Non-Equine Events

The Wonderland Ride to Benefit E7 Kids Café

Dates: 
Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
Event Description: 

E7 Kids Cafe Wonderland Ride
August 6th
A Family friendly Event!
White Rabbit Chase
Bikes, Runners, Walkers

The Mad Hatter's Tea Party
Face painting, games, crafts, snacks!
Registration is 8:30am-9:30am
Chase starts at 9:30am
Tea Party 10:30am

Located at the Ky Horse Park 
Alltech  Arena Area
Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children, or $50 for a family of four.

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The Wonderland Ride

Ultimate Outdoor Expo

Dates: 
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 4:00pm to Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The mission for the 4th ANNUAL Ultimate Outdoor Expo is to offer an expo that Kentucky outdoors men and women will set their calendars for each year. An expo that vendors can feel needed and welcomed to attend one that will be customized to suite their needs, producing net profits and making their brand recognizable bringing them back to KY year after year! There are no other indoor/outdoor shows with a setting like the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena in the nation!

Products such as marine equipment, fishing tackle, hunting supplies, hunting trips, fishing trips, trucks, camping products, hiking gear, RVs, Guns, ATV's and anything else you can think of to get people outdoors.

 Also displaying seminars and live demonstrations on the lakes, lumber jack show, celebrity appearances, archery shooting, buck judging contest, taxidermist displays, kids’ activities and great food makes this a family-friendly event.

August 26-28 2016
Show Times:

Friday 4pm - 8pm
Saturday 9am - 8pm
Sunday 10am- 5pm

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Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Ultimate Outdoor Expo
Phone: 
859-548-2404

BreyerFest 5K Run/Walk

Dates: 
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Event Description: 

Join us for the inaugural Breyerfest 5K Run/Walk to benefit Old Friends on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 8:00am at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.

In honor of the summer games, BreyerFest is celebrating Carnival, Rio, and the sights and sounds of Brazil! The race includes commemorative dry fit T-shirts, chip timing, awards including Breyer models for winners, a DJ spinning samba sounds, post race snacks, and a raffle with cool Breyer swag and more! Prize models will not be exclusive to BreyerFest.

An untimed 1 mile fun run/walk for those not interested in the full 5K (3.1 mile) distance is also being offered. All ages and abilities are welcome!

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Breyer Animal Creations®
Phone: 
800-413-3348

KY 5K

Dates: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Description: 

Join us Saturday at 4pm on October 1, 2016 at the KY Horse Park Alltech Arena to participate in a one-of-a kind 5k for qualifiers only. You must qualify to enter this race by completing at least one challenge. For more info on challenges, please visit http://www.ky5k.com/race-info.html.

This is a qualifiers only 5K race. With distance culture becoming the norm, KY 5K seeks to bring back the 5K from its demise as a "training run."

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
KY 5K
Phone: 
859-509-4472

Drive-Thru Wagering for Ky Derby

Dates: 
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 7:30am to 6:15pm
Event Description: 

Avoid the traffic on Versailles Road and beat the crowds to place your Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby bets with our advanced wagering options at the Kentucky Horse Park, conveniently located on Iron Works Pike off of Interstate 75, Exit 120, on the north side of Lexington between Georgetown Road and Newtown Pike.  Six drive-thru wagering windows will open on both days, immediately within the main entrance gate of the park. Neither parking nor park admission is required.

Kentucky Derby Day Wagering - Saturday, May 7
Kentucky Horse Park drive-thru wagering will open at 7:30 a.m. and remain open until Kentucky Derby post-time (approximately 6:24 p.m.).

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-233-4303

Drive-Thru Wagering for Ky Oaks

Dates: 
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Event Description: 

Avoid the traffic on Versailles Road and beat the crowds to place your Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby bets with our advanced wagering options at the Kentucky Horse Park, conveniently located on Iron Works Pike off of Interstate 75, Exit 120, on the north side of Lexington between Georgetown Road and Newtown Pike.  Six drive-thru wagering windows will open on both days, immediately within the main entrance gate of the park. Neither parking nor park admission is required.

Kentucky Oaks Wagering - Friday, May 6
Kentucky Horse Park drive-thru wagering will open at 8 a.m. for the Kentucky Oaks day and Kentucky Derby day advance wagering, and remain open until 6 p.m.

Kentucky Derby Day Wagering - Saturday, May 7
Kentucky Horse Park drive-thru wagering will open at 7:30 a.m. and remain open until Kentucky Derby post-time (approximately 6:24 p.m.).

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-233-4303

Maker’s Mark Bourbon Tastings at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Dates: 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 12:00pm to Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 4:00pm
Event Description: 

Love bourbon? Never tried it? Attend one of the Maker’s Mark Bourbon Tastings at the Rolex Kentucky! For $15, a Maker’s Mark Distillery Bourbon Specialist will guide you through a tasting of three select Maker’s Mark bourbons — Maker’s Mark, Maker’s 46 and Maker’s Mark Cask Strength Bourbon, which will leave you feeling like a bourbon expert. Plus, you receive a goodie bag with purchase of a tasting ticket! Tickets are selling quickly so make sure to book early for a unique experience at the Rolex Kentucky!

All participants must be 21 years of age or older. Voucher for tickets will be included for pre-ordered tickets. Vouchers will be exchanged for tickets at the box office with Valid ID.

Buy your tickets here (listed with the seat tickets) or call the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Box Office (859-254-8123) to add Maker’s Mark Bourbon Tasting tickets to your existing order! 

2016 Tasting times
Thursday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Friday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m.& 3 p.m.
Saturday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m.& 3 p.m.
Sunday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m.& 3 p.m.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Equestrian Events, Inc.
Phone: 
(859) 254-8123

Hunter Hayes Concert

Dates: 
Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Event Description: 

5 Time Grammy Nominee Hunter Hayes will be performing in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday evening, following the Cross-Country phase of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event! A portion of the proceeds from the concert will benefit the U.S. Equestrian Team Foundation and Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. We’re giving you early notice so you can purchase tickets before seats sells out! You can buy tickets here.

Ticket Types Available:
$35 General Admission

$150 Taylor Harris Insurance Services VIP Access Package, which includes: VIP Pit Pass (front of stage with full cash bar), VIP lounge with full cash bar and food, invitation to the VIP After-Party and memorabilia signed by Hunter Hayes.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the concert will begin at 6. There are many food and beverage options at the Alltech Arena so come eat, drink and be entertained following an exciting day of RK3DE Cross-Country!

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Hosted by: 
Equestrian Events, Inc.

RK-5K Twilight Race at the Rolex Kentucky

Dates: 
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Event Description: 

Register now for the second-annual RK-5K Twilight Race at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. This run/walk event will be held Friday evening, April 29, 2016, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. following the day’s competition. Registration is open to the general public that evening after 4 p.m., and will close Wednesday, April 27, at 11:59 a.m. EDT. A portion of this year’s proceeds will go to the Rolex Kentucky official charity, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, so enjoy a great run on the park’s beautiful grounds and support a great Thoroughbred charity at the same time! And their link - http://rk3de.org/add-ons-special-services/rk-5k-race/.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Equestrian Events, Inc.
Phone: 
859-233-2362