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, dates, and venues.

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September 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.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
The International Museum of the Horse is exhibiting the first of three exhibitions chronicling the Middle Eastern adventures of Preston Dyer as he sought to acquire new Arabian blood for his employer, William Randolph Hearst, in 1947....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.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:00am to Friday, September 30, 2016 - 5:00pm
The Kentucky Horse Park and the Lexington Mounted Police Unit host the annual Mounted Police Colloquium at the Kentucky Horse Park. National and International instructors are brought in to train both police and civilians in various types of training to include equitation, jumping, crowd control a...Read More.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
The Jump Start Horse Trials is a 3-day-eventing competition. Riders will compete in Dressage, Cross Country and Show Jumping. This event features levels that are recognized by the United States Eventing Association, and/or the United States Equestrian Federation....Read More.
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 4:30pm to 10:00pm
The KHP Foundation Battle in the Saddle is a celebrity team penning event benefitting the KHP Foundation. This event pairs two amateur team penning riders with a celebrity guest rider to determine who can pen the group of cattle in the quickest amount of time....Read More.

September 2016