Upcoming Events

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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May 2017

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
The first phase of the new Wheeler Museum exhibit is now open at the USHJA Headquarters....Read More.
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 5:00pm
Tom and Donna Moore were innovators and game changers in the Saddlebred industry, both as a team and separately. They put together several dynasties of show horses never before matched by a public training stable, and their names are synonymous with world’s grand champions and a tradition of exce...Read More.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
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. The International Museum of the Horse is celebrating Man o’ War’s 100th birthday with an exhibit in his honor!...Read More.
Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 11:00am to Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 9:00pm
Come visit the Kentucky Horse Park Campground to enjoy the kick off of Summer. The junior-sized Olympic pool will open Friday May 26th at 10:00 a.m....Read More.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
The Spring Warm Up show and the Annual Dressage Show combine for the first events of the season for the Kentucky Dressage Association (KDA). The Spring Warm-Up will take place on Friday, May 26, and Saturday, May 27. The Annual Dressage show will be on Sunday, May 28....Read More.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
The MayDaze Horse Trials bring together more than 500 horses and their riders from approximately 20 states to compete in a 3-day event competition. On Friday, May 26, dressage and stadium jumping competition will take place....Read More.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage-inspired market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. Vintage Market Days® events are so much more than a flea market....Read More.
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
The Glo Run is a night time 5K thru a neon luau themed glowing wonderworld of a course. You will be taking selfies galore in front of the neon luau themed obstacle course. Late registration will be open at the starting line from 7:25 p.m. to 8:50 p.m., on the day of the race. At 9:00 p.m....Read More.

May 2017