Lexington Visitors Guide

2019

The official visitor guide for Lexington, Kentucky, Horse Capital of the World. Tourist and meeting planner information on planning a trip to Lexington, KY.

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Annual Egyptian Event August Kentucky Horse Park Featuring Arabians in performance, halter, dressage and native costume competitions. (859) 231-0771 Crave Lexington August Masterson Station Park From the farmer to the chef, Crave is a popular celebration of the cultural and agricultural bounty of the region. (859) 266-6537 Woodland Art Fair August 17-18 Woodland Park More than 150 artists and crafts people participate in this fresh air art fair. (859) 254-7024 Bluegrass Classic Dog Show August 29-September 2 Kentucky Horse Park Four days of all-breed conformation and obedience competition. (859) 272-2846 SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER High Hope Steeplechase September Kentucky Horse Park Sanctioned races over brush and timber. (859) 255-5727 Roots and Heritage Festival September Downtown Lexington A street fair celebrating African-American culture. (859) 420-5696 Keeneland September Yearling Sales September 9-21 Keeneland Sales Pavilion This sale attracts buyers from all over the world. Spectators welcome. (800) 456-3412 Jefferson Street Soiree September 11 Annual street party celebrating food, drink and music along the popular Jefferson Street corridor. (859) 244-7738 Scarefest September 12-15 Lexington Center Popular horror, paranormal, film and Halloween expo with lots of celebrities. (859) 576-5517 Fall Festivals Mid September - October From u-pick pumpkins and spooky farmhouses to corn mazes and petting zoos, our orchards have fantastic fall festivals. Bi-Water Farm (502) 863-3676 Evans Orchard (502) 863-2255 Boyd Orchards (859) 873-3097 Bourbon Country Burn September 27-29 A three-day, fully-supported bicycle tour of the bourbon distilleries and horse farms that make Kentucky famous. (502) 386-6299 Bourbon Chase October Overnight relay adventure. Teams of runners cover 200 miles of scenic byways along the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, finishing in downtown Lexington. (502) 299-2877 Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing October 4-26 Keeneland Racecourse Fall race meet. No racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. (800) 456-3412 Perryville Battlefield Commemoration October 5-6 Perryville, KY Battle re-enactments, living history, parade, food and crafts. (859) 332-8631 Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair October 12-13 Indian Fort Theatre, Berea Regional artists display their works and wares at this outdoor festival. (859) 986-3192 National Horse Show October 29-November 3 Kentucky Horse Park America's oldest indoor horse show. (561) 753-3389 NOVEMBER – DECEMBER Christmas in the Valley Mid November - Mid December Renfro Valley Visit Santa's Workshop and enjoy light displays. (800) 765-7464 Southern Lights November 15 - December 31 Kentucky Horse Park Animated light displays are arranged along a drive-at-your- own-pace 4-mile route through the Park. (859) 255-5727 Holidays at Ashland December Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate The house is decked out in grand style with a different historical theme each year. Special candlelight tours. (859) 266-8581 Holiday Evenings at Waveland December Waveland State Historic Site Candlelight tours of the mansion. (859) 272-3611 The Holidays December Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Harrodsburg Jingle bell wagon rides, illuminated evenings, music and special meals. (800) 734-5611 Mrs. Lincoln's Birthday December 13 Mary Todd Lincoln House Celebrate the 201st birthday of America's most fascinating first lady at her girlhood home. (859) 233-9999 (800) 845-3959 VisitLEX.com | 37

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