HORSES, HORSES Albion, shown above, is the biggest horse at the Kentucky Horse Park. He's a Shire Horse. As his costume (created by local equine costumer and designer Shirley Gentry) indicates, ...more
Whether you want to see a Broadway show, experience local theater, enjoy a concert or go bar hopping, you'll find a wide variety of nightlife in Lexington. With a range of venues from the lovingly restored Lexington Opera House to the 23,000 seat Rupp Arena to the amphitheater at Equus Run Vineyards, there is never a shortage of entertainment options.
Use our Lexington Calendar of Events to explore what special events, concerts and shows are scheduled during your visit. If you are passionate about the performing arts, fond of festivals, like seeing movies on the Big Screen, or in need of some comedic relief, you'll be pleased with what Lexington has to offer.
If nightlife means enjoying a beer or cocktail with an energetic and friendly crowd of local Lexingtonians, check out the bars below.