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Events

Jul26

The Red Mile 2015 Standardbred Meet

The First part of the racing meet features the Kentucky Sire Stakes racing series... more
Aug6

Thursday Night Live

Featuring The Big Maracas!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music... more
Aug7

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Kentucky’s good-humor man (who grew up in East Bernstadt!) has a show that has... more
Mar21

Bluegrass Farmers' Market, Inc.

The Bluegrass Farmers' Market is the largest 100% homegrown/produced farmers' market... more
Aug8

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, John Anderson!  Enjoy great classic country,... more
Aug9

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Merle Haggard!  Enjoy great classic country,... more
Aug9

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  Lisa Allen!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your friends... more
Aug13

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Lauren Mink Band!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more
Aug14

Kentucky Cork & Tap

Premier Wine and Beer Festival featuring local products.... more
Aug15

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, John Conlee!  Enjoy great classic country, southern... more
Aug15

Woodland Art Fair

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Aug16

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  Here for the Party!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your... more
Aug20

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Conch Republic!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music... more
Aug21

Phoenix Fridays

Take it downtown to the heart of Lexington for another series of free outdoor... more
Aug22

2015 Crave Lexington Food and Music Festival

From the farmers to the chef, Crave is a popular celebration of the cultural and... more
Aug22

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Jamey Johnson!  Enjoy great classic country,... more
Aug23

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  Dudley Roberts and Steve Gullette!  Bring excitement to your Sunday... more
Aug26

Bluegrass Classic Dog Show

Five days of all-breed conformation, obedience & rally competition. ... more
Aug27

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Kenny Owens!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music by... more
Aug29

Moontower Music Festival

Eighteen bands, 2 stages, 2 beer gardens featuring 5 different craft beers and Old 502... more
Aug30

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  Alma Gitana!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your friends... 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
Sep6

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  D Jay Rice!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your friends... more
Sep10

Thursday Night Live

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

Kentucky Cork & Tap

Premier Wine and Beer Festival featuring local products.... more
Sep11

Lexington Roots & Heritage Festival

Honoring the Past.  Celebrating the Present.  Embracing the future.  Enjoy... more
Sep11

Roots and Heritage Festival

The Roots and Heritage Festival showcases the regions most diverse vendors from food,... more
Sep12

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

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

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

Activist Laura Clay

by Stuart, History Blogger

Among the many innovators, reformers, and activists buried in the Lexington Cemetery is Laura Clay, a noted suffragist who spent her life vigorously fighting for women's rights.

Clay was born on ...

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David A. Sayre

by Stuart, History Blogger

One of Lexington's most generous residents was David A. Sayre, a silversmith-turned-banker whose fortune funded a variety of public projects during the 19th century. Today, Sayre is best remembered ...

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East Meets West

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES East meets West this week at the Kentucky Horse Park.Both of these special equine events are included with general HorsePark admission.

Representing western riding is the Clayton ...

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Coles 735 Main

by Mindy, Cuisine Blogger

Coles 735 Main is a delightful restaurant located on the corner of Main Street and North Ashland. An upscale restaurant without all the fuss, Coles prides itself on passion, artistry, and ...

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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