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Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing

No racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. See live Thoroughbred racing at the most elegant race... more

Keeneland's Behind the Scenes Racing Tour

Experience an early morning tour featuring an insider's look at the Jockey's Quarters,... 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 ...


Group Tour


Located in the heart of horse country and Kentucky's famous scenic Bluegrass region, groupLexington offers fresh possibilities for your signature group tour. It could be the trip of a lifetime.

See the tabs above for suggested itineraries in the Horse Capital of the World, plus special packages and events for groups. If you would like information beyond what is included in our web site, just register for more information or consult with us at 800-848-1224.

Getting Here is Easy

  • Located within a day's drive of two-thirds of the U.S. population, at the major junction of interstates 75 and 64. (See map )
  • Blue Grass Airport, just 10 minutes from downtown, with Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati International Airport, the second largest hub in North America, just 83 miles away via I-75, and the Louisville International Airport about 83 miles to the west via I-64.

The Setting is Unforgettable, Safe and Friendly

  • The city is surrounded by beautifully manicured horse farms, where fences and green fields seem to extend forever
  • Lexington combines the conveniences of a metropolitan city with the hospitality of a small southern town

Create an Itinerary from our World Famous Attractions

Lexington's beauty and activities span the four seasons. Meet past and future Kentucky Derby winners and get a behind-the-scenes look at the multi-billion dollar Thoroughbred industry on personalized horse farm tours. Visit The Kentucky Horse Park, the world's only state park dedicated to the horse. Get a taste of the racing industry with Keeneland Race Course's early morning workouts and breakfast at the Track Kitchen. Arrange a hub-and-spoke tour to nearby Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, the nation's largest restored Shaker Village community. Enjoy afternoon teas and garden tours while exploring historic homes. Explore the area's Civil War sites or take an educational distillery tour and learn the history of bourbon. Plan an antique shopping excursion among over 200 area stores. We'd be pleased to help you with suggested itineraries.

For effortless planning, take a look at this page with pre-priced entertainment packages for group tours.

Special Events

Celebrate Derby Day in Lexington at Keeneland Race Course or experience the spectacular light displays at Southern Lights this winter; and be sure to fill seats on your motorcoach! Learn more here.

Looking for a Group Friendly Restaurant?
We know that finding dining options for a group might be challenging. Call us for suggestions. See this link for a list of restaurants that have a private dining room suitable for a group.

Need a step-on guide for your motorcoach?

Whether you want to explore Lexington's rich history, or learn just why Lexington is known as the horse capital of the world, a step-on guide can add a special dimension to your group's experience of the Bluegrass Region.

Blue Grass Tours (859) 252-5744 (800) 755-6956
Central Kentucky Tours (Harrodsburg)
Destination Bluegrass (859) 264-7822  
Horses of Kentucky (859) 277-4625  
Lexington Private Tours (859) 278-9488  
Karen Edelstein Privately Guided Tours (859) 266-5465  
Kentucky Horse Tours (859) 846-9400  
Kentucky Living History Tours (859) 321-2466  
Lane Tours (859) 806-2107  
Lexington In Touch (859) 224-4226  
Old Lexington Tour Company (859) 806-5001
Scott Goodlett Event Group (859) 879-0319 (800) 450-6444
Thoroughbred Heritage Tours (859) 260-8687 (800) 808-9533
UnBridled Tours (859)806-9688 (859)333-8940
Your "neigh'bor-hood Horse Farm Tours (859) 227-7159  

More Planning Assistance for Tour Leaders
From attractions, to group-friendly dining, unique venues, transportation options, and shopping, this website is a wonderful resource for group travel leaders. But we'd love to consult with you in person about your plans to visit the Horse Capital of the World. Just give us a call at 800-848-1224.

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