Easter Egg Hunt. This year’s event will take place Saturday, April 8. Festivities will start at 1 p.m., with the first hunt for the youngest guests getting underway in the gardens of Buffalo Trace Distillery at 1:15 p.m.

Children and parents are invited to search for thousands of treat-filled eggs. In addition, several eggs will be hidden to be redeemed for the grand prizes!

Areas will be marked off for children ages 2 and under, 3-4, 5-8, and 9-12. Ages 2 and under will begin egg hunting at 1:15 p.m., ages 3-4 will begin hunting at 1:35 p.m., ages 5-8 will hunt for eggs at 1:55 p.m. and ages 9-12 will hunt at 2:15 p.m.

Other festivities include refreshments and photos with the Easter Bunny. All activities are complimentary.

Buffalo Trace is located at 113 Great Buffalo Trace in Frankfort, Ky. Visitors are asked to enter at the Wilkinson Boulevard and Fair Oaks Lane traffic light, as the main entrance into the Distillery will be closed for this event. Event parking signs will be posted. In the event of rain, the Easter Bunny will greet the children for photos and pass out treats in the Buffalo Trace Clubhouse.

Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times.  No pets please, except for service animals.

About Buffalo Trace Distillery

Buffalo Trace Distillery is an American family-owned company based in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky. The Distillery’s rich tradition dates back to 1773 and includes such legends as E.H. Taylor, Jr., George T. Stagg, Albert B. Blanton, Orville Schupp, and Elmer T. Lee.  Buffalo Trace Distillery is a fully operational Distillery producing bourbon, rye and vodka on site and is a National Historic Landmark as well as is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Distillery has won 17 distillery titles since 2000 from such notable publications as Whisky Magazine, Whisky Advocate Magazine and Wine Enthusiast Magazine. It was named “Brand Innovator of the Year” by Whisky Magazine at its Icons of Whisky America Awards 2015.  Buffalo Trace Distillery has also garnered more than 300 awards for its wide range of premium whiskies. To learn more about Buffalo Trace Distillery visit www.buffalotracedistillery.com.  To download images from Buffalo Trace Distillery visit www.buffalotracemediakit.com.