Looking for things to do in Lexington and the Bluegrass Region? So many attractions! Have you thought about a horse farm tour?
Lexington Cemetery833 West Main Street Lexington, KY 40508
- Phone: (859) 255-5522
The Lexington Cemetery is nationally recognized as one of America's most beautiful arboretums and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places for landscape design. It is the final resting place for Henry Clay, General John Hunt Morgan and many other distinguished Kentuckians including more than 500 Confederate and 1,100 Union veterans.
Lexington Center and Rupp Arena430 West Vine Street Lexington, KY 40507
- Phone: (859) 233-4567
This downtown complex includes a hotel, retail center and convention and meeting facilities, a 17,000 square-foot ballroom and an exhibition hall, as well as Rupp Arena, home court of the University of Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Team. Rupp Arena may be viewed from the 2nd floor offices year-round 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Lexington Central Public Library140 East Main Street Lexington, KY 40507
- Phone: (859) 231-5500
Built in 1989, the Lexington Public Library is a short walk from downtown hotels and adjacent to covered parking, banks and restaurants. The Library Gallery hosts rotating art exhibits. The central rotunda features the largest ceiling clock in the world.
Lexington Children's Theatre418 West Short Street Victorian SquareLexington, KY 40507
- Phone: (859) 254-4546
Founded in 1938, Lexington Children's Theatre is one of the oldest, continuously operating theatres for young people in the country. Staffed with professional actors, directors, designers and educators, LCT provides quality theatre experiences for as many as 150,000 Kentucky children annually at their home theatre and throughout the state.
Lexington Farmers' Market401 West Main Street Lexington, KY 40588
- Phone: (859) 608-2655
Lexington's Farmers' Market is held every Saturday inside at Victorian Square, December through Markch. Shop for fruits and vegetables, herbs, flowers, jams and jellies, honey, Kentucky specialties and more. (The rest of the year you'll find it at Cheapside Park on Saturdays, each Tuesday and Thursday at Maxwell and South Broadway, and on Sundays on Southland Drive.)
Lexington History Center215 West Main Street Lexington, KY 40507
- Phone: (859) 254-0530
NOTE: CLOSED temporarily as of July 13, 2012. Visit their webite for information. Housed in the beautiful old Fayette County Courthouse (circa 1900). Exhibits include a time line of the area's history, a photographic study of Lexington's African-American community and a special display of the IBM's Selectric Typewriter, once produced locally.
Lexington Opera House401 West Short Street Lexington, KY 40507
- Phone: (859) 233-4567
This lovingly restored Lexington landmark is home stage for the 'Broadway Live' series and many local arts groups. Built in 1886, the theatre house seats about 1,000 and includes two balconies including ornate gilded box seating on the sides.
Lexington Visitors Center401 West Main Street Lexington, KY 40507
- Phone: (859) 233-7299
- Toll Free: (800) 845-3959
Starting May 14, 2012, come visit us in Victorian Square for advice on things to see and do in Lexington and the Bluegrass Region. Visitor Information Specialists are standing by to assist you. Pick up the latest Visitor Planning Guide, learn about apps that can help you explore our area, get restaurant suggestions, browse brochures and ask questions!
Living Arts & Science Center362 North Martin Luther King Lexington, KY 40508
- Phone: (859) 252-5222
LASC combines science, art, education, and community service for children and adults. Classes and exhibits are ongoing.
Loudoun House209 Castlewood Drive Lexington, KY 40505
- Phone: (859) 254-7024
- Toll Free: (800) 914-7990
Built for Francis Key Hunt in 1850, this is one of the largest and finest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in Kentucky. With galleries, studios and classrooms, it is home to the Lexington Art League, known for producing the Prestigious Nude International, the AFB Art Fair at Woodland Park and 4th Fridays, a city-wide monthly after hours art event.