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Coming Up

Aug16

Bluegrass Festival Horse Show

This 6-day hunter/jumper show is a part of the Kentucky Horse Show 2017 series. This... more
Apr21

Ghost Walk

Haunted Tales and Historic Trails. Join Patti Starr, Certified Ghost Hunter, as she takes... more
Jun16

Summer Nights In Suburbia

A summer concert series featuring genres to include jazz, bluegrass, indie rock, blues... more
Jun17

Lexington Farmers' Market

The Lexington Farmers' Market has just about everything in season in Kentucky. Including... more
Aug19

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Academy

Join Master Distiller Chris Morris and/or Master Taster Elizabeth McCall and spend a... more
Aug19

Woodland Art Fair

Shop over 200 artists, enjoy live music, Kentucky food, beer gardens, and create your... more
Aug21

Old Time Music Jam

Weekly jam session for enthusiasts of old time tunes and songs. Bring your instrument... more
May29

Southland Jamboree

Enjoy a free Bluegrass music concert, bring a lawn chair or blanket and listen to some... more
Jan23

Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour

Join in the fun of a music show taped live and broadcast around the world. Audience... more
Jul4

Big Band & Jazz 2017

Big Band & Jazz, one of Lexington's longest running and most beloved concert... more
Jul26

Lexington Farmers' Market

The Lexington Farmers' Market has just about everything in season in Kentucky. Including... more
Apr6

Thursday Night Live

Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music by live bands! Every Thursday... more
Aug26

MoonTower Music Festival

This year's line-up includes:  JJ Grey and Mofro, Cherub, Todd Snider & Great... more
Aug29

Lexington Legends vs Augusta Greenjackets

The Lexington Legends are a proud Single-A Affiliate of the Kansas City... more
Aug31

Bluegrass Classic Dog Show

Five days of all-breed conformation and obedience competition sponsored by the Lexington... more
Sep1

Lexington Fest-of-Ales

Come out to the 9th Annual Lexington Fest of Ales - Lexington's premier beer tasting... more
May5

Night Market

A monthly pop-up open air-market/street festival held on the first Friday of every month... more
Sep9

Waveland Art Fair

Come browse, shop and meet some of Kentucky's top artists and their work. Enjoy the tour... more
Sep10

LexBrunch 2017

This free concert series is hosted every other Sunday. The series features a different... more
Sep11

Keeneland September Yearling Sales

This sale attracts buyers from all over the world. Spectators welcome. ... more
Sep13

Jefferson Street Soiree

The Jefferson Street Soiree is back and is sure to be another exciting evening downtown!... more
Sep15

Women Writers Conference

The longest running annual festival of women writers in the nation, showcasing the... more
Sep18

Old Time Music Jam

Weekly jam session for enthusiasts of old time tunes and songs. Bring your instrument... more
Sep20

Kentucky National Hunter Jumper Show

Alltech Arena, Rolex Stadium, HJ Complex, Covered Arena, Walnut Ring.  ... more
Sep24

LexBrunch 2017

This free concert series is hosted every other Sunday. The series features a different... more
Sep29

Anderson County Burgoo Festival

 Lots of burgoo, music, and entertainment, and vendors of all kinds.... more
Oct3

Tea Tuesday at Waveland

Tea is served at 2 in the mansion on fine china. All tea's include a program, savory... more
Oct4

Backstretch Tour

 Begin your day with a scenic walk through Keeneland's barn area. Guests will... more
Oct6

Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing

No racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. See live Thoroughbred racing at the most elegant race... more
Oct8

LexBrunch 2017

This free concert series is hosted every other Sunday. The series features a different... more
Oct11

The Bourbon Social

Bourbon lovers will not want to miss this annual event that takes place over four days.... more
Oct13

The Bourbon Chase

An overnight relay adventure.  Teams of runners cover 200 miles of scenic byways... more
Oct13

Woodsongs Gathering of SongFarmers

The WoodSongs Front Porch Association presents the third annual WoodSongs Gathering of... more
Oct14

Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen Fall Fair

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

Customized group tour day and evening entertainment pre-priced packages offer distinct adventures and effortless tour planning. We're constantly updating this information, so check back often for the latest!

