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 2015

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 9:00am to Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 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.
 
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 9:00am to Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 5:00pm
The American Saddlebred Museum’s 2015 exhibit, Bits & Pieces of Saddlebred History: Recent Donations & Special Selections will feature new acquisitions to the permanent collection along with loans of unusual items from several collectors of Saddlebred memorabilia....Read More.
 
Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 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 3, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Mid-America Miniature Horse Club Mini Julep Cup is a miniature horse show is approved by the American Miniature Horse Association. Classes include halter, driving, and liberty....Read More.
 
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 5:00pm
The 29th annual IMGA World Team Championships will be hosted by the US Mounted Games Association this year, and will take place at the Rolex Stadium. Come on out to this week-long event and watch some of the best Mounted Games competitors from around the world....Read More.
 
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
A new and FREE activity will begin at the park this summer! The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club will meet every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property....Read More.
 
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 5:30pm
Monday nights at 5:30pm from April 13 – October 26...Read More.
 
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 8:00am to Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 11:00pm
The nation's longest running Christian festival will re-launch July 8-11th, 2015 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY under its new name ... Creation • Ichthus Festival. The Creation • Ichthus Festival is 4 days of music, ministry, missions, and life-change....Read More.
 
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 12:00pm to Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 3:00pm
The Traveling Wall will be open to the public beginning at noon on Thursday, July 9, and stay open 24 hours a day through 3pm on Sunday, July 12. Please note that there is no parking or admission fee for patrons visiting the park for the purpose of viewing the wall. Please state at the main entra...Read More.
 
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 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.
 
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 12:00pm
This year’s Art, Antique and Rare Book Auction will offer a nice variety of artwork, collectibles, out of print books and historic artifacts at its July sale.  Included are eighteen pieces by George Ford Morris, eleven of those being original works....Read More.
 
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
A new and FREE activity will begin at the park this summer! The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club will meet every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property....Read More.
 
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 5:30pm
Monday nights at 5:30pm from April 13 – October 26...Read More.
 
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 8:00pm
The North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) is the premier equestrian competition in North America for junior and young riders, age 14-21....Read More.
 
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 9:00am to Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 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.
 
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
A new and FREE activity will begin at the park this summer! The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club will meet every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property....Read More.
 
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 5:30pm
Monday nights at 5:30pm from April 13 – October 26...Read More.
 
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 8:00pm
The Clayton Woosley Hall of Fame Reining Show is a 5-day reining show named after NRHA Hall of Famer Clayton Woosley. The show is put on by the Central Kentucky Reining Association. There will be AQHA, NRHA, and CKRHA classes available....Read More.
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Kentucky Summer I Horse Show is a 5-day hunter/jumper show, and is the first part of the two part Kentucky Summer Horse Show 2015 series. This event draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians....Read More.
 
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
The Hagyard Lexington Classic is one of the headline events that will take place as part of the Kentucky Summer Horse Show (July 22 – July 26), and the Kentucky Summer Classic (July 28 – August 2) this year. The event will take place at Rolex Stadium, with the prize money totaling $25,000....Read More.
 
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 8:00am to 9:00pm
The Rood & Riddle Grand Prix is a show jumping event. The show is sponsored by Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and prize money totals $50,000....Read More.
 
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
A new and FREE activity will begin at the park this summer! The Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club will meet every Monday from June 1- September 28 between 5-8pm. Run or walk our routes at your own pace through the beautiful property....Read More.
 
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 5:30pm
Monday nights at 5:30pm from April 13 – October 26...Read More.
 
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 5:00pm
The Kentucky Summer II Classic is a 5-day hunter/jumper show, and is the second part of the two-part Kentucky Summer Horse Show 2015 series. This event draws local riders, international riders and even former Olympians....Read More.
 
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
The Hagyard Lexington Classic is one of the headline events that will take place as part of the Kentucky Summer Horse Show (July 22 – July 26), and the Kentucky Summer Classic (July 28 – August 2) this year. The event will take place at Rolex Stadium, with the prize money totaling $25,000....Read More.
 
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 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.
 

July 2015