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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
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
Sep4

Free Friday Night Concert Series "Summer

Enjoy CoraLee & the Townies!  Grab those lawn chairs and come enjoy the music... more
Sep5

Bluegrass Archery Tournament

Yourth 10 + and adults are invited to compete in the inaugural Bluegrass Archery... more
Mar21

Bluegrass Farmers' Market, Inc.

The Bluegrass Farmers' Market is the largest 100% homegrown/produced farmers' market... more
Sep6

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  D Jay Rice!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your friends... more
Sep9

Red Barn Radio

Featuring:  Joe LaMay & Sherri Reese & Friends  Enjoy traditional... more
Sep10

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Big Black Cadillac!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more
Sep11

Kentucky Cork & Tap

Featuring Kentucky wineries and vineyards, local beers from Lexington's own breweries,... more
Sep11

Lexington Roots & Heritage Festival

Honoring the Past.  Celebrating the Present.  Embracing the future.  Enjoy... more
Sep12

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Gene Watson!  Enjoy great classic country, southern... more
Sep12

Stargazing

Enjoy an astromomy presentation and view the night sky through a variety of... more
Sep12

The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky

Wayne Koestenbaum:  Unfamiliar Grammer, Paintings from 2010-2015.  Bottoms... 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
Sep16

Jefferson Street Soiree

The Jefferson Street Soiree is back after the success of its inaugural year and is sure... more
Sep16

Red Barn Radio

Featuring:  Alex Smith!  Enjoy traditional Bluegrass and Bluegrass Gospel with... 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
Sep23

Red Barn Radio

Featuring:  Mountain Music Ambassadors!  Enjoy traditional Bluegrass and... 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

A Night Celebrating The Lyric

Help celebrate the 5th Anniversary of The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center!... 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
Oct4

The Bourbon Social/Bourbon Brunch

Located in the heart of downtown Lexington at the Bodley Bullock House, enjoy a Kentucky... more
Oct4

The Raven 10K Trail Run

Join the Friends of Raven Run and Lexington Park and Recreation for the inaugural 10 K... more
Oct4

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  Midlife Harmony!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your... more
Oct5

The Bourbon Social/VIP Progressive Dinner

This exclusive dinner will only support 50 guests.  Five groups of ten, start times... more
Oct6

The Bourbon Social/Beer, Bourbon & Bacon

Enjoy an eclectic menu and pairing in the historic gardens and lawns of Ashland, The... more
Oct8

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Blind Corn Liquor Pickets!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and... more
Oct9

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Will Reynolds!  Enjoy great classic country,... more
Oct9

The Bourbon Social/Keeneland Tailgate

Enjoy the traditional Keeneland Tailgate in a format unlike any other.  In a private... more
Oct9

The Bourbon Social/VIP Pre Event & Cocktail

The Celebrity Guest Chef Ed Lee will create Kentucky Proud hors d'oeuvres alongside a... more
Oct10

Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair

The Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen’s Fall Fair is an event you cannot... more
Oct10

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Marty Stuart & Connie Smith!  Enjoy great... more
Oct10

The Bourbon Social/Main Event

The 2015 Main Event is an event not to miss!  The celebration will host the best of... more
Oct10

The Bourbon Social/Seminar Series

The 2015 seminar series will host 6 classes teaching, tasting and talking all things... more
Oct11

The Bourbon Social/Distillery Brunch

Located in the heart of the Jim Beam Distillery, guests will enjoy a Kentucky themed menu... more
Oct11

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  Keeton Zane Hilton!  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your... more
Oct13

Parson Dance Company

Exuberant. Virtuosic. Sensual. These words barely begin to describe the Parsons Dance... more
Oct15

Thursday Night Live

Featuring The Twiggenbury's!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more
Oct16

Liberty Hall - Our Beloved Ghost Tour

Liberty Hall is famous for its Gray Lady and other ghosts said to haunt the house and... more
Oct16

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, IIIrd Tyme Out!  Enjoy great classic country,... more
Oct16

The Bourbon Chase

An overnight relay adventure.  Teams of runners cover 200 miles of scenic byways... more
Oct16

The Camp Nelson Ghost Hunting Experience

This fundraising event will lead you on an actual ghost hunt on the Camp Nelson Civil War... more
Oct17

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Ronnie Dailey & Vincent!  Enjoy great classic... more
Oct18

Tunes in the Vines

Featuring:  The Twiggenburys.  Bring excitement to your Sunday and meet your... more
Oct22

Thursday Night Live

Featuring Tony and the Tanlines!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more
Oct24

7th Annual Kentucky Proud Incredible Food Show

Featuring Celebrity Chef Carla Hall.  Now in its seventh year, the Incredible Food... more
Oct24

Breeders’ Cup Festival Week

Come experience a multi-venue festival spotlighting live music, art, food and other... more
Oct24

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center

Featuring:  Special Guest, Tanya Tucker!  Enjoy great classic country, southern... more
Oct27

Alltech National Horse Show

The National Horse Show is America’s oldest indoor horse show, firmly established... more
Oct27

CP National Horse Show

A week-long championship event held indoors at the Alltech Arena, Featuring... more
Oct27

PumpkinMania

Join Transylvania University for their 5th Annual event as they light hundreds of jack... more
Oct30

Liberty Hall - Our Beloved Ghost Tour

Liberty Hall is famous for its Gray Lady and other ghosts said to haunt the house and... more
Nov2

Ice Skating in Triangle Park

Tis the season for ice skating!  Enjoy 90 minutes on the ice!  Monday-Friday 4... more

Visiting WinStar Farm

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This is a great time of year to visit a horse farmand WinStar is a great farm to visit!

The farm itself is impressive, and you'll have some pretty scenery onthe drive there. When you ...

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Horses and Dogs

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Things have gone to the dogs this week at the Kentucky Horse Park. Of course there are still plenty of horses of various breeds to see (don't missthe Breeds Barn show),but just now ...

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Camp Nelson

by Stuart, History Blogger

One of Kentucky's most unique--and important--Civil War sites is located just south of Lexington in Jessamine County.

Camp Nelson, established in 1863 on the Kentucky River, was founded as a supply ...

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Western Dreamer

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES HORSES Standardbred pacer Western Dreamer is one of a special group of horses at the Kentucky Horse Park.

The Bay gelding--barn name Dreamer--is one of theretired champions in the Horse Park's ...

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Lots of Ponies

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES Ponies are taking plenty of jumps this week atthe Kentucky Horse Park. They and their riders are participatingin the U.S. Equestrian Federation Pony Finals Championships.

Pony Finals ...

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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

Package Types:

Business | Family | Golf | Holiday Specials | Honeymoon | New Year's Eve | Sports & Entertainment | Signature Packages