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 in Lexington. Use our Lexington Calendar of Events to explore special events, concerts and shows 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 cocktail with an energetic and friendly crowd of local Lexingtonians, check out the bars below. For a unique way to bar hop, book an outing on the Big Blue Pedaler or the Thirsty Pedaler. And here's an insider tip: the the craft beer scene in Lexington is exploding. Explore local breweries on the Brewgrass Trail.