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Big Lex Videos
“If it’s on the internet, it must be true, right?

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Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing

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

Disturbia at the Distillery

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

Fourth Friday

The Lexington Art League is honored to participate in the city-wide celebration of artist... more

"House Divided" Cemetery Walking Tours

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

CP National Horse Show

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

Night Market

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

Big in the Bluegrass

This music concert features the blind Boys of Alabama, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and... more

Elf the Musical

The hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag... 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

Holiday Live

Holiday Market, Holiday LIVE! and Lexington's Official Tree Lighting Festival all take... more

A Kentucky Christmas

The illumination begins at 5:15 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Enjoy... more

Lexington Christmas Parade

Love a Christmas parade? Wave to Santa and other celebrants at the Lexington Christmas... more

Handel's Messiah

Hear the holiday classic performed by The Lexington Singers and enjoy the 150-plus voice... more

The Nutcracker

Lexington Ballet's Nutcracker will be performed on December 10 and 17 at 2:00 pm and 8:00... more

Visit Santa at the Distillery

Have your children get their wish list ready for Santa as you celebrate the season... more

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

The ultimate holiday tradition, this has been one of America's favorite holiday tradition... 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 ...


Honeymoon & Romance Packages

The Campbell House Lexington, Curio Collection by Hilton
Valentine's Day Package
from $149.00 plus tax
Spend the special holiday with your someone special at The Campbell House Lexington and receive deluxe overnight accommodations, champagne and chocolate covered strawberries made in-house delivered to your room, breakfast the following morning and a late checkout. Dine in Kilbern's Restaurant for Valentine's Dinner and receive a 20 percent discount.
(859) 255-4281

Romance Package
from $159
A perfect getaway for newlyweds, anniversaries, birthdays or any special occasion. Package includes deluxe accommodations, a complimentary bottle of champagne and strawberries dipped in chocolate delivered to your room, breakfast at Kilbern's Restaurant and a late checkout of 2:00 pm.
(859) 255-4281

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 $160
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 plus strawberries or seasonal fruit.
(859) 233-0512 or (888) 390-4918

Doubletree Suites by Hilton Lexington
Honeymoon Package
from $169
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 room service.
(859) 268-0060 or (800) 262-3774

Celebration Package
from $179
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

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
Couples Romance Package
from $189
Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway for two at the renovated Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa. 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

Hilton Lexington Suites
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

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

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