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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 ...


Signature & Spa Vacation Packages

All packages based on availability.

21c Museum Hotel
Brewgrass Package  
Starts at $189 
Gotta have beer? Then you'll love this package dedicated to Lexington's brew scene. Start off at Lockbox with beer and snacks from our seasonal selection of brews, then explore some local breweries with a customized brewery guide. And since all that beer is bound to go to your head, wrap it all up with an overnight stay with the Blue Penguin. Package includes a Brewgrass Passport, Brewery Map curated with 21c fave picks and an appetizer and two local beers at Lockbox.
(859) 899-6800

Just Add Bourbon Package
Starts at $240
 On the rocks. With a twist. However you like it, they've got the Lexington vacation package for you. Check in to the Kentucky Bourbon Trail's official hotel and start your stay with a flight of bourbon at Lockbox. Don't get too cozy though; Lexington is close to many of the best bourbon distilleries. Thankfully, you'll have breakfast for two at Lockbox to help speed along the recovery process. Want to recreate the fun back home? Enjoy your favorite spirit on the rocks (literally) with a set of Whiskey Stones from the 21c Museum Shop.
 (859) 899-6800 

The Campbell House Lexington, Curio Collection by Hilton
Brewgrass Trail Package
From $159
Kentucky has always been known as Bourbon Country, but now Lexington is booming with craft breweries offering locally made beers and tours of their facilities. This package includes the Craft Brew Flight, served in Bogart's Lounge, to give you a taste of the variety. Each flight consists of 5 local brews of your choice, and once you've narrowed down your favorites, you can visit the breweries along the Brewgrass Trail to see how they are made.  A Brewgrass Trail Passport to get stamped at each brewery you visit will be provided. Breakfast in Kilbern's Restaurant is also included.
(859) 255-4281

 Clarion Hotel
Alltech Brewing and Distilling Tour
Starts at $119
Enjoy the unique experience of touring a brewery and bourbon distillery on the same site. The Alltech facility is minutes from the Clarion Hotel and produces Kentucky Ale, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Bluegrass Sundown and Town Branch Bourbon. Package includes two tour tickets and a free hot breakfast on morning of your departure. Tours are offered seven days a week.
(859) 233-0512 or (888) 390-4918

WoodSongs Experience
Starts at $119
Experience the world of folk, Bluegrass, songwriting, new artists, literature and more. The WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour is taped live and broadcast around the world. Recorded on Monday evenings at the historic Lyric Theater. This package requires a three-day advance reservation. Includes two tickets to the show, dinner for two at Cortland's Southern Kitchen and a full free hot breakfast on your departure day.
(859) 233-0512 or (888) 390-4918

Hampton Inn Beaumont
Guy's Day Out 
Get all your guy pals and bro's together and take some time away. Enjoy a deluxe breakfast and amazing accommodations. Enjoy a sampling of Kentucky's finest bourbon along the Bourbon Trail. You can visit several distilleries and enjoy the best of the Bluegrass.
(859) 223-0088

Hampton Inn I-75 Hamburg Area
"Shop till you drop" Holiday Package
from $129
Complete your holiday shopping at the Hamburg Pavilion and unwind in the evening. This holiday package includes a $24 Visa gift card. You'll also enjoy a complimentary deluxe continental breakfast in the morning from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Free WiFi.
(859) 299-2613  

Hyatt Regency Lexington
Bourbon Package
Starts at $149
Explore the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and all its local flavor. Package includes standard guestroom, one flight of Bourbon (three, 0.5 oz each) in the Blue Fire Grill, an itinerary planning session with the concierge.
(859) 253-1234

Doubletree Guest Suites
Kentucky Bourbon Trail
from $112
Discover the rich history and proud tradition of "America's Official Native Spirit" on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Package includes overnight accommodations, breakfast for two, $25 gas card, and the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Passport to local distilleries.
(859) 268-0060

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
$40 Resort Credit Package
from $169
Treat yourself in the Horse Capital of the World with a package that includes a $40 daily resort credit. Enjoy all the resort has to offer, including the golf course featuring newly redesigned bunkers that utilize classic bunker lines, plus new fairway approaches into greens and chipping areas. Apply this credit to: The Spa at Griffin Gate, Griffin Gate Golf Club, JW's Steakhouse, Starbucks, or the gift shop. Remember: we golf year-round in Kentucky!
(859) 288-6121 or (800)228-9290

Bourbon Distillery Package
from $179
Enjoy your stay at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa, plus a distillery tour at Buffalo Trace Distillery. Includes accommodations, breakfast for two at JW's, a Bourbon Country welcome gift, Buffalo Trace momento and a tour and tasting. Transportation not included.
(800) 228-9290 or (859) 231-5100

Horse Country Package
From $299

Enjoy a unique equine experience and create a true Kentucky affair. Includes overnight accommodations, breakfast for two in JW's Restaurant, and tickets for a guided tour of an area horse farm. Farms available for tours are Adena Springs, Claiborne, Taylor Made, and Three Chimneys.
(800) 228-9290 or (859) 231-5100

Ultimate Dining Package
from $229
Foodies, this one's for you. Treat your taste buds to a 3 course dinner at JW's Steakhouse featuring flavors from Kentucky. A tasty stay you will be sure to savor.
(800) 228-9290 or (859) 231-5100

Hilton Suites Lexington
Bourbon Tour
from $149
Includes two welcome beverages upon arrival and two general admission tickets for the following bourbon distillery tours: Woodford Reserve, Town Branch and Buffalo Trace Distillery.
(859) 271-4000

Homewood Suites Hamburg
Bourbon Distillery Package
from $149
Enjoy your stay at the newly renovated Homewood Suites by Hilton Lexington-Hamburg while taking your tour on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Package includes a $25 gift card and tour information to help you along your journey. At your first distillery stop you will receive a free Kentucky Bourbon Trail Passport as a keepsake. Your suite room includes a Suite Start Full Hot Breakfast daily and a Welcome Home Reception offered Monday-Thursday from 5pm-7pm. Transportation not included.
Call (859) 543-0464 / (800) CALL-HOME

Hyatt Place
Dinner and Late Checkout
from $129
Have dinner next door at award-winning Malone's then sleep in for your late checkout. Package includes: $50 gift certificate to Malone's restaurant and 2 p.m. late checkout.
(859) 296-0091 or (800) 492-8847

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

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