Historic Shaker Village Tour

Historic Homes Candlelight Tours

Guided Group Walking Tours

The Thoroughbred Center

Kentucky Sundown at the Kentucky Horse Park

Buffalo Trace Distillery Group Tours

Group Outings at Lexington's Baseball Park, Whitaker Bank Ballpark

Historic Shaker Village
A variety of programs and activities are offered and vary depending on the season. Most require a minimum of 15 people. Here's just a sampling:

  • Guided tour of the pastoral grounds of the largest restored Shaker community in existence. $14 per person
  • Riverboat rides aboard the Dixie Belle.  $8 per person (also available for charter)
  • A 30 minute candlelight music program in the Meeting House. $125
  • Evening bonfire & entertainment. $125
  • Horse drawn carriage rides. $6 per person

Special Historic Home Tours

  • A candlelight tour of Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate, which could include light refreshments, historical character actors, and/or musical performances. (Call for pricing.)
  • December only: A candlelight tour of Waveland State Historic Site, the Greek Revival plantation home built by the grand-nephew of Daniel Boone. ($7 per adult, $6 for seniors and $4 for students)
  • Enjoy a private, after hours Open House and tour of Mary Todd Lincoln's girlhood home. Open House events can accommodate 75 to 250 people. You can set up your own refreshments in the garden, and order Mary's famous white cake by special arrangement. (around $12 per person for groups 15 and larger)

Guided Group Walking Tours

  • "A House Divided: Lexington Cemetery Walking Tour" Sympathizers of each side owned lots in the cemetery.  The family plot belonging to Abraham Lincoln's in-laws is a highlight of this tour. ($10 - $15 per person.) Offered by arrangement with the Mary Todd Lincoln House.
  • "Lincoln's Lexington: Walking Tour of Lincoln & African American Sites from 1800 to 1860 " Lincoln visited Lexington several times before he became President. The tour includes sites significant to the Todd family, as well as sites related to the history of African Americans in Lexington. ($7 - $12 per person)  Offered by arrangement with the Mary Todd Lincoln House.

The Thoroughbred Center
Prices on Request

  • A guided tour of The Thoroughbred Center, a working Thoroughbred training facility
  • Breakfast, lunch or dinner in the Lounge, complete with fireplace and chandelier lighting
  • Evening entertainment can be arranged with advance notice

Kentucky Sundown at the Kentucky Horse Park
$50-55 per person (50 person minimum)
Can be customized

  • An evening in the bluegrass at the over 1,200-acre Kentucky Horse Park
  • A walking tour for an up-close look at a working horse farm including an opportunity to visit the burial site of the legendary Man O' War
  • A tour through the International Museum of the Horse, which traces man's relationship with the horse from the beginning of time
  • Experience a "Taste of the Bluegrass " with a choice of several traditional Kentucky meals
  • A movie presentation on horses and their breathtaking beauty and grace: Rein of Nobility

Additional options that can be arranged for an additional fee include:

  • Courtyard Presentation: Meet and greet two horses and riders/handlers in native costume or show attire
  • Hall of Champions: View champion horse celebrities while listening to an impressive narration of the horses' backgrounds
  • Horses of the World: An entertaining and colorful demonstration performed to lively music
  • Hayride: a scenic tractor driven hayride around the outskirts of the Park

Buffalo Trace Distillery

  • The Trace Tour: a complimentary guided tour of Buffalo Trace Distillery, including a tasting of some of their award-winning products. Begin with an engaging video of the history of Buffalo Trace, then walk along the path of rolling bourbon barrels. Enjoy the alluring smell and atmosphere of bourbon sleeping inside the aging warehouses. Then tour the renowned Blanton's Bottling Hall where you will see signature bourbons being filled, sealed, labeled, and packaged-all by hand. No charge. From April through October, box lunches from the Firehouse Sandwich Stop can be pre-ordered and include any sandwich, any side, a candy bar, condiments, cutlery and a drink for $11.
  • Treat your group to a catered dinner at the Elmer T. Clubhouse, surrounded by the Distillery's distinct architecture and beautiful landscape. Buffalo Trace's facilities can accommodate anywhere from 15 to 350 guests and can adapt to your specific needs. Clubhouse rental begins at $550. This stunning facility was built in 1935 using the wood from authentic Kentucky log cabins dating back more than 200 years.

Baseball Outings at Whitaker Bank Ballpark
from $6 to $25 (based on 20 person minimum)

  • Catch a game at this state-of-the-art stadium that is home to Lexington's minor league professional baseball team, the Lexington Legends
  • Numerous seating options including box seats, the Pepsi Party Deck, and other picnic areas. Luxury seating options available
  • Menu options range from hot dogs to full catered meals.

For more specific information on rates and packages, call (800) 848-1224 or just register.

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