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Closed Monday & Tuesday
Open Wednesday through Sunday 9-5 

Holiday Closings:
Thursday & Friday, November 22-23, 2018 – Thanksgiving
Monday & Tuesday, December 24-25, 2018 – Christmas
Monday, December 31, 2018 & Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – New Year's

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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.

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.



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.  

Central KY Home Expo

South Lights Holiday Festival

Open 5:30-10:00 pm nightly. (Note: Driving Route ONLY Dec. 24-31).
The Southern Lights holiday festival is open nightly through December 31. Start at the Campground entrance to drive through festive holiday and horse-themed light displays, then park and come into the Visitor Center to visit with Santa Claus, enjoy an exotic petting zoo, FREE carousel and train rides, holiday shopping, a miniature train exhibit and more!

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KY National H/J Show

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 05:00 PM
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Family Fun Night: Draft Horse Demo

Friday, September 21, 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
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High Hope Steeplechase

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
The High Hope Steeplechase is honored to carry on the traditions from the Lexington Steeplechase Association since 1966
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Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club (15)

Monday, September 24, 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
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National Mounted Police Colloquium

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 05:00 PM
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Meeting of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission

Article Updated October 11, 2018
The Kentucky Horse Park Commission will meet on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. EST. The meeting will be held at the Rolex Stadium, Second Floor Judges Tower, at the Kentucky Horse Park.

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

April 1, 2018 – November 4, 2018

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

November 6, 2017 – March 31, 2018

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


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

General Admission - Includes Next Day Free

April 1, 2018 – November 4, 2018 (April 26-29, 2018 - Kentucky Three-Day Event ticket required)

Adults: $20
Children 6-12: $9

November 6, 2017 – March 31, 2018

Adults: $12
Children 6-12: $6

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