Fall in Lexington
In the fall, Lexington's trees have colors that rival New England! When does it happen? That depends on the weather during the previous year, so it's hard to predict precisely. But fall is a wonderful time to visit whether you are in town when the colors hit their peak or not. Check out our calendar of events for specific events. Here are some special events and fall harvest festivals worth building a trip around, plus some truly frightening options for Halloween.
Tour Keeneland Race Course
4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510
Phone: (859) 296-3005
Take part in a tour on the grounds of the most beautiful racetrack! This National Historic Landmark is open to the public every day. Whether you are coming to watch the morning workouts or to eat at the track kitchen, there is something going on year-round! For guests interested in learning about the history of Keeneland and wanting an overview of operations for both racing and sales check out Keeneland's year-round tour.
Lexington Farmers' Market
241 West Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: (859) 608-2655
Check out what is in this fall season at the Lexington Farmer's Market! From vegetables, eggs and meats to baked goods, coffee and homemade soaps. You'll find all kinds of Kentucky farm-fresh specialties at the farmers' market.
Evan's Orchard Fall Festival
198 Stone Road, Georgetown, Kentucky 40324
Phone: (502) 863-2255
Closing for the season November 22nd
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Sunday:12:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Throughout the fall, you'll find the Farm Market & Gift Store packed with tasty, locally grown fruits and vegetables, picked at the peak of perfection for the best flavor and nutritional value. Evan's Orchard grows over 20 acres of peaches, apples and pears, and more than 20 acres of farm-fresh vegetables.At the Gift Store, be sure to sample tje delicious, creamy homemade fudge, and try the apple cider donuts or perhaps a fried apple pie, along with a special glass of yummy apple cider! $8.00 Children's Admission to the Play Area & Barnyard. Children under 2 and adults are free with a paid children's admission. There is no general admission to enter the farm.
Some of the fun includes:
• Apple Cider Slider
• Jumping Pillow
• Hay Castle
• Fall Corn Maze
• Tire Climb
• Corn Bin Play Boxes
• Pick Your Own Apples
• Pumpkin Patch