KHP Campground

Smooth Jazz Fest

Dates: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 7:30pm to 11:30pm
Event Description: 

It's time to make your plans to visit Kentucky's destination for Smooth Jazz! Each year on the 2nd weekend in August, Smooth Jazz fans from across the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond... make their way to Lexington for an experience like no other!

Set a midst the the rolling hills of the Bluegrass lies one of America's finest resort campgrounds - the Kentucky Horse Park Campground. The Kentucky Horse Park Campground is located approximately six (6) miles north of Lexington's New Circle Road and nine (9) miles from downtown Lexington, five (5) miles north of the Embassy Suites Hotel on Newtown Pike, at I-75, exit 115, and three (3) miles south of Georgetown on Iron Works Pike, at I-75, exit 120. The campground's entrance is just east of the main entrance to the Kentucky Horse Park. This venue will be the site of August 13th's SUMMER BREEZE SATURDAY All Star Jazz Showcase.

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Hosted by: 
African American Forum, Inc.
Phone: 
859.255.2653

Festival of the Bluegrass

Dates: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Festival of the Bluegrass is the oldest Bluegrass festival in the bluegrass region of Kentucky. This 4-day event provides Bluegrass music performances as well as kids camps and activities for all ages. The festival will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park Campground, and campsites are available for the event. For tickets and more information, visit www.festivalofthebluegrass.com or call (859) 253-0806.

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Hosted by: 
Festival of the Bluegrass
Phone: 
(859) 253-0806

Halloween Campout II (Campers Only)

Dates: 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 8:00pm
Event Description: 

The Halloween Campout returns for its annual fright with two great weekends in 2016! It will include an ice cream social, games and crafts for the kids, live entertainment, trick or treating, a costume contest and much more. This is the perfect way to send the camping season out with a bang. Sponsored in part by the KHP Foundation.

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Hosted by: 
KHP Campground
Phone: 
859-259-4257

Halloween Campout I (Campers Only)

Dates: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 8:00pm
Event Description: 

The Halloween Campout returns for its annual fright with two great weekends in 2016! It will include an ice cream social, games and crafts for the kids, live entertainment, trick or treating, a costume contest and much more. This is the perfect way to send the camping season out with a bang. Sponsored in part by the KHP Foundation.

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Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
KHP Campground
Phone: 
859-259-4257

4th of July Campout

Dates: 
Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 8:00am to 9:00pm
Event Description: 

On Independence Day weekend, the Kentucky Horse Park will be having a holiday celebration at the site’s campground. The event will be for campers only, making it a great time to gather up your friends for an enjoyable park experience. Come out and celebrate the Fourth of July, and don’t forget to check out the golf cart parade!

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Hosted by: 
KHP Campground
Phone: 
859-259-4257

Hippity Hoppity Hunt (Campers Only)

Dates: 
Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 11:00am
Event Description: 

The annual Hippity Hoppity Hunt takes place at the Kentucky Horse Park Campground on Saturday, March 19th!  Little campers and their parents will enjoy the Easter Bunny, an egg hunt, and some crafts.  

The Hippity Hoppity Hunt is open only to campers, so be sure to get your reservation in by contacting the KHP Campground at (800) 370-6416 directly or the reservation system at (888) 4KY-PARK or www.parks.ky.gov or going straight to the campground pages on this website at:

http://kyhorsepark.com/visit/park-info-resources/khp-campground

Date and Time:
Saturday, March 19 from 11 am – 3pm

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Hosted by: 
KHP Campground
Phone: 
859-259-4257

9th Annual Smooth Jazz Fest

Dates: 
Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 7:30pm to 11:30pm
Event Description: 

It's time to make your plans to visit Kentucky's destination for Smooth Jazz! Each year on the 2nd weekend in August, Smooth Jazz fans from across the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond... make their way to Lexington for an experience like no other!

Set a midst the the rolling hills of the Bluegrass lies one of America's finest resort campgrounds - the Kentucky Horse Park Campground. The Kentucky Horse Park Campground is located approximately six (6) miles north of Lexington's New Circle Road and nine (9) miles from downtown Lexington, five (5) miles north of the Embassy Suites Hotel on Newtown Pike, at I-75, exit 115, and three (3) miles south of Georgetown on Iron Works Pike, at I-75, exit 120. The campground's entrance is just east of the main entrance to the Kentucky Horse Park. This venue will be the site of August 13th's SUMMER BREEZE SATURDAY All Star Jazz Showcase.

Thursday, August 11, 2016
Smooth JAZZ: Live at the Library!
The Jazz Collective will perform at 7:00 PM in the Central Library's William Stamps Farish Fund Theater.

Friday, August 12, 2016
An Evening of Smooth JAZZ
5 One Way Jazz Band will perform at 8:00 PM in the Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington Hotel's Coldstream Ballroom.

Saturday, August 13, 2016
SUMMER BREEZE SATURDAY All Star Jazz Showcase
Gerald Albright and Jonathan Butler will perform together on stage at 7:30 PM at the Kentucky Horse Park, in the Campground Primitive area.

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Hosted by: 
African American Forum, Inc.
Phone: 
859.255.2653

Festival of the Bluegrass

Dates: 
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Festival of the Bluegrass is the oldest Bluegrass festival in the bluegrass region of Kentucky. This 4-day event provides Bluegrass music performances as well as kids camps and activities for all ages. The festival will be held at the Kentucky Horse Park Campground, and campsites are available for the event. For tickets and more information, visit www.festivalofthebluegrass.com or call (859) 253-0806.

Lineup for the Weekend:
Thursday
Lonesome River Band, The Wooks, Hogslop String Band, and Blue Belles.

Friday
Illrd Tyme Out, Blue Highway, Blue Mafia, Audie Blaylock and Redline, and Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice.

Saturday
Town Mountain, 23 String Band, Seldom Scene, Valerie Smith and Liberty Pike, Dry Branch Fire Squad, and Mikaya Taylor. After party includes The Wooks, Restless Leg String Band, and friends.

Sunday
Dry Branch Fire Squad, Kentucky Blue, and True Life Travelers.

Tickets are available for purchase online, by filling out and mailing a form, and at the gate.
4 Day Ticket-$100 ($115 at the gate)
4 Day Ticket with Primitive Camping-$115 ($135 at the gate)
Youth Ticket (ages 13-18)-$45
Thursday Ticket-$20
Friday Ticket-$50
Saturday Ticket-$55
Sunday Ticket-$10
Kids 12 and under are free.

Location: 
Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Festival of the Bluegrass
Phone: 
(859) 253-0806