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Featured Events

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
Oct5

Split Rock Jumping Tour

With convenient online entries and the All-Inclusive Entry Packages, combined with the... 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
Oct7

Night Market

A monthly pop-up open air-market/street festival held on the first Friday of every month... more
Oct8

Perryville Battlefield Re-enactment

Experience 1862 during the re-enactment of the Battle of Perryville and watch history... 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
Oct28

Disturbia at the Distillery

It's a night of dinner, drams and drama!  The night starts with the popular Ghost... more
Nov1

CP National Horse Show

A week-long championship event held indoors at the Alltech Arena, Featuring... more
Nov18

23rd Annual Southern Lights

The 23rd Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided four mile journey through a... more
Nov18

LexArts Gallery Hop

Thousands of locals and visitors alike converge on downtown Lexington to celebrate art... 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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Images for Media and Meeting Planner Professionals

VisitLEX can provide high resolution images to journalists and travel writers working on projects to promote travel to Lexington's Bluegrass Region and to meeting planners organizing conventions in Lexington.

Our images are available for non-commercial use in promoting Lexington as a convention or leisure travel destination. These images may only be used for editorial purposes to accompany a tourism article about Lexington's Bluegrass Region or to promote an upcoming meeting or convention in Lexington.  Please browse the images in the albums below. Clicking on any image will launch the album, and you'll have the opportunity to request a download of the images you need.

 

Horses

A peerless destination, known for our scenic beauty. These images of horses and the rolling hills of bluegrass pastureland show off the Horse Capital of the World.

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Downtown

Lexington's downtown is a charming mix of the old and the new.  It's a place to wander and relax, see historic attractions, or to discover our nightlife.

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Attractions

Attractions in Lexington and the Bluegrass Region reflect our heritage, our traditions and our love of horses.

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Bourbon

The Bluegrass Region is the birthplace of bourbon.  It's not just a drink, it's part of our heritage, and our lifestyle in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Restaurants and Bars

Lexington is home to a wide variety of local restaurants and intersting Bourbon bars. We may be a Southern town, but think "Beyond Grits."

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B-roll Footage:

Stock B-roll video footage featuring Lexington's Bluegrass Region is available for editorial use by broadcast media. The B-roll is free of charge for such use for a period of 30 days; however, a Video Use Contract must be submitted and approved. Once the Video Use Contract is approved, the tape will be mailed immediately for delivery within 3-5 business days. To download a PDF version of the contract, click here. Once the contract is complete, please submit by fax to 859-254-4555 (attn: Niki) or by email to lexmedia@visitlex.com.

If you have questions or need assistance, call Niki Heichelbech at (800) 848-1224 or (859) 244-7707 or lexmedia@visitlex.com.