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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 Community Calendar,, Tops in Lex, the Lexington Herald Leader's Event Calendar or LexArts' Calendar of Arts Events.

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Special Events

Abraham Lincoln Remembrance Weekend in Woodford County

Saturday, September 5, 2015 – Monday, September 7, 2015 (Recurring daily)

A beautiful replica of the Lincoln funeral car will be on display and visitors can ride behind a replica of an 1860's era steam engine.  Men & Women volunteers will dress in period clothing, including hoop skirts and civil war uniforms. ...

Bleu Plate Walking Food Tours

Sunday, August 16, 2015 – Sunday, October 25, 2015 (Every Sunday, Saturday)

Meet for a guided culinary adventure with stops at local restaurants and savor the dishes that make Lexington‘s cuisine scene unique. Enjoy the tranquility, history and beauty of the Lexington's downtown neighborhoods as well as the bustle...

Bluegrass Farmers' Market, Inc.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Saturday, October 31, 2015 (Every Saturday)

The Bluegrass Farmers' Market is the largest 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...

Bluegrass Scenic Railroad Train Excursions

Sunday, May 10, 2015 – Saturday, October 31, 2015 (Every Sunday, Saturday)

Every Saturday and Sunday enjoy an 11 mile, 90 minute round trip train excursion through the horse farms of Central Kentucky!  Please arrive 15 minutes early.

Bluegrass Scenic Railroad Train Excursions/Civil War Lincoln Steam Train

Saturday, September 5, 2015 – Sunday, September 6, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Enjoy an 11 mile, 90 minute round trip train excursion through the horse farms of Central Kentucky.  Plan to arrive at 1:30 pm.

Contra Dance

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Contra Dance with caller Barbara Ramlow and band Decaf Zombies.

Equine Treasures of the Bluegrass

Thursday, January 1, 2015 – Sunday, November 1, 2015 (Recurring daily)

The Bluegrass State has a long and rich history, and the horse has played a part since our earliest days.  Utilizing the museum's permanent exhibits and collections as its framework, as well as art and artifacts from some of the Commonwealth's l...

Lexington Farmers Market

Saturday, April 4, 2015 – Saturday, October 31, 2015 (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!

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