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 >
Vibrant fall colors have made their way to Berea. There are lots of opportunities to enjoy Berea’s natural beauty and outdoor events! Come hike the Pinnacles or take a leisurely walk through the Artisan Village and on College Square. November brings with it more exciting events, concerts, exhibits, demonstrations, and chances to enjoy experiences that are uniquely Berea. Visit... read more >