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The Kentucky Horse Park hosts a diverse selection of events. On any given weekend, visitors will find some of the most fun things to do in Lexington, including horse shows, rodeos, festivals, museum exhibits, shopping and more. If you're searching for fun family things to do in Lexington, check out our event calendar below for activities that will keep everyone entertained.

Please note that while we make every effort to present accurate information on our calendar, all listings are subject to change without notice. Contact the event organizer via the information provided in the calendar listing to verify events, times, prices, dates, and venues.

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November 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 05:00 PM

Tom and Donna Moore were innovators and game changers in the Saddlebred industry, both as a team and separately. They fought their way to the top of the very exclusive world of Saddlebreds an ...Read More

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 09:00 AM to Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 05:00 PM

Man o' War: The Mostest Horse That Ever Was will run at the International Museum of the Horse from March 29, 2017 through November 1, 2017. Man o’ War is considered to be the success ...Read More

Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 09:00 AM to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 05:00 PM

The International Museum of the Horse follows the journey of Preston Dyer as he embarks on the second leg of his trip to the Middle East to seek out Arabian bloodstock to bring back to Americ ...Read More

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, November 05, 2017 - 08:00 PM

The CP National Horse Show is a 5-day hunter/jumper event. The event will feature a full array of hunter divisions, Junior & Amateur Owner Jumpers, the top Open Jumpers from the USA and a ...Read More

Saturday, November 04, 2017 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Cross Country Meet is a high school cross-country competition. A small fee will be charged to spectators of the event. For more information on th ...Read More

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Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 05:00 PM

The United States Dressage Finals is the national championship competition for the United States Dressage Federation. The US Dressage Finals will be split into Open and Amateur divisions. Eac ...Read More

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM

This event features a 5k run along with mini train rides, refreshments, and prize drawings. A food drive will also take place for God’s Pantry and local animal shelters. A limited number of f ...Read More

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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 05:30 PM to Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 10:00 PM

The 24th Annual Southern Lights holiday festival will return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, November 17 to December 31, 2017. The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presents Southern Lights a ...Read More

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 07:30 PM to Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:30 PM

The inaugural Kentucky Horse Park Rodeo will take place on Friday, November 17, 2017 and Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. The rodeo is expected to ...Read More

Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Snowbird Dressage is a Kentucky Dressage Association sanctioned Dressage show. The series will include USEA classes with the February and March shows, offering more excitement for competitors ...Read More

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Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Since its inception in 1981, the Kentucky Book Fair has been connecting readers and authors in a celebration of shared passion and mutual interest: the importance of reading and writing. Each ...Read More

November 2017