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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.

Please note that while we make every effort to present accurate information on our calendar, all listings are subject to change without notice. Contact the event organizer via the information provided in the calendar listing to verify events, times, prices, dates, and venues.

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September 2021

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 07:30 AM to Sunday, September 05, 2021 - 10:00 PM

The USEA American Eventing Championshipsis the annual national championships for every level of eventing from Beginner Novice to Advanced. Each September, hundreds of juniors, adult amateurs, and…

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Thursday, September 02, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Monday, September 06, 2021 - 05:00 PM

Parking fee for the Kentucky Horse Park – All Dog Show exhibitors pay only ONE entry fee. Tell the Horse Park Main Gate employee that you are with the Dog Show and you will be waved through to the…

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Friday, September 03, 2021 - 05:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning Event

The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation’s celebrated Battle in the Saddle is returning in 2021.  The date for this spectacular celebrity team penning event is…

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Wednesday, September 08, 2021 - 09:00 AM to Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 05:00 PM

The 33rd Annual Rocky Mountain Horse Association International Grand Championships will take place Wednesday, September 8th through Saturday, September 11th, 2021 at the Kentucky Horse Park, Covered…

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Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 05:00 PM

Midsouth Eventing & Dressage Association is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

MSEDA’s mission is to promote and preserve the sports of Eventing and Dressage in the Mid-South area, by providing…

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Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Explore the Kentucky Horse Park at the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation Trail Ride on Sunday, September 12th! Proceeds will support the KHP Tree Fund Initiative, to protect and expand the natural beauty…

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Friday, September 17, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 05:00 PM

A series of hunter/jumper competitions. 

Prize Lists, Entry Forms and Schedules will be available here!

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Friday, September 17, 2021 - 10:00 AM to Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 05:00 PM

Vintage Market Days® is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies,…

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Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Join us for our second annual Walk on for Hope 5K at Central Kentucky Riding for Hope. The 5K encourages people of all exceptional abilities to come out and run, walk, skip, or jog our course. You can…

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Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 09:00 AM to Monday, September 20, 2021 - 04:00 PM

Looking for a great way to spend a day or the weekend of September 18th - 20th? If you are a gun collector or a hunting enthusiast, the gun show at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY is a great…

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 05:00 PM

Hunter/Jumper show held annually in Lexington, Kentucky at the Kentucky Horse Park.

NHS/Maclay Regional Championship located in the Covered arena on Saturday (8/25) tentatively at 3:00pm 

$50,000 "The…

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Friday, September 24, 2021 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 09:00 PM

The Burn is a three-day, fully-supported bicycle tour of the bourbon distilleries and Thoroughbred horse farms of Kentucky. Explore quiet country roads and quaint communities en route to world-famous…

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September 2021


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