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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

Ainadamar - Fountain of Tears

Friday, April 17, 2015 – Saturday, April 18, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Semi-staged Spanish language opera featuring Kentucky Opera Studio Artists, University of Kentucky Opera Theatre and the Women of the Lexington Singers.  Ainadamar-Fountain of Tears comes to life in a semi-staged production at the Lexington Oper...

Bluegrass Scenic Railroad Train Excursions

Saturday, April 11, 2015 – Saturday, May 9, 2015 (Every Saturday)

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

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...


Thursday, April 16, 2015 – Sunday, April 26, 2015 (Recurring daily)

 Presented by the University of Kentucky Department of Theatre and Dance. It tells the story of a "tribe" of politically active, long-haired hippies living in 1968, New York City, as they fight against conscription into the Vietnam ...

Lexicon Gaming Convention

Friday, April 17, 2015 – Sunday, April 19, 2015 (Recurring daily)

Lexicon is a gathering that centered on role-playing games, collectible card games, minatures wargames, board games, video games. 

Lexington Legends vs. West Virginia Power

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Lexington Legends are the Single-A affiliate of the American League Kansas City Royals.