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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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February 2018

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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Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 09:00 AM to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 05:00 PM

The first phase of the new Wheeler Museum exhibit is now open at the USHJA Headquarters. The exhibit is open to the public and features items and stories from the Show Jumping Hall of Fame, a ...Read More

Friday, February 02, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, February 03, 2018 - 05:00 PM

Live/onsite multi-breed gaited equine auction specializing in pleasure Tennessee Walking Horses. 

Welcome and anticipated entries include the following: Kentucky Mountain Saddle Horse, Rack ...Read More

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 - 07:30 AM to 09:30 AM

The Governor's 52nd Annual Prayer Breakfast will be Tuesday, February 6 from 7:30 am to 9:30 am at the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena.

Guest speakers include Albert ...Read More

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Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 08:00 AM to 06:00 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, February 10, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 11:00 PM

An evening of bull riding, barrel racing and country music! 

Bulls, Bands and Barrels features some of the best bulls and bull riders in the Southeast, as well as some of the fastest ...Read More

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Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM

The Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse is hosting a new, free Yoga in the Museum series in 2018 with the partnership of Chelsey Reid of Red Horse Yoga in Georgetown, Ky.

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Friday, February 16, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, February 17, 2018 - 05:00 PM

The 55th KHSAA State Wrestling Championships will be held at Alltech Arena Feb. 16-17. Visit for mor ...Read More

Sunday, February 18, 2018 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

The Lexington Kennel Club will be hosting Tracking Tests at the Kentucky Horse Park on February 18, 2018. 

Please contact Sue Buxton, Tracking Test Secretary at for ...Read More

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Friday, February 23, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 05:00 PM
The 2018 Central Kentucky Home Expo will be an all-new home building & improvement show like never before!  

Exciting New Features Include:

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

If you set a New Year's resolution to be more active, then this race is perfectly timed to keep you motivated through the winter months. You can also use this as a stepping stone race towards ...Read More

February 2018