ExperienceFrankfort, Ky

DFI is your friendly guide to all things Downtown Frankfort! Discover the heart of our city with us through year-round events, up and coming projects, available real estate, and more.

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Celebrating Frankfort Since 1989

Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance downtown Frankfort's historical appeal, supporting and advocating for our community through exceptional experiences, signature events, networking, and more.

Our Vision

Our vision is to see downtown Frankfort as a vibrant, inclusive, and thriving downtown, fostering a sense of belonging for residents and tourists alike.

At Downtown Frankfort, Inc. (DFI), we’re all about fueling the economic growth of our downtown. We’re proud to collaborate with the City of Frankfort, Franklin County Fiscal Court, and our incredible corporate and private sponsors to make this happen.

As a non-profit organization, we’re guided by a dedicated Board of Directors and led by our enthusiastic Executive Director.

Our 2024 Spirited Sponsors

Become a Friend of DFI

Join the Friends of DFI program and be a part of our mission to enhance Downtown Frankfort! With your small annual contribution, you directly impact the creation of events and opportunities that ensure the growth and vibrancy of our beloved town.

Explore the Heart of the City

There’s a reason we’re the Capital City. Discover charming streets lined with unique shops, taste local flavors, and uncover hidden gems that make our downtown city so special.

Art Downtown

Creativity is overflowing in the Capital City. Check out our thriving shops and artist studios.

Develop Downtown

Are you looking to open a new business or develop? Let these resources help you.

Eat Downtown

From grab & go to white tablecloth, we've got you covered with a delicious spread of local options.

Explore Downtown

Visit historic homes, museums, and attractions all within walking distance of one another!

Park Downtown

Wondering where to park? Check out an array of parking options, from garages to street parking.

Shop Downtown

Shop til' you drop at our charming boutiques and unique stores, offering an array of local finds and one-of-a-kind items.

Check Out Our Upcoming Events

Don’t miss out on the excitement! Browse our upcoming events – there’s always something for everyone!