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Meet Lexington, Kentucky

Military Reunions

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.
 

Meet Your Personal Sales and Service Representative

Roseanne Mingo Destination Sales Manager

STEM, Agriculture/Environment, Government, Military, Arts/Culture, Clubs/Hobby, Social Welfare, Tourism Organizations

What We Offer

For Military Reunions or Meetings in Lexington

Free Planning Assistance

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.

We’re Easy to Get To

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.

Affordable Hotels and Transport

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.

Military Attractions

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.

Free Experiences

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.

Friendly Folks

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.”

- AFAR

“Top 10 Bucket List Destination”

- USA Today

Lexpert Spotlight

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.

Robert Farley

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

Featured Unique Venues

From unique to unexpected, choose a venue that makes your meeting truly one-of-a-kind.

Aviation Museum of Kentucky

4029 Airport Road, Lexington, KY, 40510
(859) 231-1219

Located at the Blue Grass Airport, this museum features aircraft, aviation artifacts and equipment,...

Kentucky Horse Park

4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY, 40511
(859) 233-4303

Note March 17, 2020: The Kentucky Horse Park is open. Admission and parking fees are waived. Please...

The Thoroughbred Center

3380 Paris Pike, Lexington, KY, 40511
(859) 293-1853

At this working Thoroughbred training facility, visitors can go behind the scenes to learn about a...

Keeneland Racecourse

4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY, 40510
(859) 254-3412

With its tranquil setting and lovely stone fences and buildings, this national historic landmark is...

Featured Attractions

Lexington is a special place. Give your attendees a uniquely Lexington experience they’ll rave about for years to come.

Lexington Cemetery

833 West Main Street, Lexington, KY, 40508
(859) 255-5522

The Lexington Cemetery is nationally recognized as one of America's most beautiful arboretums and is...

Camp Nelson National Monument

6614 Danville Road, Nicholasville, KY, 40356
(859) 881-5716

Union supply depot, recruitment center, African-American refugee camp, hospital and adjacent...

Kentucky Military History Museum

128 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY, 40601
(502) 564-1792

Through an extraordinary collection of weapons, uniforms, flags and photographs- ranging from Civil...

Buffalo Trace Distillery

113 Great Buffalo Trace, Frankfort, KY, 40601
(502) 696-5926

One of America's oldest continuously operating distilleries. Home of the flagship bourbon Buffalo...

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Sleeping Rooms

Any 400+

Meeting Rooms

Any 15+

Total Sq. Footage

Any 200,000+

Largest Meeting Room Sq. Footage

Any 10,000+
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