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Ready to experience the top Lexington attractions for kids and adults alike? Meet legends at the Hall of Champions, see interesting breeds at the Breeds Barn Show, and more!

Jimmy Winkfield

Black Horsemen of the Kentucky Turf

The IMH’s latest exhibit, which opened April 1, celebrates the influential contributions of African Americans to the horse industry in Kentucky.  

Camp with Us

Camp with Us

Our campground offers 260 spacious sites with 50/30/20 amp electric and water. All sites are 55' paved back-ins with fire rings and picnic tables. Two dump stations are provided, as well.



The Kentucky Horse Park is seeking applications for interim (seasonal) positions in many different areas. Please follow the link for more information on how to apply.

Winter Hours & Admission

Open Wednesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed Monday & Tuesday 

Winter Admission includes 2 museums & self guided outdoor walking tour.
Winter Season Ends March 31, 2019

Adults • $12     Kids • $6
Seniors • $10    Military • $6

(Kids 6-12, 5 and under FREE)

Get your 2019 Annual Pass and Parking Pass here!

Kentucky Horse Park's Inaugural Spring Opener Horse Show

The 2019 Kentucky Horse Park's Spring Opener horse show will be an unrated, two-day, open level show with English, Hunter classes to be held on Saturday, April 6th and Western Pleasure classes to be held on Sunday, April 7th. The show will offer competitors and their equine partners a wide variety of divisions and classes!


Central Kentucky Home Expo

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 05:00 PM
The 2019 Central Kentucky Home Expo will be an all-new home building & improvement show like never before!  Exciting New Features Include: The Expo will be featured on the Alltech Arena Floor Tiny Home Village Make Your House a Home for a Lifetime:  Home Modification Options Smart Home Central More to come! If you are thinking about remodeling or new home construction, then the Central Kentucky Home Expo is your destination for the latest and hottest ideas! CURRENT LIST OF EXHIBITORS Central Kentucky Home Expo - Event DetailsLocation:  KY Horse Park Alltech Arena (4089 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511)Dates & Times: Friday, February 22:  4pm - 8pm Saturday, February 23:  10am - 5pm Sunday, February 24:  11am - 4pm  Tickets:  $5/adult, under 12 free Tickets can be purchased at the event Free parking Handicap accessible
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Blue Grass Trust Antiques & Garden Show

Friday, March 01, 2019 - 10:00 AM to Sunday, March 03, 2019 - 05:00 PM
Beautiful regional show, 70+ Quality Dealers of antiques, fine art, garden & floral design, silver, jewelry, rugs, prints, maps & more, complimentary daily lectures, ala carte cafes & bars
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Snowbird Dressage IV

Saturday, March 02, 2019 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Join us for our March show!  Entry forms are posted on our website
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Fayette Co. Farm Bureau Auction

Saturday, March 09, 2019 - 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Open to the public! Donated Items! All types of farm equipment and lawn & garden equipment
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Kentucky Horse Park Commission Meeting

Article Updated January 10,2019

Kentucky Horse Park Hosts 40th Anniversary Event Series

Article Updated July 25,2018
To commemorate its 40th Anniversary and the people and horses on which it has left its mark, the Kentucky Horse Park will host a series of community events throughout the spring and summer

Man O' War 5K/10K Race

Article Updated July 20,2018
UPDATE: We are disappointed to announce that due to the storms that have blown through our area, tomorrow's run for big red 5K/10K race has been canceled; the race is rescheduled for August 4th

The Park At a Glance

Kentucky Horse Park

4089 Iron Works Pike
​Lexington, KY 40511


(859) 259-4200
(800) 678-8813

November 6, 2018 – March 31, 2019

Open Wed – Sun, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Closed Mon & Tue

April 1, 2019 – November 5, 2019

Open daily, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time


Thanksgiving Eve & Day
Christmas Eve & Day
New Year’s Eve & Day

General Admission - Includes Next Day Free

November 6, 2018 – March 31, 2019

Adults: $12
Children 6-12: $6

April 1, 2019 – November 4, 2019 (April 25-28, 2019 - Kentucky Three-Day Event ticket required)

Adults: $20
Children 6-12: $9

"Quintessential Kentucky!
If you're looking for a nice day in a park, make it this one. The scenery is gorgeous, and there's something for everyone, whether your a horse-lover or just an outdoor enthusiast. There are iconic landmarks for Secretariat, Man O' War and others. There are museums and traveling exhibits that change all the time. The live shows are fun, and you can even take a ride! It really is one of the most enjoyable places to visit, especially for the authentic Kentucky experience."

– Bethany O.

"This was probably the best place I’ve ever toured. Fantastic exhibits and history. Loved all the statues and being able to interact with the horses. Thank you for making a bucket list item an amazing experience." 

– Megan R.

"This place is one in a million! The people at the horse park could not be kinder! Everyone we encountered was friendly, informative, and genuinely happy to be there speaking with the public. The park is absolutely gorgeous and extremely well kept. It’s amazing to have the opportunity to interact with such phenomenal horses. This is the perfect venue for dog shows and other events!"

– Lindsay F.

"The Kentucky Horse Park is my favorite tourist attraction here in Kentucky. I have a special love for this place since I love horses, but if you know nothing about horses, it is the perfect place to experience them for the first time. There is so much to see and do. You can always catch an event of some kind. This is a great location for families and for local Kentuckians, too. There are both indoor and outdoor attractions. Once you come, you will want to come back again and again to see what is new and to visit your favorite horses."

– Sarah C.

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