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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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Signature & Spa Vacation Packages

All packages based on availability.

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
www.clarionhotellex.com

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
www.clarionhotellex.com

Hampton Inn Beaumont
Guy's Day Out 
$129
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
www.hamptoninn.com

Hyatt Regency Lexington
Bourbon Package
Starts at $149
Explore the Kentucky Bourbon Trail and all its local flabor. 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
lexington.hyatt.com

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
www.lexingtonsuites.doubletree.com

Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa
$40 Resort Credit Package
from $169
Treat yourself to a weekend in the Horse Capital of the World with a package that includes a $40 daily resort credit. Enjoy everything the resort has to offer, including the newly renovated golf course featuring 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
www.griffingatemarriott.com

Spa Massage Package for Two
from $279
Treat yourself to some quality time in the Heart of Bluegrass Country.  Relax and revive with a package designed for a perfect girls' getaway or romantic weekend. Includes two relaxation massages plus your deluxe guest room.
(859) 288-6121 or (800)228-9290
www.griffingatemarriott.com

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
www.griffingatemarriott.com

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

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

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
www.homewoodsuiteslexington.com

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
www.hyattplacelexington.com

Lyndon House B&B
Horse Farm Tour Package
$299
Stay at the beautiful Lyndon House and explore Lexington's Equine Heritage. Package includes fresh flowers,champagne, and a tour for 2 people that includes horse farms, Keeneland Race Course, and Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement farm. Includes a delicious breakfast. Stay an extra night for only $149.
(859) 420-2683
www.lyndonhouse.com / lyndonhouse@mac.com

Dating Rendevouz
$379
How exciting! You've found that person you've been searching for and now it's time to meet. Why not spend a romantic evening at the beautiful Lyndon House? Well, with the swipe of a credit card, we can set you up with: two beautiful accommodations, a bottle of wine, dinner at Natasha's Bistro, and breakfast the next morning. Then... if it goes the way you want, why not stay a little longer - we'll take 30% off the regular room rate the second night.
(859) 420-2683
www.lyndonhouse.com / lyndonhouse@mac.com

Primping Package
$459
Congratulations, you're getting married! Why not begin the celebration early by treating your wedding party to a beautiful place to prepare for the ceremony. This package includes: two accommodations for changing, one hour use of the building and grounds for photo shoot, overnight lodging for the Bride & Groom (includes Champagne & flowers), and breakfast for two. And while you are already here, add an extra night of relaxing for only $149.
(859) 420-2683
www.lyndonhouse.com / lyndonhouse@mac.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

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