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Events

Sep2

Red Barn Radio

Featuring:  Pesky Flies!  Enjoy traditional Bluegrass and Bluegrass Gospel with... more
Jul26

The Red Mile 2015 Standardbred Meet

The First part of the racing meet features the Kentucky Sire Stakes racing series... more
Sep3

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Mercy Men!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music by... more
Sep4

7th Annual Lexington Fest-of-Ales

The 7th Annual Lexington Fest of Ales will feature 200 craft beers from around the US and... more
Sep4

Free Friday Night Concert Series "Summer

Enjoy CoraLee & the Townies!  Grab those lawn chairs and come enjoy the music... more
Sep5

Bluegrass Archery Tournament

Yourth 10 + and adults are invited to compete in the inaugural Bluegrass Archery... more
Mar21

Bluegrass Farmers' Market, Inc.

The Bluegrass Farmers' Market is the largest 100% homegrown/produced farmers' market... more
Sep6

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  D Jay Rice!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your friends... more
Sep9

Red Barn Radio

Featuring:  Joe LaMay & Sherri Reese & Friends  Enjoy traditional... more
Sep10

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Big Black Cadillac!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more
Sep11

Kentucky Cork & Tap

Featuring Kentucky wineries and vineyards, local beers from Lexington's own breweries,... more
Sep11

Lexington Roots & Heritage Festival

Honoring the Past.  Celebrating the Present.  Embracing the future.  Enjoy... more
Sep12

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Gene Watson!  Enjoy great classic country, southern... more
Sep12

Stargazing

Enjoy an astromomy presentation and view the night sky through a variety of... more
Sep12

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky

Wayne Koestenbaum:  Unfamiliar Grammer, Paintings from 2010-2015.  Bottoms... more
Sep13

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  Jeff Barnes Duo!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your... more
Sep14

Keeneland September Yearling Sales

This sale attracts buyers from all over the world.  Spectators welcome!... more
Sep16

Jefferson Street Soiree

The Jefferson Street Soiree is back after the success of its inaugural year and is sure... more
Sep16

Red Barn Radio

Featuring:  Alex Smith!  Enjoy traditional Bluegrass and Bluegrass Gospel with... more
Sep17

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Girls Guns & Glory!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and... more
Sep18

Festival Latino de Lexington

Friday night is tropical night and will include authentic Latino foods, fireworks... more
Sep19

Jim Belushi & the Board of Comedy

An alumnus of Saturday Night Live and Chicago’s famed Second City, Jim Belushi... more
Sep19

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guests, Joey and Rory!  Enjoy great classic country,... more
Sep20

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  Beyond Apple!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your... more
Sep23

Red Barn Radio

Featuring:  Mountain Music Ambassadors!  Enjoy traditional Bluegrass and... more
Sep24

Thursday Night Live

Featuring The Barrows!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music by... more
Sep25

Anderson County Burgoo Festival

Lots of burgoo, music, entertainment and vendors of all kinds.    Held in... more
Sep26

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Mickey Gilley!  Enjoy great classic country,... more
Sep27

Troubadour Concert Series - Exile in The

Enjoy Kentucky's legendary rock and country heroes, EXILE, for a full concert inside the... more
Sep27

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  The Habit!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your friends... more
Sep30

The Red Mile 2015 Grand Circuit

The Grand Circuit is the elite in Standardbred Racing such as the Kentucky Futurity,... more
Oct1

35th Annual Festival of the Horse

Exhibits, concessions, parades, carnival, arts and crafts and 5K run. ... more
Oct1

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Five Below Band!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music... more
Oct2

A Night Celebrating The Lyric

Help celebrate the 5th Anniversary of The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center!... more
Oct2

Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing

No racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. See live Thoroughbred racing at the most elegant race... more
Oct2

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Jimmy Fortune!  Enjoy great classic country,... more
Oct3

Perryville Battlefield Commemoration

Battle re-enactments, living history, parade, food and crafts.... more
Oct3

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Bobby Bare!  Enjoy great classic country, southern... more
Oct4

The Bourbon Social/Bourbon Brunch

Located in the heart of downtown Lexington at the Bodley Bullock House, enjoy a Kentucky... more
Oct4

The Raven 10K Trail Run

Join the Friends of Raven Run and Lexington Park and Recreation for the inaugural 10 K... more
Oct4

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  Midlife Harmony!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your... more
Oct5

The Bourbon Social/VIP Progressive Dinner

This exclusive dinner will only support 50 guests.  Five groups of ten, start times... more
Oct6

The Bourbon Social/Beer, Bourbon & Bacon

Enjoy an eclectic menu and pairing in the historic gardens and lawns of Ashland, The... more
Oct8

