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Black Jacket Symphony

The Beatles "Revolver".  A unique concert experience which recreates... more

"House Divided" Cemetery Walking Tours

Offered by the Mary Todd Lincoln House, the tour features graves of both soldiers and... more

Split Rock Jumping Tour

With convenient online entries and the All-Inclusive Entry Packages, combined with the... more

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Mike Archer Band!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more

The Bourbon Social

Bourbon lovers will not want to miss this annual event that takes place over four days.... more

Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing

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

Night Market

A monthly pop-up open air-market/street festival held on the first Friday of every month... more

Perryville Battlefield Re-enactment

Experience 1862 during the re-enactment of the Battle of Perryville and watch history... more

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Vinyl Richie!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music by... more

The Bourbon Chase

An overnight relay adventure.  Teams of runners cover 200 miles of scenic byways... more

Disturbia at the Distillery

It's a night of dinner, drams and drama!  The night starts with the popular Ghost... more

CP National Horse Show

A week-long championship event held indoors at the Alltech Arena, Featuring... more

23rd Annual Southern Lights

The 23rd Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided four mile journey through a... more

LexArts Gallery Hop

Thousands of locals and visitors alike converge on downtown Lexington to celebrate art... more
Colorful and unique
Colorful and unique

Follow our bloggers and see if you can figure out what makes Lexington “Lexington”. more

James Burnie Beck

by Stuart, History Blogger

During the 19th century, the Scottish-born James B. Beck was a Lexington lawyer and a respected national politician.

Born in Dumfrieshire, Scotland, on February 13, 1822, Beck received his early ...


Link, the Percheron

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This handsome horse is Link, who is new to theBreeds Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park this year.

Link, who stands about 18 hands tall, is a Percheron, whichis one of the breeds of the ...


Accident or Murder?

by Stuart, History Blogger

In 1854, a New York Times article described the death of Lexington resident James O. Frazer. Although Frazer's demise appeared to be accidental, both Frazer's wife and his overseer were later ...



The fertile soil of the Bluegrass Region that gave birth to the Bourbon industry and the Horse industry is now proving its merits to wine makers. Though the wine industry here may be considered to be fairly new, the truth is that Jacques Dufour was growing wine grapes in this region as early as 1798.

Plan to visit some of our charming wineries and vineyards. Learn more about the rebirth of the wine industry in central Kentucky in the Idea Guide article: "The Grape is Back".

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Black Barn Winery

  • 4200 Newtown Pike, Lexington
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  • (859) 552-2525

Castle Hill Farm Winery

  • 3650 Lexington Road, Versailles
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  • (859) 576-0010

Chateau du Vieux Corbeau

  • 471 Stanford Avenue, Danville
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  • (859) 236-1775

Equus Run Vineyards

  • 1280 Moores Mill Road, Midway
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  • (859) 846-9463

The First Vineyard

  • 5800 Sugar Creek Pike, Nicholasville
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  • (859) 885-9359

Grimes Mill Winery

  • 6707 Grimes Mill Road, Lexington
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  • (859) 543-9691

Jean Farris Winery and Bistro

  • 6825 Old Richmond Road, Lexington
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  • (859) 263-9463

Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery

  • 1180 Lanes Mill Road, Lawrenceburg
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  • (502) 839-1299

Prodigy Vineyards and Winery

  • 3445 Versailles Road, Frankfort
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  • (502) 352-9400

Rising Sons Home Farm Winery

  • 975 Frankfort Road, Lawrenceburg
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  • (502) 600-0224
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