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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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July 2020

Saturday, July 04, 2020 - 07:30 AM to Sunday, July 05, 2020 - 05:30 PM

KDA Summer Classic I & II will be held in the Dressage Complex at the Kentucky Horse Park. We will use barns 1-4 and 5-7. This is a level 3 show and sanctioned by KDA, AHA, MSEDA, IDS, MODA, NODA,…

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Monday, July 06, 2020 - 09:00 AM to Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 10:00 PM

Created in 1937, to help fund the Junior League's community works project, the horse show has grown to be the world's largest outdoor American Saddlebred show and the first leg of the Saddlebred "…

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Friday, July 10, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 05:00 PM

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 08:00 AM


2020 BreyerFest Update: Our thoughts and concerns continue to be with those on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. Most important is the health and well-being of everyone involved, from our… ...Read More

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 12:00 PM to Monday, July 20, 2020 - 05:00 PM

The week-long Pony Club Festival is held every three years at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY. More than 3,000 Pony Club members, volunteers, and families participate in this special event.…

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 08:00 AM

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 05:00 PM

A World Championship Hunter Rider Event

$5,000 USHJA National Huter Derby

$25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic

$50,000 Rood & Riddle Kentucky Grand Prix

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Saturday, July 25, 2020 - 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Hats Off to Kentucky's Horse Industry Day is a celebration of the horse and its impact on the state of Kentucky. The day offers fun family activities including arts and crafts for children, pony rides…

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, August 02, 2020 - 05:00 PM

USHJA Pony Hunter Derby Finals - East Coast

$5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby

$25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic

$50,000 Kentucky Summer Grand Prix

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July 2020