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Blind Corn Liquor Pickets!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and... more
Oct9

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Will Reynolds!  Enjoy great classic country,... more
Oct9

The Bourbon Social/Keeneland Tailgate

Enjoy the traditional Keeneland Tailgate in a format unlike any other.  In a private... more
Oct9

The Bourbon Social/VIP Pre Event & Cocktail

The Celebrity Guest Chef Ed Lee will create Kentucky Proud hors d'oeuvres alongside a... more
Oct10

Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair

The Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen’s Fall Fair is an event you cannot... more
Oct10

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Marty Stuart & Connie Smith!  Enjoy great... more
Oct10

The Bourbon Social/Main Event

The 2015 Main Event is an event not to miss!  The celebration will host the best of... more
Oct10

The Bourbon Social/Seminar Series

The 2015 seminar series will host 6 classes teaching, tasting and talking all things... more
Oct11

The Bourbon Social/Distillery Brunch

Located in the heart of the Jim Beam Distillery, guests will enjoy a Kentucky themed menu... more
Oct11

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  Keeton Zane Hilton!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your... more
Oct13

Parson Dance Company

Exuberant. Virtuosic. Sensual. These words barely begin to describe the Parsons Dance... more
Oct15

Thursday Night Live

Featuring The Twiggenbury's!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more
Oct16

Liberty Hall - Our Beloved Ghost Tour

Liberty Hall is famous for its Gray Lady and other ghosts said to haunt the house and... more
Oct16

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, IIIrd Tyme Out!  Enjoy great classic country,... more
Oct16

The Bourbon Chase

An overnight relay adventure.  Teams of runners cover 200 miles of scenic byways... more
Oct16

The Camp Nelson Ghost Hunting Experience

This fundraising event will lead you on an actual ghost hunt on the Camp Nelson Civil War... more
Oct17

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Ronnie Dailey & Vincent!  Enjoy great classic... more
Oct18

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  The Twiggenburys.  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your... more
Oct22

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Tony and the Tanlines!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more
Oct24

7th Annual Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show

Featuring Celebrity Chef Carla Hall.  Now in its seventh year, the Incredible Food... more
Oct24

Breeders’ Cup Festival Week

Come experience a multi-venue festival spotlighting live music, art, food and other... more
Oct24

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Tanya Tucker!  Enjoy great classic country, southern... more
Oct27

Alltech National Horse Show

The National Horse Show is America’s oldest indoor horse show, firmly established... more
Oct27

CP National Horse Show

A week-long championship event held indoors at the Alltech Arena, Featuring... more
Oct27

PumpkinMania

Join Transylvania University for their 5th Annual event as they light hundreds of jack... more
Oct30

Liberty Hall - Our Beloved Ghost Tour

Liberty Hall is famous for its Gray Lady and other ghosts said to haunt the house and... more

Visiting WinStar Farm

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This is a great time of year to visit a horse farmand WinStar is a great farm to visit!

The farm itself is impressive, and you'll have some pretty scenery onthe drive there. When you ...

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Horses and Dogs

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Things have gone to the dogs this week at the Kentucky Horse Park. Of course there are still plenty of horses of various breeds to see (don't missthe Breeds Barn show),but just now ...

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Camp Nelson

by Stuart, History Blogger

One of Kentucky's most unique--and important--Civil War sites is located just south of Lexington in Jessamine County.

Camp Nelson, established in 1863 on the Kentucky River, was founded as a supply ...

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Western Dreamer

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES HORSES Standardbred pacer Western Dreamer is one of a special group of horses at the Kentucky Horse Park.

The Bay gelding--barn name Dreamer--is one of theretired champions in the Horse Park's ...

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Lots of Ponies

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Ponies are taking plenty of jumps this week atthe Kentucky Horse Park. They and their riders are participatingin the U.S. Equestrian Federation Pony Finals Championships.

Pony Finals ...

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Honeymoon & Romance Packages

Clarion Lexington South Hotel Conference Center
Stay and Dine
$99.99 (based on double occupancy)
Enjoy a getaway in Central Kentucky with true Southern hospitality. In addition to your accommodation, get a $25 food and beverage coupon for Murphy's Bar & Grill. Unwind, relax and sample some of the finest bourbons in Kentucky.
(859) 263-5241

Clarion Hotel
Cupid's Creation
from $129.99
Great for Valentine's Day, anniversaries or just a romantic getaway. Includes a hot breakfast for two plus dinner for 2 in Cortland's Restaurant (not including alcohol or gratuity-room service optional) and champagne
(859) 233-0512 or (888) 390-4918
www.clarionhotel.com

