​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 holidays are over and a new year is upon us! As you make your New Year’s resolutions to travel more, live in the moment, and try new things, visit Berea to craft a unique and special experience. January brings with it more wonderful events, concerts, exhibits, demonstrations, and chances to enjoy our picturesque Kentucky town. Come experience all... read more >