Located just south of Lexington, KY, ​Berea is home to a thriving population of weavers, instrument makers, furniture artisans, jewelry designers, glass workers, potters, painters, sculptors and musicians. The story of Berea’s artisan community is interwoven with the historic Berea College, the first interracial and coeducational college in the South. Berea has a longstanding tradition of diversity, social justice, environmental responsibility and community service. Both college and town are committed to the practice of sustainability and conservation.

​Take a beautiful hike through the nature preserve area dedicated to former Berea College President, John B. Stephenson. read more >
The weather is getting colder and winter is on its way, but there are still opportunities to enjoy Berea’s natural beauty and outdoor events! Hike to a frozen waterfall at Anglin Falls or enjoy holiday shopping in the Artisan Village and on College Square. December brings with it more exciting events, concerts, exhibits, demonstrations, and chances to enjoy experiences... read more >