The Campbell House
Celebration Package
from $199.00
The perfect getaway for newlyweds, anniversaries, birthdays or any special occasion. Package includes deluxe guest room, romantic intimate dining for 2 in Kilbern's, a complimentary bottle of champagne, and strawberries dipped in chocolate delivered to your room, breakfast next morning at Kilbern's and a late checkout of 2 p.m..
(859) 255-4281
thecampbellhouse.net

Valentine Package 2015
From $129
Deluxe overnight accommodations in a newly renovated guest room with Chocolate covered strawberries made in-house and your choice of red/white wine or champagne will be delivered to your room. Includes breakfast for two in Kilbern's Restaurant and a late checkout of 2:00 pm. (If you'd like ot have dinner Kilbern's Restaurant for dinner, The Campbell House is offering a 10% discount to package guests. The Tim Talbert Project Show Band will be entertaining in Bogart's Lounge with live music and dancing.
thecampbellhouse.net

Doubletree Guest Suites of Lexington
Honeymoon Package
from $159
Whether you are flying out the following morning, or staying close to home, the Doubletree is the place for Honeymooners, as well as those celebrating anniversaries or any other romantic occasion. Package includes champagne with keepsake glasses, chocolates, bubble bath and breakfast for two via roomservice.
(859) 268-0060 or (800) 262-3774
www.lexingtonsuites.doubletree.com

Sweet Romance Package
from $139
Whether celebrating your honeymoon, a special anniversary, or birthday, this is your perfect getaway. Romance your loved one with a bottle of sparkling wine. Enjoy a full breakfast for two and a late checkout upon request (based on availability).
(859) 268-0060 or (800) 262-3774
www.lexingtonsuites.doubletree.com

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort
Couples Romance Package
from $189
Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway for two at the renovated Griffin Gate Marriott Resort. Play tennis or golf and relax by the indoor or outdoor pool and hot tub. Includes deluxe overnight accommodations for two, Friday or Saturday night, champagne upon arrival, and breakfast for two.
(859) 288-6121 or (800)228-9290
www.griffingatemarriott.com

Hilton Suites Lexington
Bed & Breakfast Packages
from $159
Rekindle the romance in your life with this package designed just for two to let you get away and focus on each other instead of the rest of the world. Special touches include complimentary sparkling wine or cider and breakfast for two in your room or in the hotel restaurant.
(859) 271-4000
www.lexingtongreen.hilton.com

Hyatt Regency Lexington
Amour Package
Take the time to reconnect. Enjoy time for just the two of you during your stay at Hyatt Regency Lexington. You only need each other - we'll provide an unforgettable setting and all the romantic touches. With your Amour Package, you'll enjoy a steak and egg breakfast for two through room service or in the Blue Fire Grille and a bottle of Champagne.
(859) 253-1234
lexington.hyatt.com

Lyndon House Bed & Breakfast
A Classic Romance- "Breakfast in Bed"
$299
All relationships need some adventure from time to time. Surprise your sweetheart with a romantic escape. Package includes beautiful overnight accommodations for one night with a bouquet of flowers and champagne. Enjoy an incredible dinner at one of the nearby restaurants with a $100 dining gift certificate. Next morning, if you wish, the Innkeeper will prepare a breakfast tray for you to take to your room. Treat your sweet heart to an extra night of pampering for $149. Advance reservations required.
www.lyndonhouse.com / lyndonhouse@mac.com
(859) 420-2683

Two Night Honeymoon Package
$499
For people with a busy lifestyle, a short honeymoon works! Choose from three packages that each include beautiful accommodations for two nights, red roses and a bottle of bubbly. The "Radio Show" package includes 2 tickets for a live taping of WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour and dinner at Natasha's Cafe. The "Historic Places" package includes a pass to 4 historic homes and dinner at Dudley's restaurant. The "Equestrian" package includes a horse farm tour for two and dinner at Jonathan's restaurant. Extend your stay for $149 per night.
www.lyndonhouse.com / lyndonhouse@mac.com
(859) 420-2683

Bluegrass Road Trip Romance
$499
Remember when you borrowed Dad's car and took your first road trip? Well, call a rental company, rent that red Mustang and hit the road! Package includes overnight lodging for two for two nights, dinner for two at Jonathan's at Gratz Park, fresh flowers, a bottle of bubbly, and a gourmet breakfast.   
Stay an extra night for $149.
www.lyndonhouse.com
(859) 420-2683

All packages are:

  • based on per night single/double occupancy (unless otherwise indicated)
  • subject to availability
  • not valid with other discounts or group rates
  • non-inclusive of gratuity and other state and local taxes
  • commissionable