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Events

Jul12

Big Band & Jazz 2016

Tuesdays. One of Lexington's longest running and most beloved concert series, features... more
Aug25

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Kenny Owens & Group Therapy!  Beverages, food from local restaurants... more
Aug27

Bluegrass Scenic Railroad and Museum - Steam

Ride behind a working steam engine while enjoying an 11 mile, 90 minute train... more
Aug27

MoonTower Music Festival

This year's line-up includes:  Manchester Orchestra, Drive-By Truckers, Trombone... more
Sep1

Bluegrass Classic Dog Show

Four days of all-breed conformation, obedience & rally competition. ... more
Sep1

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Mercy Men!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music by... more
Sep1

Lexington Roots & Heritage Festival

Graded as one of the top 10 festivals in Kentucky, Roots and Heritage Festival won't... more
Sep3

Bluegrass Scenic Railroad Civil War Train

Step back in time aboard our Civil War Train.  Don't be surprised if they run into a... more
Sep8

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Ralph Curtis and the Nashville Imposters!  Beverages, food from local... more
Sep9

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents

It's time for your family to be amazed by all the X-traordinary things you know and... more
Sep12

Keeneland September Yearling Sales

This sale attracts buyers from all over the world.  Spectators welcome!... more
Sep14

Jefferson Street Soiree

The Jefferson Street Soiree is back and is sure to be another exciting evening... more
Sep15

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Superfecta!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music by... more
Sep16

LexArts Gallery Hop

Thousands of locals and visitors alike converge on downtown Lexington to celebrate art... more
Sep22

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Big Black Cadillac!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more
Sep24

Ronald McDonald Clown Train

Ronald will entertain as only he can do.  He will be passing out free Happy Meal... more
Sep29

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Blind Corn Liquor Pickers!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and... more
Sep30

Black Jacket Symphony

The Beatles "Revolver".  A unique concert experience which recreates... more
Oct6

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Mike Archer Band!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more
Oct7

Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing

No racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. See live Thoroughbred racing at the most elegant race... more
Oct13

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Vinyl Richie!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music by... more
Oct14

The Bourbon Chase

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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New Year's Eve Packages

Here's what was offered for New Year's Eve 2015.  Hotels usually update these packages in the fall:

 

The Campbell House
Neon New Year's Night Package 2015
Starts at $259.00 for standard rooms
Neon New Year's GROOVY NIGHT package includes overnight accommodations,  admission to the party at Bogart's, buffet breakfast New Year's Day in Kilbern's Restaurant and a late checkout of 1:00pm.
Neon New Year's DYNAMIC NIGHT package includes overnight accommodations, dinner for two at Kilbern's, admission to the party at Bogart's including Open Bar from 9 p.m. to midnight, midnight snacks, a buffet breakfast New Year's Day in Kilbern's Restaurant and a late checkout of 1:00 pm.
Glow and dance with live music from Superfecta. Doors open at 8 p.m. Party favors included!
Available: 11/30/2015 - 12/31/2015
Requires pre-payment. Non-refundable.
(859)255-4281
www.thecampbellhouse.net

Clarion Hotel
New Year's Eve 2015
starts at $150 per couple
Enjoy one of three party venues: Radio 80's in the Grand Ballroom, Karaoke in The Sports Page Bourbon Bar & Grill, and DJ Chris Dedman in the open function area. Champagne reception at Check-In starting at 4 p.m. Three packages to choose from. Call for details. (859) 233-0512 or (888) 390-4918
www.clarionhotel.com

Clarion Hotel Conference Center - South
2015 NYE for Two
$169.99 + tax

Ring in the New Year with your friends and family at the Clarion Hotel Conference Center - South. Package includes room accommodations for two, entrance to the New Year's Eve Party, party favors, and a DJ and dancing from 9 p.m. till 1 a.m. Unlimited open bar from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Also enjoy a hot breakfast buffet on New Year's Day. Call for reservations.
(859) 263-5241
www.lexingtonkyhotel.net

  Doubletree Guest Suites
New Year's Eve 2015
$349 and up
Ring in the New Year at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton! Includes accommodations for two, two tickets to the New Year's Eve Celebration and breakfast buffet for two New Year's Day. The party includes open bar from 9pm - midnight, food, party favors, DJ, dancing and a balloon drop at midnight! Full buffet breakfast on New Year's Day.
(859) 268-0060
www.lexingtonsuites.doubletree.com
 

 Hyatt Regency Lexington
Time's Square New Year's Eve 2015

$219 + tax (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 "Caught Red Handed" in the Bluegrass Ballroom.
Requires pre-payment. Non-refundable.
(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