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NOTE: Equestrian competitions are currently running without spectators under the guidelines of the US Equestrian COVID-19 Action Plan. 

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.

$5 parking may apply

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October 2020

Thursday, October 01, 2020 - 01:00 PM to Saturday, October 03, 2020 - 05:00 PM

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Friday, October 02, 2020 - 02:55 PM to Sunday, October 04, 2020 - 02:55 PM

The Bourbon Country 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…

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Friday, October 02, 2020 - 05:30 PM to 11:00 PM

The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation is proud to present the 2020 KHPF Battle in the Saddle Celebrity Team Penning Event. This exciting event pairs two amateur riders with a celebrity guest rider on…

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Saturday, October 03, 2020 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Central Kentucky Riding for Hope invites you to participate in the fun activities that are part of the 2020 Halloween Trail Ride and Used Tack Sale at the Kentucky Horse Park. Proceeds support CKRH in…

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Wednesday, October 07, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 05:00 PM

Hundreds of off-track Thoroughbreds, each with 10 months or less of retraining. Three days of competition in 10 different disciplines, vying for a share of over $120,000 in prize money. Thousands of…

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Friday, October 09, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 05:00 PM

The Kentucky Dressage Association Fall Classic is a KDA recognized Dressage show with classes from introductory level to grand prix level. For more information on the Kentucky Dressage Association…

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Friday, October 09, 2020 - 10:00 AM to Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 08:00 PM

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 05:00 PM

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 12:08 AM to Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 12:17 AM

ILHA is the original and only recognized association for the Liberty discipline. ILHA was founded by world-renowned Liberty Trainer, Dan James and his wife Elizabeth to promote the Liberty discipline…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 - 07:00 AM to Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 05:00 PM

The Octoberfest Horse Trials, Combined Test and Dressage show will have Starter through Novice Mini Trial divisions, Starter through Intermediate Combined Test divisions and USDF and WDAA(western…

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Friday, October 23, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, November 01, 2020 - 08:00 PM

The CP National Horse Show is a 5-day hunter/jumper event. The event will feature a full array of hunter divisions, Junior & Amateur Owner Jumpers, the top Open Jumpers from the USA and around the…

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Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 09:00 AM to Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 05:00 PM

Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

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October 2020


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