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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

Keeneland Guided Tours

Saturday, January 21, 2017 – Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (Every Tuesday, Saturday)

Let an experienced guide take you on a walking tour of Keeneland Race Course. Explore the paddock and grandstand while enjoying the morning workouts.  Rain or shine. Wear appropriate shoes for walking. Children 12 and under free. Advance ticket ...

Lexington Farmers' Market

Saturday, November 5, 2016 – Saturday, March 25, 2017 (Every Saturday)

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!

New Home & Remodeling Marketplace

Friday, February 24, 2017 – Sunday, February 26, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Curious about the housing industry in Lexington?  Attend the New Home & Remodeling Marketplace to meet local building professionals who can help introduce you to the Lexington Lifestyle!  Event is in the North Exhibit Hall and Concour...

The Great War: Kentucky & Beyond

Sunday, February 12, 2017 – Sunday, October 1, 2017 (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)

This exhibit commemorates the Centennial of WWI and explores Kentuckians' role from local to international perspectives. Open Wednesday-Saturday 12pm-5pm and Sunday 2pm-4pm. 

UK vs Florida

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Cheer on the UK men's basketball team as they take on Florida!

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Academy

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Spend a full day with Master Distiller Chris Morris or Master Taster Elizabeth O'Neill learning the art of crafting and appreciating Bourbon. Includes an extensive behind-the-scenes tour of the Distillery, an interactive demonstration of using grains...


The Places We Live

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 – Wednesday, March 29, 2017 (Recurring daily)

An exhibition of artists working in social engagement, an art practice where artists co-create their work with specific audiences.  Seven dynamic social intervention artists from the United States will activate local and regional spaces while ex...