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Visit us in December

Come experience the uncommon Southern charm of our city!

Lexington sparkles during the holidays! See the largest holiday light display in the southeast at the Kentucky Horse Park, enjoy the heady aromas of a working Bourbon distillery, go ice skating in Triangle Park, enjoy shopping at the largest mall in the state of Kentucky, attend a holiday concert, or drive our country roads and spot future and current Thoroughbred champions grazing in the bluegrass pastures.
Check out our calendar of events and plan your trip!

 
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Enjoy browsing visitLEX.com. We showcase the premier places to eat, shop, play, stay and experience the time-honored traditions of Kentucky's centerpiece. Click below to learn more about Lexington's Bourbon connections or how to tour a private horse farm, or browse our photo albums.

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featured events

Looking for things to do on your next visit to Lexington? Click here to view all upcoming events.
Nov21

21st. Annual Southern Lights

The 21st Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided four mile journey through a... more
Nov7

Unified Trust Company Ice Rink

Tis the season for ice skating!  Enjoy 90 minutes on the ice!  Monday-Friday 4... more
Nov28

Luminate Lexington Festival

Festivities begin at 2 PM and continue through the afternoon with food vendors, arts and... more
Nov29

The Blessing of the Hounds

Join Shaker Village and the Woodford Hounds fox hunters for their annual Blessing of the... more
Dec7

Holiday Candlelight Tour

Tree Lighting at 5 p.m.  Enjoy live music on a self-guided tour of the mansion and... more
Dec13

Photos with Santa

Have your photo taken with Santa!  The campus is also offering Free gift wrapping... more
Dec14

Candy Cane Concert

This year's concert, "Holiday Dance Mix" features the Bluegrass Youth Ballet,... more
Dec14

Holiday Celebration of Song

Head downtown to the atrium of The Square to hear The UK Opera Theatre breathe new life... more
Dec26

Holiday Candlelight Tour

Enjoy live music on a self-guided tour of the mansion and refreshments in the Keeper's... more
Jan23

Guys and Dolls

Presented by Broadway Live & The Opera House Fund.  Bustling with gamblers,... more

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Quick & Easy Quiche

by Mindy, Cuisine Blogger

Happy Thanksgiving Lexington! I wanted to share the quick and easy quiche that I prepped for the Good Day Kentucky Thanksgiving Day Segment that you can prep ahead of time before you have guest ...

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The Breeds Barn

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Things are quieter now at the Kentucky Horse Park since it began operating on its winter schedule. That means that the Horse Park is open Wednesdays through Sundays, 9AM-5PM, and ...

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The National Horse Show

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Only two days are left of the National Horse Show which is in its fourth annual appearance at the Kentucky Horse Park in the warm Alltech Arena. Just today and tomorrow remain of ...

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