Looking for things to do on your visit to Lexington? We constantly update this calendar with events that visitors will not want to miss, so bookmark this page and check back often! Scroll to the bottom to find long running events and exhibitions.
Lexington Christmas ParadeTuesday Dec 3, 2013
Bring the family Downtown for the annual Christmas parade! The parade will start at 6:30pm on Main Street, from Midland Ave. to Mill Street. Food and drink vendors will be located in Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza, and Phoenix Park.
Troubadour Concert SeriesTuesday Dec 3, 2013
The volunteers of the Troubadour Concert Series and Highbridge Springs Water are proud to present a swinging, fun concert by America's premier big band. Expect everything from Cab Calloway tunes, 1930's and 40's swing standards, get-up-outta-your-seat-and-dance songs ... plus winter season classics. Time: 7:30pm. Tickets: $34.50. 300 East Third Street.
Location: Lyric Theatre
The Art of Selling with SaddlebredsFriday May 24, 2013 - Friday Jan 31, 2014
The Show Horse in Vintage Advertising will feature images of Saddlebreds on products, printed advertising and corporate collectibles dating from the late 1800's through the 1970s. Time: 9am to 5pm. Admission is included in the Kentucky Horse Park admission. 4089 Iron Works Parkway.
Location: American Saddlebred Museum
Aegean EchoesSunday Aug 11, 2013 - Sunday Dec 22, 2013
Greek inspired paintings by Helene Steene with sound design by Jay Crutcher. Museum Hours: Tuesday - Friday 10am to 5pm. Saturday - Sunday 12pm to 5pm. 4435 Old Frankfort Pike.
Location: The Headley-Whitney Museum
Titanic: The Artifact ExhibitionSaturday Oct 5, 2013 - Sunday Jan 26, 2014
On April 15, 1912, Titanic, the world's largest Ship, sank after colliding with an iceberg claiming more than 1,500 lives and subsequently altering the world's confidence in modern technology. 101 years later, the Lexington Center Museum & Gallery will pay tribute to the tragedy which continues to resonate through Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, where more than 125 legendary artifacts conserved from the Ship's debris field are showcased offering visitors a poignant look at this iconic Ship and its passengers. Over 125 authentic artifacts and extensive room re-creations. Times: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 am.-9 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. Tours are on the hour. Price: Adults $17.40; Seniors 55+ $15.40; Military $15.40; Kids 3-13 $13.40. 430 West Vine Street.
Location: Lexington Center Museum & Gallery
Unified Trust Company Ice RinkFriday Nov 8, 2013 - Sunday Jan 5, 2014
A $10 admission and skate rental fee will allow guests to enjoy 90 minutes on the ice. Open Monday-Friday 4pm to 9pm. When Fayette County Schools are not in session the hours are 10am to 10pm Monday-Friday. Saturday 10am to 10pm, Sunday 1pm to 10pm. Downtown.
Location: Triangle Park
20th Annual Southern LightsFriday Nov 22, 2013 - Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
The 20th Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided 4-mile journey through a dreamland of fabulous light displays including never-before-seen displays and traditional favorites. Time: 5:30pm to 10pm. Admission: Sunday-Thursday $15 per car load, Friday & Saturday $20 per car load. The lights are on each night through December 31, and the indoor attractions will be open each night, with the exception of November 28 and December 24 through December 31. 4089 Iron Works Parkway.
Location: Kentucky Horse Park Campground
Holidays at Shaker VillageSunday Dec 1, 2013 - Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
During the holiday season, Shaker Village will bustle with light-hearted moments that reminds everyone of long-ago winter days filled with wonder and laughter. Make time to delight in life's simple gifts with family and friends as lively music, merriment and candlelight illuminate the village. Closed December 24 & 25, 2013. See the complete schedule at shakervillage.org. 3501 Lexington Road.
Location: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill