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What's going on in the Horse Capital of the World? We're constantly updating this calendar with events that visitors will not want to miss, so bookmark this page and check back often. Try using Categories or type in Keywords to further refine your search for events happening within the date range you specify below.

There are several great community calendars for Lexington. Check out Smiley Pete's, Tops in Lex, the Lexington Herald Leader's Event Calendar or LexArts' Calendar of Arts Events.

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Special Events

Bluegrass Farmers' Market, Inc.

Thursday, April 21, 2016 – Thursday, October 27, 2016 (Every Thursday)

The Bluegrass Farmers' Market is a 100% homegrown/produced farmers' market providing locally grown products.  Enjoy a wide assortment of vegetables, flowers, herbs and fruit, not to mention farm-fresh eggs, grass fed beef, lamb, cheese products,...

Haunts and History Downtown Walking Tour

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Discover Lexington's interesting history and haunted spots on a walking tour led by local historian Spence Millard.  Family friendly.

Lexington Farmers' Market

Thursday, May 5, 2016 – Thursday, November 24, 2016 (Every Thursday)

The Lexington Farmers' Market has just about everything in season in Kentucky. Including fruits, vegetables, eggs, meats, flowers, herbs, mushrooms, baked goods, coffee, honey, ice cream, jellies, jams, homemade soaps, doggy treats and much more!

Our Beloved Ghost Tours

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Liberty Hall is famous for its Gray Lady and other ghosts said to haunt the house and grounds.  The tour explores the origins of the Liberty Hall ghost stories and provides visitors with a glimpse into 19th century attitudes about death, mournin...

Thoroughbred Makeover

Thursday, October 27, 2016 – Sunday, October 30, 2016 (Recurring daily)

The Retired Racehorse Project's $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium Presented by Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA). The event features 500 Thoroughbred ex-racehorses performing in ten equestrian disciplines who have each rec...


An Intimate Moment with William Hamilton

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 – Sunday, November 6, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Over 100 drawings by New Yorker cartoonist William Hamilton are on display.


Saturday, August 27, 2016 – Sunday, November 27, 2016 (Recurring daily)

Saving Myself will allow viewers a chance to examine some of the artist's most consistent subjects-religion, sexuality, family, friendship, and history-both personal and cultural. The exhibition features a dense installation of storage boxes that ser...

The Spirit of the American West

Thursday, September 15, 2016 – Sunday, November 6, 2016 (Recurring daily)

"The Spirit of the American West" brings together art from over a dozen public and private collections.  The included art depicts the American West as it was, is and was dreamed to be.  Native Americans and cowboys are represented...