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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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April 2023

Saturday, April 01, 2023 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, April 02, 2023 - 06:00 PM

K Bar C Ranch is excited to bring to you Ain't Foolin' Around; our first ever 2-day series show at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Covered Arena! 

This series will run on April Fool’s Weekend (April 1 and…

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Wednesday, April 05, 2023 - 09:00 AM to Saturday, April 08, 2023 - 05:00 PM

The Kentucky Spring Premier Horse Show is a charity driven show, the KY Spring Premier has held silent auctions, pitch a pig contests and other efforts to raise money for such charities as Thursday’s…

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Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 07:00 AM to 05:00 PM

The race will start at 7:30am from the Kentucky Horse Park Campground Area.  A short section (beginning and end of the race) will be on the Legacy Trail with 98% being in scenic Central Kentucky…

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Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, April 16, 2023 - 05:00 PM

The first horse trials in our area which serves a a pipe-opener for our regional eventers. Horses and riders will compete in dressage and show jumping at the KHP on Saturday and then return to…

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Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, April 16, 2023 - 05:00 PM

The United States Mounted Games Association provides opportunities for riders of all ages to enjoy games on horseback and to compete internationally as well as in the United States.

The United States…

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Thursday, April 27, 2023 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, April 30, 2023 - 06:00 PM

EQUESTRIAN EVENTS, INC. (EEI) – the organizers of the Kentucky Three-Day Event is a non–profit Kentucky corporation formed initially to stage the 1978 World Three–Day Event Championships at the brand…

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Friday, April 28, 2023 - 05:00 PM to Saturday, April 29, 2023 - 09:00 PM

When: Friday, April 28, 2023 | Saturday, April 29, 2023
Where: Rolex Stadium, Kentucky Horse Park

Classes: Friday: 1.45m Ranking Class | Saturday: 1.60m Grand Prix
Prize Money:Friday: $38,700 | Saturday…

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April 2023


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