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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.

Click here for a printer-friendly listing of upcoming events. Click here to view past calendar events.
August 2018

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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


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Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, August 05, 2018 - 05:00 PM

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Friday, August 03, 2018 - 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

It's an evening of bourbon-themed appetizers, bourbon tasting, and music in the courtyard. Tickets will be available closer to the event on the kyhorsepark.com homepage. 

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Monday, August 06, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, June 4 to September 24, from 5-8 p.m., with the exception of Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Each eve ...Read More


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Wednesday, August 08, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 05:00 PM

Today, the US Pony Finals is the most prestigious and celebrated event of its kind in the United States. The Regular Hunter Pony and Green Hunter Pony Finals are a three phase competition jud ...Read More


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Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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Monday, August 13, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, June 4 to September 24, from 5-8 p.m., with the exception of Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Each eve ...Read More


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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 05:00 PM

Competitions located in Alltech Arena, Rolex Stadium, Walnut Ring, HJ Complex, Covered Arena. For more information, visit www.kentuckyhorseshows.com. 

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Monday, August 20, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, June 4 to September 23, from 5-8 p.m., with the exception of Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Each eve ...Read More


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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 05:00 PM

This 4-day hunter/jumper show is part of the Kentucky Horse Show 2018 series. This event draws local and out-of-state riders. Located in Covered Arena, Hunter Jumper Complex, Walnut Ring, Rol ...Read More


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Friday, August 24, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Families will be able to enjoy evening hours at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Kids Barn and International Museum of the Horse, as well as take part in other fun events and activities. $5 per carload. T ...Read More


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Monday, August 27, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, June 4 to September 23, from 5-8 p.m., with the exception of Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Each eve ...Read More


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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, September 01, 2018 - 05:00 PM

So much more than just a horse show, our Event features educational opportunities, the exciting Egyptian Breeders' Challenge, an elegant gala and art auction, unique shopping opportunities, a ...Read More


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Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 02, 2018 - 05:00 PM

Family friendly weekend includes activities such as movie nights, pony rides, complimentary refreshments, and much more.

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August 2018