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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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New Year's Eve Packages

Clarion Hotel
New Year's Eve 2014
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 Speakeasy Dinner Package 2014
Starts at $299.00 for standard rooms
The Campbell House New Year's Eve Kentucky Package includes overnight accommodations, a bottle of champagne, dinner in Kilbern's Restaurant, admission to both NYE parties, breakfast New Year's Day in Kilbern's Restaurant and a late checkout of 2:00pm.
Available: 11/24/2014 - 12/31/2014
Requires pre-payment. Non-refundable.
(859)255-4281
www.thecampbellhouse.net/


New Year's Eve Bee's Knees Package 2014

Starts at $209.00 for standard rooms
The Campbell House Bluegrass Package includes overnight accommodations, a bottle of champagne, admission to both NYE parties, breakfast New Year's Day in Kilbern's Restaurant and a late checkout of 2:00pm.
Available: 11/24/2014 - 12/31/2014
Requires pre-payment. Non-refundable.
(859)255-4281
www.thecampbellhouse.net/

 

Doubletree Guest Suites
New Year's Eve 2014
$299 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, a bottle of champagne in your suite, and breakfast buffet for two New Year's Day. The party includes open bar and 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


Best Western Lexington Conference Center
New Year's Eve Party Package 2014
$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  

Hyatt Regency Lexington
Time's Square New Year's Eve 2014
$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 "Caught Red Handed" in the Sapphire room.
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