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Lex Like a Local

Come experience the uncommon Southern charm of our city the way our locals do every day.

Click here for a chance to win a tailored "Lex Like a Local" experience with famed Woodford Reserve chef Ouita Michaels. We've packaged three unforgettable experiences together for a perfect Lexington getaway.

Stay at Lexington's Gratz Park Inn downtown and explore the nearby historic neighborhoods, visit the Kentucky Horse Park, and enjoy a tour and bourbon-paired dinner at Woodford Reserve bourbon distillery. History, horses and bourbon! That's how the locals do it!

 
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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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LEX marks the spot. Bourbon starts here!
Curious about Lexington’s connection to the history of America’s Native Spirit? more
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Visit the homes of our four-legged celebrities.
Horse farm tours are a “must-do” when visiting the Horse Capital of the World! more

featured events

Looking for things to do on your next visit to Lexington? Click here to view all upcoming events.
Oct24

Haunted Train Ride

Haunted Halloween Train Ride!  Enjoy an 11 mile, 90 minute round trip train... more
Oct3

Keeneland Fall Race Meet

No racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. See live Thoroughbred racing at the most elegant race... more
Oct28

Alltech National Horse Show

The National Horse Show is America’s oldest indoor horse show, firmly established... more
Oct29

The Kentucky Experience

A partnership of the Grayson Jockey Club Research Foundation, Phelps Media Group, Rood... more
Nov20

Comedy Mania

Fun for the entire family! An incredible lineup includes comedians Sinbad, Bill Engvall,... more
Nov21

21st. Annual Southern Lights

The 21st. Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided 4-mile journey through a... 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

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

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Apple Picking

by Mindy, Cuisine Blogger

It’s Fall Y’all! That means cooler temps (sometimes…), beautiful fall colors in the trees, pumpkins, corn mazes…and my favorite-Apple Picking!

 

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Keeneland and Much More

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES The opening week of Keeneland's Fall Racing Meet wasn't a lucky draw as far as the weather went, but there was still plenty of excitement for fans who bundled up and braved the ...

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It's Keeneland Time

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Keeneland's 2014 Fall Racing Meet breaks from the starting gate in full stride starting today, October 3, and continuing through Saturday, October 25.Post time is 1:05PM and there is ...

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