Why Lexington, Kentucky?
Lexington is the perfect place for your next military reunion or meeting. Why? So many reasons: our easy-to-get-to location, the low cost of hotels, transportation and event space, the one-of-a-kind experiences you can only find here, and, most importantly, our appreciation for your service.
Lexington is home to some pretty smart folks. Get in touch to see how one of our local military experts can help make your meeting a big hit.
Assistant Professor International Security and Intelligence, University of Kentucky Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
Area of Focus - Homeland Security, Military Doctrine, Arms Control
What We Offer
For Military Reunions or Meetings in Lexington
Regardless of the size of your event or your budget, we’re happy to offer free planning assistance, from finding the perfect hotel with event space to connecting you with affordable local tours.
Lexington is within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the country, making it economical to get to. Flying in? Blue Grass Airport, 10 minutes from downtown, has direct flights all over the country.
Nearly all hotels offer free parking for guests, and the majority of our convention hotels also offer free airport shuttle service, making it easy to get around whether you drive or fly.
From the Aviation Museum and the Kentucky History Center to Camp Nelson National Cemetery and the Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Central Kentucky is full of attractions for military visitors.
There’s no shortage of free-of-charge experiences here in the Bluegrass—like watching the workouts at Keeneland, taking a tour of Buffalo Trace Distillery, or visiting Civil War battle sites.
Lexington is ranked #9 of the Friendliest Cities in the U.S., as well as being the #18 Best City for Veterans to Live. Visit and experience Lexington’s signature brand of hospitality yourself.
“#9 among the Friendliest Cities in the U.S.”
- Conde Nast Traveler 2020
“Best City for Veterans to Live - #18 in 2018”
- Commerce Lexington
“One of the Best Weekend Getaways in the U.S.”
“Top 10 Bucket List Destination”
- USA Today
Featured Unique Venues
From unique to unexpected, choose a venue that makes your meeting truly one-of-a-kind.
Located at the Blue Grass Airport, this museum features aircraft, aviation artifacts and equipment,...
Dedicated to man's relationship with the horse, the Kentucky Horse Park is unlike any other park in...
At this working Thoroughbred training facility, visitors can go behind the scenes to learn about a...
Lexington is a special place. Give your attendees a uniquely Lexington experience they’ll rave about for years to come.
The Lexington Cemetery is nationally recognized as one of America's most beautiful arboretums and is...
This Civil War site was a camp that originally covered 4,000 acres. The Union Army turned the...
Kentucky's military history is preserved and explained this museum. The building originally served...