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.

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July 2016

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 9:00am to Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
The International Museum of the Horse presents a new concept in special exhibitions with its opening of Equine Treasures of the Bluegrass....Read More.
 
Friday, April 1, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, December 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
The American Saddlebred Museum’s 2016 exhibit will open to the public on April 1, 2016. Titled Trainers’ Treasures: Gifts From Saddlebred Professionals, the exhibit will run through December 30, 2016....Read More.
 
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 8:00pm
The Silverama Region 14 Arabian Championship is a 5-day Arabian horse show event comprised of a youth show and the championship for the 14th Region of the Arabian Horse Show Association. The 14th region includes Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia....Read More.
 
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 11:00am
The Carriage Association of America Carriage Festival is a 2-day driving event including a show, educational seminars, driving-at-will, and social activities. The show is a USEF-approved local competition....Read More.
 
Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Riders are given the opportunity to school their horses on the famous Kentucky Horse Park cross country course. For a $35 fee, riders can school their horse for four hours on the course....Read More.
 
Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 8:00am to 9:00pm
On Independence Day weekend, the Kentucky Horse Park will be having a holiday celebration at the site’s campground....Read More.
 
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 8:00pm
The Robert Murphy Hunter Jumper Show is a 4-day hunter/jumper event. Around 250 horses are shown at this event annually. All ages and all levels of hunter and jumping competition will be on display at this event....Read More.
 
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 8:00am to Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 8:00pm
Please join us for the National Junior Limousin Show & Congress and All-American Limousin Futurity at the Kentucky Horse Park. Thursday, July 7  8:00 a.m. Cattle in tie outs only, barn available for set up...Read More.
 
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
The KDA Dressage Show will take place in the Dressage Complex and Covered Arena....Read More.
 
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club will meet every Monday from June 6 to September 26. Check-in is between 5-8pm. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, featuring local craft beers, food trucks, information tables and horse meet-and-greets....Read More.
 
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 17, 2016 - 8:00pm
The Champagne Run Horse Trials bring together horses and their riders from approximately 30 states to compete in a 3-day event competition. Introductory to intermediate levels will be on display....Read More.
 
Monday, July 18, 2016 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club will meet every Monday from June 6 to September 26. Check-in is between 5-8pm. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, featuring local craft beers, food trucks, information tables and horse meet-and-greets....Read More.
 
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
BreyerFest is the annual model horse festival and horse fair for Breyer model horses. This event brings together fans, vendors, and stars of Breyer horses. Horses that have been portrayed as Breyer model horses will be present for demonstrations and photo opportunities....Read More.
 
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Join us for the inaugural Breyerfest 5K Run/Walk to benefit Old Friends on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 8:00am at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY....Read More.
 
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club will meet every Monday from June 6 to September 26. Check-in is between 5-8pm. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center, featuring local craft beers, food trucks, information tables and horse meet-and-greets....Read More.
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 5:00pm
The Kentucky Summer Horse Show is a 5-day hunter/jumper show, and is the first part of the two part Kentucky Summer Horse Show 2016 series. This event draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians....Read More.
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 7:30am to Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 11:00pm
The Clayton Woosley Hall of Fame Reining Show is a reining show named after NRHA Hall of Famer Clayton Woosley. The show is put on by the Kentucky Reining Horse Association and is included with general Kentucky Horse Park admission....Read More.
 
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
The $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic is part of the Kentucky Summer Horse Show and is scheduled to take place at the Rolex Stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park on Thursday, May 28th at 6:30pm. ...Read More.
 
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
The American Red Cross Disaster Blaster Relief Fundraiser is an annual charity event benefiting the Bluegrass chapter of the American Red Cross. This casual event includes dinner and drinks as well as live and silent auctions. Live music will be provided....Read More.
 
Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 9:00am to 9:00pm
Hats Off to Kentucky's Horse Industry Day is a day to celebrate and promote Kentucky's Horse Industry and includes free KY Horse Park general admission from 9am- 5pm....Read More.
 
Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
The $50,000 Rood & Riddle Kentucky Grand Prix is part of the Kentucky Summer Horse Show and is scheduled to take place at the Rolex Stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, July 30th at 7:30pm. ...Read More.
 
Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 7:45am to 10:00pm
The $5,000 Hallway Feeds/USHJA National Hunter Derby is part of the Kentucky Summer Horse Show and is scheduled to take place at the Stonelea Ring at the Kentucky Horse Park on Sunday, July 31st. ...Read More.
 

July 2016