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Events

Aug23

Charlie Daniels Band

The Kentucky Guard Memorial Fund presents Charlie Daniels Band with special guests, Sundy... more
Aug28

Bluegrass Classic Dog Show

Five days of all-breed conformation, obedience & rally competition. ... more
Sep8

Keeneland September Yearling Sales

The September Sale is globally acknowledged as the Thoroughbred yearling auction, and... more
Sep13

Crave Lexington

Unique among music festivals, the Crave Lexington food + music makers’ festival... more
Sep26

Anderson County Burgoo Festival

Lots of burgoo, music, entertainment and vendors of all kinds.    Held in... more
Oct2

34th Annual Festival of the Horse

Exhibits, concessions, parades, carnival, arts and crafts and 5K run. ... more
Oct3

Keeneland Fall Race Meet

No racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. See live Thoroughbred racing at the most elegant race... more
Oct4

Perryville Battlefield Commemoration

Battle re-enactments, living history, parade, food and crafts.... more
Oct10

The Bourbon Chase

An overnight relay adventure.  Teams of runners cover 200 miles of scenic byways... more
Oct11

Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair

The Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen’s Fall Fair is an event you cannot... more
Oct11

Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show

Featuring Celebrity Chef Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman.  Now in its sixth year,... more

The Kentucky Hot Brown

by Mindy, Cuisine Blogger

Here in the Bluegrass we are known for a few things...The Kentucky Wildcats (#BBN), Bourbon, Horse Racing, Beer Cheese, and one of my personal favorites...The Kentucky Hot Brown!I always take for ...

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Ponies!

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES The photo is of a Fell Pony, a rare equine breed. Not too long ago there were only about 20 Fell Ponies in the U.S.

Thanks to the efforts of Victoria Tollman, the Director of the Equine ...

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Junior League Horse Show

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This year's edition will be the 78th annual Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show. This show means a lot to both the community and the American Saddlebred breeders, owners, and ...

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Happy Fourth of July

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Happy (Equine) Fourth of July! This handsome horse is Sneaky (proper name On Second Thought), who appears in the "Horses of the World Show" (held daily at 11AM and 2PM) at the ...

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Arabians and Carriages

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This pretty horse is an Arabian, part of the "Horses of the World" show, which is presented at the Kentucky Horse Park, daily at 11AM and 2PM.

Arabians are among the most ...

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New Year's Eve Packages

New Year's Eve Packages are usually updated in October, so check back to see what will be offered for 2014!  

Check out this page for more New Year's Eve ideas.

Clarion Hotel
New Year's Eve 2013
starts at $135 per couple
Enjoy one of three party venues: Radio 80's in the Grand Ballroom, Karoake in The Sports bar Bourbon Bar & Grill, and Matt the Seven Foot DJ in the open function area. Champagne reception at Check-In starting at 4 p.m. Three packages to choose from. Call for details. Special pricing before December 16.
(859) 233-0512 or (888) 390-4918
www.clarionhotel.com

The Campbell House
New Year's Eve 2013
Starting at $209.00
Deluxe overnight accommodations with entrance to New Year's Eve party in Bogart's Lounge with live music and dancing. Party favors and a champagne toast at midnight are included to ring the New Year in properly.
(Packages are based on two person occupancy.)
Silver Package: A bottle of champagne is included. ($129.00 plus tax)
Gold Package: Includes breakfast buffet in Kilbern's dining room New Year's Day, and a bottle of champagne and late check out of 2 p.m. . ($209.00 plus tax)
Platinum Package: Includes a bottle of champagne, Prime Rib & Seafood buffet in Kilbern's Restaurant, as well as a breakfast buffet New Year's Day. ($299.00 plus tax)
All packages are non-cancellable/non-refundable after December 24, 2012.
(859)255-4281

Best Western Lexington Conference Center
New Year's Eve Party Package 2013
$169.99
Ring in the New Year with your friends and family at Best Western. Package includes deluxe accommodations, entrance to Party for 2, party favors and entrance to the New Year's Eve Party with DJ Jimmy Mack from 9 p.m. till 1 a.m.  Unlimited open bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. plus snack and hors d'oeuvres from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Also enjoy a hot breakfast buffet on New Year's Day from 7 a.m. till 11 a.m.
(859) 263-5241
www.lexingtonkyhotel.net

Doubletree Guest Suites
New Year's Eve 2013
$299 and up
Ring in the New Year at the Doubletree Guest Suites! Includes accommodations for two, two tickets to the New Year's Eve Celebration, a bottle of champagne in your suite, and breakfast buffet for two New Year's day. The party includes open bar from 7:30 p.m. to midnight, cash bar from midnight to 2 a.m., passed hors d'oeuvres from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and food stations from 8:00 to 9 p.m., party favors, DJ and dancing and a balloon drop at midnight! Full buffet breakfast on New Year's Day. Payment due at time of booking. No cancellations after December 24.
(859) 268-0060
www.lexingtonsuites.doubletree.com

Hyatt Regency Lexington
Hyatt Lexington New Year's Eve Celebration 2013
$199 (non-refundable)
Hyatt New Year's Eve Package includes luxurious guestroom accommodations and New Year's Day breakfast buffet for two in the Bluefire Grill plus a late checkout.
Includes two tickets to a New Year's Eve party featuring the power pop rock band "See Alice" in the Sapphire room.
(859) 253-1234 or (888) 591-1234
www.lexington.hyatt.com

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