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Featured Events

Nov18

23rd Annual Southern Lights

The 23rd Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided four mile journey through a... more
Dec9

Handel's Messiah

Hear the holiday classic performed by The Lexington Singers and enjoy the 150-plus voice... more
Dec10

The Nutcracker

Lexington Ballet's Nutcracker will be performed on December 10 and 17 at 2:00 pm and 8:00... more
Dec10

The Nutcracker

Lexington Ballet Company performs this beautiful masterpiece under the artistic direction... more
Dec16

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

The beloved TV classic, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," soars off the screen... more
Dec16

Visit Santa at the Distillery

Have your children get their wish list ready for Santa as you celebrate the season... more
Dec22

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

The ultimate holiday tradition, this has been one of America's favorite holiday tradition... more
Dec31

Casino Royale: the Music of James Bond

A dangerously glamorous New Year's Eve brings the Casino Royale and everyone's favorite... more
Jan9

Keeneland Horse Sales

Horses of all ages go on sale. Spectators welcome.... 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.