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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

"Robert Tharsing, A Retrospective" Closing Reception

Friday, May 26, 2017

An occasion where fellow artists, friends and colleagues can gather together and reflect upon the work of Robert Tharsing. Food and drinks will be provided by Sweet Lilu's.

Ghost Walk of Lexington - Haunted Tales and Historic Trails

Friday, April 21, 2017 – Friday, October 27, 2017 (Every Friday)

Join Patti Starr, Certified Ghost Hunter, as she takes you on an unforgettable ghost walk around Gratz Park. Her tales will include hauntings from a murder, curse, and other macabre happenings while entertaining you with intriguing history. You wil...

KDA Spring Warm-Up & Annual Dressage Show

Friday, May 26, 2017 – Sunday, May 28, 2017 (Recurring daily)

The Spring Warm Up show and the Annual Dressage Show combine for the first events of the season for the Kentucky Dressage Association (KDA). Introductory level tests all the way up to Grand Prix level tests will be on display as well as suitability, ...

Lakeside Live

Friday, May 5, 2017 – Saturday, September 30, 2017 (Every Friday, Saturday)

Free live music every Friday and Saturday night May-September. With a beautiful covered dock, a fire pit hang out, amazing restaurants and shopping, and fun live music, you'll want to linger with friends and family. Pets and lawn chairs are welcome.&...

Lexington Legends vs Columbia Fireflies

Thursday, May 25, 2017 – Sunday, May 28, 2017 (Recurring daily)

The Lexington Legends are a proud Single-A Affiliate of the Kansas City Royals.   Times: Thursday and Friday 7:05 p.m.; Saturday 6:35 p.m.; Sunday 2:05 p.m.

MayDaze Horse Trials

Friday, May 26, 2017 – Sunday, May 28, 2017 (Recurring daily)

This event brings together more than 500 horses and their riders from approximately 20 states to compete in a 3-day event competition. Introductory to intermediate levels will be on display. This spring event is very beneficial in the training proces...

Memorial Day Celebration

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – Sunday, May 28, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Come visit the Kentucky Horse Park Campground to enjoy the kick off of Summer. The junior-sized Olympic pool will open Friday May 26th at 10:00 a.m. During the five night stay, campers will be treated to an ice cream social, crafts for the kids, live...

Official Keeneland Tour

Saturday, April 1, 2017 – Thursday, November 30, 2017 (Every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 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 and climbing stairs. Children 12 and under free....

Split Rock Jumping Tour

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 – Sunday, May 28, 2017 (Recurring daily)

Show jumping at its best. Shopping, food, children's activities and live music.

The Glo Run

Friday, May 26, 2017

A night time 5K thru a 1980's themed glowing wonderworld of a course. Take all the selfies in front of huge glowing boomboxes, giant glowing '80s mobile phones, light shows and more.

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