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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August 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 fought their way to the top of the very exclusive world of Saddlebreds and put together several dynasties of show horses never before matched by a public training stable....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. Man o’ War is considered to be the successful race horse in American history....Read More.
 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 5:00pm
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 America....Read More.
 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
The Bluegrass Festival Horse Show is a 6-day hunter/jumper show, and is a part of the Kentucky Horse Show 2017 series....Read More.
 
Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
The 2017 Kicking Butt 5k - Lexington is an event to raise awareness and funds to eliminate preventable colon cancer by increasing screening rates....Read More.
 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Join Our Eclipse Viewing Party! Can’t make it to Western Kentucky to watch the eclipse? Well, we’ve got you covered! The sun in Lexington is going to be 95% covered by the moon with peak darkness at 2:30pm....Read More.
 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club (​#KHPRunWalkClub) will meet on Mondays from June 5 to September 25 (except Labor Day). Check-in is between 5-8pm. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center....Read More.
 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 8:00pm
The Kentucky Hunter Jumper Association Horse Show is a 4-day hunter/jumper show, and is part of the Kentucky Horse Show 2017 series. This event draws local and out-of-state riders....Read More.
 
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club (​#KHPRunWalkClub) will meet on Mondays from June 5 to September 25 (except Labor Day). Check-in is between 5-8pm. It all starts at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor Center....Read More.
 
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
During the dog days of summer, the Kentucky Horse Park Campground will offer families many activities to appreciate. The Kentucky Horse Park will be hosting the annual Bluegrass Classic Dog Show and many of the participants (two legged and four legged) stay at the campground....Read More.
 
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 9:00am to Monday, September 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
The Bluegrass Classic Dog Show is a 5-day dog show sponsored by the Lexington Kennel Club Inc., the Northern Kentucky Kennel Club Inc., and the Mid-Kentucky Kennel Club Inc....Read More.
 

August 2017