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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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November 2019

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Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, November 03, 2019 - 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 a ...Read More

Friday, November 01, 2019 - 08:00 AM to 03:00 PM

Saturday, November 02, 2019 - 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM

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Sunday, November 03, 2019 - 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

7:30 a.m. Last Minute Registration & Packet Pick Up Open
8:40 a.m. Last Minute Registration & Packet Pick Up Close
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Thursday, November 07, 2019 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 05:00 PM

Dressage competitors from across the country will be stepping onto the national stage at the US Dressage Finals. Top qualifiers from across the country will be competing in a national head-to ...Read More

Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM

Join us as Kentucky Horse Park Volunteer, Doug Carter, tells the stories of Staff Sergeant Reckless and other horses used in war.

Lieutenant Colonel, April Brown, U.S. Army and Program Coor ...Read More

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM

The Kentucky Book Festival ends its week of events with the Kentucky Book Fair featuring almost 200 authors with books for readers of all ages.  Will your favorite author be among them ...Read More

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Friday, November 22, 2019 - 06:00 PM to Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 11:30 PM

Join us for edge-of-your-seat rodeo excitement, Kentucky's finest local music, and fun activities for the kids at Alltech Arena, November 22 & 23!

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Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 06:30 PM to 09:30 PM

Lace up, head out and help us turn on the lights! The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation invites you to help us set the Holiday Season in motion as you join us for the 2019 Southern Lights Stroll ...Read More

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Friday, November 29, 2019 - 05:30 PM to Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 10:00 PM

The 26th Annual Southern Lights holiday festival will return to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, November 29-December 31(Non-Driving Holiday Festival activities closed Dec ...Read More

November 2019